Sustainable Development: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

October 1: International Day of Older Persons

Every year, October 1 is celebrated as the International Day of Older Persons. The day is celebrated by the United Nations and several other organizations all over the world. This year, 2020, marks the 30th anniversary of International Day of Older Persons. Also, the 2020 observance is to promote “Decade of Healthy Ageing” (2020-2030). Highlights ..

India-Denmark Green Strategic Partnership: Key Facts

On September 28, 2020, the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Danish Counterpart Mette Frederkisen held a virtual bilateral summit. During the summit, the leaders established Green Strategic Partnership to fight against Climate Change. Green Strategic Partnership The Partnership is mutually beneficial to both the countries to advance political cooperation, create jobs, expand economic ..

International Day for South-South Cooperation

The United Nations observed The International Day for South-South Cooperation on 12 September 2020. The day is celebrated to recognize the economic, social and political developments that have been made in recent years by regions and countries in the south. It also highlights the efforts made by United Nations in order to work for the ..

International Literacy Day is being observed across globe today

International Literacy Day is celebrated on September 8 across the countries. The day is celebrated to spread awareness about the importance of literacy. It emphasises on the need for intensified efforts towards more literate societies. International Literacy Day-2020 Theme for 2020 is- Literacy teaching and learning in the COVID-19 crisis and beyond. 2020 edition also ..

Indira Gandhi International Airport becomes first Indian airport to be certified as single-use plastic-free

India’s leading airport, the Indira Gandhi International Airport of Delhi has recently become the first Indian airport to be certified as free from single-use plastic usage. The Confederation of Indian Industry-ITC Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Development (CII-ITC CESD) certified the airport. It was also the first Indian airport to make ‘single-use plastic-free’ commitment in 2019. ..