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28th BASIC Ministerial meeting on Climate Change held in Brazil

BASIC countries (Brazil, South Africa, India and China) held their 28th Ministerial meeting on Climate Change recently in Sao Paulo, Brazil. It was held in the run-up to United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC) Conference of Parties (COP-25) meet scheduled to be held in December 2019. In this meeting, India was represented by ..

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Copa America: Brazil beat Peru with 3-1

Brazil have defeated Peru with 3-1 to win this year’s Copa America football trophy. This is Brazil’s 9th Copa America title after a gap of 12 years since 2007. Key Highlights Gabriel Jesus and Richarlison scored a goal each for Brazil. Brazil has won the title every time they hosted the tournament and this is ..

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BRICS at G-20

A Joint Statement was released on the BRICS Leaders Informal Meeting which occurred on the sidelines of the G20 Summit ongoing in Osaka, Japan. What the statement contains? The BRICS governments take note of the priorities chosen by Japan for its standard of living, democratic institutions and for the environment. The world economic growth is ..

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World Investment Report 2019

The World Investment Report 2019 released by the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) makes the following observations: The global Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) flows slid for the third consecutive annual decline by 13 per cent in 2018 to USD 1.3 trillion from USD 1.5 trillion in 2017. Asia region was the world’s largest ..

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3 Plant Species get extinct Every Year

The study published by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew makes the following observations: 571 seed-bearing plant species have vanished from Earth or nearly 2 per year since 1750. The rate of extinction has worsened to 3 per year in the last 100 years. This is more than twice the number of extinct birds, mammals and ..

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G20 express concern over risks from intensified trade conflict

The G20 meeting of Finance Ministers and Central Bank governors has expressed concerns that trade and geopolitical tensions have intensified raising risks for improving global growth. The meet stopped short of calling for a resolution of a deepening U.S.-China trade conflict. The meeting agreed to compile common rules to close loopholes used by global tech ..

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