Costa Rica: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Costa Rican indigenous communities’ land dispute

The dispute over ancestral land claims between the indigenous Costa Ricans and current occupants has led to killings. The indigenous people have resorted to squatting on lands they have claims over. What is ‘recovered land’ or ‘recuperaciones’ in this context? The term ‘recovered land’ or ‘recuperaciones’ refer to squatter communities of indigenous people in Costa ..

First North East Food Innovation Exhibition

The Chief Minister of Meghalaya, Conrad K Sangma inaugurated the first edition of the North East Food Exhibition in Shillong on Wednesday, 4th December 2019. The food exhibition is been organized at the Polo ground of Shillong, aiming to make it the biggest food festival in the South East Asian region. The exhibition will focus ..

M Venkaiah Naidu becomes first Indian to receive an Honorary Doctorate from UN-founded University of Peace Peace

M. Venkaiah Naidu , the Vice President of India and Chairman of Rajya Sabha, has become the first Indian to receive an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Peace Peace (UPEACE) for his contribution to the Rule of Law, democracy and sustainable development in India. Mr. Naidu received the degree of ‘Doctor of Philosophy’ (Doctor ..

Current Affairs Notes & Current Affairs For Saturday, February 13, 2010

Events, Happenings and Observances:Britain : Nuclear New Build ConferenceBritish Business, Innovation and Skills Minister Pat McFadden was in India recently. He states that Civil Nuclear Cooperation declaration signed by India and the UK would help both the countries achieve low carbon growth. He also states that ” UK will host a major Nuclear New Build ..