World War II Current Affairs, GK & News

Japan marks 76th anniversary of World’s First Atomic Bombing

Japanese Prime Minister, Yoshihide Suga, attended a memorial to commemorate the 76th anniversary of world’s first atomic bombing on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Key Points Survivors and relatives marked the anniversary of blast with a minute of silence. Those who survived the bombing still continue to require welfare and medical care. Atomic bombings on Hiroshima and ..

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NATO Military Exercises launched

The North Atlantic Treaty Organisation recently launched the joint military exercises in Albania called the “DEFENDER-Europe 21”. Thousands of military forces from the US are participating in the exercise. About DEFENDER-Europe The exercise is an annual US-led multinational exercise. It is defensive in nature. It focuses on deterring aggression. DEFENDER Europe 21 In 2021, the ..

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Japan to join Five Eyes Network

The Five Eyes network comprises of five nations namely Australia, Canada, Britain, US and New Zealand. Japan is now to join the Five Eyes network to become the sixth eye. About Five Eyes The Five Eyes network collaborated to respond against the increasing threats by China and North Korea. The Five Eyes countries are parties ..

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What is Enigma?

Recently, the divers discovered an Enigma encryption machine used by Nazis in Baltic sea. The divers discovered the machine while searching the seabed with sonar devices for abandoned fishing nets that might harm the sea life. Enigma Enigma is an encryption device that was used by the German Nazis during the 2nd World War to ..

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UNICEF Day: December 11

Every year, UNICEF Day is observed on December 11 by the United Nations. The UNICEF day is celebrated on December 11 because the United Nations General Assembly created UNICEF on December 11, 1946. UNICEF stands for United Nations International Children Emergency Fund. It was started in order to provide assistance, supplies and improve health, education, ..

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