Humanitarian Crisis in Ukraine Current Affairs, GK & News

Russia annexes 4 regions in Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin presided over a ceremony to formally annex four Ukrainian regions. Key facts Eight years following the Russian annexation of Crimea, Moscow has captured four more Ukrainian territories – Donetsk, Luhansk, Zaporizhzhia and Kherson regions. Earlier, Russia organized a referendum on Russia’s administration of these regions. Kremlin claimed that residents of these ..

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ADB to provide 14 billion USD aid for food security in Asia Pacific

The Asian Development Bank announced a $14 billion assistance to fight food insecurity in Asia Pacific. Key facts The funding to address food insecurity in Asia Pacific was announced as part of the 55th ADB annual meeting. It will be used to combat food crisis caused by climate change and Russian war in Ukraine. The ..

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Global Financial Centres Index

New York topped the 32nd edition of the Global Financial Centres Index (GFCI 32) as the most favoured financial centre in the world. Key findings The top three most favored financial centres in the world are New York, London and Singapore. New York has retained the top position for the past four years. Singapore has ..

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77th session of the United Nations General Assembly

The 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA77) opened on September 13 and will include a high-level debate organized from September 20 to 26 this year. Key facts The theme of the UNGA 77 is “A watershed moment: transformative solutions to interlocking challenges”. The theme recognizes the shared roots of global crisis like ..

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IAF in ‘Operation Ganga’

Indian Air Force (IAF) C-17 transport aircraft has now been deployed into “Operation Ganga”, in order to evacuate stranded Indian nationals in Ukraine. Ukrainian airspace was shut down on February 24, 2022, in the aftermath of Russian military offensive. Highlights C-17 left from Hindon base near Delhi for Romania on March 2, to bring back ..

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