Page-49 of GKToday Archives: April, 2022

Russia’s Wagner Group of Mercenaries

1,000 mercenaries from the Wagner Group, a Russian private military company, are being deployed to the eastern part of Ukraine. For the past eight years, this group has been active in Syria, Ukraine, and African countries. They have been accused ..

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Shipwreck on Blue Nile

A vessel capsized and sank with 29 people on board in south-eastern Sennar province, Sudan. Overview: The authorities of Sudan reported the boat’s sinking on the Blue Nile. It is believed that 23 women have drowned. When the vessel capsized ..

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Sweden: Production of Green Steel

Pressure is being put on the steel-making industry so that their contributions towards environmental impact can be curbed thus, contributing to the Paris climate accord of capping global warming at 1.5 degrees Celsius. Overview: According to the World Steel Association ..

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WHO Air Quality Database- 2022 Update

According to the World Health Organisation’s air quality database 2022 update, around 99 percent of the population of the planet breathes air that exceeds the air quality limits of WHO and also threatens the health of the people. Overview: According ..

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‘Prakriti’: Environmental Awareness Mascot

On 5th April 2022, a mascot named ‘Prakriti’ was launched by Bhupendra Yadav, Union environment minister. This mascot was launched with the aim of spreading awareness among the people of the country about the small changes that can contribute to ..

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SEBI Panel on Governance of Stock Exchanges

SEBI has constituted a committee that will review and make recommendations for the strengthening of governance norms at market infrastructure institutions (MIIs) and stock exchanges. Overview: The committee has been constituted after the alleged corporate lapses of governance at NSE ..

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