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Russia to build nuclear power plant in Sudan

Russia has signed an agreement with Sudan to build a nuclear power plant in the nation. The agreement follows up on the high-level meeting that took place between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Sudanese counterpart Omar al-Bashir in November 2017.

Recommended for : Nuclear Power Plant , Sudan , Syria , Vladimir Putin , Omar al-Bashir , United States , War Crime

Publish Date : Dec 24, 2017

Priyanka Chopra conferred Mother Teresa Memorial award for social justice

Indian actor, Priyanka Chopra has been bestowed with the 2017 Mother Teresa Memorial Award for her contribution towards lending her support to social causes such as her recent visit to Syria where she met and interacted with refugee children.

Recommended for : Priyanka Chopra , Indian Actor , Mother Teresa Memorial Award , Social Justice , Refugee Crisis , UNICEF

Publish Date : Dec 12, 2017

US Supreme Court allows full enforcement of President Trump's travel ban

However, the ban against travellers from Chad, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria and Yemen still faces legal challenges. The new ban also bars travellers from North Korea and Venezuela, but they were not affected by the injunctions.

Recommended for : US Supreme Court , Trump's travel ban , donald trump , travel ban on muslims

Publish Date : Dec 5, 2017

संयुक्त राष्ट्र के रासायनिक हथियार संबंधी प्रस्ताव पर रूस का वीटो

अमेरिका ने सीरिया पर संयुक्त राष्ट्र सुरक्षा परिषद के प्रस्ताव पर वीटो अधिकार का इस्तेमाल करने को लेकर रूस की निंदा की है.

Recommended for : Russia veto , chemical attack in Syria , UN resolution , रूस का वीटो , सीरिया में केमिकल हमला , संयुक्त राष्ट्र प्रस्ताव

Publish Date : Oct 26, 2017

Russia vetoes UN resolution to extend inspection of chemical attacks in Syria

Russia has vetoed a UN resolution that was to extend the work of international inspectors to determine who was behind the chemical weapons attacks in Syria. The chemical attack, which took place on 4 April 2017 on a town in violence-hit Syria- Khan Sheikhoun, had lead to the killing of many civilians.

Recommended for : UN Resolution , Russia , Veto Power , Syria Chemical Attacks , United States

Publish Date : Oct 25, 2017

Nicaragua signs Paris Climate Agreement, leaving the US and Syria behind

An agreement within the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), the Paris agreement deals with greenhouse gas emissions mitigation, adaptation and finance. Till June 2017, 195 UNFCCC members have signed the agreement, 148 of which have ratified it.

Recommended for : Nicaragua , Paris Climate Agreement , United States , Syria , Cop 21 , paris agreement

Publish Date : Oct 24, 2017

सीरियाई निगरानी समूह ने बगदादी की मृत्यु की घोषणा की

पिछले कुछ महीनों में कई बार बगदादी की मौत की अफवाहें उड़ती रही. इससे पूर्व जून 2017 में रूस के रक्षा मंत्रालय ने अपनी रिपोर्ट में बगदादी के मारे जाने का दावा किया था.

Recommended for : Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi , Baghdadi dies , Syria , बगदादी की मृत्यु , अबू बकर अल बगदादी , सीरिया

Publish Date : Jul 12, 2017

Former French judge Catherine Marchi-Uhel to lead UN Syria war crimes probe

She worked as a senior legal officer at the International Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia and worked in legal positions at the French foreign ministry.

Recommended for : Syria , United Nations , Syrian Civil War , ISIS , Catherine Marchi-Uhel

Publish Date : Jul 4, 2017

Iraq: Islamic State blows up iconic al-Nuri mosque of Mosul

The al-Nuri Mosque of Mosul is the same place from where Baghdadi, the leader of ISIS proclaimed a caliphate, a state governed in accordance to Islamic law or Sharia by a Caliph.

Recommended for : Islamic State , Islamic State of Iraq and Syria , IS , Mosul's iconic al-Nuri mosque , al-Nuri mosque , Great Mosque of al-Nuri , Baghdadi

Publish Date : Jun 22, 2017

यूनिसेफ ने सीरिया शरणार्थी को गुडविल एम्बेसडर बनाया

गुडविल एम्बेसडर घोषित होने पर मुजून ने कहा कि जब वह सीरिया से भागी थीं तो उसके पास केवल स्कूल की किताबें थीं.

