Horn of Africa Current Affairs, GK & News
India joined Djibouti Code of Conduct on September, 16 2020 as an Observer State. Djibouti Code of Conduct It is a regional maritime security cooperation agreement. The conduct was established by International Maritime Organization (IMO) in 2008. It consists of 19 member states surrounding the Gulf of Aden, Red Sea, East Coast of Africa and ..
Category: International Current Affairs
Ethiopia’s first remote sensing satellite was launched on Friday, 20th December 2019 from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Centre located in Shanxi Province of China. The Satellite named- ETRSS-1, was launched as a secondary payload into space by the 3-stage Chinese orbital carrier rocket- Long March 4B (CZ-4B). ETRSS-1 will be used for mining, environmental observations, ..
Category: Science & Technology Current Affairs
India and France are to launch joint naval patrolling mission after the Varuna Naval Exercise that was held in May, 2019. The joint mission is to be executed in the Indian Ocean Region to protect the strategic interests of the countries and to check large scale illegal fishing. Highlights The Joint Patrol mission is to ..
Category: Defence Current Affairs
India and Somalia have cordial and friendly relations. Though India opened its embassy in 1961, it was eventually closed in 1991 due to the Somali civil war. The high commission of Nairobi, Kenya is concurrently accredited to Somalia as well. Somalia is an LDC (Least Developed Country) country. And therefore qualifies India’s offer of unilateral ..
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The Arab League has pledged to pay $100 million a month to the Palestinian National Authority to plug the resulting gaps since Israel has blocked tax transfers earlier in the year. The Arab League has taken the measure to ensure Palestine can be isolated from the political and financial pressure it faces. Why did Israel ..