European Union Current Affairs, GK & News

Fifth European Union-India Competition Week 2022

The fifth edition of the European Union-India Competition Week is being held from December 5 to 7 this year in New Delhi. What is EU-India Competition Week? The European Union-India Competition Week is organized every year to provide a platform for exchanges between officials from the European Commission Directorate-General for Competition and the Competition Commission ..

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Sakharov Prize

The 2022 Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought was conferred to the Ukrainian people. Key facts The 2022 Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought was bestowed to the people of Ukraine, represented by their president, elected leaders, and civil society. It recognizes the bravery of Ukrainians who have been affected by the Russian invasion and ..

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Adoption of world’s first single charger rule

The European Parliament has approved the new rule to introduce single charging port for electronic gadgets by 2024 in the EU. Key facts The new EU law states that all new smartphones, tablets and camera will have a single standard charger. The new rules allow customers to choose between two chargers – one with and ..

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Italy’s first female premier

Giorgia Meloni is set to become the first female prime minister of Italy. Key facts Giorgia Meloni, the leader of the far-right political party Brothers of Italy, is set to become the first female premier of Italy. The recent vote to the political party with neo-fascist origins brings in the most right-wing government Italy has ..

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European Parliament: Hungary no longer a full democracy

The European Parliament has adopted a report that declared Hungary to be no longer a democracy. Key facts The European Parliament has recently adopted a parliamentary report that declared Hungary to be “a hybrid regime of electoral autocracy”. It concluded that the European values are currently under threat in Hungary and thus, it is no ..

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India’s Textiles Exports in FY 2021-22

In the financial year 2021-22, India recorded its highest-ever apparel and textiles exports which stood at USD 44.4 billion. The exports tally also includes handicrafts and indicates a substantial increase of 41 per cent and 26 per cent in comparison to the corresponding figures recorded in FY21 and FY20, respectively. What were the top export ..

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