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India has decided to sign an international call initiated by the governments of France and New Zealand along with top social media companies to eliminate the violent and terrorist content online. Christchurch Call to Action Christchurch Call to Action was initiated after the Christchurch attacks. Christchurch Call to Action was signed and adopted with participation ..
Topics: Australia • Canada • Christchurch attacks • Christchurch Call to Action • Daily Motion • European Commission • Facebook • France • Free Speech • Germany • Google • Indonesia • Ireland • Japan • Jordan • Microsoft • Netherlands • New Zealand • Norway • Qwant • Senegal • Spain • Sweden • Twitter • UK • YouTube
The study from the researchers of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), UNICEF and the World Health Organisation (WHO) published in The Lancet Global Health makes the following observations: 20.5 million babies (14.6%) were found to have been born with low birth weight (less than 2.5 kg) in 2015. The prevalence in ..
Topics: Australia • Europe • Indian Statistical Institute • Low birth weight • New Zealand • North America • Saharan Africa • South Asia • Sweden • UK • UNICEF • Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare • USA • WHO • World Health Organisation
At 11th Arctic Council ministerial meeting held at Rovaniemi in Finland, India was re-elected as an observer to intergovernmental forum Arctic Council. India promised its commitment towards contributing more to Arctic Council. About 11th Arctic Council Major issues discussed at the Council meeting: With growing tensions worldwide, how to deal with global warming and jurisdiction ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2019
Topics: 11th Arctic Council ministerial meeting • Arctic Council • Canada and United States • Denmark • Finland • Iceland • India • Northern Fleet • Norway • Ottawa Declaration • Polar Silk Road • Russia • Sweden
International NGO, Reporters without Borders has released the World Press Freedom Index 2019. The index is based on the assessment of the countries’ press freedom records in the previous year. The report is partly based on a questionnaire which asks questions about pluralism, media independence, environment and self-censorship, legislative framework, transparency, and infrastructure. World Press Freedom Index 2019 The ..
Category: Reports & Indexes Current Affairs
Topics: Asia • Bangladesh • China • Denmark • Ethiopia • Finland • Gambia • Netherlands • NGO • Norway • Pakistan • Press Freedom • Reporters Without Borders • Sweden • Turkmenistan • Vietnam • World Press Freedom Index • World Press Freedom Index 2019
The Global Energy Transition index 2019 report has been released by the World Economic Forum (WEF). The index compares the energy sectors of 115 countries and analyses their readiness for energy transition. The index benchmarks the countries energy systems based on an “energy triangle”, comprised of energy security and access, economic development and growth, environmental ..
Category: Economy & Banking Current Affairs
Topics: Asia • Bangladesh • Brazil • BRICS • China • Germany • Global Energy Transition Index • Global Energy Transition Index 2019 • Japan • Malaysia • Nepal • Norway • Singapore • Sri lanka • Sweden • Switzerland • UK • United Kingdom • US • WEF • World Economic Forum