Indonesia Current Affairs, GK & News

Council of Palm Oil Producing Countries

The top palm oil producers for the first time are looking for opportunities to run an advocacy campaign in Europe. The largest oil producers of the world Indonesia and Malaysia have sent proposals to hire an advocacy firm to run campaign in Europe through the Council of Palm Oil Producing Countries. What is the issue? ..

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Indonesia’s Mount Sinabung erupts ashes

Mount Sinabung on Sumatra Island in Indonesia erupted on August 10, firing ash and volcanic materials as high as 5000 meters into the sky. It was the second eruption of the volcano in as many days. There was no fatality or casualty reported due to this eruption of the volcano. The aftermath of the Eruption ..

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Indonesia to use ‘artificial rain’ to combat forest fires

The Indonesian government has announced that it would deploy ‘artificial rain’ ahead of peak draught season, which provides favorable condition for forest fires. Airplanes will be used to induce clouds with chemicals like silver iodine or dry ice. The government has collaborated with Indonesia’s Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency and Agency for the Assessment and ..

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Indonesia’s Gold Mining

9 people were killed in an illegal gold mine in West Sumatra province of Indonesia due to landslides. Gold in Indonesia Indonesia accounts for about 4% of global gold production. Half of this comes from the Grasberg Mine. The country’s largest gold mines are located in Papua, Sumbawa, East Kalimantan and Central Kalimantan. The gold ..

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Biju Patnaik

March 5th 2020 marked the 104th birth anniversary of the former Chief Minister of Odisha, Biju Patnaik. On the occasion, the PM shared an Intelligence Bureau document highlighting his contributions to the freedom movement. About Biju Patnaik Biju Patnaik was the two time Chief Minister of Odisha. He was born in 1916 in Orissa, British ..

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