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Global Leader Approval Ratings

Morning Consult is a US-based tracker. According to the recent reports of the tracker on the popular leaders of the world, our prime minister Shri Narendra Modi topped the list of popular leaders in the world. He received 78% of the approval. In the second position was the Mexican President with 69% of approval and ..

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Democracy Summit: ECI hosts conference

Rajiv Kumar, the Chief Election Commissioner of India recently inaugurated an international conference. The conference was held under the theme “Use of Technology and Elections Integrity”. More than 16 countries participated in the conference. ECI has planned to conduct three conferences prior to the Democracy Summit which is to be held in March 2023. This ..

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US launches Welcome Corps Scheme

The United States Government recently launched a scheme called “Welcome Corps” to allow its citizens to offer sanctuaries to refugees. The scheme is aimed at expanding the capacity of the US Refugee Admissions Program (USRAP) and will help the public cover the costs of refugees arriving in the US. About the Welcome Corps Scheme The ..

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First Movers Coalition (FMC) Leadership Meeting

The World Economic Forum recently conducted the First Movers Coalition Leadership Meeting deliberating the need for clean energy technologies. India participated in the meeting. What did India say at the meeting? India pushed for increased European investments. The country highlighted the need for mutual partnership with European countries. India met several world leaders and discussed ..

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US Order to improve Policing

US President Joe Biden recently signed an executive order to improve accountability in policing. When the order was signed? The order was signed on the second anniversary of George Floyd’s death. Since the George Floyd incident, many started demanding police reforms. But, the delay in reforms reflects the challenges in addressing racism, excessive use of ..

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USA Affordable Connectivity Program

A new initiative has been announced by US President Joe Biden to expand the access to high-speed internet for low-income households across the United States for around USD 30 per month. How many broadband providers have partnered for this program? For this program, 20 broadband providers have partnered and they will be covering over 80 ..

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