GCC Current Affairs, GK & News
Saudi Arabia has become 1st Arab country to be granted full membership of Financial Action Task Force (FATF) following FATF’s Annual General Meeting held in Orlando, Florida in United States (US). Saudi Arabia and FATF Background: Since November 2004, Saudi Arabia has been a founding member of Middle East and North Africa (MENA) arm of ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2019
According to Indian Staffing Federation’s (ISF) Tech Employment Projections, the Indian tech industry will add another three million new jobs in next 5 years. Key Highlights With the addition of 3 million new jobs in next 5 years, the size of country’s tech army will reach seven million by 2023. Job Areas: All these new ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2019
Category: Reports & Indexes Current Affairs
Topics: Analytics • Artificial Intelligence (AI) • Big Data • Blockchain and Augmented Reality (AR) • Captive Centers • data science • E-commerce • GCC • Global In-House Centres • India Staffing Federation • India’s Human Capital • Internet of things (IOT) • ISF • IT Industry • Machine Learning (ML) • MNCs • Pharma sector
As per the report of the World Bank’s Migration and Development Brief, India has retained its position as the world’s top recipient of remittances (money sent back home by its nationals working abroad) in 2018. World Bank Report on Remittances Indian diaspora has sent $79 billion (approximately Rs 5.5 lakh crore) home. The Remittances grew ..
Category: Economy & Banking Current Affairs
Topics: Asia • Bahrain • China • Egypt • GCC • Gulf Cooperation Council • Indian diaspora • Kerala • Kuwait • Mexico • Migration and Development Brief • Oman • Philippines • Qatar • remittances • Saudi Arabia • UAE • United Arab Emirates • USA • World Bank
The Gulf Shield – 1 military exercise of 23 countries including Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member states was held in Eastern Region of Saudi Arabia. It was organised by Ministry of Defence of Saudi Arabia. The one month exercise was largest military drill in region as it saw participation of participation of ground, naval and ..
Category: Defence Current Affairs