Europe Current Affairs, GK & News

Europe’s Record Dam Removal

According to the 2021 Dam Removal Progress report, around 239 dams were removed from rivers across 17 European countries. This is a 137% increase from the previous year. Till now 4,984 dams have been removed. What is the Dam Removal Progress report 2021 and what are its findings? It is a report prepared by Dam ..

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Cyber Armageddon

At the start of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, many parts of Europe have been cut off from the internet after it encountered massive “cyberattacks”. Overview: Military and cyber experts fear that the Russian-Ukrainian conflict would lead to cyberattacks, resulting in a “cyber Armageddon” with serious consequences for civilians in Ukraine and Russia, as well as ..

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Jordan: Discovery of 9000-year-old Shrine

At a remote Neolithic site in Jordan’s eastern desert, a team of Jordanian and French archaeologists discovered a 9,000-year-old shrine. Overview: The ritual complex was discovered beside large structures which are known as desert kites or mass traps. These traps were thought to have been used to gather wild gazelles for killing in a Neolithic ..

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India-Austria Cooperation in Road Infrastructure sector

A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between India and Austria on Technology Cooperation in Road Infrastructure Sector in New Delhi. The MoU seeks to create a framework for the countries’ mutual cooperation in the field of Road Transportation, Road/Highways infrastructure development, management and administration, road safety and intelligent transport systems. This is to enhance trade ..

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GoI lifts ban on Paracetamol API exports

On May 28, 2020, the Government of India lifted the ban on export of paracetamol Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients. Highlights The removal of ban will now allow the export of pharmaceutical ingredients used for COVID-19 treatment. In order to achieve this, the GoI has amended Section 3 of Foreign Trade (Development and Regulation) act, 1992. The ..

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