BRICS declares Lashkar, Jaish as global terror groups (Relevant for GS Prelims and GS mains Paper III, II)

BRICS stand against terrorist groups The Brazil-Russia-India-China-South Africa (BRICS) grouping clearly named Pakistan-based groups — Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) and Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) — as terrorist organisations, removing a key irritant in ties between New Delhi and Beijing and stepping up the fight against global extremism. A joint announcement released at the BRICS summit that expressed concern about

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Trump’s new Afghan strategy with India’s role in it (Relevant forGS Prelims and GS Mains Paper II)

President Donald Trump, who announced his new Afghan strategy, linked a proposal for India playing a bigger role in the war-torn country to its trade surplus with the United States. Describing India as “a key security and economic partner of the United States,” the President said America would further “develop its strategic partnership with India

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Gorakhpur hospital deaths: Oxygen firm warned it would cut supply (Relevant for GS Prelims and GS Mains Paper I, III)

Pushpa Sales Pvt Limited — the company which supplies liquid oxygen to Baba Raghav Das Medical College Hospital in Gorakhpur disconnected oxygen supplies due to which 60 children have died since August 7. Background From February to August this year, the company sent at least seven reminders, asking the hospital to clear its pending dues.The

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