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Top 5 Current Affairs: 2 January 2018

Union Minister of Women & Child Development Maneka Sanjay Gandhi inaugurated the online portal 'NARI' for women empowerment. NARI stands for 'National Repository of Information for Women'. 'NARI' portal has been developed by the Union Ministry of Women & Child Development. It will provide easy access to information on government schemes and initiatives for women to women citizens.

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Publish Date : Jan 2, 2018

Saudi Arabia, UAE become first Gulf nations to introduce VAT

Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) introduced the Value Added Tax (VAT) for the very first time on 1 January 2018. The move is a first for the Gulf region, which has long boasted of a tax-free system.

Recommended for : Saudi Arabia , United Arab Emirates , VAT , Gulf Nations , Tax-Free System

Publish Date : Jan 2, 2018

Morning Current Affairs: 2 January 2018

The Women and Child Development Minister, Maneka Gandhi would be inaugurating an online portal called ‘NARI’ for the empowerment of women in New Delhi on 2 January 2018. The portal, developed by the WCD Ministry, will provide women with easy access to information on government schemes and initiatives for women.

Recommended for : WCD Ministry , NARI Portal , Women Empowerment , Saudi Arabia , UAE , VAT , Karnataka Government , FAME-India Scheme

Publish Date : Jan 2, 2018

PV Sindhu loses to Japan’s Yamaguchi in Dubai World Superseries final

India’s ace shuttler, P V Sindhu had to settle for the silver medal at the BWF Dubai World Series Finals 2017 in Dubai, UAE after she went down fighting against Japan’s top-seeded Akane Yamaguchi. This is the third major event in the last two years where Sindhu has had to settle for silver.

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Publish Date : Dec 18, 2017

यूएई तथा सऊदी अरब ने जीसीसी से पृथक होकर आर्थिक गठबंधन बनाया

संयुक्त अरब अमीरात तथा सऊदी अरब के इस कदम से खाड़ी देशों के बीच पहले मौजूद मतभेद और भी अधिक बढ़ गये हैं.

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Publish Date : Dec 6, 2017

UAE, Saudi Arabia to form new cooperation group

The United Arab Emirates has announced that it has formed a new economic and partnership group with Saudi Arabia. The new group would be separate from the Gulf Cooperation Council. The new ‘joint cooperation committee’ has received approval from UAE’s ruler and president, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

Recommended for : UAE , Saudi Arabia , Qatar , Gulf Crisis , Yemen War , GCC

Publish Date : Dec 5, 2017

India-UAE Partnership Summit 2017:Highlights

The two-day India-United Arab Emirates (UAE) Partnership Summit is held from 30-31 October 2017 in Dubai to accelerate bilateral trade and investment between the two nations. Union Minister for Road Transport, Highways and Shipping, Nitin Gadkari; Navdeep Singh Suri, Ambassador of India to UAE, Kiran Mazumdar Shaw, Chairman and managing director of Biocon Limited, Sultan bin Saeed al Mansouri, UAE Minister of Economy, Dr Ahmed Al Banna, UAE Ambassador to India are some of the notable speakers at the summit.

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Publish Date : Oct 30, 2017

संयुक्त अरब अमीरात ने उत्तर कोरियाई नागरिकों पर वीजा प्रतिबन्ध की घोषणा की

सरकार द्वारा संचालित समाचार एजेंसी डब्ल्यूएएम की खबर के अनुसार यूएई सरकार ने उत्तर कोरिया में अपने अनिवासी राजदूत और साथ ही अपने यहां उसके अनिवासी राजदूत का मिशन खत्म कर दिया.

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Publish Date : Oct 13, 2017

Second Indian Workers’ Resource Centre inaugurated in UAE

Indian Ambassador has said that the IWRC is being opened to cater to the needs of relatively underserved and the largely blue-collar community in the emirate.

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Publish Date : Sep 11, 2017

Morning Current Affairs: 31 August 2017

NavIC system is equivalent to the GPS service, having a footprint over the whole of India and about 1500 kilometres from its borders on all sides.

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Publish Date : Aug 31, 2017

Four Arab States ready for dialogue with Qatar

Four Arab countries including Saudi Arabia, UAE, Egypt and Bahrain announce their willingness to start a dialogue with Qatar if it agrees to show a willingness to stop funding terrorism.

Recommended for : Gulf Crisis 2017 , Qatar Boycott , Arab Nations , Gulf , UAE , Saudi Arabia. Bahrain

Publish Date : Jul 31, 2017

UAE and Jordan stress importance of immediate re-opening of Al Aqsa Mosque for worshippers

Israel and Palestinians are close to a showdown over Tel Aviv’s decision to install metal detectors at the entrance of the Mosque.

Recommended for : Al Aqsa Mosque , Israel , Palestine , United Arab Emirates , Jordan

Publish Date : Jul 24, 2017

Saudi Arabia, UAE, Egypt, Yemen, Bahrain cut ties to Qatar

Six countries of the Arab region, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Bahrain, Yemen, Libya and Egypt have cut off their diplomatic ties with Qatar.

