Taliban Current Affairs, GK & News

What is Operation Devi Shakti?

Operation Devi Shakti name has been given by India to its operation of evacuating its citizens from war-torn Afghanistan. Highlights External affairs minister S Jaishankar called the evacuation process as ‘Operation Devi Shakti’ while saluting the efforts of Indian Air Force and Air India. This announcement was made after 78 people, including 25 Indian nationals, ..

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US President stand by his decision of withdrawing troops from Afghanistan

US President, Joe Biden, noted that he stands by his decision to withdraw American troops from Afghanistan and blamed leadership in Afghanistan for giving in to the Taliban without any retaliation. Key Points Joe Biden while addressing the nation noted that, he learnt after 20 years that there was never a good time to withdraw ..

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Withdrawal of US Forces from Afghanistan

US President Biden recently announced that America is to withdraw all its troops from Afghanistan. The new deadline announced by US coincides with the twentieth anniversary of 09/11 attacks. 9/11 attacks On September 11, 2001, the terrorists of Al-Qaeda conducted a series of four attacks against the United States. The terrorists hijacked four passenger airliners. ..

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Malala Yousafzai Scholarship Act

The United States recently passed the Malala Yousafzai Act for Pakistani Women. What are the Key Features of the Malala Yousafzai Scholarship Act? The Act requires the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to award at least 50% of scholarship to Pakistani women between 2020 and 2022. It requires the USAID to leverage investments ..

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India to build Shahtoot dam in Afghanistan

The Union Minister of External Affairs Shri S Jaishankar recently announced at the Geneva Donors conference that India is to construct the Shahtoot Dam across the Maidan river, a tributary of river Kabul in Afghanistan. The negotiations to build the dam across the river began in 2016. In 2016, India had funded for the Salma ..

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