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European Union Report: North Korea, the most dangerous places in the world

On July 2, 2020, a research centre INFORM operating under European Commission released its report, “Shared Evidence for Managing Crises and Disasters”. Highlights The report ranks the countries based on “INFORM Risk Index” that is calculated considering humanitarian crises and disaster in the region. The index considers the following while framing the index Natural Factors: ..

‘India-European Union Flagship Call on Integrated Local Energy Systems’ announced at India Smart Utility Week 2020

‘India-European Union Flagship Call on Integrated Local Energy Systems’ was recently announced at the India Smart Utility Week 2020. It was jointly announced by the Secretary, Department of Science & Technology (DST) and European Union Ambassador to India. This collaboration between Indian and European Union will promote Clean Energy will strengthen their cooperation in energy ..

EU economy faces highest impact due to coronavirus

As per the recent estimates published by United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), the most affected economy due to the coronavirus outbreak is the European Union ($15.6 billion) followed by the United States ($5.8 billion) and Japan ($5.2 billion), The trade impact of the outbreak for India is estimated to be about USD ..

UK launches its new Points-based visa system

The United Kingdom’s Home Secretary Priti Patel recently announced the launch of the country’s new Points-based visa system. The system provides visas to only those persons who gain required points. It aims at attracting the high-skilled employees from around the world and cutting down incoming low-skilled labourers. The new system is expected to come into ..

Dr.Pratap Chauhan conferred with the ‘Ayurveda Ratan’ award

The All-Party Parliament Group on Traditional Medicines recently organized a meeting at the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium. The meeting aimed at legalising Ayurveda in Europe and integrating it with their other healthcare systems. During the meeting, Indian Ayurveda doctor, Dr.Pratap Chauhan was conferred with the ‘Ayurveda Ratan’ award. Several representatives and delegated attended the ..

U.K officially leaves EU on 31 January 2020

After nearly four years of the referendum voted by the British people for Brexit, the United Kingdom officially left the European Union, at 11.00 p.m on January 31, 2020. After Britain left the bloc, the European Union has 27 more countries. The process by which the member state leaves the Union has expired and UK ..

50 Pence Brexit Coin to be circulated in United Kingdom from 31st January

To mark the departure of the United Kingdom from the European Union, the UK’s Chancellor of the Exchequer, Sajid Javid has unveiled a new 50 pence coin with the inscription of “Peace, prosperity, and friendship with all nations” and the Brexit date of 31 January 2020. The coin is known as ‘Brexit Coin’ have been ..

Conservatives win UK’s Third General Election in less than Five Year

The Conservative Party under the leadership of incumbent Prime Minister, Boris Johnson returned to power by winning 365 seats in the 650 seats House of Commons. The Previous general election in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2017 where the Conservative’s under the leadership of Theresa May, falling 9 short of the majority mark by winning ..