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Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA): Iran Nuclear Deal

Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA): Iran Nuclear Deal What is JCPOA? About Iran nuclear deal? Iran agreed to rein in its nuclear programme in a 2015 deal struck with the US, UK, Russia, China, France and Germany. Under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPoA) Tehran agreed to significantly cut its stores of centrifuges, enriched uranium and heavy-water, all key components for nuclear weapons. The JCPOA established the Joint

08 May, 2021 Nuclear disarmament

Iran to enrich Uranium to 60%, the highest ever

Iran to enrich Uranium to 60%, the highest ever What is JCPOA? About Iran nuclear deal? Iran agreed to rein in its nuclear programme in a 2015 deal struck with the US, UK, Russia, China, France and Germany. Under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPoA) Tehran agreed to significantly cut its stores of centrifuges, enriched uranium and heavy-water, all key components for nuclear weapons. The JCPOA established the Joint Commission,&nb

07 April, 2021 Nuclear disarmament

Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA): Iran Nuclear Deal

Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA): Iran Nuclear Deal What is JCPOA? About Iran nuclear deal? Iran agreed to rein in its nuclear programme in a 2015 deal struck with the US, UK, Russia, China, France and Germany. Under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPoA) Tehran agreed to significantly cut its stores of centrifuges, enriched uranium and heavy-water, all key components for nuclear weapons. The JCPOA established the Joint

07 April, 2021 Nuclear disarmament

Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA): Iran Nuclear Deal

Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA): Iran Nuclear Deal What is JCPOA? About Iran nuclear deal? Iran agreed to rein in its nuclear programme in a 2015 deal struck with the US, UK, Russia, China, France and Germany. Under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPoA) Tehran agreed to significantly cut its stores of centrifuges, enriched uranium and heavy-water, all key components for nuclear weapons. The JCPOA established the Joint

03 April, 2021 Nuclear disarmament

The Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (CDRI)

The Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (CDRI) Background The idea behind the CDRI was announced by Mr Modi in 2016 at the Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (AMCDRR). The CDRI was launched by Prime Minister Modi in September 2019 at the UN Climate Action Summit. There, he declared India’s intention to work with partner countries and important stakeholders to create a coalition to work towards the ambition of improving the disaster resilience o

18 March, 2021 Climate Change

Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure

CDRI is to be seen as an international knowledge platform. Here, countries can collaborate to make their existing and new infrastructure strong enough to withstand natural disasters. It tries to bring countries together to share and learn from the one another’s experiences to protect their infrastructure against disasters. The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) is operating as the interim secretariat of CDRI as of now. It is headquartered at Gurugram, India.

13 February, 2021 Climate Change

Ugandan Army Commander convicted by International Criminal Court

Dominic Ongwen, nicknamed "White Ant", has been convicted by ICC for committing war crimes and crimes against humanity. He lead attacks on refugee camps & aimed to set up a state based on the Bible’s Ten Commandments against President Yoweri Museveni. He was part of Lord's Resistance Army that as per UN killed more than 1,00,000 people in a campaign of violence that spread to three other African nations — Sudan, the Democratic Republic of Congo and the C

15 February, 2021 U.N Related

USA extends the New START nuclear treaty with Russia

USA extends the New START nuclear treaty with Russia U.S. President Joe Biden’s administration extended the New START nuclear treaty with Russia by five years, saying it hoped to prevent an arms race despite rising tensions with Moscow. “President Biden pledged to keep the American people safe from nuclear threats by restoring U.S. leadership on arms control and nonproliferation,” Mr. Blinken said in a statement. “The United States is committed to effective arms

04 February, 2021 Nuclear disarmament

Will India get a UNSC Permanent Seat?

Will India get a UNSC Permanent Seat? In response to a question on whether India, Germany and Japan should become permanent members of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), U.S. President Joe Biden’s pick for UN Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield said discussions on the subject were under way. She noted that there were arguments for and opinions against these countries becoming permanent members. “There are some strong arguments for that but I also know that ther

29 January, 2021 U.N Related

TIR Convention

TIR Convention India became the 71st country to ratify the United Nations TIR (Transports Internationaux Routiers) Convention. TIR Convention is an international transit system under the auspices of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE). It came into force from 1975. The TIR Convention facilitates the international carriage of goods from one or more customs offices of departure to one or more customs offices of destination (up to a total of four customs offices depar

14 May, 2020 Road

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