Recommended for : Arab Nations , Saudi Arabia , Qatar , Muslim Brotherhood , Islamic Extremism , Terrorism , Houthi rebels

Publish Date : Jun 5, 2017

Dubai police recruits world’s first Robocop

The robot is capable of speaking six languages and people can use its built-in tablet device to access various police services.

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Publish Date : May 24, 2017

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

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.

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Publish Date : May 23, 2017

Indians having US visa can now attain visa on arrival in Dubai

Indians holding the US visa or green card can now enter Dubai from any point with the new visa-on-arrival facility.

Recommended for : Visa Policy , Visa on Arrival , Indian Nationals , Dubai , US Visa , Green Card , UAE Cabinet , India-UAE Relations

Publish Date : May 3, 2017

UAE's first solar-powered gas station opens in Dubai

The station goes in line with the great strides made by the Emirate of Dubai to turn itself into a hub for renewable energy as part of the Dubai 2020 Vision. The Vision plans make the emirate the smartest and the most sustainable in the world.

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Publish Date : Apr 27, 2017

Vipul takes charge as Consul General of Dubai

Before joining the Consulate at Dubai , Vipul was working in the office of Union External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.

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Publish Date : Apr 3, 2017

India, UAE MoU on Energy Efficiency Services approved

The ex-post facto approval to the Memorandum of Understanding is expected to boost bilateral relations between India and the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Recommended for : India UAE relations , GCC , India Middle East energy relations , Narendra Modi , Union Cabinet

Publish Date : Mar 7, 2017

Sixty Four Indian exporters take part in Gulfood 2017

The five-day annual event that began on 26th February 2017 witnessed participation from sixty-four Indian exporters under the banner of APEDA.

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Publish Date : Feb 27, 2017

UAE reveals its plan to build the first city on Mars by 2117

The United Arab Emirates plans to spearhead international efforts in Mars exploration with its Mars 2117 program.

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Publish Date : Feb 18, 2017

UAE Aims to Launch Its First Ever Mars Mission in 2020

UAE to launch it’s first-ever Mars spacecraft ‘Hope’ in an effort to expand the available human knowledge about the atmosphere and climate on Mars.

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Publish Date : Feb 2, 2017

भारत ने 26 जनवरी 2017 को अपना 68वां गणतंत्र दिवस मनाया

भारत को 26 जनवरी 1950 के दिन एक गणतांत्रिक राष्ट्र घोषित किया गया था. इसी दिन स्वतंत्र भारत का नया संविधान अपनाकर नए युग का सूत्रपात किया गया था.

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Publish Date : Jan 27, 2017

Power Grid Corporation of India signs MoU with Abu Dhabi Water & Electricity Authority

The MoU was signed by Saeed Al Suwaidi, Managing Director of Abu Dhabi Distribution Co (UAE) and Anil Mehra, Executive Director- International Business of POWERGRID.

Recommended for : Power Grid Corporation of India , Abu Dhabi Water & Electricity Authority , MoU , POWERGRID , ADWEA

Publish Date : Jan 27, 2017

India celebrated 68th Republic Day on 26 January 2017

The first Republic Day was celebrated on 26 January 1950 to mark the enforcement of the Constituiton that replaced the Governemnt of India Act, 1935 as the governing document.

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Publish Date : Jan 26, 2017

भारत और यूएई के मध्य 14 समझौतों पर हस्ताक्षर

क्राउन प्रिंस शेख मोहम्मद बिन ज़ायद अल नाह्यान 26 जनवरी 2017 को भारतीय गणतंत्र दिवस परेड के मुख्य अतिथि भी हैं.

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Publish Date : Jan 26, 2017

India, UAE signed 14 agreements to boost bilateral relations

The agreements were signed after successful talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces of the UAE Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

Recommended for : India UAE relations , Narendra Modi , Republic Day 2017 , UAE crown prince visit to India

Publish Date : Jan 25, 2017

Current Affairs One liner of the Week: 16 January to 22 January 2017

The week’s recap covers important current affairs happenings that occurred between 16 January and 22 January 2017 like first strategic dialogue between India and UAE, 45th President of US and ordinance on Jallikattu among others.

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Publish Date : Jan 21, 2017

कुश भगत ने पहली वेस्टर्न एशिया यूथ शतरंज चैंपियनशिप में तीन स्वर्ण पदक जीतकर इतिहास रचा

कुश भगत एनएसएस हिल स्प्रिंग इंटरनेशनल स्कूल के दूसरी कक्षा के छात्र हैं. उन्होंने तीनों स्पर्धाओं रैपिड, ब्लिट्ज और स्टैंडर्ड जीतने में कामयाब रहे.

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Publish Date : Jan 2, 2017

UAE-based Indian teen Kehkashan Basu wins Children's Peace Prize

Born to Indian parents based in Dubai, Kehkashan Basu started her own environment-saving organisation, Green Hope, at the age of just twelve years.

Recommended for : Kehkashan Basu , International Children’s Peace Prize , Malala Yousafzai , Sustainable Environment , Climate Change

Publish Date : Dec 4, 2016
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