Category: International Current Affairs

Google to Shut Down its URL shortener in favour of dynamic links

Google has announced to shut down its URL shortner service goo.gl in favour of dynamic links. The service will be replaced with Firebase Dynamic Links (FDL). It will be turned down in few coming weeks. As per Google announcement, existing users of URL shortner services will be able to use the goo.gl console for one […]

World Happiness Index 2018 : Finland happiest country in world, India slips to 133rd

According to World happiness index 2018, Finland has been happiest country in world. Finland overtakes Norway to become happiest country of world. Talking about India on World Happiness Report 2018, the country has slipped to 133rd place which is 11 places down from its earlier position last year (122nd). USA is also slipped five places […]

Anti-Defection Bill Approved by Maldives Parliament

Parliament of Maldives on Tuesday approved Anti-Defection Bill and amendments to the Judicature Act. Bill was proposed by ruling Progressive Party of Maldives (PPM) group leader of Parliament and Villimale MP Ahmed Nihan whereas PPM’s deputy leader and Fonadhoo MP Abdul Raheem Abdullah proposed Judicature Act amendment. Before passing opposition party had opposed the bills […]

Saudi Arabia Allows Women to start own business without male permission

Heading towards the goals of women empowerment, Saudi Arabia passed a new policy change under which Saudi women can start their own business without any requirement of permission from male guardian. The change in policy was announced on Thursday by the government of Saudi. As per new rules, Saudi women can now start their private […]

New prime minister of Nepal – KP Sharma Oli

KP Sharma Oli has been appointed as new prime minister of Nepal. Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist-Leninist) Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli has sworn in as 41st PM of Nepal. He was administered the oath of office by President Bidya Devi Bhandari at Nepal’s capital Kathmandu. KP Oli will be succeeding Nepali Congress Party’s Sher […]

LinkedIn Scheduler Launched to Ease Hiring Process

Linkedin a professional social networking site with an aim to make hiring process more convenient has launched LinkedIn scheduler tool. The tool is expected to work for both sides that is for recruiters and also for job seekers. LinkedIn Scheduler helps recruiters to automate the hiring process. Below are main points related to this new […]

World’s First Autonomous Pods Unveiled in Dubai

First tests of worlds first autonomous pods was launched by Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) at the World Government Summit on Sunday. It was launched in cooperation with Next Future Transportation. The pods are designed for travelling small and medium distances. The pods are easy to join and detach from each other within seconds […]

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