Rwanda Current Affairs, GK & News
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 ..
Category: Persons in News
Topics: Asian Development Bank • Indian Military Academy • Lieutenant general • manila • Masatsugu Asakawa • Mozambique • Persons in News • Podali Shankar Rajeshwar • Rwanda • Takehiko Nakao • United Nations
The World Blood Donor Day (WBDD) was celebrated around the world on 14 June 2019. Theme for 2019 was- Safe blood for all. About World Blood Donor Day Background: In May 2005, during 58th World Health Assembly (WHA), ministers of health from all around the world unanimously declared their commitment and support towards voluntary blood ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2019
Category: Important Days & Events Current Affairs
International Day of Reflection on the 1994 Rwanda Genocide was observed on 7th April on 7th April in memory of the victims of the genocide in Rwanda. 1994 Rwanda Genocide 1994 Rwanda Genocide was the genocide against the Tutsi community directed by members of the Hutu majority government during the 100-day period from 7 April ..
The Global Cooling Coalition was launched at the first Global Conference on Synergies between the 2030 Agenda and Paris Agreement held at Copenhagen, Denmark. About the Coalition The Global Cooling Coalition is supported by the UN, Climate and Clean Air Coalition, the Kigali Cooling Efficiency Program and Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL). The coalition includes ..
Topics: Chile • Climate and Clean Air Coalition • Copenhagen • Denmark • Global Cooling Coalition • Global warming • Kigali Amendment • Kigali Cooling Efficiency Program • Paris Agreement • Rwanda • SEforALL • Sustainable Development Goals • Sustainable Energy for All • UN
Africa-India Joint Field Training Exercise (AFINDEX-19) between the Indian Army and 16 African nations will be conducted in Pune from March 18 to 27. Features of AFINDEX-19 10 personnel, each from the participating nations from the African continent and personnel of Maratha Light Infantry of the Indian Army will participate in the joint exercise. The joint exercise would be held ..
Category: Defence Current Affairs
Topics: AFINDEX-19 • Africa • Africa-India Joint Field Training Exercise • Democratic Republic of Congo • Egypt • Ghana • India-Africa • Madagascar • Maratha Light Infantry • Mozambique • Namibia • Niger • Nigeria • Rwanda • Senegal • South Africa • Sudan • Tanzania • Uganda • Zambia
The President of Egypt Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi took over the chairmanship of African Union from Paul Kagame, President of Rwanda. African Union chairmen set agendas of issues to be addressed during their tenure of one-year. El-Sissi is expected to concentrate on security and financial reform. African Union The Heads of State and Government of the Organisation of ..