India: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

India and Mauritius PMs to Inaugurate the New Supreme Court Building in Port Louis

As stated by the Ministry of External Affairs, the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Mauritian PM Pravind Jugnauth are going to inaugurate the new Supreme Court building in Port Louis, Mauritius. This is the first time that an Indian-assisted building is being opened in the port nation. The said building has been constructed with ..

India is now the Fastest Growing COVID 19 Hotspot

India has now become the epicentre of the COVID 19 pandemic since it has now shown the fastest growth rate in the world with around 20% increase in a week. The total number of cases in the country has already crossed 1.4 million confirmed cases, as reported by Bloomberg’s Coronavirus Tracker. The total infections have ..

Railway Locomotives Handed Over to Bangladesh by India

India handed over Bangladesh 10 railway locomotives in order to bolster ‘neighbourhood first’ policy against the backdrop of China, with whom India is engaged in a border standoff. This is part of the grant assistance from the Indian side and it is also in line with a commitment by New Delhi made during the visit ..

India announces Financial Assistance Package for Maldives

The Government of India has decided to grant a substantial financial package to the Maldives in order to enable it to tide over the economic crisis it is facing due to the shortage in the tourist footfall due to the COVID 19 pandemic. India has already extended assistance of $400 million through extended currency swap ..

Oil Imports Fall to the Lowest in 9 years in June

India’s oil imports fell to the lowest levels in nearly 9 years in June 2020 since refiners curbed purchase of oil due to maintenance issues and weaker demands for fuel. This is the lowest level of imports to India since 2011. India is the third-largest oil consumer and importer in India and it received 3.2 ..