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United Nations Report: India accounts to 45.8 million missing females

On June 30, the United Nations released the State of World Population 2020 report. The report was released by the United Nations Population Fund (UNPF). It is the sexual and reproductive health agency of the world organization. Highlights The report says that India accounts to 45.8 million missing females as of 2020. This is a ..

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Actor Sushant Singh Rajput dies

On June 14, 2020, actor Sushant Singh Rajput was found dead in his Mumbai apartment. According to Mumbai police, he had committed suicide Highlights The actor has played lead roles in TV series. He won the best actor award at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne in 2017 for his movie M S Dhoni: The ..

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Jaya Jaitly Task Force Constituted

The Government of India has constituted Jaya Jaitly Task Force that will work on the issues of women and child development. About the task force The task force was constituted by the Ministry of Women and Child Development. The team will work on the following Lowering Maternal Mortality Rate. Improve Nutritional Levels. Examine issues that ..

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June 2: International Sex Workers Day

Every year, International Sex Workers Day is observed on June 2. The day is being marked to spread awareness on rights of sex workers so that they can lead a life of respect. Why June 2? On June 2, 1975, around 100 sex workers gathered near Saint-Nizier Church in France. They gathered to express their ..

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May 29: International Day of UN Peacekeepers

Every year, the United Nations celebrates International Day of UN Peacekeepers on May 29. This year the day is being celebrated under the theme Theme: Women in Peacekeeping: A key to Peace Highlights The International Day of UN Peacekeepers is celebrated to honour more than 3,900 peacekeepers that lost their lives serving under the United ..

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