Thailand: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News

Thailand’s Anti-Flood Park

An architectural model from Thailand is being suggested as a possible solution for Mumbai’s flood problem in light of rising sea levels. Kotchakorn Voraakhom: Kotchakorn Voraakhom is a Thai architect who is credited for coming up with the anti-flooding architectural model. She and her firm Landprocess is known for promoting ‘mindful development over mindless construction’. ..

Indian Teacher became the first Foreigner to contract Coronavirus

Since last couple of weeks a mysterious SARS-like Coronavirus have been reportedly spread in the cities of Shenzhen and Wuhan in China, a 45-year-old Indian citizen, Preeti Maheshwari, who is working as a teacher at an International School in Shenzhen became the first foreigner to be contracted with the virus since the outbreak.  In 2002-2003, ..

International Seminar on Climate Smart Farming Systems for BIMSTEC countries

The Director-General of ICAR inaugurated the 3 day International Seminar on Climate Smart Farming Systems for the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) countries in New Delhi on Wednesday, 11th December 2019. The Seminar is organized by the Department of Agricultural Research and Education under the Ministry of Agriculture and ..

Analysis of the Global Climate Risk Index 2020

The most affected countries in the year 2018 as per the 15th index of Global Climate Risk were Japan, the Philippines, and Germany. Comparison of the most affected countries Index ranking of 2018 with their ranking in 2017: Japan was the most affected country in 2018 as per the index, in 2017 japan was placed ..

28th cycle of Indo-Thai CORPAT started in Bangkok

The 28th cycle of India-Thailand Coordinated Patrol (Indo-Thai CORPAT) between the navies of the two countries has started in Bangkok, Thailand from September 5 to 15  to increase bilateral ties and maritime cooperation. The objectives of the Indo-Thai CORPAT are to ensure effective implementation of United Nations Conventions on Laws of the Sea (UNCLOS).

The first US-Asean Maritime Exercise (AUMX) started from Thailand

In Thailand, the first US-Asean Maritime Exercise (AUMX) officially started at the Royal Thai Fleet headquarters at Chon Buri’s Sattahip district. The aim of the 5-day AUMX is to train the regional navies in delivering humanitarian assistance and mitigating disasters. The exercise provides a new multilateral venue to work together on shared maritime security priorities ..

Tiger Population in India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi released the all-India estimation — ‘Status of Tigers, Co-predators, Prey and their Habitat, 2018’. Where the Tiger Count does stands? The tiger population of India has jumped to an estimated 2,967, a rise by 33% over 2,226 reported in 2014. There was an incredible 210% rise from 1,411 recorded in 2006. ..

Sagar Maitri Mission-2

INS Sagardhwani, Oceanographic research vessel of Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has embarked on a strategic-cum scientific oceanic expedition from Kochi to enhance collaboration with eight Indian Ocean Rim (IOR) nations. The mission is being implemented by the Defence Research and Development Organisation’s (DRDO) Kochi-based Naval Physical and Oceanographic Laboratory (NPOL). INS Sagardhwani has already ..