Myanmar Current Affairs - 2020

Myanmar Government and Armed Groups signed Ceasefire Implementation

On August 21, 2020, Myanmar Government and ten armed ethnic groups in the country signed National Ceasefire Agreement at the Union Peace Conference. Highlights The peace accord signed between the armed groups and Myanmar government is called the Union Peace Accord. It contains 15 provisions to implement the National Ceasefire Agreement. It includes troop deployment Read More…

India ranked 34th in JLL and LaSalle’s biennial GRETI

Sustainability Initiatives and regulatory reforms have enhanced higher levels of transparency in the real estate industry of India as a result of which India improved its ranking to 34th place in the biennial Global Real Estate Transparency Index (GRETI). GRETI The Index GRETI has set a unique benchmark in terms of transparency in the real Read More…

World’s Longest Internet Shutdown in Myanmar enters 2nd year

On 21st June 2019, the mobile internet services were shut down by the Myanmar Government in eight townships of the conflict-hit Rakhine State and in one township in Chin State. Between September 2019 to February 2020 the restrictions were lifted in 5 states but were again reinstated. In Maungdaw township of Rakhine State, the restrictions Read More…

Decisions taken by the Union Cabinet on 24th June to Boost Infrastructure Projects

In order to boost Infrastructure projects across all the sectors at a time of a global pandemic, several decisions were taken by the Union Cabinet under the chairmanship of Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi on 24th June 2020. Animal Husbandry Infrastructure Development Fund (AHIDF) The aim of setting up AHIDF is to unlock private Read More…

20th June: World Refugee Day

To honor refugees across the globe, the United Nations designated 20th June to be observed as World Refugee Day in its Resolution 55/76 on  4th December 2000. The first World Refugee Day was observed on 20th June 2001. The theme of 2020 World Refugee Day: Every Action Counts This year’s theme is to remind the Read More…