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India participates in the third Arctic Science Ministerial

The Ministry of Earth Science recently announced that India participated in the Arctic Science Ministerial meeting. The Union Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan represented India at the meeting. Outcomes India shared plans for research and long-term cooperation in the Arctic during the meet. India promised to continue its contributions to the Sustained Arctic Observational Network. India ..

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What is Oktoberfest?

Oktoberfest is an annual festival celebrated in the month of October for two weeks in Munich, Germany. Recently, the German Government announced that the celebrations of Oktoberfest have been cancelled due to COVID-19. This is the second consecutive year the celebrations are being cancelled in Germany. What is Oktoberfest It is a 16-to-18-day festival that ..

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India-US 2030 Climate Partnership

On April 22, 2021, India and the United States launched the US-India Climate and Clean Energy Agenda 2030 Partnership during the Leaders’ Summit. The US President hosted the Leaders Summit on Climate. The world leaders from around forty countries attended the summit. About the Partnership The Partnership will proceed through the following: Strategic Clean Energy ..

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National Dialogue on UN Food Systems Summit 2021

The United Nations General Secretary recently called for the first United Nations Food Systems Summit to be held in September 2021. The summit is to strategize actions for positive change in Agri-food systems. About the Summit The Summit will focus on pathways to shape food systems globally to accelerate progress in Sustainable Development Goals. The ..

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BRICS seminar on Misuse of Internet by Terrorists

The National Investigation Agency recently organised a two-day virtual event with BRICS countries on “Misuse of Internet by terrorists”. India hosted the seminar as it is holding the BRICS chair for the year 2021. About the Seminar The seminar was held on emerging technologies and artificial intelligence, dark web and anonymisers, exploitation of social media ..

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