China: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

WIPO: India filed less than 1% of patents filed across the world in 2019

The recent data published by the Geneva-based World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) has shown that India filed less than 1% of the global patent applications with total filings of 2,053  in 2019. Apart from that, a decline has been noticed in applying for trademarks (0.7%) and only three industrial designs have been filed in 2019. ..

China sends fighter jets amidst US’s support for Taiwan

Chinese Air Force fighter jets crossed the mid-line of the Taiwan Strait briefly and they were tracked by Taiwanese missiles. The US health Chief Alex Azar also visited the island to offer support of President Donald Trump to the government of the island nation. China condemned this visit by the US Official as China claimed ..

US bans transactions with TikTok and WeChat

The US President has issued a couple of executive orders that would ban any US transactions with the Chinese companies that own TikTok and WeChat as the country is interested in aggravating the measures in the interest of national security. What will the ban imply? This order prohibits any kind of transaction by any person ..

India rejects China’s effort to raise Kashmir issue at UN

India has firmly rejected the claim of China to raise the issue of Kashmir at the United Nations Security Council. The government has reacted sharply to the demand of China and has asked it to stop interfering in the internal matters of the country. Details China initiated a discussion at the UN Security Council on ..

First-ever EU cyber sanctions imposed on Russian, Chinese, North Korean agents

The European Union has imposed its first-ever sanctions over cyber-attacks, slapping them on alleged Russian military agents, Chinese cyberspies and organizations including a North Korean firm. Details of Sanctions The six people and three groups hit with sanctions include Russia’s GRU military intelligence agency. The EU baled them for the 2017 WannaCry ransomware and NotPetya ..