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UNDP Report: India ranks 129 in Human Development Index

The United Nations Development Programme released the Human Development Index for 189 countries on December 9, 2019. The rankings were listed by the report titled “Beyond Income, Beyond Averages, Beyond Today: Inequalities in Human Development in 21st century”. India ranked 129 among them, which is one rank ahead of its previous positions. In 2018, India ..

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South Asian Games begins in Kathmandu

On December 1, 2019, the President of Nepal Bidya Devi Bhandari opened the South Asian Games in Kathmandu. The event is scheduled to be conducted for 10 days. Around 487 athletes are participating from India. About South Asian Games The South Asian Games is a biennial multi-sport event that is held among the South Asian ..

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Amit Shah to Inaugurate the 15 Days’ “Aadi Mahotsav 2019

On 16 Nov, Union Home Minister Shri Amit Shah to Inaugurate the 15 Days’ National Tribal Festival  “Aadi Mahotsav 2019” at Dilli Haat, INA, New Delhi. The theme of the Mahotsav is : “A Celebration of the Spirit of Tribal Culture, Craft, Cuisine and Commerce”.  Union Tribal Affairs Minister Shri Arjun Munda, will preside over the inaugural ..

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India attends IUCN’s 7th Regional Conservation Forum held at Islamabad

International Union for Conservation of Nature organized the 7th Regional Conservation Forum in Islamabad, Pakistan. Secretary of Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change represented India at the forum. More than 500 representatives from different countries, corporate sector and NGOs participated in the forum Reports from the Forum Rapid melting of Himalayan Glacier to cause ..

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CARAT- 2019 biggest Naval Exercise between United States & Bangladesh

The 2nd phase of the biggest US- Bangladesh Navy exercise titled ‘Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT)- 2019’ is conducted in Chattogram from 4 to 7 November with different subject-based training and exercise. The exercise provides an opportunity to gain a better understanding of the operational activities of the Navies of two countries and to ..

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