Counter-terrorism Current Affairs, GK & News

BRICS seminar on Misuse of Internet by Terrorists

The National Investigation Agency recently organised a two-day virtual event with BRICS countries on “Misuse of Internet by terrorists”. India hosted the seminar as it is holding the BRICS chair for the year 2021. About the Seminar The seminar was held on emerging technologies and artificial intelligence, dark web and anonymisers, exploitation of social media ..

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India-UK: Cooperation against Cross-Border Terrorism

India and the United Kingdom recently held the 14th meeting of the India-United Kingdom Joint Working Group on Counter-Terrorism. The meeting was held virtually on January 21-22, 2021. Highlights Under the meeting, both the nations strongly condemned the terrorism in all its forms and manifestations. Both the countries emphasized on the demand of strengthening the ..

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India’s Eight Point Action Plan to UNSC to combat terrorism

The External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar recently addressed the United Nations Security Council open debate. During his address, the minister proposed eight-point action plan. What is the eight-point action plan proposed by India? All the member nations should fulfil their obligations in international counter-terrorism conventions and instruments. The countries should not bring in double ..

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India to chair 3 UNSC Committees

The Ambassador of India to the United Nations recently announced that India has been asked to chair three important committees of the Security Council. What are the three UNSC committees to be chaired by India? Counter-Terrorism Committee, Libya Sanctions Committee and Taliban Sanctions Committee. What is the Counter-Terrorism Committee? The Counter-Terrorism committee of the United ..

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India to build Shahtoot dam in Afghanistan

The Union Minister of External Affairs Shri S Jaishankar recently announced at the Geneva Donors conference that India is to construct the Shahtoot Dam across the Maidan river, a tributary of river Kabul in Afghanistan. The negotiations to build the dam across the river began in 2016. In 2016, India had funded for the Salma ..

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