international institutions – summits

IASGateAdmin | 01, May 2020


Why in News? Recently, the ‘Global Report on Internal Displacement 2020’ revealed that conflict, violence and disasters led to 50.8…

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IASGateAdmin | 17, Apr 2020


Context: Recently, IEA has made some observations about the impact of global lockdown on oil demands across the world. Highlights:…

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IASGateAdmin | 16, Apr 2020


Why in News? Recently, Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit was held online chaired by Vietnam. The discussions pertained…

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IASGateAdmin | 09, Apr 2020

Prelim Snippets – 09.04.2020

1.Essential Commodities Act 1955 Why in News? Recently, Union Home Secretary wrote to all chief secretary to ensure the availability…

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IASGateAdmin | 08, Apr 2020

Prelim Snippets – 08.04.2020

1.Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) Why in News? Recently, the Supreme Court extended by three months the tenure…

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IASGateAdmin | 01, Apr 2020

Prelim Snippets- 01.04.2020

1.SunRISE Mission. Why in the News? Recently, NASA announced the Sun Radio Interferometer Space Experiment (SunRISE) mission. For the mission,…

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IASGateAdmin | 31, Mar 2020

Prelim Snippets- 31.03.2020

1.PM-CARES Fund Why in the News? The government has set up the Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency…

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IASGateAdmin | 30, Mar 2020

Prelim Snippets- 30.03.2020

1.Himalayan Ibex Why in News? A recent study by scientists of the Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) has proved that…

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IASGateAdmin | 21, Mar 2020

Prelim Snippets- 21.03.2020

1. India-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) Why in News? India-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) was recently established under…

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IASGateAdmin | 10, Mar 2020

Prelim Snippets- 10.03.2020

1.KIRAN-Women Scientist Scheme Why in News? The Department of Science and Technology (DST), Ministry of Science and Technology, GOI has…

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IASGateAdmin | 07, Mar 2020

Prelim Snippets- 07.03.2020

1.Period Poverty Why in News? Scotland has become the first country to end “period poverty” by providing free sanitary products…

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IASGateAdmin | 06, Mar 2020

Prelim Snippets- 06.03.2020

1. The Freedom in the World 2020 Why in News? Recently, the Freedom in the World 2020 report ranks India…

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IASGateAdmin | 12, Feb 2020

Prelim Snippets- 12.02.2020

1. The SuperCam on Mars 2020 Rover Why in News? NASA is planning to send a robot named SuperCamaboard the…

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IASGateAdmin | 07, Feb 2020

Prelim Snippets- 07.02.2020

1. Jiyo Parsi Scheme Why in News? Parsi population has been increased under 'Jiyo Parsi' scheme of Union Government. About…

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IASGateAdmin | 05, Feb 2020

Prelim Snippets- 05.02.2020

1. YUVIKA Programme Why in News? The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has launched the "Young Scientist Programme 2020" for…

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IASGateAdmin | 23, Jan 2020

Prelim Snippets- 23.01.2020

1. UNAIDS Context: The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) was held recently at the World Economic Forum at…

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IASGateAdmin | 31, Dec 2019

Prelim Snippets- 31-12-2019

1. Sun’s Corona Why in News? Solar physicists from Centre for Excellence in Space Sciences (CESSI), IISER Kolkata, have succeeded…

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IASGateAdmin | 26, Dec 2019

Prelim Snippets- 26-12-2019

1. Universal Postal Union (UPU) Why in News? The Union Cabinet chaired gave its approval to the ratification of the…

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IASGateAdmin | 23, Dec 2019

Prelim Snippets 23-12-2019

1. International Criminal Court (ICC) Why in News? ICC is all set to initiate a probe on 'War Crimes' in…

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IASGateAdmin | 17, Dec 2019

Prelim Snippets 17-12-2019

1. Government Instant Messaging System (GIMS): Why in News? The government has started testing its Government Instant Messaging System (GIMS):…

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IASGateAdmin | 12, Dec 2019

Prelim Snippets 12-12-2019

1. Climate Change Performance Index (CCPI) Why in News? Recently, Climate Change Performance Index (CCPI) was jointly released by Germanwatch,…

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IASGateAdmin | 10, Dec 2019

Prelim Snippets 10-12-2019

1. Nehru-Liaquat Pact, 1950 Why in News? Home Minister Amit Shah has stated that the passage of Citizenship Amendment Bill,…

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IASGateAdmin | 09, Dec 2019

Prelim Snippets 09-12-2019

1. Asian Elephant Specialist Group’s (AsESG) Recently Asian Elephant Specialist Group’s (AsESG) 10th meeting commenced in Malaysia in December. About:…

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IASGateAdmin | 07, Dec 2019

Prelim Snippets 07-12-2019

1. NEFT Why in News? The RBI has announced that the National Electronic Fund Transfer (NEFT) will be available round-the-clock…

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IASGateAdmin | 29, Nov 2019

Prelim Snippets 29-11-2019

1.NATO Why in News? The U.S. is about to cut its contribution to NATO’s operating budget and Germany is increasing…

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IASGateAdmin | 28, Nov 2019

Prelim Snippets 28-11-2019

Trachischium Apteii Why in News? A New Snake Species named ‘Trachischium apteii’ was recently discovered for the first time in…

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IASGateAdmin | 12, Nov 2019

Prelim Snippets 12-11-2019

1.India Internet 2019 Why in News? Internet And Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) has recently released the report “India Internet…

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IASGateAdmin | 27, Sep 2019


Why in News? Prime Minister Modi chaired a meeting with the member states of the Caribbean Community and Common Market…

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IASGateAdmin | 27, Sep 2019


Context: The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) asked India to “rescind” its actions in Kashmir and abide by the relevant…

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IASGateAdmin | 28, Jun 2019


Why in News? The Department of Revenue, Ministry of Finance is hosting a Meeting of Expert Working Group on Paris…

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