Cold War: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

India attends NAM Health Minister meet

Published: May 21, 2020

On May 20, 2020, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan attended Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) through video conference. Highlights The NAM summit was chaired by the Health Minister of Azerbaijan Ogtay Shiraliyev. India at the summit, highlighted its contribution such as medical supplies to over 123 countries. This includes 59 NAM countries as well. The minister at ..

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India to attend NAM Summit

Published: May 4, 2020

On May 4, 2020, PM Modi will attend the NAM Summit representing India through a video conference. The Summit is to discuss COVID-19 challenges and solutions. Highlights This is the first NAM Summit being attended by the Mr Modi since he was sworn in as the Prime Minister in 2014. Mr Modi both the summits ..

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What is Defence Production Act, 1950 invoked in the US?

Published: March 28, 2020

US President Donald Trump invoked the Defence Production Act recently. The act has been invoked in order to direct General Motors, a Multinational Corporation to manufacture ventilators needed to fight COVID-19. Highlights The act was enacted in 1950 in response to Korean War. Under the act, President Truman established defence mobilization and also imposed price ..

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NAM Summit, 2019

Published: October 20, 2019

The Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) Summit is to be held in Baku, Azerbaijan. The summit is to be held between October 25 and October 26, 2019. The 18th NAM summit will be preceded by Ministerial meetings and senior official meetings. Nepal and Bangladesh Nepal PM Oli and Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina are to attend the summit. ..

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Greenland

Published: August 16, 2019

Greenland is an autonomous country of the Kingdom of Denmark, located at the crossroads between the Arctic and Atlantic oceans. It is the world’s largest Island and lies east of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago. The Capital of Greenland is Nuuk which hosted the 2016 Arctic Winter Games. Greenland also has over 70% of its energy ..

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