Myanmar: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021
UN Report on Handling of Rohingya Crisis
Published: June 18, 2019
The United Nations Report has slammed its own handling of Myanmar Rohingya crisis. The UN report makes the following observations: The report has expressed displeasure over the functioning of the agency in handling the violence against the Rohingyas. The report notes that serious errors were committed and opportunities were lost in the UN system following ..
Operation Sunrise 2
Published: June 17, 2019
The Indian Army in coordination with the Army of Myanmar undertook a targeted operation, named Operation Sunrise 2 against several terrorist groups in Manipur, Nagaland and Assam. The first phase of “Operation Sunrise” was conducted in the month of February along the Indo-Myanmar border. Several camps of insurgent groups were destroyed during the operation. As ..
Category: Defence Current Affairs
Topics: Assam • chicken neck corridor • India-Myanmar • Indian Army • Insurgency • Kaladan • Kaladan Multi-Modal Transit Transport Project • Kolkata • Manipur • Ministry of Defence • Mizoram • Myanmar • Nagaland • North East • Operation Sunrise • Operation Sunrise 2 • Paletwa • Sittwe
Global Peace Index 2019
Published: June 13, 2019
Global Peace Index 2019 by the Australian think tank Institute for Economics & Peace ranks countries on their level of peacefulness based on three thematic domains: Level of societal safety and security. Extent of ongoing domestic and international conflict. Degree of militarisation. Findings of the Index Iceland remains the most peaceful country in the world ..
Topics: Austria • Bangladesh • Bhutan • China • Denmark • Global Peace Index • Global Peace Index 2019 • Iceland • Indonesia • Iraq • Japan • militarisation • Myanmar • Nepal • New Zealand • Pakistan • Philippines • Portugal • Saudi Arabia • societal safety • societal security • South Asia • South Sudan • Sri lanka • Syria • US • Vietnam • Yemen
India s Conservation Diplomacy
Published: June 11, 2019
Prime Minister Modi during his visit to the Maldives announced that Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) will undertake restoration work of Friday Mosque under the Indian grant. Friday Mosque Friday Mosque also known as Hukuru Miskiy is a unique place of worship made of coral stones. The heritage place of worship built in 1658 during ..
Topics: Bahrain • Bhutan • Cambodia • Conservation Diplomacy • Coral • Egypt • Friday Mosque • Hukuru Miskiy • Ibrahim Iskandar I • India-Maldives • Laos • Maldives • Mohamed Bin Abdullah • Myanmar • Nepal • Soft power • Sri lanka • UNESCO World Heritage cultural list
BIMSTEC Leaders invited to PM Modi Swearing-In
Published: May 28, 2019
Prime Minister Modi has invited leaders of BIMSTEC (Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation) countries along with those from the Kyrgyz Republic and Mauritius for his swearing-in ceremony to be held on May 30. The Swearing ceremony for the first tenure saw the participation of SAARC leaders including Pakistan. Significance of ..
Topics: Bangladesh • Bay of Bengal • Bhutan • BIMSTEC • Central Asia • Counter-terrorism • Indian diaspora • Kyrgyz Republic • Mauritius • Myanmar • Nepal • Pakistan • SAARC • SCO • Shanghai Cooperation Organisation • Sri lanka • Thailand