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Seventieth World Health Assembly kicks off in Geneva

May 23, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

The World Health Assembly is the main decision-making body of the World Health Organization (WHO).

Modi’s two-day flagship, ‘Start up India Summit’ begins in UAE

May 23, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

The Start-up India summit was convened in UAE’s capital city, Abu Dhabi to provide a common platform for the Start up eco system in both India and UAE to come together for greater collaborations and interactions.

Annual conference held to discuss disaster preparedness of states and UTs

May 18, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

The annual conference of the Departments of Disaster Management of States and Union Territories was held to review the preparedness of the states and UTs for dealing with any natural disaster.

Conference on Dara Shikoh to be held in New Delhi

Apr 26, 2017
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

The conference will also see the participation of eminent scholars, academics and historians from the US, Iran, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and India.

G20 Digital Ministerial Meeting on Digital Economy held in Germany

Apr 11, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

In his speech, the Minister highlighted how India was harnessing digital technology as a major inclusion and growth mechanism.

2nd Annual Meeting of New Development Bank begins in New Delhi

Apr 2, 2017
Important for Exam: 7 people agreed

The meeting includes one main event and two seminars at Taj Palace Hotel in New Delhi.

3rd G20 Framework Working Group meet concluded in Varanasi

Mar 30, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

The 3rd G20 Framework Working Group meet was held in Varanasi to help the holy city build a new image for itself.

World Conference on Environment 2017 concluded

Mar 27, 2017
Important for Exam: 10 people agreed

The World Conference on Environment 2017 was held for two days 25-26 March 2017 at the Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi.

India-Russia Military Industrial Conference held in New Delhi

Mar 19, 2017
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

The conference provided an opportunity to Indian industry to explore possibilities of manufacturing of parts and components of Russian equipment in India through partnerships with Russian companies.

Dalai Lama Inaugurated the International Buddhist Conference in Bihar

Mar 17, 2017
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

The international conference to discuss Buddhism in the 21st century was inaugurated in Bihar on 17 March 2017.

G20 meet of finance ministers and central bank governors to begin in Germany

Mar 17, 2017
Important for Exam: 7 people agreed

The G20 finance ministers and chiefs of the central bank are scheduled to meet from 17 to 18 March in Germany to mainly discuss strengthening of global economic resilience in finance and digitalisation and to promote free trade.

Three-day International conference on Occupational, Safety and Health to begin in Delhi

Mar 15, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

The 3-day International Vision Zero conference is going to be organised in New Delhi from 15-17 March 2017.

Leaders' Summit in Commemoration of 20th Anniversary of IORA concluded in Jakarta

Mar 8, 2017
Important for Exam: 8 people agreed

The IORA  is an international organisation consisting of coastal states bordering the Indian Ocean. It was formally launched in March 1997.

Nepal Investment Summit 2017 concluded in Kathmandu

Mar 4, 2017
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

The summit provided an opportunity for Nepal to showcase its business friendly environment to the world.

South Asian Speakers’ Summit 2017 concluded in Indore

Feb 20, 2017
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

The South Asian Speakers’ Summit 2017 discussed ways to achieve Sustainable Development Goals, which were adopted by the UN in September 2015.

India joins Moscow meet, despite exclusion in first round

Feb 15, 2017
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

Despite exclusion in the first round of conference, India attended the second round of Moscow meet on Afghanistan issues.

3-day global conference on Nuclear Terrorism to begin in New Delhi today

Feb 8, 2017
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

The Implementation and Assessment Group Meeting of the Global Initiative to Combat Nuclear Terrorism (GICNT) to begin from today in New Delhi.

SAARC programming committee meeting begins in Kathmandu

Feb 2, 2017
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

SAARC’s 53rd Programming Committee meeting began yesterday in Kathmandu. It was attended by joint secretaries of all eight member states.

104th Indian Science Congress inaugurated in Tirupati

Jan 4, 2017
Important for Exam: 11 people agreed

It is the second time that Tirupati is hosting the Indian Science Congress. It first hosted the Science Congress in 1983.

 

27th Southern Zonal Council meeting held in Thiruvananthapuram

Dec 31, 2016
Important for Exam: 14 people agreed

The Southern Zonal Council consists of Kerala, Karnataka, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry (UT) and Andhra Pradesh.

India-UK Conference on Ease of Doing Business concluded in Delhi

Dec 11, 2016
Important for Exam: 7 people agreed

The Conference was most ambitious outreach undertaken by India on Ease of Doing Business. It showcased India’s focus on simplifying its business ecosystem.

Amritsar Declaration adopted at the 6th Ministerial Conference of Heart of Asia

Dec 5, 2016
Important for Exam: 11 people agreed

The nations were concerned by high level of violence in Afghanistan caused by Taliban and other terror groups including Islamic State and its affiliates LeT, JeM and others.

24th APEC Summit concludes in Peru

Nov 24, 2016
Important for Exam: 11 people agreed

The theme of the 24th APEC Summit was “Quality Growth and Human Development”. The architecture of Caral, an ancient city of Peru, served as the inspiration for the official logo of the APEC summit.

World Internet Conference 2016 concludes in Wuzhen, China

Nov 19, 2016
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

The theme of the 3rd World Internet Conference, which commenced on 16 November 2016, was Innovation-driven Internet Development for the Benefit of All – Building a Community of Common Future in Cyberspace.

APEC Forum's Week begins in Lima

Nov 16, 2016
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

Main agenda of the forum is to discuss priority topics such as boosting human capital development and upgrading small and medium-sized enterprises. It will witness participation from businessmen, investors and economic leaders of the 21 Pacific Rim countries.

Competition Commission of India selected to host ICN 2018 Annual Conference

Nov 11, 2016
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

ICN holds an Annual Conference which is hosted by a member competition agency. The last such Conference was hosted by Competition Commission of Singapore in April 2016. The Portuguese Competition Authority is hosting the next conference in May 2017.

1st International Agro-biodiversity Congress concluded with adoption of Delhi Declaration

Nov 10, 2016
Important for Exam: 11 people agreed

The congress was called to discuss the solution of problems on agricultural biodiversity, as at present the world is facing challenges, like global malnutrition, climate change, increasing agriculture productivity, increasing shrinking food security and many more.

Seventh edition of the Conference of the Parties begins in Noida

Nov 9, 2016
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

It is for the first time that India is hosting COP meeting of FCTC. It is the world’s biggest convention on tobacco control policy in which 180 countries are participating.

India to host Seventh Session of the Conference of Parties

Nov 4, 2016
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

It is the first occasion that a Conference of Parties meeting is being held in India. The Conference will lead into Delhi Declaration for supporting measures for tobacco control.

PM Modi inaugurated Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction

Nov 3, 2016
Important for Exam: 13 people agreed

Inaugurating the Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction Modi  outlined a ten-point agenda for renewing efforts towards disaster risk reduction.

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