Mecca-Medina Current Affairs, GK & News

Mecca-Medina  Current Affairs, GK & News

United Nations: 25 million jobs to be lost due to COVID-19 impact

The United Nations has estimated that around 25 million jobs are to be lost due to the COVID-19 impacts. Highlights The organization reported that the economic and human lockdown is bringing in on a global economic break down. Around 3.3 million Americans have applied for unemployment benefits. Italy, one of the most affected countries has ..

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Saudi Arabia raises India’s Hajj Quota by 30,000

In a significant step, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia increased India’s Haj quota by 30,000 thus lifting the figure to 200,000 per year (from 170,000). This move will pave the way for more Indians to go for the annual Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca in Saudi kingdom. Key Highlights Background: In 2018, Saudi Arabia increased India’s Haj ..

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