South America Current Affairs, GK & News

68 Million Years Old Egg discovered from Antarctica

In 2011, on the Seymour Island of Antarctica, a group of scientists from South American Nation Chile discovered a fossil 200 meters away from the spot where the fossil of a 10-meter long Mosasaur (an ancient reptile) was unearthed. The fossil, since then was kept at a museum in Chile and was named ‘The Thing’ ..

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EXIM Bank extends Rs 250 Crore LOC to Suriname

The Mumbai headquartered Export-Import Bank of India (EXIM Bank) on Wednesday, 22nd January 2020, on behalf of the Government of India has extended a Line of Credit (LOC) of Rs 250 crore (USD 35.80 million) to the South American country, Republic of Suriname. The LOC was provided to fund the rural electrification system through Solar ..

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GSAT-30 to be launched on Friday, 17th January 2020

The space agency of the Government of India- Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) will launch a communication satellite GSAT-30 from the overseas department of France on the northeast coast of the South America continent, French Guiana on Friday, 17th January 2020. The GSAT 30 satellite that derives its heritage from the earlier INSAT/GSAT satellite series ..

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International NGO IMPACT reports India as among the Largest Gold Smuggling Hubs in the World

Canadian Nongovernment organization (NGO), IMPACT, in its study, named A Golden Web: How India Became One of the World’s Largest Gold Smuggling Hubs, has mentioned that India imports gold around 1,000 tons every year, which is a quarter above the official figures shown. Highlights from the report : About one-third of the total world’s gold ..

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KABIL: To Ensure Supply of Critical Minerals

The Ministry of Mines has approved the setting up of a joint venture Khanij Bidesh India Ltd. (KABIL) to ensure a consistent supply of critical and strategic minerals to the Indian domestic market. KABIL It will be a joint venture of three central Public Sector Enterprises namely, National Aluminium Company Ltd.(NALCO), Hindustan Copper Ltd.(HCL) and ..

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