USA: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

UAE became the first Gulf country to establish diplomatic relations with Israel

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has become the first-ever Gulf country and the third in the Arab world to establish diplomatic relations with Israel as part of a deal to halt the controversial annexation of parts of the West Bank that Palestinians see as part of their future state. US President has hailed this move. ..

Israel tests advanced missile defense system Arrow-2

The Defence Ministry of Israel has declared that it has conducted a successful test of the country’s advanced defence system against long-range ballistic missiles. The flight-testing of Arrow-2 interceptor was part of Israel’s technological effort that ensures that the country will be one step ahead of its enemies all the time. Details of the Test ..

National Expert Group on Vaccine Administration for COVID-19 chaired by Dr V K Paul met for the first time

The National Expert Group on Vaccine Administration for COVID 19 met for the first time on August 13 to discuss regarding the delivery of vaccines in the country. They mainly discussed the conceptualization and implementation mechanisms for the creation of a digital infrastructure for inventory management and delivery mechanism for the vaccine. Details of the ..

Factsheet: 75th anniversary of Hiroshima nuclear attack

Japan marked the 75th anniversary of the first-ever atomic bomb attack in the world amidst the COVID 19 pandemic. The celebrations were muted because of the pandemic situation to remember the victims of the ghastly attack by the US in 1945. Details Survivors, relatives and a handful of foreign dignitaries attended the main event in ..

US to pay $2 Billion approx. to Pharma Companies for COVID 19 Vaccine

The US Government has decided to pay Pfizer and BioNTech SE $1.95 billion to procure 100 million doses of their COVID 19 vaccine being experimented in order to provide the medicine free of cost to the Americans. This comes on the backdrop of the rising number of cases of the deadly virus in the USA ..