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World’s Longest Serving Bahrain PM Khalifa Bin Salman Al Khalifa passed away

World’s longest serving Prime Minister Khalifa Bin Salman Al Khalifa, Bahrain PM, died on November 11. He was 84. He died at the Mayo Clinic Hospital in the United States. He became the Prime Minister of Bahrain on 19 January 1970 but took office on 5 August 1971 after the country’s independence. Key Points Khalifa ..

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India-Brazil-South Africa (IBSA) report on ‘Deepening Cooperation in IBSA: Perspectives from Key Sectors’ launched

India-Brazil-South Africa (IBSA) report on ‘Deepening Cooperation in IBSA: Perspectives from Key Sectors’ has been launched by the Economic Relations Secretary of Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), Rahul Chhabra. The report has been prepared by the second batch of the fellows of IBSA Visiting Fellow Program. The fellows of IBSA fellowship program undertook research on ..

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United Nations launches Food Coalition to prevent COVID-19 Food crisis

The United Nations has created a new alliance to prevent COVID-19 food crisis. It was proposed by Italy and led by Food and Agriculture Organization. Key Highlights According to the State of Food Security and Nutrition Report, 2020 more than 690 million people went hungry in 2019. The COVID-19 pandemic is to add 130 million ..

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November 6: International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict

Every year, the International Day for Preventing the exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict is marked on November 6. The resolution to celebrate the day was passed in 2001. Need According to the United Nations Environment Programme, a least 40% of internal conflicts are linked to the exploitation of natural resources in ..

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United Nations: India sponsored Nuclear Disarmament Resolutions adopted

On November 3, 2020, two resolutions were adopted by United Nations namely “Convention on Prohibition of the use of Nuclear Weapons” and “Reducing Nuclear Danger”. The resolutions were sponsored by India. Convention on Prohibition of the use of Nuclear Weapons The resolution is being tabled by India since 1982. The resolution was also backed by ..

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