Malaysia Current Affairs, GK & News

Five to Seven Countries Sign Up for adopting India Stack

India Stack is the collection of Application Peripheral Interfaces launched by the Government of India. This includes BHIM, Digilocker, UPI, and several other applications. According to a recent report from the IT Ministry around seven countries are to join India Stack. Meaning they will sign agreements with the Indian Government to use these applications. India ..

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Anwar Ibrahim Becomes Malaysia’s New Prime Minister

On November 24, veteran opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim was appointed as the 10th Prime Minister of Malaysia by King Sultan Abdullah and sworn in. His appointment concludes the five-day political impasse caused after no party managed to secure a majority to form the government for the first time since the independence in 1957. Who is ..

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Asia Cup Hockey Tournament: India Wins Bronze

In the eight-team Asia Cup hockey tournament, India beat Japan for the second time to win the bronze medal. This match was held at the GBK Sports Complex in Jakarta. Raj Kumar Pal scored in the seventh minute which saw India clinch the medal with a 1-0 score. Which team won this tournament? In the ..

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India’s Export of Fresh Fruits

Fresh fruits export from India has witnessed a major growth. The major destinations of exports of fresh fruits include the Netherlands, Bangladesh, the UK, the UAE, Iran, Nepal, Saudi Arabia, Russia, Qatar, and Oman. Overview: In April-January 2021-22, guava exports have risen to USD 2.09 million against USD 0.58 million recorded in April-January 2013-14. Paneer ..

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Australia, Malaysia, Singapore and South Africa launch CBDC Scheme

Central banks in Australia, Singapore, Malaysia and South Africa launched a Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDC) Scheme on August 2, 2021. Key Points CBDC scheme is a cross border payments trial that uses different central bank digital currencies (CBDC) in order to assess if this allows transactions to be settled in a cheap and easy ..

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Malaysia Registers World’s First Affordable New Drug for Hepatitis c

World’s first affordable as well as effective new drug for hepatitis C has been registered by Malaysia. This new drug offers hope for accessible treatment to the millions of people around the world who are suffering from this disease. Highlights Hepatitis C has very few early symptoms, hence, making it very hard to diagnose and ..

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