India Current Affairs - 2020

Japanese architect Mr. Shigeru Ban won the Pritzker Architecture Prize 2014

The Japanese architecture, Mr. Shigeru Ban (56) won the Pritzker Architecture Prize 2014 for his unique approach in using materials viz. paper tubes, bamboo and shipping containers. About Mr. Shigeru Ban Known for his creative and inexpensive designs for disaster relief shelters. Purpose: To build an inexpensive and easy-to-construct-and- dismantle structures. Designed a range of Read More…

Ukraine crisis2014: EU signed pact with Ukraine as crisis with Russia continues

The European Union leaders signed an agreement with Ukraine, forging closer economic and political ties, as the crisis with Russia continues. The EU Association Agreement with Ukraine is designed to give the country’s interim leadership under PM Arseniy Yatsenyuk economic and political support. Key elements of the pact: to foster core reforms and economic growth, Read More…

WEF 2014: Swiss banks devise new ‘cash’ strategies to lure rich clients

The 44th World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting at Davos, Switzerland from January 22 to 25, 2014. The event sets the key priorities and challenges for the world to tackle in 2014. Theme: ‘The Reshaping of the World: Consequences for Society, Politics and Business’. Objective: To develop the insights, initiatives and actions necessary to respond Read More…

India defeats Pak to lift Men’s Kabaddi World Cup

India clinched men’s Kabaddi World Cup for the fourth time in row, defeating its arch rival Pakistan in the neck and neck final clash played at Guru Nanak Dev Stadium in Ludhiana, Punjab. Men’s World Cup Kabaddi 2013: Organizer: Government of Punjab, India Final Match: Guru Nanak Dev Stadium in Ludhiana, Punjab. Teams Played: 11 Read More…

Nalanda University plan moves a step further as India inks MoUs with 7 nations

In a recent international development, India inked MoUs with seven countries towards realization of the concept of revival of Nalanda University in Bihar. The MoU was inked between India and seven other nations namely Australia, Cambodia, Singapore, Brunei, New Zealand, Laos PDR and Myanmar. The agreements were signed during India’s participation in the ASEAN-India Summit and Read More…