Members of the Nordic Council Current Affairs, GK & News
World’s tallest sandcastle was built in Denmark. It has established new Guinness World Record of 21.16 metres. Denmark’s new sandcastle is 3.5 meter taller than earlier record of 17.66-meter set by Germany in 2019. About Denmark’s Sandcastle Sandcastle is built in the shape of a triangle in order to avoid collapse like many others have. ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2021
On November 5, 2020, the first India-Nordic-Baltic Conclave was held virtually. India was represented by External Affairs Minister S Jai Shankar. Key Highlights The Conclave was jointly hosted by Ministry of External Affairs and Confederation of Indian Industry. The Conclave focused on clean technologies and renewable energies, Artificial Intelligence, supply chain logistics and block chain ..
Greta Thunberg, the sixteen year old from Sweden who started a global movement for school children striking to demand climate change action, has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. She is a climatic activist and was nominated by lawmakers in nearby Norway. Thunberg has recently delivered many fiery speeches to world leaders over inaction ..
Topics: Biology • Botanists • Climatic activist • Countries • Europe • Greta • Greta Thunberg • Individual and political action on climate change • Member states of the Council of Europe • Member states of the United Nations • Members of the Nordic Council • Naturalists • Nobel Peace Prize • Scandinavian countries • School strike for climate • Sweden • Thunberg
India has slipped two positions to rank 53rd among 63 nations at the 5th edition of the IMD World Talent Ranking 2018, which is recently released by IMD Business School, Switzerland. The rankings are based on three factors: Investment and Development, Appeal, and Readiness. These factors include indicators that capture the resources invested in developing ..
Topics: Countries • Europe • Finland • Geography of Europe • International Institute for Management Development • Luxembourg • Member states of the Council of Europe • Member states of the European Union • Member states of the Union for the Mediterranean • Member states of the United Nations • Members of the Nordic Council • Sweden
India has been ranked 51st globally in terms of ability to attract, develop and retain talent while Switzerland topped the list compiled by leading global business school IMD. The annual IMD World Talent Ranking covered 63 countries and assessed the methods the countries adopted to attract and retain talent. The rankings are based on a ..
Topics: Countries • Europe • Finland • Geography of Europe • IMD • Luxembourg • Member states of the Council of Europe • Member states of the European Union • Member states of the Union for the Mediterranean • Member states of the United Nations • Members of the Nordic Council • Sweden