Gulf Countries Current Affairs, GK & News
The United Arab Emirates recently became the first and probably the last Arab country to generate electricity from coal. The coal plant, Hassyan is to be set up in Dubai at 3.4 billion USD. The capacity of the plant will be 600 MW. Later, the capacity of the plant is to be increased to 2,400 ..
Category: International Current Affairs
Every year, the International Day of Family Remittances is observed on June 16 by the United Nations. The day is observed all over the world. This year the day is celebrated under the theme Theme: Remittances are a lifeline Highlights The day is celebrated to recognize the efforts of migrants living abroad and help improve ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2020
Category: Important Days & Events Current Affairs
Topics: foreign funds • Gulf Countries • Indian diaspora • International Day of Family Remittances • NRI deposits • NRIs • OCI • Remittance • remittances • Role of Indian Diaspora in building a New India
According to a notice issued by Nepalese Embassy in New Delhi, Nepalese nationals is required to have visa if they are entering India from Pakistan, China, Hong Kong and Macau. As per the Nepal foreign ministry, there are 4 million Nepalese working and studying in India. Key Highlights The Nepalese Embassy also notified that a ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2019
Category: Defence Current Affairs
The latest report released by the United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has referred to India as a Key Hub for Illicit Drug Trade. Findings of the UNODC Report India is one of the major hubs of illicit drug trade ranging from age-old cannabis to newer prescription drugs like tramadol, and designer drugs like ..
Topics: Australia • Cannabis • Crypto Currency • East Africa • France • Gulf Countries • Heroin • Illicit Drug Trade • Iran • Pakistan • South Asia • Turkey • United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime • UNODC
Pakistan’s former Army chief Gen. Raheel Sharif (retired) was appointed head of Islamic Military Alliance to Fight Terrorism (IMAFT), a Saudi Arabia-led military coalition of 39 nations. The appointment was confirmed by Pakistan’s Defence Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif as both the government and the Army allowed Gen. Sharif take charge of the alliance. Raheel had ..