Indian diaspora: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

June 16: International Day of Family Remittances

Published: June 16, 2020

Every year, the International Day of Family Remittances is observed on June 16 by the United Nations. The day is observed all over the world. This year the day is celebrated under the theme Theme: Remittances are a lifeline Highlights The day is celebrated to recognize the efforts of migrants living abroad and help improve ..

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Task Force Meet: India and Norway to strengthen their BLUE ECONOMY PARTNERSHIP

Published: February 19, 2020

In January 2019, India and Norway jointly inaugurated a Task Force of Blue Economy for Sustainable Development. The third meet of the task force was held on February 18, 2020. They also launched a new collaboration of Integrated Ocean Management and Research at the meet. Highlights India and Norway have been strengthening their ties making ..

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40 Indian Origin Youth take part in 54th Know India Programme

Published: August 17, 2019

40 Indian Origin youth have taken part in 54th Edition of Know India (KIP) Programme. This edition is scheduled from 1st August to 25th August, 2019. Punjab and Harayana are partner sates for this edition. These 40 participants are from 9 countries, namely Fiji (7), Trinidad & Tobago (7), Mauritius (7), Guyana (6), Suriname (5), ..

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Indian Government’s outreach to Global Indian Diaspora

Published: August 13, 2019

Given India’s large population and the wide variety of skill sets available in the country, India remains a leading source of workers and skilled immigrants globally. In the United States, the Indian American community, which is barely a fraction of the population (1%) are among the Nation’s most educated, wealthiest and business-driven ethnicities in the ..

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Brain Drain in Poland

Published: July 30, 2019

The Polish Government has approved a new law that will scrap income tax for roughly 2 million young workers. The law was created because several young workers were leaving the country in droves and that was creating a fiscal drag on the country’s economy. The law will come into effect this week. What has happened? ..

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