International Current Affairs - 2019

Latest International Current Affairs 2019 with news summaries and current events in International developments, geopolitical, organizations, groupings and fora related updates for India and world with all important national news updates and events for the year 2019.

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Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva honoured with Indira Gandhi Peace Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development

image President Pranab Mukherjee conferred the Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development on former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva.

This was for his outstanding contribution to the developing world. During Lula’s presidency, relations between India and Brazil steadily progressed. It was during Lula’s presidency that the seeds were also sown for several international fora such as IBSA, BRICS, G-20 and BASIC.

Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva (known popularly as Lula) was President of Brazil from January 1, 2003 – December 31, 2010.

Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development

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Japan to fund Chennai-Bangalore Industrial Corridor project

Japan to fund the multi-billion dollar Chennai-Bangalore Industrial Corridor (CBIC). This is the third mega-project that will be funded by Japan.

The 3 projects that Japan is backing are:

  1. Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC)
  2. Dedicated Freight Corridor (DFC)
  3. Chennai-Bangalore Industrial Corridor (CBIC)

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