India hails UAE-Israel Pact

UAE-Israel PactApprox Read Time: 8 minutes UAE-Israel Pact In News: In a joint statement released by the US, Israel and the UAE, the leaders of the three countries agreed to the full normalization of relations between Israel and the United Arab Emirates.The agreement that will be called the ‘Abraham Accord’ was brokered by US President Donald Trump. News Summary: Israel and the UAE have agreed to the full normalization of relations between their…

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National Concerns: 8 lakh Indians may be forced to leave Kuwait

Expat Quota Bill of KuwaitApprox Read Time: 6 minutes In News: A total of eight lakh Indians could be forced to leave Kuwait as its National Assembly committee has approved a draft expat quota bill seeking to reduce the number of foreign workers in the Gulf country.According to the bill, Indians should not exceed 15% of the population.The expat quota bill will now be referred to the concerned committee for consideration. Population…

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U.S. strikes a deal with Taliban to end 18-year-long Afghan war

United States and TalibanApprox Read Time: 5 minutes United States and Taliban peace deals (Zalmay Khalilzad and Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, Left to Right) In News: United States and Taliban peace deals The US and the Taliban have recently signed a peace deal in the Qatar capital of Doha, bringing the curtains down on a more than 18-year-old conflict that began in response to the 9/11 twin-tower attacks in 2001.…

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Global Bytes: Donald Trump-3rd US President to be impeached

Donald Trump to be impeachedApprox Read Time: 4 minutes Donald Trump to be impeached In News: The US House of Representatives voted to impeach (does NOT mean removal from office) President Donald Trump for abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.The matter would move to the 100-member Senate which would conduct a trial on the charges to determine if Trump should be removed from the office of the President. News…

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International Bytes: (Syria, Withdrawl of US Forces)

US to withdraw forces from Syria Approx Read Time: 4 minutes In News: The US President has announced the intention to withdraw US forces in northeast Syria, clearing the way for an expected Turkish invasion. This would imply abandoning Kurds in northeast Syria who fought alongside the US against IS militants. Turkey views the Kurdish forces as a threat to itself.   Syria, Withdrawl of US Forces News Summary: Why…

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International Issues: (Global Immigrants)

Published on 20-Sept-2019 - Global Immigrants India is the top source of immigrants across the globe - (Global Immigrants) Approx Read Time: 5 minutes In News (Global Immigrants): UN report reveals that one-third of all immigrants come from 10 countries. India has emerged as the leading country of origin for immigrants across the world, with 17.5 million international migrants in 2019 coming from India, up from 15.9 million in 2015,…

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International Relations: (India Thailand Military Exercise)

Published on 13-Sept-2019 - India Thailand Military Exercise Indo-Thailand Joint Military Exercise Maitree – 2019, (India Thailand Military Exercise) Approx Read Time: 2 minutes In News: Joint Military Exercise MAITREE-2019 between India and Thailand will be conducted at Foreign Training Node, Umroi (Meghalaya) from 16 to 29 Sep 2019.Indian and Royal Thailand Army (RTA) comprising 50 soldiers each will participate in the exercise with an aim to share experience gained…

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Motihari to Amlekhjganj Pipeline

Published on 12-Sept-2019 - Motihari to Amlekhjganj Pipeline Inauguration of "Motihari-Amlekhganj Pipeline" (Nepal) by PM and PM Oli of Nepal (Motihari to Amlekhjganj Pipeline ) Approx Read Time: 5 minutes  In News (Motihari to Amlekhjganj Pipeline): PM Modi and PM Oli of Nepal, on 10 Sept., jointly inaugurated a cross-border petroleum products pipeline via video conference. It is South Asia’s first cross-border petroleum products pipeline from Motihari in India to…

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