Recommended for : UNICEF , goodwill ambassador , Syria Refugee , यूनिसेफ , गुडविल एंबेसडर , सीरिया रिफ्यूजी

Publish Date : Jun 21, 2017

In a first, UNICEF appoints Syrian refugee Muzoon Almellehan as Goodwill Ambassador

Muzoon Almellehan fled the conflict in Syria along with her family in 2013.

Recommended for : UNICEF , Refugee Children , World Refugee Day , Muzoon Almellehan , UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador

Publish Date : Jun 20, 2017

India teams up with other nations to protect ancient heritage from terrorism

Ten nations including India and China have come together to form a group to protect historic sites against the onslaught of terrorism.

Recommended for : Historic Cities , Ancient Monuments , UNESCO Sites , Palmyra , Syria , Islamic State , India , Bamiyan , Taliban , Terrorism

Publish Date : Apr 25, 2017

रूस ने सीरिया संबंधित सुरक्षा परिषद के प्रस्ताव पर वीटो किया

अमेरिका सहित सभी पश्चिमी देशों ने इस केमिकल हमले के बाद सीरिया में असद सरकार की निंदा की.

Recommended for : Russia , UN Resolution , Syria chemical attack , रूस का वीटो , संयुक्त राष्ट्र प्रस्ताव

Publish Date : Apr 13, 2017

Russia vetoes UN resolution condemning Syria chemical attack

Russia vetoed UN resolution on Syria stating that the draft had pre-judged Syria to be guilty of the attack, prior to any investigation.

Recommended for : Russia , Syrian Civil War , Chemical Attack , United Nations Security Council , Veto Power , UNSC Resolution , Syrian Town , US Ambassador to the UN , US-Russia Talks

Publish Date : Apr 13, 2017

Syria war: G7 rejects sanctions on Russia after 'chemical attack'

The foreign secretaries of the G7 member nations rejected Britain’s call for imposing sanctions on Russia in the wake of the deadly chemical attack in Syria’s rebel-controlled town, Khan Sheikhoun.

Recommended for : G7 Summit , The United States of America , Chemical Attack , Strike on Syrian Airbase , Russia , Vladimir Putin , Rex Tillerson

Publish Date : Apr 12, 2017

11 dead and over 43 injured in terror attack at Russia’s metro system

A suicide bomb blast in the metro rail system left 11 dead and over dozens injured in Russia’s second largest city, Saint Petersburg.

Recommended for : Terror Attack , Saint Petersburg , Russia , Syria War , Vladimir Putin , Russian President , Islamic State , Radical Islamists , Suicide Bomber

Publish Date : Apr 4, 2017

Syrian troops with Russian support recaptured historic city of Palmyra from IS

An ally of Damascus, Russia started an air campaign against ISIS in support of President Bashar al-Assad’s forces in September 2015.

Recommended for : Palmyra is recaptured , Syrian troops , Syrian Army backed by Russia , historic city of Palmyra , Palmyra , Islamic State of Iraq and Syria , ISIS , IS , Syrian Observatory for Human Rights , Palmyra recaptured , Islamic State ,

Publish Date : Mar 3, 2017

Kuwait suspends issuance of Visa for travellers from five major Muslim countries

Kuwait has suspended the issuance of visas to travellers belonging to Pakistan, Afghanistan, Iraq, Iran and Syria.

Recommended for : Kuwait , Radical Islamic Terrorists , Donald Trump , Pakistan , Gulf Cooperation Council

Publish Date : Feb 2, 2017

Current Affairs Quiz: 2 January 2017

The daily quiz brought by jagranhosh.com on 2 January 2017 covers important topics like India’s first transgender school, World’s Best Playmaker for the year 2016 by IFFHS and adoption of a resolution that seeks to end violence in Syria among others. These updated quizzes will allow you to revise the day at its best and get ready for the exams that will be faced by you in coming future.

Recommended for : Current Affairs Quiz , Current Affairs , Quizzes for competitive exams , Interactive Quiz

Publish Date : Jan 2, 2017

UN Security Council approves Russian-drafted resolution on Syria ceasefire

The Security Council also expressed its support for the efforts taken by Russia and Turkey and aimed at stopping violence in Syria and launching a political process.

