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70th Anniversary of Korean War marked by North and South Korea

On June 25, 2020, North and South Korea marked the 70th anniversary of the start of Korean war that killed millions of people. Highlights In South Korea the event was celebrated under the theme Theme: Salute to the Heroes South Korea received the remains of 150 soldiers that were repatriated from Hawaii and excavated in ..

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RCEP Member States hope India will Rejoin the Proposed Trade Agreement

A virtual inter-sessional ministerial meeting of the proposed free trade agreement of a group of 15 countries from the Indo Pacific region- Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) was conducted on 23rd June 2020. Apart from the 10 ASEAN countries, Japan, South Korea, New Zealand, Australia and China are the 15 countries that are negotiating for ..

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Decisions taken by the Union Cabinet on 24th June to Boost Infrastructure Projects

In order to boost Infrastructure projects across all the sectors at a time of a global pandemic, several decisions were taken by the Union Cabinet under the chairmanship of Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi on 24th June 2020. Animal Husbandry Infrastructure Development Fund (AHIDF) The aim of setting up AHIDF is to unlock private ..

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South Korea ruling party wins election

On April 16, 2020, the ruling democratic party of President Moon Jae won the election taking 180 seats. The opposition United Future Party took 103 seats. There are 300 seats in the South Korea National Assembly. Pandemic concerns South Korea was the first country to hold national election among the COVID-19 pandemic. There were 14,000 ..

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North Korea test fires anti-ship missiles

On April 14, 2020, North Korea test fired anti-ship cruise missiles as a part of military exercises. The missiles were of short range and test fired into the sea. Highlights The missiles were test fired to celebrate the birth anniversary of Kim II Sung. He was the grand father of the current North Korean leader ..

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