Algeria Current Affairs - 2019

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WHO: Algeria and Argentina declared Malaria-Free

The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared Algeria and Argentina as ‘Malaria-Free’ countries after no cases of indigenous transmission of disease were recorded. Key Highlights Background: The Malaria parasite was first discovered in humans in Algeria by a French physician named Charles Louis Alphonse Laveran in 1880. By 1960s, Malaria became Nigeria’s primary health challenge, Read More…

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China’s Long March Rocket Series Completes 300 launches

China’s Long March Rocket Series which is the mainstay of China’s space programme since 1970 has successfully completed its 300th  launch by putting a new communication satellite into orbit through Long March-3B Rocket. China’s Long March-3B Rocket Series China’s indigenously built China’s Long March rockets have sent more than 500 spacecraft into space. The rocket Read More…

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Trends in International Arms Transfers 2018 Report: Key Facts

The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) has released the Trends in International Arms Transfers 2018 Report. The Key observations made in the report include: Russia’s arms export to India decreased by a whopping 42 per cent between 2014-18 and 2009-2013. Russia accounted for 58 per cent of total Indian arms imports in 2014-2018, compared Read More…

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OPEC agrees on modest oil production curbs

The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) reached an agreement to cut oil production for the first time since 2008 after an informal meeting in Algiers, Algeria. It was decided that OPEC would reduce output to a range of 32.5 to 33.0 million barrels per day (bpd) from its current output at 33.24 million bpd. Read More…

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ISRO successfully launches 8 satellites into two different orbits

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) for first time has successfully launched eight satellites into two different orbits in a single mission. These satellites were launched onboard of Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle C35 (PSLV C35) from the first launch pad of the Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikotta. It was PSLV’s longest and most complex mission. Read More…

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Forbes’s 2014 billionaires list: Bill Gates reclaims title as world’s richest person

Microsoft Co-founder, Mr. Bill Gates regained the title of the world’s richest person in the Forbes 2014 billionaire list. Mr. Gates has topped the list for 15 of the last 20 years, with a net worth of $76 billion and Mexico’s telecommunications mogul Mr. Carlos Slim Helu is at second place. As per the Forbes’ Read More…

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Melbourne tops the list of livable cities in world

According to a survey conducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit, the Australian city of Melbourne is the most liveable city in the world while conflict battered Syria‘s capital Damascus is the least liveable city. The survey also lists Karachi and Dhaka among the least liveable cities. Top 10 livable Cities of the World: Melbourne (Australia), Vienna (Austria), Vancouver, Toronto, Calgary (all three Read More…

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