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List of Important Appointments from November 2019

Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde            47th Chief Justice of India Justice Dr.Ravi Ranjan             Chief Justice of the Jharkhand High Court Justice Mohammad Rafiq        Chief Justice of Meghalaya High Court Justice Sanjay Karol                 Chief Justice of Patna ..

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Climate and Environmental Emergency declared by European Union Parliament

Urging all countries under the European Union to commit to net-zero greenhouse gas emissions on Thursday, November 28, 2019, The European Parliament declared a global ” Climate and Environmental Emergency”. The resolution was passed with a comfortable majority of 429 votes in favour to 225 votes against the declaration. The Parliament also called on all ..

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International NGO IMPACT reports India as among the Largest Gold Smuggling Hubs in the World

Canadian Nongovernment organization (NGO), IMPACT, in its study, named A Golden Web: How India Became One of the World’s Largest Gold Smuggling Hubs, has mentioned that India imports gold around 1,000 tons every year, which is a quarter above the official figures shown. Highlights from the report : About one-third of the total world’s gold ..

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Anita Anand became Canada’s first Hindu Cabinet minister

2019 Canadian federal election, was held on 21st October 2019, the Liberal party under the leadership of incumbent Prime Minister Justin Trudeau emerged as the single largest party by winning 157 of the 338 seats at the Canadian House of Commons. Anita Anand was elected from Oakville as a Member of Parliament, was named as ..

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Study on Melting of Himalayan Glaciers

A study published in the Science Advances journal analyzed four decades of ice loss for 650 of the largest glaciers across a 2,000 km transect in the Himalayas. The study compared data obtained by Cold War-era spy satellites with images from modern stereo satellites and makes the following observations: Himalayan glaciers have lost more than ..

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Shefali Juneja appointed India’s representative to ICAO’s council

Senior bureaucrat Shefali Juneja was appointed as representative of India (JS Level) in council of International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), Montreal, Canada. About Shefali Juneja She is a 1992 batch officer of Indian Revenue Service (Income Tax cadre) and is currently serving as the Joint Secretary in Ministry of Civil Aviation (MCA). She has been ..

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