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Russia to help India tackle coal shortage

India and Russia have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to collaborate in mining and steel sector. Key facts MoU was signed between Union Minister of Steel, Ram Chandra Prasad and Russia’s minister of energy Nikolay Shulginov. The MoU specially focuses on coking Signing of the deal is part of India’s National Steel Policy 2017. ..

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Report: India at top in Emissions related to Crop Burning

Climate tech start-up, Blue Sky Analytics, published its report on emissions related to crop burning. In the report, India has been ranked at the top position. Key Points As per report, India accounted for 13 per cent of total global emissions in the period of 2015-2020. Report notes a 12.2 percent contribution by India towards ..

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India-Taliban to meet at Moscow-format meeting

India and Taliban are set to meet face-to-face at the “Moscow Format” meeting which will be hosted by Russia on October 20, 2021. Key Points India and Taliban meeting is expected to focus on formation of an inclusive government and security situation in Afghanistan. Meeting will be participated by India, Afghanistan, Iran, USA, Pakistan, China ..

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Report: Africa’s glaciers to disappear soon

World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and other agency released its new report on October 19, 2021. In its report, these agencies warned that, Africa’s rare glaciers are going to disappear in next two decades because of climate change. Key facts The report was released ahead of “U.N. climate conference” which is scheduled for October 31, 2021 ..

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Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: October 20, 2021

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for October 20, 2021 INDIA – Govt extends ability of existing air quality early warning system to have decision-making capability – J&K: Piyush Goyal inaugurates 250mm Seer Water supply scheme in Pahalgam, Kashmir. – Union Ayush Minister Sarbananda Sonowal inaugurates ‘Ayush Van’ in Gandhidham, Gujarat – Babul ..

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