United Kingdom Current Affairs, GK & News

PM Modi to participate in outreach session of G7 Summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will participate in outreach sessions of UK led G7 virtual summit in Cornwall in June 2021. More in news PM Modi is expected to join G7 summit on 12 and 13 June. This is the second time that Indian Prime Minister will participate in G7 meet. India was invited by G7 ..

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UK Action Plan for Animal Welfare

The United Kingdom recently unveiled an Action Plan for Animal Welfare. Key Features of the Plan An Expert Committee on Animal Sentience will report on Government decisions. Sentience is the capacity to be aware of sensations and feelings. The plan will make sure that the animal welfare standards in the country are not compromised. It ..

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UK to allow Driverless cars on roads

The United Kingdom has become the first country to announce regulation for the use of self-driving vehicles at low speeds. Background The UK wants to be at the forefront in rolling out autonomous driving technology. The Government of UK forecasts that around 40% of UK cars will have self-driving capabilities by 2035. This will create ..

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Police and Crime Bill: Why are people protesting in UK?

In the United Kingdom, thousands are protesting against the new legislation introduced in the British Parliament. The new legislation is called the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill, 2021. The protests against the bill have been named as “Kill the Bill” protest. Why is Police and Crime Bill being passed? Currently, the British Police is ..

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World’s Largest Radio Telescope- Square Kilometre Array

The Square Kilometre Array Observatory (SKAO) Council recently held its meeting. During the meeting, the council has approved the setting up of the world’s largest radio telescope. About SKAO The Square Kilometre Array Observatory is a new intergovernmental organisation. It is dedicated to the radio astronomy. It is headquartered in the United Kingdom. Currently, the ..

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