Mozambique: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Appointments made on 2nd December 2019

Lieutenant General Podali Shankar Rajeshwar, took over as the Commander-in-Chief of the Andaman and Nicobar Command (CINCAN) on Monday, 2nd December 2019. Lt Gen Rajeshwar is a graduate of the Indian Military Academy (IMA). In December 1980, he was commissioned into the Regiment of Artillery. He had taken part in Operation Rakshak and Operation Meghdoot ..

Zimbabwe ripped apart by Cyclone Idai

Cyclone Idai which had hit Zimbabwe earlier this month had caused massive flash floods and landslides which have completely destroyed huge tracts of cornfields in Zimbabwe’s main agricultural provinces like Manicaland and Masvingo. This has led to the increasing issue of food insecurity in the African country. Farmers in the villages of Chipinge and Chimanimani, ..

Cyclone Idai hits Zimababwe

31 people have been confirmed dead in a massive cyclone which has come to hit parts of eastern Zimbabwe. Idai, a huge cyclone has also caused havoc in the neighbouring states of Mozambique and Malawi. It has been reported that over 1.5 million people have been hit by the Cyclone in three different countries. Heavy ..

India gives $10 million as grant-in-aid to Mozambique

India has given $10 million as grant-in-aid to Mozambique as the country is facing severe food crisis due to two consecutive years of drought. The grant will help the drought-stricken country to immediately purchase wheat from the international market to ensure food security to its vulnerable sections of the population. India and Mozambique enjoy warm ..

India, Mozambique inked pact on Bilateral Security Cooperation

With the objective to discuss cooperation and enhance relationship in various fields for mutual benefits, India and Mozambique signed an agreement on Bilateral Security Cooperation. According to estimates around 25,000 people of Indian origin are living in Mozambique for generations. The relations b/w both the countries have been warm and affable. When Mozambique achieved independence ..