World’s longest Metro line opened in Shanghai

On December 31, 2021, World’s longest Metro Line was opened in China’s Shanghai Province. Key Facts With this inauguration, Shanghai uphold its rank as the city with the largest Metro network worldwide. The city opened two new metro lines – ..


BRICS Bank admits UAE, Bangladesh, Uruguay as new members

New Development Bank (NDB) by BRICS group of nations has added United Arab Emirates, Uruguay and Bangladesh as the new members on September 2, 2021. Key Points This first batch of new members were added to the bank as part ..


IATA: Shanghai becomes the most connected city in the world

The International Air Transport Association recently announced that Shanghai is the world’s most connected city in the world. Along with Shanghai, three other cities such as Beijing, Chengdu and Guangzhou have emerged as the most connected cities in the world. ..


Praveen Kumar wins Gold in Wushu World Championship

Praveen Kumar has scripted the history by becoming the first Indian man to win a gold medal at Wushu World Championships. He defeated Russel Diaz of Philippines with 2-1 in the 48kg category event. The Indian saw off his Filipino ..


China launches its first Amphibious Assault Ship

China has launched its first amphibious assault ship in Shanghai. This ship would enable ground forces to carry out attacks on enemy territory from sea. It is independently developed by China and has a strong capacity in amphibious operations as ..


The first conference on military medicine for SCO member-states being held in New Delhi

The first conference on military medicine for Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) member states is scheduled to be held in New Delhi from September 12 to 13, 2019. The aim of the conference is  to share best practices in the field ..