9 PM Current Affairs Brief – October 27th, 2018


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China, Japan pivot to new markets to counter trade-war headwinds

China, Japan pivot to new markets to counter trade-war headwinds News: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe paid his first official visit to China, the first formal visit by a Japanese leader to China in seven years. Important Facts: The last Japanese prime minister to make an official visit to Beijing was Yoshihiko Noda in 2011. … Continue reading “China, Japan pivot to new markets to counter trade-war headwinds”

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Touching base: On PM Modi’s visit to Japan

Touching base: On PM Modi’s visit to Japan News: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is visiting Japan to take part in an annual summit with his Japanese counterpart, Shinzo Abe, to take stock of the challenges both nations face, notably with regard to the U.S. and China. Important Facts: 2. This will be the 13th … Continue reading “Touching base: On PM Modi’s visit to Japan”

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Proceed with caution

Proceed with caution News: The Supreme Court has tagged a petition filed by the Tripura People’s Front seeking updating of the NRC in Tripura, along with the Assam NRC case, and issued a notice to the Centre. Important Facts: 2. Earlier attempts by Tripura to send back immigrants: Tripura was a princely state prior to … Continue reading “Proceed with caution”

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Migratory birds start arriving at Chilika, numbers are down

Migratory birds start arriving at Chilika, numbers are down News: Migratory birds arriving in Chilika lake this year winters have declined than their usual numbers. Important Facts: 2. About Chilika lake: Chilika Lake, Odisha is one of the largest wintering grounds in Asia, where close to one million birds congregate on the mudflats of the … Continue reading “Migratory birds start arriving at Chilika, numbers are down”

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IAF gets first overhauled Sukhoi

IAF gets first overhauled Sukhoi News: In a major step towards improving the availability rate of the backbone of the Indian Air Force (IAF) fighter fleet, the IAF’s Base Repair Depot (BRD), in Ojhar, Maharashtra has successfully overhauled a Su-30 MKI aircraft. Important Facts: 2. During the overhaul, the aircraft was stripped completely and rebuilt … Continue reading “IAF gets first overhauled Sukhoi”

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