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E-Conclave for Defence MSMEs held

On May 21, 2020, the Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh chaired the E-Conclave of Defence MSME (Micro Small and Medium Enterprises). Highlights The E-conclave was organized by CII (Confederation of Indian Industry), SIDM (Society of Indian Defence Manufacturers) and Department of Defence Production. Around 800 Defence MSMEs participated in the conclave that was held through ..

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May 8-9: Time of Remembrance and Reconciliation for Those who Lost their Lives during Second World War

Every year during May 8-9, the United Nations marks the Time of Remembrance and reconciliation for those who lost their lives during Second World War. This is being marked as the historic event paved way for the establishment of the United Nations. Also, the day pays tribute to all the victims of Second World War. ..

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COVID-19: Hike in Dearness Allowance for the year 2021 put on hold

The Government of India on April 23, 2020, put on hold to the hike in dearness allowance. This is being done by the union government to save Rs 1 lakh crore. Highlights The hold in the hike of dearness allowance applies only to central government employees and pensioners. Currently, the central government employees are receiving ..

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April 24: International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace

Every year April 24 is marked as the International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace. It was first observed on April 24, 2019. Highlights The day is marked by the United Nations. It aims to preserve values of international cooperation and multilateralism, based on which the UN Charter and 2030 Sustainable Development Goals are ..

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United Nations adopts first resolution on Corona Virus

On April 3, 2020, the United Nations approved the resolution that called upon international cooperation to fight against COVID-19. The resolution also calls for its member nations to adopt multilateralism. Highlights The United Nations resolution was adopted by 188 nations. This is the first resolution adopted by the organization since the pandemic. The resolution called ..

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COVID-19: Wimbledon cancelled for the First Time since World Wars

On April 1, 2020, Wimbledon was cancelled due to the threats of Corona Virus. This is the first time the tournament is being cancelled since the World War II. Highlights Wimbledon was scheduled between June 29, 2020 and July 12, 2020 in the outskirts of London. However, it was cancelled considering lock down situation and ..

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