Counter-terrorism Current Affairs, GK & News

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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BRICS countries adopt Counter Terrorism Strategy

On November 17, 2020, during the 12th BRICS Summit, the members adopted counter terrorism strategy. The main objective of the strategy is to deal with terrorism. Key Highlights The Counter Terrorism Strategy is based on the following principles Respect sovereignty of participating countries Commit to international laws Recognize coordinating role of the United Nations Consider ..

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India attends SCO Summit: Key Facts

On November 10, 2020, India attended the Shanghai Cooperation Organization Summit. India was represented by PM Modi at the summit. This is the 20th summit of the organization and third for India since it became a member in 2017. India was an observer at the SCO since 2005. Since 2017, the Indian delegation is being ..

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