Xinjiang Current Affairs, GK & News

Pulitzer Prize 2021

Pulitzer Prize 2021 was recently conferred recently. Megha Rajagopalan, an Indian-origin journalist, has won this top journalism award of USA on June 11, 2021. Highlights Megha won the prize along with two contributors. She has won Prize for innovative investigative reports exposing infrastructure of prisons and mass internment camps which were built secretly by China ..

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China announces Sanctions on British Individuals & entities

China has announced sanctions on relevant British individuals and entities on March 26, 2021. Highlights As per the statement of Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson, United Kingdom had imposed unilateral sanctions on relevant Chinese individuals and entity citing human rights issues in Xinjiang. So, this move by China is based on lies and disinformation. As per ..

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New Military Deal between China and Pakistan

On November 30, 2020, General Wei Genghe of the People’s Liberation Army visited the Pakistani army headquarters located at Rawalpindi. During the meet the countries discussed matters of regional security, mutual interest and enhance bilateral defence collaboration. They also discussed about the China Pakistan Economic Corridor in which the Pakistani army has a greater role. ..

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Pakistan to elevate Gilgit-Baltistan to a full-fledged province

The Pakistan government is to elevate the status of Gilgit Baltistan to a full-fledged province. India on the other hand has conveyed that the entire Territory of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh including Gilgit and Baltistan is an integral part of the country.  Highlights According to the announcement made by a Pakistan Minister, the Prime ..

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Free Virus testing to be offered in Xinjiang Province in China

The capital of Xinjiang Province in China, Urumqi, is planning to offer free coronavirus tests so that the fears of an outbreak that has led to a lockdown of housing compounds and closure of malls and hotels can be quelled to some extent. The testing facilities will be conducted in two phases in Urumqi. People ..

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