South Asia: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Amit Shah to Inaugurate the 15 Days’ “Aadi Mahotsav 2019

Published: November 16, 2019

On 16 Nov, Union Home Minister Shri Amit Shah to Inaugurate the 15 Days’ National Tribal Festival  “Aadi Mahotsav 2019” at Dilli Haat, INA, New Delhi. The theme of the Mahotsav is : “A Celebration of the Spirit of Tribal Culture, Craft, Cuisine and Commerce”.  Union Tribal Affairs Minister Shri Arjun Munda, will preside over the inaugural ..

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India attends IUCN’s 7th Regional Conservation Forum held at Islamabad

Published: November 14, 2019

International Union for Conservation of Nature organized the 7th Regional Conservation Forum in Islamabad, Pakistan. Secretary of Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change represented India at the forum. More than 500 representatives from different countries, corporate sector and NGOs participated in the forum Reports from the Forum Rapid melting of Himalayan Glacier to cause ..

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CARAT- 2019 biggest Naval Exercise between United States & Bangladesh

Published: November 6, 2019

The 2nd phase of the biggest US- Bangladesh Navy exercise titled ‘Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT)- 2019’ is conducted in Chattogram from 4 to 7 November with different subject-based training and exercise. The exercise provides an opportunity to gain a better understanding of the operational activities of the Navies of two countries and to ..

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Madhya Pradesh government to set up Sikh museum and research centre in Jabalpur

Published: November 2, 2019

To mark the 550th ‘Prakash Parv’ of Guru Nanak Dev, the Madhya Pradesh government has decided to set up Sikh museum and research centre in Jabalpur  at the cost of Rs 20 crore. Chief Minister Kamal Nath hasalso decided to develop six Sikh places associated with the founder of Sikhism in the state as religious ..

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because thousands of Rohingya living in Bangladesh refugee camps agree to move to an island in Bay of Bengal

Published: October 23, 2019

The Bhashan Char is an uninhabited island around 30km east of Hatiya Island in the South East Bangladesh. The island was formed about two decades ago on the mouth of river Meghna. It is in news recently because thousands of Rohingya living in Bangladesh refugee camps have agreed to move to an island in the ..

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