United Nations Current Affairs - 2020

PM Modi to deliver address at 75th anniversary of UN

On July 17, 2020, PM Modi will deliver an address on the eve of 75th anniversary of the UN. The Prime Minister is to speak at the Valedictory of High-Level Segment of UN ECOSOC. Highlights The PM is addressing at the UN for the first time after India won its membership in United Nations Security Read More…

Indra Mani Pandey appointed India’s Ambassador and Permanent Representative to UN in Geneva

To the United Nations and other International Organizations in Geneva, Switzerland, the 1990 batch Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officer Indra Mani Pandey was appointed as the next Ambassador and Permanent Representative of India. In the Ministry of External Affairs, Indra Mani Pandey is currently serving as the Additional Secretary. Indra Mani Pandey will succeed 1983 Read More…

Helicopter Services for Locust Control flagged off by Union Minister

On 30th June 2020, a Bell 206-B3 Helicopter was flagged off with spray equipment for Air Force Station in Rajasthan’s Barmer from the helipad facility in Uttar Pradesh’s Gautam Buddh Nagar. Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Narendra Singh Tomar flagged off the Helicopter. The Helicopter will be deployed for locust control in the Read More…

Indigenously Developed ULV Sprayer successfully completed Trials for Locust Control

With the rise in limitations for importing equipment, the Mechanization and Technology Division of the Department of Agricultural Co-operation & Farmers Welfare (DAC&FW) led the initiative for developing indigenous vehicle mounted ULV (Ultra Low Volume) Sprayer for Locust Control. The indigenously developed prototype had completed the trials successfully. Trials were conducted at Ajmer and Bikaner Read More…

RIC: Russia Backs India for Permanent UN Security Council Seat, FM reminds China to Respect International Laws

The Foreign Ministerial level meeting of the Russia-India-China (RIC) was conducted on 23rd June 2020. The trilateral virtual meeting was hosted by the Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov. The RIC meeting was to commemorate the 75th foundation anniversary of the United Nations following the conclusion of the Second World War. Over the years Russia has Read More…