Myanmar: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News

India-Myanmar Pacts

During the state visit of Myanmar’s president U Win Myint, 10 pacts were signed between the two neighbours in view of improving sub-regional connectivity in the Indo–Pacific region. Which two places are to be connected by the India-Myanmar cross border bus service? A cross border bus service is to be established between India and Myanmar ..

ICJ to announce decision against Myanmar on 23rd January

The principal judicial organ of the United Nations, International Court of Justice (ICJ) on emergency measures will be announcing its decisions on provisional measures against a genocide case on Myanmar on the 23rd January 2020 as informed by the Minister of Justice of Gambia on Tuesday, 14th January 2020. The case of alleging Myanmar for ..

International Seminar on Climate Smart Farming Systems for BIMSTEC countries

The Director-General of ICAR inaugurated the 3 day International Seminar on Climate Smart Farming Systems for the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) countries in New Delhi on Wednesday, 11th December 2019. The Seminar is organized by the Department of Agricultural Research and Education under the Ministry of Agriculture and ..

8th Edition of “Ambassador’s Choice: Screening of Films” begins in Riyadh

The eighth edition of the annual film festival of Embassy’s at the capital city of Saudi Arabia, Riyadh was inaugurated in the presence of India’s Sherpa to G20, Suresh Prabhu. The twelve-day festival began on 5th December and will continue till the 18th of December 2019. The annual film festival is titled “Ambassador’s Choice: Screening ..

Cabinet approves MoU signed between India and Myanmar

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday, November 27, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the Memorandum of Understanding(MoU) signed on bilateral cooperation between India and Myanmar for the prevention of human trafficking in persons, recovery, rescue, re-integration and, repatriation of victims of Trafficking. The Mou aims at strengthening the bilateral relationship between the two ..

India ranked 82nd in 2019 World Giving Index (WGI)

India has been ranked 82nd among the 128 countries in the 2019 World Giving Index (WGI), which is surveyed by the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF). The average figures for India over the past decade show that 34% people helped a stranger, 24% donated money and 19% volunteered or donated their time. The United States stood ..

Tiger Population in India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi released the all-India estimation — ‘Status of Tigers, Co-predators, Prey and their Habitat, 2018’. Where the Tiger Count does stands? The tiger population of India has jumped to an estimated 2,967, a rise by 33% over 2,226 reported in 2014. There was an incredible 210% rise from 1,411 recorded in 2006. ..

Indo-Myanmar Relations

While India and Myanmar were closely related historically, the two nations had drifted a little apart in the recent past. However, the bilateral relations between Myanmar and India have majorly improved since 1993 by overcoming tensions which were the results of years of drug trafficking, the suppression of democratic institutions and the rule of the ..