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India calls for increased cooperation between FATF and UN

To deal with the nexus of terrorist groups India called for increased cooperation between the United Nations (UN) and the Financial Action Task Force (FATF). Speaking at the General Assembly the first Secretary to India’s Permanent Mission said that the activities of terror groups Boko Haram, ISIL, AI Shabab has increased in recent days. In ..

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October 1: International Day of Older Persons Observed

The International Day of Older Persons is observed to highlight contributions made by the older population to the society. It aims at raising awareness of opportunities and challenges of ageing in the world. According to the United Nations, between 2017 and 2030, the number of persons in the age group above 60 years will grow ..

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E-waste disposal

The massive amount of E-waste being generated by our digital footprint causes a massive concern as these digital gadgets have a massive waste profile and their disposal is a big cause of concern for us all. What is happening? As per a recent UN report titled “A New Circular Vision for Electronics” has highlighted the ..

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India in Peacekeeping Missions

The United Nations, after approval of the United Nations Security council often deploys peacekeepers in regions where there are troubles and danger to human life and dignity. These peacekeepers are made up of volunteers from the member states of the UN. India’s peacekeeping efforts India has been and remains one of the world’s largest contributors ..

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ICJ Verdict on Kulbhushan Jadhav

In a major victory for India and its arrested national Kulbhushan Jadhav, the International Court of Justice has ordered Pakistan to review Kulbhushan’s death sentence and had ruled that Islamabad violated the established international convention by denying India the rights of consular visits to Jadhav after his arrest. What the court ruled? The ICJ has ..

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