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Kurzarbeit Scheme of Germany

The ongoing COVID-19 situation has increased the concerns about job losses across the world. In this context, Germany’s partial compensation policy is being discussed. About the Scheme The term ‘kurzarbeit’ in German means ‘short work’. It is a policy introduced by Germany during the 2008 economic crisis to partially compensate the lost wages of the ..

56th edition of Munich Security Conference initiated in Germany

The 56th edition of the Munich Security Conference (MSC) has recently commenced in Germany’s southern city, Munich. The theme of this year’s conference is selected to be “Westlessness.” Indian External Affairs Minister S.Jaishankar has represented India in the conference. More than 500 international leaders, including 35 heads of state and as many as 100 Foreign ..

World’s Smallest Gold Coin Minted by Switzerland

Switzerland has recently minted the world’s smallest gold coin, which bears the famous picture of the great Scientist Albert Einstein with his tongue out. The government-run Swissmint announced that the world’s smallest coin has a diameter of 2.96-millimeter and weighs 0.063 grams. The value of the coin is pegged at 1/4 Swiss francs or approximately ..

E-Passport introduced By Bangladesh

Bangladesh became the first country in South Asia on Wednesday, 22nd January 2020 to introduce the E-Passport service. The e-Passports are now initially being issued from three offices — Uttara, Jatrabari and Agargaon — of the Department of Immigration and Passports in Dhaka. These offices have the capacity to issue 25,000 passports every day. Bangladesh ..

France and UK reaffirm support for Iran Nuclear Deal

On the sidelines of the Libya Summit held in the capital city of Germany, Berlin on Sunday, 19th January 2020 the President of France, Emmanuel Macron and the British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has reiterated their commitment to the JCPoA (Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action) for 2015 Iran nuclear deal and has acknowledged the need ..

What is ‘StrandHogg’ vulnerability in android devices?

A firm specialized in App Protection named Promon AS located in the Scandinavian country Norway has discovered a dangerous vulnerability on Android devices. A research conducted by its team of three experts has disclosed that the vulnerability allows real-life malware or the virus to pose as a legitimate app or cloned app in the android ..

Sunil Chhetri Brand Ambassador of PUMA

The German multinational company, PUMA has signed the Indian men’s football team captain, Sunil Chhetri as their Brand Ambassador for the next three years. Sunil Chhetri is second only to the Portuguese international Cristiano Ronaldo on the list of active international scorers in the world in football. The Bengaluru FC captain, Sunil Chhetri is the ..

Analysis of the Global Climate Risk Index 2020

The most affected countries in the year 2018 as per the 15th index of Global Climate Risk were Japan, the Philippines, and Germany. Comparison of the most affected countries Index ranking of 2018 with their ranking in 2017: Japan was the most affected country in 2018 as per the index, in 2017 japan was placed ..