Category: Current Affairs

Current Affairs 17-June-2021

SIPRI Yearbook 2021: China, India, Pakistan expanding nuclear arsenal Stockholm International Peace Research Institute(SIPRI) has released the SIPRI Yearbook 2021. The report assesses the current state of armaments, disarmament and international security. China is in the middle of significant modernisation and expansion of its nuclear weapon inventory, and India and Pakistan also appear to be […]

Current Affairs 16-June-2021

NATO leaders declare China a global security challenge NATO leaders declared that China poses a constant security challenge and is working to undermine global order. This is a message in sync with US President Joe Biden’s efforts to get allies to speak out with a more unified voice against China’s trade, military and human rights […]

Current Affairs 14-June-2021

Weyan village in Bandipora, India’s first to inoculate all adults Weyan, a village in district Bandipora (J&K) has become the first village in the country, where the entire population above 18 years has been vaccinated. The vaccination in Weyan village was covered under the J&K model, a 10-point strategy to inoculate everyone who is eligible […]

Current Affairs 11-June-2021

Ferrari appoints Benedetto Vigna as new company CEO Ferrari has named Benedetto Vigna as its new company CEO, taking over from interim chief John Elkann. Vigna currently serves as the president of STMicroelectronics’ Analog, MEMS and Sensor Group, and is a member of the company’s executive committee. Ferrari S.p.A. is an Italian luxury sports car […]

Current Affairs 10-June-2021

Zimbabwean novelist Tsitsi Dangarembga wins PEN Pinter prize 2021 Tsitsi Dangarembga, the Booker-shortlisted Zimbabwean writer who was arrested last year in Harare while protesting against corruption, has been awarded the PEN Pinter prize, praised for her “ability to capture and communicate vital truths even amidst times of upheaval”. Dangarembga was also shortlisted for the 2020 […]