India Current Affairs - 2020

Forbes’s 2015 billionaires list: Bill Gates retains title as world’s richest person

Microsoft Co-founder, Bill Gates retained the title of the world’s richest person in the Forbes 2015 billionaire list. Mr. Gates has topped the list for 16 of the last 21 years, with a net worth of $79 billion and Mexico’s telecommunications mogul Carlos Slim Helu is at second place. As per the Forbes’ 29th annual Read More…

Veteran Spinner Anil Kumble inducted in ICC Cricket Hall of Fame

Former India Captain and ace spinner Anil Kumble has been chosen to be inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame. He will be 77th inductee into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame. He will be felicitated and inducted on 22 February 2015 during the ICC Cricket World Cup match between India and South Africa in Melbourne. Read More…

India ranked second last in GIPC’s International Intellectual Property Index

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Global Intellectual Property Center (GIPC) has released its third annual international intellectual property (IP) index list. In this list India is placed at 29th rank among the 30 countries. While, US has been placed at the top in the list and Thailand at last position. Key facts In this edition of Read More…

RIC Forum calls for early conclusion of Comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism

Russia, India and China have called for an early conclusion of negotiations on the Comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism in the RIC Forum held in Beijing. In this regard, a joint communiqué was issued by 3 nations in the 13th trilateral meeting of foreign ministers, under this forum. India’s External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, Chinese Read More…

5th General Assembly of IRENA begins in Abu Dhabi

The 5th General Assembly of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has began in Abu Dhabi. Government leaders from more than 150 countries including India and representatives from more than 110 international organizations are taking part in this two day meet. 5th meet of IRENA seeks to address global issues like enhancing the share of renewable Read More…