Germany Current Affairs, GK & News

Germany launches World’s First Self-Driving Train

German rail operator, Deutsche Bahn and industrial group, Siemens launched the first automated & driverless train of the world on October 11, 2021. Highlights The self-driving train was launched in the city of Hamburg. This train is more punctual and energy efficient as compared to traditional trains. Country has planned to add four such trains ..

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‘One Health’ panel set up to advise on Animal Disease Risks

World Health Organization along with three other international bodies have set up a team of experts who will help in developing a global plan on preventing the spread of diseases from animals to humans. One Health High-Level Expert Panel This initiative was launched by France and Germany in 2020, but held its first meeting in ..

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Victory Day: May 9

Victory Day is celebrated in Russia to mark the surrender of Germans in the second world war. Moscow Victory Day Parade On May 9, 2021, Russia marked the 76th anniversary of victory in World War II. A military parade was held at the Red Square of Moscow. This parade is being held every year on ..

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What is Oktoberfest?

Oktoberfest is an annual festival celebrated in the month of October for two weeks in Munich, Germany. Recently, the German Government announced that the celebrations of Oktoberfest have been cancelled due to COVID-19. This is the second consecutive year the celebrations are being cancelled in Germany. What is Oktoberfest It is a 16-to-18-day festival that ..

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Germany to return Benin Bronzes to Nigeria

The Government of Germany recently announced that it is to return the artefacts called the “Benin Bronzes” to Nigeria. The “Benin Bronzes” are currently held in the museum of Germany. What are Benin Bronzes? They are a group of thousand metal sculptures. These sculptures once decorated the royal palace of Kingdom of Benin, the current ..

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