Page-5 of Current Affairs - January, 2021

India- Japan 5th Act East Forum Meet

The fifth joint meeting of the India-Japan Act East Forum was held between India and Japan on January 28, 2021. The meeting was co-chaired by Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla and the Ambassador of Japan to India, Suzuki Satoshi. Highlights At the Act East Forum, India and Japan reviewed the progress of ongoing projects in ..

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What are Neglected Tropical Diseases?

Recently, India joined the world and Light Up Qutub Minar as a sign of unity to combat the Neglected Tropical Diseases (NDT). Highlights This was done to mark the second annual World NTD Day that will be observed on January 30th. The World Neglected Tropical Diseases Day highlights the global community’s commitment to end the ..

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Indo-French Ecological Partnership

India and France will launch the Year of Environment. It will be launched by the Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar and his French counterpart Ms. Barbara Pompili in a bid to strengthen the ecological partnership. Highlights Indo-French partnership on Environment, Biodiversity, Climate Change and other allied areas will be an example for the world. India and ..

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National Marine Turtle Action Plan Launched

The Ministry of Environment Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) has released ‘Marine Mega Fauna Stranding Guidelines’ and ‘National Marine Turtle Action Plan’ recently to create a conservation paradigm for the marine mega fauna and marine turtles. Highlights The documents were released containing the ways and means to promote the inter-sectoral action for conservation. The documents ..

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Kerala’s Gender Park- Key Facts to know

The Gender Park in Kozhikode, Kerala will open from next month. The park will become functional on the occasion of the second edition of the International Conference on Gender Equality (ICGE-II). Highlights The park will be inaugurated by the Chief Minister of Kerala, Pinarayi Vijayan, in between February 11-13 that will also mark the inauguration ..

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