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World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought

The World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought is celebrated on June 17, every year. Why is this observed? The World Day to Combat Desertification is observed to turn degraded land into healthy land. It seeks to find a solution for combating desertification and ensuring restoration of degraded land in order to enhance food fertility. ..

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Industrial Decarbonization Summit 2022

Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari, inaugurated the “Industrial Decarbonization Summit 2022”- road map for carbon neutrality by 2070 on June 16, 2022. Highlights During the inauguration, minister emphasized on maintaining equilibrium between environment, ecology, and development. The ‘Industrial Decarbonization Summit 2022’ was inaugurated to overcome power shortage because it is necessary ..

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India- EU First-ever Security Consultations

First-ever India-European Union (EU) Security and Defence Consultations held in Brussels, on June 10, 2022. Key Facts The consultations were held in accordance with the decision taken at India-EU Summit in July 2020. Consultations were co-chaired by Joint secretary of Ministry of Defence Somnath Ghosh and Joint Secretary (Europe West) of Ministry of External Affairs ..

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Mongolian Buddha Purnima

India sent Four Holy Relics of Lord Buddha to Mongolia, on the occasion of Buddha Purnima. Key Facts All the Four Holy Relics of Lord Buddha will be be displayed for 11 days at the Batsagaan Temple in Gandan Monastery. Relics were flown on June 12, with 23 members of the delegation, led by Union ..

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Singapore Shangri-La Dialogue

The 19th Shangri-La Dialogue was hosted in Singapore, from June 10 to June 12, 2022, in Singapore after two-years. Highlights Asia’s premier security summit was discontinued due to covid-19 pandemic. It is hosted by International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS). About 500 delegates from more than 40 countries took part in the summit. Keynote Address Prime ..

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