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India’s Eight Point Action Plan to UNSC to combat terrorism

The External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar recently addressed the United Nations Security Council open debate. During his address, the minister proposed eight-point action plan. What is the eight-point action plan proposed by India? All the member nations should fulfil their obligations in international counter-terrorism conventions and instruments. The countries should not bring in double ..

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Goa Liberation Day: December 19

Every year, the Goa Liberation day is celebrated on December 19 in India. The day is celebrated to mark the victory of Indian armed forces to free Goa from 450 years of the Portuguese rule. Background The Portuguese colonized several parts of India in 1510. However, by the end of 19th century their colonies were ..

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India announces its priorities for UNSC

India is expected to be elected as member of United Nations Security Council for an eighth term. In order to secure the elected seat, India has launched a brochure that lists the priorities of India at the UNSC. Highlights The brochure was released by the External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar. The brochure has set out ..

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Scorpaenospsis neglecta: Rare fish found in Gulf of Mannar

The Researchers at the Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute have found a rare fish from the Gulf of Mannar. The specimen was deposited at the National Marine Biodiversity Museum of Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI). Highlights The fish is locally called Scorpion Fish for its venomous tail. When the spines in the tail pierces ..

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European Union: 750 billion Euros announced as COVID-19 Recovery Fund

On May 27, 2020 the European Union proposed 750 billion Euros as COVID-19 recovery fund. The fund is to be used by the countries to recover from deep recession caused by the COVID-19. Highlights The European Union has broken the deficit limit to keep jobs, health care systems and businesses alive in its member countries. ..

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