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Chile’s New Constitution- Highlights

Chileans are set to vote on a new constitution, that seeks to bring the most sweeping changes in country since the end of dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet military. Proposed changes focus on social rights, gender parity and environment. It represents a huge shift from 1980 constitution, which was written during Pinochet’s prime. Current constitution of ..

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Mosi-oa-Tunya’: Zimbabwe’s Gold Coin to Curb Inflation

Recently, Zimbabwe launched gold coins named “Mosi-oa-Tunya” in a bid to control the inflation in country. The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe announced the launch and distributed 2,000 coins to commercial banks. In July, the annual inflation rate increased to 190%, and thus interest rate of central bank increased by two times to 200%. Zimbabwe has ..

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UNGA Resolution: Healthy Environment declared as “Human Right”

The UN General Assembly (UNGA) recently passed a resolution that recognises the Healthy Environment as Human Right. India has voted in favour of this resolution. As per the resolution, right to a clean, healthy and sustainable environment has become human right. Highlights: UN General Assembly passed the resolution on July 28, 2022. Out of 193-members, ..

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India-Bangladesh cross-border logistics of containerised Cargo

India and Bangladesh have successfully completed the first “Cross-border logistics of Containerised cargo” through inland waterways of “Indo-Bangladesh Protocol Route for Coca-Cola Bangladesh Beverages”. It has been completed by A.P. Moller – Maersk. The cross-border logistics of containerised cargo provides new opportunity for customers to avail the faster, and more reliable inland waterways solution connecting ..

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Han Kuang military exercises 2022

First stage of the Han Kuang Military Exercises was concluded recently and its second stage started on July 25, 2022. Second stage will run until July 29.  The exercises involve all branches of Military of Taiwan. During the Han Kuang Exercises; A hostile enemy tried to seize control of key waterway near to capital of ..

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European Investment Bank (EIB) joins CDRI

The European Investment Bank (EIB) recently joined the Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (CDRI). CDRI is led by India. EIB-CDRI coalition is aimed at limiting the destruction caused due to climate change. As a part of this; EIB will work in association with national governments, multilateral development banks, UN agencies, and private sector for encouraging the fast ..

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