Geography of Asia: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Andaman and Nicobar police station named the best in the country

The Ministry of Home Affairs has named the Aberdeen Police Station in the South Andaman and Nicobar Islands as the best police station in the country. The assessment was made by the Quality Council of India/ QCI which then reported to the MHA at the centre. Some of the parameters of assessment were corruption, crèche ..

India- Maldives projects inaugurated

In early December, the Prime Minister of India and the President of Maldives jointly inaugurated 4 development projects in the island nation: LED lighting project in Mahe – will save 80% of energy. RuPay card facility launched in Maldives. Inauguration of 3 fish processing plants in Addu Atoll. (Kaamiyaab) Fast Interceptor Craft gifted to Maldives ..

USA’s House of Representatives passed the bill against Uighur camps in China

USA’s lower House of the Parliament, the House of Representatives, passed the Uighur Act of 2019. It is considered as a stronger version of the bill passed earlier in September in the upper house, Senate. The act urges the US president to take a stand against the ‘re-education camps’ established by Chinese state in western ..

India has bagged 34th position Travel & Tourism competitiveness Index

As per the latest Travel & Tourism competitiveness Index India bagged 34th position in the index. India’s Travel and Tourism competitiveness Index ranking since 2013 has improved.  The ranking however in year 2015 and year 2017 was 54 and 40 respectively. The Government has taken many initiatives for creation of tourism infrastructure in the country ..

Port Authority of India signed MoU to explore ties with Thailand

The Port Authority of Thailand (PAT) and the ports of Visakhapatnam, Kolkata and Chennai signed Memoranda of Understanding (MoU)s to increase export and import trade through cargo handling. The MoU was signed at the recently concluded Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sector Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) . This will help in strengthening bilateral ties ..