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Nagaland Plans To Implement NRC

Nagaland on 29th June announced starting of its own National Register of Citizens (NRC).


Asia-Pacific Group Supports India’s UNSC Non-permanent Membership

India was unanimously supported by the Asia-Pacific group for its candidature of UN Security Council’s (UNSC) non-permanent membership.


Bombay HC Approves Reservations For Marathas

The Bombay High Court on 27 June, 2019 upheld reservation for Marathas in the State on the basis of the recommendations of Maharashtra State Backward Class Commission (MSBCC).


A New Species ‘Impressive’ Tortoise Discovered

A team of herpetologists from the Forest Department and two NGOs found the Impressed Tortoise (Manouria impressa) in Lower Subansiri, Arunachal district a few days ago.


India Enjoys GSP Benefits From Other Countries

Even after US withdrawal of Generalised System of Preferences (GSP) benefits to India, the country continues to enjoy GSP benefits from other countries.


Aadhaar Bill Re-introduced In The Parliament

Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Bill 2019, has been re-introduced in the parliament by Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad.


Iran Shoots Down US Spy Drone

Iran on 20th June 2019, shot down a U.S. spy drone near the strategic Strait of Hormuz.


UN Report Finds Saudi Crown Prince Linked To Khashoggi Killing

UN experts on 19 June, reported credible evidence to link Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) to the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.


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.


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