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UNICEF Report On Sanitation, Drinking Water And Hygiene

On 18th June, a Joint Monitoring Programme Report by UN organizations on drinking water, sanitation and hygiene has been released by the UNICEF.


UNCCD COP Meet Scheduled In India In September 2019

For the first time, India will host the 14th session of the Conference of Parties (COP-14) of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) in September 2019.


One Health Concept

The World Organization of Animal Health, commonly known as OIE (an abbreviation of its French title), summarises the One Health concept as “human health and animal health are interdependent and bound to the health of the ecosystems in which they exist.


PM Calls For ‘One Nation One Election’

The Prime Minister had called for an all-party meet on ‘one nation, one election’.


Quality Of 18 Pharma Companies’

The Bureau of Pharma PSUs of India (BPPI) has found 25 batches of drugs of 18 pharmaceutical companies to be of substandard quality since January 2018.


India Renounces Trade Protectionism At The SCO

Why is it in News?

The Prime Minister took part in the annual Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Summit on 14th June, 2019, that was held at Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan


India’s Retaliatory Tariffs On US

Why is it in News?

The Commerce Ministry revealed on 14th June, that India has decided to slap retaliatory tariffs on 29 goods imported from the U.S. from June 16 onwards.


Encephalitis Claims 57 Lives In Bihar

Why is it in News?

Until 14 June 2019, the death toll of children due to suspected Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) in Muzaffarpur went up to 57.


PM Narendra Modi And Xi Jinping Meet

Why is it in News?

The two leaders met in Bishkek, the capital of Kyrgyzstan, on 13 June where they will participate in the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit.


India Supports Israel At The UN Vote

Why is it in News?

India was congratulated by Israel’s PM on 13 June after India voted on 11 June in favour of a decision introduced by Israel that objected to granting consultative status to a Palestinian group at the UN’s Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)


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