Page-8 of Pakistan Current Affairs, GK & News

Citizenship to refugees from Afghanistan and Pakistan

The Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, Nityanand Rai in a written reply to Rajya Sabha on Wednesday, 11th December 2019 informed that 1595 Pakistani and 391 Afghani have been granted Indian Citizenship during the last three years from 2016 to 2018. In 2019, till 6th December,712 Pakistani and 40 Afghani migrants have been ..

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Performance of Major Economies and India’s neighbours in the UNDP Human Development Index 2019

Norway topped the ranking Index with an HDI value of 0.954 followed by Switzerland at 2nd, Ireland, Germany, Hong Kong, Australia, Iceland, Sweden making the top eight places in the index ranking respectively. Among Indian neighbours, Srilanka at 71st place, China ranked 85th with an HDI value of 0.758, Bhutan 134th, Bangladesh 135th, Myanmar at ..

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India ranks 73rd in UNCTAD B2C E-commerce Index 2019

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development(UNCTAD) has released its 2019 edition of Business-to-Consumer(B2C) E-commerce Index which measures an economy’s preparedness to support online shopping. The index is prepared on the basis of four indicators that are highly linked to online shopping. The four indicators are- (1)Account ownership with a mobile-money-service provider or at ..

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Citizenship Amendment Bill cleared by Union Cabinet

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi cleared the Citizenship Amendment Bill on Wednesday, 4th December 2019. The bill will now be presented in the Parliament, likely to be tabled in the lower house of the parliament Lok Sabha for clearance in the ongoing winter session. The bill seeks an amendment to the ..

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China has most Diplomatic Posts around the World

The Global Diplomacy Index 2019 report by the Sydney based Lowy Institute has ranked the People’s Republic of China at the top of the Index with 276 diplomatic posts globally. According to the index, China with 8 UN permanent Missions has a total of 169 Embassies/High Commissions, 96 Consulates/Consulates-General around the world.   The United ..

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