Current News

Intergovernmental Organizations :

The United Nations Human Rights Council

Why is it in News?

  • Geneva based Human Rights Council’s (HRC) Special Rapporteurs recently submitted a note to the government asking about steps taken on addressing the alleged human rights violations in Jammu and Kashmir which were highlighted by a June 2018 report of the UN Office of the High Commissioner of Human Rights (OHCHR).

United Nations Organization

Why is it in News?

The Delhi High Court has directed that the United Nations Organization (UNO) is not a State under Article 12 of the Constitution of India and is not compliant to its jurisdiction under Article 226 of the Constitution.


IMF Loan To Pakistan

Why is it in News?

  • Pakistan has reached an agreement with the IMF to receive $6 billion over the next three years to meet its foreign debt obligations.

UNSC Resolution 1267

Why is it in News?

UN Security Council designated Jaish-e-Mohammad chief Masood Azhar as a Global Terrorist on 1st May 2019.


Global Findex Database

Why is it in News?

According to the Global Findex Database 2017, there has been a significant progress in the last five years which implies a humble growth in the microfinance sector of the country.


Financial Action Task Force (FATF)

Why is it in news?

Condemning the Pulwama attack, FATF had issued a stern statement to Pakistan to comply with the action plan on terror financing or face severe actions


UNSC Resolution 1267

Why is it in News?

After the Pulwama attacks in Kashmir, France also condemned the attack and decided to invoke UNSC 1267 Resolution against JeM Chief Masood Azhar


Most Favored Nation Status (MFN)

Why is it in News?

India had withdrawn the MFN status from Pakistan due to the Pulwama terrorist attack in February 2019.


Most Favored Nation Status (MFN)

Why is it in News?

India has recently withdrawn MFN Status from Pakistan due to terrorist attack at Pulwama.


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