International Current Affairs

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.

India-Maldives sign agreement to establish “Emergency Medical Services” in Male

On July 22, 2020, India and Maldives signed agreement to establish “Emergency Medical Services” in Male. Highlights The Emergency Medical Service is financed by India under grant assistance of 20 million USD for neighbouring countries. This will help to increase the collaboration between the countries, especially in the areas of health care facilities, disaster responses Read More…

Japan approves Dexamethasone as COVID-19 Treatment

The Japanese Government recently approved Dexamethasone as a second treatment of COVID-19. The approval came in after Britain showed that the drug reduced death rates in COVID-19 patients. Highlights Dexamethasone has been approved for treatment along with Remdesivir. A clinical trial of UK proved that Dexamethasone as the first drug saved lives of COVID-19. India Read More…

India to attend G20 Digital Ministers Meet

On July 22, 2020, the Union Minister of Information Technology Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad is to attend G20 Digital Ministers’ Meet. Highlights The Digital Economy Ministers Meet is hosted by Saudi Arabia. The Saudi Arabia Presidency has chosen the theme as Theme: Realizing Opportunities of the 21st century for all Under the theme, the ministers Read More…

India revives Preferential Trade Agreement with South African Customs Union

The South African Customs Union (SACU) comprises of South Africa, Namibia, Lesotho, Botswana and Eswatini. India and the South African Customs Union held a virtual meeting to discuss the aspects of Preferential Trade Agreement. Highlights India during the meet revived its Preferential Trade Agreement with the grouping. Under the PTA, India is supporting manufacturing and Read More…

International Alliance to Counter China: UK’s Naval Ship to be stationed in the Pacific

The UK military is to station HMS Queen Elizabeth carrier in the Pacific as a part of International Alliance to counter China. The vessel is to sail her maiden deployment in 2021 that includes region of South China Sea. Highlights The Hong Kong Security law introduced by China has earned world wide criticisms. Under the Read More…