Development Current Affairs, GK & News

World Sustainable Development Summit organized by TERI first time in New Delhi

The World Sustainable Summit is an annual event organized by The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI). It is being organized since 2001. The event has become a premier international event focusing on developing actions. Highlights The event is to be held between January 29, 2020 and January 31, 2020. This year, the event is being ..

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NITI Aayog and Ladakh UT sign MoU to develop Infrastructure projects

On January 17, 2020, NITI Aayog and Ladakh Union Territory signed a Memorandum of Understanding. According to the agreement, NITI Aayog will support the administration of the Ladakh through its initiative “Development Support Services to States for Infrastructure Projects” (DSSS) Highlights NITI Aayog will identify high-impact projects. It will expedite project implementations, create unique models ..

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“Globalizing Indian Thought”, an International Conclave held at Kozhikode

On January 17, 2020, the International Conclave on “Globalizing Indian Thought” was held in IIM, Kozhikode. PM Modi addressed the conclave. The conclave aimed at revealing India’s thoughts in becoming one of top three economies of the world. Highlights India is stepping towards the goal of becoming a 5 trillion Dollar economy by 2025. This ..

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International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD)

The International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) is being promoted by the United Nations and is observed annually on 3rd December, since 1992. The Day is observed to promote understanding of disability issues, for the integration of persons with disabilities in every aspect of social, economic, cultural and political life.   The theme for ..

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Military Research & Development of Iran

Iran had one of the world’s strongest and most well-armed militaries in the world under the Shah of Persia. Funded by unlimited oil wealth, Iran shopped the top end of American and Western defense hardware. However, since the fall of Shah and the Persian revolution, Iran has been under sanctions for West, causing difficulties with ..

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