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National Florence Nightingale Awards 2021

National Florence Nightingale Awards 2021: President presented the award to the nursing profession. Florence Nightingale was a British Nurse, Statistician and social reformer, born in Florence, Taly (1820). Her effort during Crimean War (1854-56), by curing patients, calculating mortality data and showing how improvements made in sanitary methods would reduce the number of deaths, won […]

What Is Black Sea Grain Initiative?

What Is Black Sea Grain Initiative? Russia re-joined the Black Sea Grain Initiative. The Black Sea Grain initiative endeavours to tackle escalating food prices emanating from supply chain disruptions because of Russian actions in the world’s ‘breadbasket’. The deal brokered by the United Nations (UN) and Turkey, was signed in Istanbul in July, 2022. Initially […]

Provisional State Of Global Climate Report 2022 : WMO

Provisional State Of Global Climate Report 2022 : WMO The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) released the provisional State of the Global Climate report, 2022. Highlights of the Report: The concentrations of three main greenhouse gases, carbon dioxide (CO2), methane (CH4) and Nitrous oxide (NO2), were all at record highs in 2021. The emissions of methane, […]

Pradhan Mantri Khanij Kshetra Kalyan Yojana (PMKKKY)

Pradhan Mantri Khanij Kshetra Kalyan Yojana (PMKKKY): Over 1 lakh welfare projects completed in mining areas under PMKKKY The Ministry of Mines launched PMKKKY in 2015 for the welfare of areas and people affected by mining-related operations, using the funds generated by District Mineral Foundations (DMFs). Objectives: to implement various developmental and welfare projects in […]

G20 Presidency

G20 Presidency: Prime Minister will unveil the logo, theme and website of India’s G20 Presidency on 8th November 2022. G20 Presidency offers India an opportunity to contribute to the global agenda on pressing issues of international importance. G20 is the premier forum for international economic cooperation representing around 85% of the global GDP, over 75% […]