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On 21st March, World Down Syndrome Day is observed. This day is observed annually since 2006. Overview: 21st March was selected to observe this day as 21 signifies the triplication of the 21st chromosome due to which Down syndrome occurs. ..
Category: Important Days & Events Current Affairs
On 10th March 2022, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director-General has said that IAEA has succeeded in establishing a high-level direct dialogue on nuclear security between Russia and Ukraine. Establishing direct dialogue IAEA Director-General held meetings with the foreign ..
Category: International / World Current Affairs
The 193-member UN General Assembly adopted a resolution strongly deploring Russia’s aggression against Ukraine, just days after Russia vetoed a similar resolution on the increasing crisis between the two countries in the Security Council. Overview: The United Nations General Assembly ..
International Youth Day is celebrated each year on August 12 every year in order to signify and highlight the importance of young people, not just as future generation, but also as the current driving force of change in the world. ..
The United Nations has decided to hold the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in 2020 in the virtual mode in the wake of the deadly coronavirus in all the parts of the world. The leaders from all the 193 member ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2020
India recently attended the Hormuz Peace Initiative that was held in Tehran. The initiative aimed at stabilizing one of world’s busiest shipping lanes, the Strait of Hormuz amidst US-Iran tensions. It was attended by leading trade partners of Iran namely ..