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February 10: World Pulses Day

The “World Pulses Day” is observed on February 10 every year since 2018. This day is dedicated to the importance of pulses. In the year 2021, the day was celebrated under the theme: “Nutritious Seeds for a Sustainable Future.” Highlights On this occasion, big event was held virtually in New York. The event was held ..

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Draft Arctic Policy of India

The Government of India recently released the Draft Arctic Policy. What is the main objective of the Policy? The policy ensures that the Arctic resources are explored and used sustainable. Under its policy, India will make sure the it abides by rules and regulations of Arctic Council. India became the observer of Arctic Council in ..

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State of Mediterranean and Black Sea Fisheries, 2020

The Food and Agriculture Organization recently released the “State of Mediterranean and Black Sea Fisheries”, 2018. According to the report, the number of stocks subject to overfishing has decreased for the first time in decades in Mediterranean and Black sea marine Eco systems. The General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean (GFCM) operating under Food and ..

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SDG Investor Map for India launched by UNDP and Invest India

The Invest India and the United Nations Development Programme has launched the sustainable development goal investor map for India. It has laid out 18 Investment Opportunity Areas. This investment opportunity areas are in six critical sustainable development goals that were launched by the United Nations. The map will enable the factors that will help India ..

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November 12: World Pneumonia Day

Every year, World Pneumonia Day is celebrated on November 12 by World Health Organization, UNICEF and several other international organizations. Key Highlights The first World Pneumonia Day was marked in 2019 by Global Coalition against Child Pneumonia. GAPP The Global Action Plan for Prevention and Control of Pneumonia called GAPP was released by WHO and ..

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