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The World Economic Forum published its opinion poll during its 50th annual meeting in Davos. The annual meeting was called for urgent upskilling and better climate education. Highlights According to the survey, India and Bangladesh are the most trusting people in climate science. The citizens of both the countries keep themselves updated about the happening ..
Category: International / World Current Affairs
A shocking incident happened in Unnao of Uttar Pradesh wherein at a road accident, a rape survivor’s two aunts died leaving the rape survivor and her lawyer in a critical condition. Consequent to the death of the two individuals, one of whom was also a witness in the case, charges pertaining to attempt to murder were ..
The WorldSkills International organizes world championships of vocational skills every two years. The challenge brings together the young people, industry, government, education, and institutions to provide a common platform for the promotion of vocal skills. The competition aims to demonstrate the various advantages of learning a vocational skill and encourage a similar level of respect ..
The Naveen Patnaik led Odisha Government has recently informed the state High Court that it has implemented the Central Government’s Witness Protection Scheme-2018. The aim of the scheme is to ensure that investigation, prosecution and trial of criminal offences are not prejudiced because witnesses are intimidated or frightened to give evidence without protection from other ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
Topics: Crime prevention • Evidence law • Kosovo War crimes witness intimidation and deaths • Law enforcement • Learning • Skills • Testimony • Witness • Witness protection • Witness Security Programme
Toronto police officials deployed the controversial stingray surveillance technology over 2 months. They have swept up data from more than 20, 000 bystanders. The police have claimed to use the technology to investigate a 2014 investigation. The investigation was to enquire 11 suspects. The technology mimics a celuular tower and forces all the nearby phones ..
NITI Aayog has released five Thematic Reports on Sustainable Development in Indian Himalayan Region (IHR) recognizing uniqueness of Himalayas and challenges for sustainable development. These reports list challenges in all defined five thematic areas and discuss significance, challenges, ongoing actions and future roadmap. Background These reports were prepared by five working groups which were set ..
Topics: Entrepreneurship • Environment • Himalayan Region • National • NITI Aayog • Shifting Cultivation • Skills • Sustainable Development • Sustainable tourism • Thematic Reports • Tourism • Water security