India Current Affairs - 2020

First International Yoga Day observed globally

The first International Yoga Day (IYD) was celebrated across the world on 21 June 2015. This edition of IYD was led by India and was marked by 192 countries across the globe. Prime Minister Narendra Modi led thousands of participants of all ages at Rajpath yoga event. The celebrations were also held at the United Read More…

India ranks third in global doping report for year 2013 by WADA

India has been ranked third in Anti-Doping Rule Violations Report for year 2013 released by World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA). As per the report 91 athletes from Indian have been tested positive for banned substances in year 2013. Of these 91 Indians athletes, 20 were women athletes. Key facts from report Russia was ranked first in Read More…

India ranked 143 out of 162 countries on 2015 Global Peace Index

As per recently released Global Peace Index (GPI) for year 2015, India was placed at 143th rank out 162 countries. The report was published by Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP). India’s rank has remained same compared to previous year global rankings. Key facts from Global Peace Index 2015 Top 10 peaceful countries: Iceland (1st), Read More…

Asia Pacific region overtakes Europe as world’s second richest region: BSG Report

Asia Pacific region has overtaken Europe as the world’s second richest region for the first time in terms of global wealth management. It was revealed in recently released report by Boston Consulting Group (BCG), a global management consulting firm. Key highlights of report Asia Pacific region (excluding Japan) has held around 47 trillion dollars in Read More…

V K Singh inaugurates first India-China Yoga College at Yunnan Minzu University, China

Minister of State (MoS) for External Affairs V K Singh inaugurated first India-China Yoga College at Yunnan Minzu University in Kunming, China. This is first Indian government institution related Indian spiritual art form i.e. Yoga in China inaugurated ahead of the first UN Yoga Day to be observed on June 21. The Yoga College was Read More…