Recommended for : Russian-drafted resolution , Resolution on Syrian ceasefire , UNSC , violence in Syria , Nationwide ceasefire

Publish Date : Jan 2, 2017

Aleppo’s Christians celebrate Christmas for first time in five years

The Christmas celebration has been seen as the return of peace in the Syrian city of Aleppo.

Recommended for : Aleppo , Syria , Syrian Civil War , Christmas

Publish Date : Dec 26, 2016

Russian Military plane crashes, no sign of survivors

A Russian plane carrying 92 people crashed in the Black Sea killing everyone on board. The plane was travelling to Latakia in Syria where Russia has a prominent air base.

Recommended for : Plane Crash , Russian Military Plane , Air Crash Investigation , Worst Air Crashes Ever , Red Army Choir

Publish Date : Dec 26, 2016

United Nations votes to deploy observers in Aleppo

The council unanimously adopted a French-drafted resolution 2328 (2016) that marks the first show of unity in months among world powers on the issue.

Recommended for : Aleppo , Syrian Civil War , United Nations , Syria

Publish Date : Dec 20, 2016

Current Affairs One liner of the Week: 5 December to 10 December 2016

The One liners of the week (5 December to 10 December 2016) covers the major happenings that are important for competitive examinations. The day’s one liner covers important current affairs of the day like Digidhan Abhiyan, Special Backward Classes reservation in Rajasthan struck down by the High Court, and Resolution demanding immediate ceasefire in Syria among others.

Recommended for : Current Affairs Recap , Current Affairs One Liners , Current Affairs Question Answer

Publish Date : Dec 10, 2016

Hadi Abdullah wins 2016 RSF-TV5 Monde Press Freedom Prize

The 29-year-old freelance reporter has braved many dangers to cover the war in Syria, entering high-risk areas where few colleagues venture in order to film and to enable civil society’s actors to speak to the outside world.

Recommended for : Syrian freelance journalist , Hadi Abdullah , Reporters without Borders , RSF-TV5 Monde prize ,

Publish Date : Nov 8, 2016

Current Affairs Quiz: 18 October 2016

Jagranjosh.com brings for its reader daily updated quizzes that cover the topics like peace talks on Syria crisis, India’s first indigenous electric bus and India's Ambassador to UN Conference on Disarmament among others.

Recommended for : Current Affairs Quiz , Current Affairs , Interactive Quiz , Quizzes for Competitive exams

Publish Date : Oct 18, 2016

अलेप्पो शहर पर बमबारी रोकने के प्रस्ताव पर रूस ने वीटो लगाया

यह प्रस्ताव रूस एवं स्पेन द्वारा लाया गया था. इस प्रस्ताव के पक्ष में 11 मत डाले गये जबकि रूस एवं वेनेज़ुएला ने इसके खिलाफ मतदान दिया. चीन एवं अंगोला अनुपस्थित रहे.

Recommended for : Aleppo city , Syria , Russia , UN Security Council , UN resolution , अलेप्पो शहर , सीरिया , रूस , संयुक्त राष्ट्र सुरक्षा परिषद , संयुक्त राष्ट्र प्रस्ताव

Publish Date : Oct 10, 2016

Russia vetoes UN resolution to stop bombing of Aleppo

The resolution proposed by France and Spain failed to be adopted as it received a negative vote by permanent member Russia. Veto by any one of the Council's five permanent members means a resolution cannot be adopted.

Recommended for : Aleppo city , Syria , Russia , UN Security Council , UN resolution ,

Publish Date : Oct 10, 2016

2016 Right Livelihood Award announced

The prize was established in 1980 by German-Swedish philanthropist Jakob von Uexkull after the Nobel Foundation refused to create awards honouring efforts in the fields of the environment and international development.

Recommended for : Right Livelihood Award , Syrian aid group , alternative Nobel , Syria Civil Defence , The White Helmets ,

Publish Date : Sep 23, 2016

Nepal bans citizens from working in Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria and Libya

The government has decided to suspend issuing labour permits to Nepalese nationals in four conflict-hit countries, namely Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria and Libya.

Recommended for : Nepal , Afghanistan , travel ban , Nepali cabinet , Nepali security guards , Taliban suicide bombing , Kabul ,

Publish Date : Jun 25, 2016
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