US sanctions Current Affairs, GK & News

US announces Sanctions on Myanmar’s Military Leaders

The President of United States, Joe Biden, announced sanctions on the military leaders in Myanmar on February 10, 2021. Key facts The sanctions were put by the Biden’s administration in order to prevent the Myanmar’s generals from accessing the $1 billion of government funds which is held in the US. The government would identify the ..

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What are CAATSA Sanctions?

The United States recently imposed sanctions on Turkey under section 231 of the Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act, CAATSA. The sanctions were imposed for buying Russian made S400 anti-Missile system. What is in it for India? The United States has reiterated its warning to India and other countries upon acquiring equipment from Russia. Key ..

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First Shipment of Afghan Goods via Chabahar to China Sent by Iran-India

Iran and India have shipped the first-ever shipment of transit goods to China via Chabahar Port. It comes on the backdrop of the US sanctions on Iran and the balance that Iran is trying to maintain between the rival of the USA, China and its ally, India. The shipment of dried fruit was sent from ..

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US army kills Iranian Commander Soleimani: India’s Concerns

On January 3, 2020, the US army killed Iran’s most powerful military commander General Qasem Soleimani. He was killed at Baghdad airport. Highlights In a drone strike held by the US force at Baghdad airport, the Iranian Commander was killed along with other Iran supported militia heads. Under his leadership Iran had expanded its military ..

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Indian Navy to build 24 submarines; 6–nuclear powered

On December 29, 2019, the parliamentary panel announced that Indian Navy has planned to build 24 submarines, out of which six will be nuclear powered. This is being done in order to strengthen the underwater fleet of Indian navy. Submarines in the Navy According to the data from Indian Navy, currently there are 2 nuclear ..

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