Paris Current Affairs, GK & News

23rd June: International Olympic Day

On 23rd June 1894, the International Olympic Committee was founded in Paris. The day 23rd June was chosen to be celebrated as International Olympic Day to commemorate the foundation day of the International Olympic Committee. International Olympic Day was first celebrated in the year 1948. A total of 9 countries celebrated the day in their ..

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Project ‘Decarbonising Transport in India’ will be launched on 24th June

For reducing the carbon dioxide emission caused due to transportation in the country, NITI Aayog will launch the project ‘Decarbonising Transport in India’ on 24th June 2020. The project is in collaboration with the International Transport Forum (ITF). Objective of the Project To meet the goals related to climate/ climate change in the country, it ..

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Paris to host 2024 Summer Olympics

During the International Olympic Committee’s session in Peru, Paris was selected as the host of 2024 Summer Olympics. It also simultaneously selected Los Angeles to host the games in 2028. Amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, which was scheduled for July 24-August 9, has been postponed and would be held before the ..

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Sakellaropoulou- The 1st woman president of Greece

Katerina Sakellaropoulou has been elected Greece’s first female president by parliament on Wednesday. She is the High court judge and human rights advocate. She was elected after her nomination by the conservative party was backed by 261 ministers of parliament in a total of 300 members. Sakellaropoulou is the first woman president of Greece. She is of ..

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 First In-depth Review of India’s Energy Policies launched by IEA

India became an Association member of the Paris based autonomous intergovernmental organization, the International Energy Agency (IEA) in 2017, the first in-depth review of India’s energy policies was released by the International Energy Agency on Friday, 10th January 2020 in partnership with the policy think tank of the Government of India, NITI Aayog. The review ..

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