Czech Republic Current Affairs, GK & News

‘Sky Bridge 721’ Suspension Bridge

After two years of construction, ‘Sky Bridge 721’ Suspension Bridge was inaugurated recently. What is the significance of the bridge? It is the world’s longest suspension bridge. It broke the record of the currently longest bridge, the Arouca Bridge (516 meters long) located in Portugal. Where is it located? It is located between the crests ..

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Czech Republic: Russia’s replacement in UNHRC

The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in a secret ballot voting elected the Czech Republic to replace Russia on the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC). How many countries voted for the Czech Republic? 157 countries voted in favor of the Czech Republic in the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) and there were 23 abstentions. The ..

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Czech Republic: Petr Fiala named new PM

Petr Fiala has been named as new Prime Minister of Czech Republic. President Milos Zeman named him as the PM on November 28, after his electoral win in October. Highlights Petr Fiala leads a center-right coalition. He ousted the outgoing populist Prime Minister Andrej Babis with the help of several left-wing parties. Fiala’s party Fiala, ..

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Russia expels European Diplomats

Russia recently expelled diplomats of Latvia, Slovakia, Estonia, Lithuania, Romania, Czech diplomats. It was retaliation from Russia after the countries expelled the Russian diplomats. Background The Czech Republic ordered Russian staff to leave the embassy. The order was passed based on the accusations that Russian Intelligence Officers were behind 2014 explosion. What is 2014 Explosion? ..

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Kladno Memorial Athletics Meet: Mohammad Anas, Hima Das wins gold

India’s Mohammad Anas won gold in men’s 400m with an effort of 45.21 seconds and Hima Das won gold in women’s 200m event at Kladno Memorial Athletics Meet at Kladno in Czech Republic. This is Hima Das 3rd international triumph in 11 days. Key Highlight Mohammad Anas: He bettered his own national record in men’s ..

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