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The Global Childhood Report by UK-based non-profit organisation, Save the Children quotes the following data about India: There was an overall improvement in India s childhood index score. India moved up by 137 points i.e. from 632 points in 2000 to 769 points in 2019. The share of child brides in India was 30% in ..
At 11th Arctic Council ministerial meeting held at Rovaniemi in Finland, India was re-elected as an observer to intergovernmental forum Arctic Council. India promised its commitment towards contributing more to Arctic Council. About 11th Arctic Council Major issues discussed at the Council meeting: With growing tensions worldwide, how to deal with global warming and jurisdiction ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2019
Topics: 11th Arctic Council ministerial meeting • Arctic Council • Canada and United States • Denmark • Finland • Iceland • India • Northern Fleet • Norway • Ottawa Declaration • Polar Silk Road • Russia • Sweden
International NGO, Reporters without Borders has released the World Press Freedom Index 2019. The index is based on the assessment of the countries’ press freedom records in the previous year. The report is partly based on a questionnaire which asks questions about pluralism, media independence, environment and self-censorship, legislative framework, transparency, and infrastructure. World Press Freedom Index 2019 The ..
Category: Reports & Indexes Current Affairs
Topics: Asia • Bangladesh • China • Denmark • Ethiopia • Finland • Gambia • Netherlands • NGO • Norway • Pakistan • Press Freedom • Reporters Without Borders • Sweden • Turkmenistan • Vietnam • World Press Freedom Index • World Press Freedom Index 2019
The 2019 UNESCO/Guillermo Cano Press Freedom Prize has been awarded to Reuters reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo. The jury has recognised their exceptional courage in reporting on alleged human rights violations in the Myanmar’s state of Rakhine. Both Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo had worked hard to pursue a career in journalism that ..
Category: Awards, Persons & Places in News
Topics: Colombia • Finland • Guillermo Cano Isaza • Guillermo Cano Isaza Foundation • Helsingin Sanomat Foundation • Journalism • junta era • Kyaw Soe Oo • Myanmar • Namibia Media Trust • Rakhine • UNESCO/Guillermo Cano Press Freedom Prize • UNESCO/Guillermo Cano Press Freedom Prize 2019 • Wa Lone
The United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network has released the World Happiness Report 2019. The report ranks countries on six key variables that support well-being: income, freedom, trust, healthy life expectancy, social support and generosity. The United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network ranks the world’s 156 countries on “how happy their citizens perceive themselves to be”. ..
Topics: China • Denmark • Finland • Germany • Iceland • Japan • Netherlands • Norway • Russia • United Kingdom • United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network • United States • World Happiness Report • World Happiness Report 2019