India Current Affairs - 2020

Indian-origin judge V K Rajah is Attorney-General of Singapore

Indian-origin judge V K Rajah has been appointed as Attorney-General of Singapore. The swearing-in of Justice V K Rajah was presided by President of Singapore Tony Tan Keng Yam. Rajah will succeed Steven Chong. VK Rajah was also appointed as a member of the Presidential Council for Minority Rights for a 3-year term. The 17-member Read More…

India ranked 2nd in global textile export: UN Comtrade

As per the data released by UN Comtrade, India has emerged as the second largest textile exporter in the world beating rivals like Italy, Germany and Bangladesh in calender year 2013.China has retained the top position. India commands 5.2% share of global textile export with its current exports worth $ 40.2 billion, while the total Read More…

2014 Ukraine crisis: UN General Assembly rejected Russian annexation of Crimea

The United Nations (UN) General Assembly refused to recognize Russia’s annexation of Crimea from Ukraine and passed a non-binding Resolution 68/262 that declared invalid Crimea’s referendum. In the 193-nation assembly, the resolution Supported by 100 United Nations member states that declared invalid Crimea’s Moscow-backed referendum. Eleven nations voted against the resolution viz. Armenia, Belarus, Bolivia, Read More…

Amnesty International released Global death penalty report 2013

Amnesty International released the Global Death Penalty Report 2013 in London, with a call on governments who still killed in the name of justice to impose a moratorium on the death penalty with a view to abolishing it.  Highlights of annual Amnesty International report 2013 At least 22 countries which are still applying death penalty, Read More…

“Dendroid” -Android Malware targeting Indian Users

The Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-IN) warned about a currently active Dendroid malware campaign that is spreading across India, targeting Android users. About Android Malware “Dendroid” Belongs to deadly ‘Trojan’ family. Created by modifying the required permissions by any clean APK (Android Application Package) with Dendroid RAT functionality that allows detailed management of the Read More…