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September 15: International Day of Democracy

International Day of Democracy is observed every year on September 15 across the world to strengthen democracies and highlight their importance. Key facts The International Day of Democracy 2022 focused on highlighting the key role played by media freedom in safeguarding the democracy, maintaining peace and achieving 2030 Sustainable Development Goals. It was observed with ..

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MEE-ZOO Report 2022

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change had recently released the Management Effectiveness Evaluation (MEE-ZOO) report 2022, which was created based on the survey of zoos across India. Key highlights India currently has 147 recognized zoos, which are categorized as large (17), medium (23), small (33), mini-zoos (60) and rescue centres (14). The recent ..

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“Global Estimates of Modern Slavery” report

The 2021 Global Estimates for Modern Slavery, which was recently released by the International Labour Organization (ILO), revealed a spike in the instances of forced labour. Highlights In 2021, 50 million people were living in modern slavery, of which 28 million were in forced labour and 22 million were trapped in forced marriage. The number ..

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Decline in Per Capita Government Spending on Healthcare

According to the recently released National Health Accounts 2018-2019, public spending of health has declined to 1.28 per cent of India’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Key Facts The National Health Accounts 2018-2019 revealed that the public spending on healthcare has fallen from 1.35 per cent in 2017-18 to 1.28 per cent in 2018-19. This is ..

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FAO/WFP Crop and Food Security Assessment Mission (CFSAM) report

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP) have jointly published a report titled “Crop and Food Security Assessment Mission (CFSAM) report”. Highlights Food insecurity: Around 6.3 million people in Sri Lanka are experiencing moderate to severe acute food insecurity. It is expected to worsen if required social aid and job opportunities ..

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UNDP Human Development Index

India has been ranked 132 out of 191 countries in the recently released Human Development Report 2021-22 by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP). Last year the country was ranked 131st Highlights This year’s report is titled “Uncertain Times, Unsettled Lives: Shaping Our Future in a Transforming World”. India’s HDI value during 2021 was 0.633, ..

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