Day October 23, 2020

AspirantWorld One liners : 23rd October

• Europe’s Andorra formally joined the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on 16th October, becoming the crisis lender’s 190th member state as the tourism and trade-dependent principality struggles with the coronavirus pandemic. Andorra’s initial quota – the capital subscription that determines…

The Future of Jobs Report 2020

• Report provides the timely insights needed to orient labour markets and workers towards opportunity today and in the future of work. About • To pandemic-related disruptions thus far in 2020, contextualized within a longer history of economic cycles. •…

World Osteoporosis Day 2020

• World Osteoporosis Day 2020 was observed on 20 October. About: • Osteoporosis, or porous bone, is a disease of progressive bone loss and skeletal deterioration in which bones become fragile and more likely to break, or fracture. • The…

[Editorial Analysis] Piercing the veil

Mains Paper 2: International Prelims level: Financial Crimes Enforcement Network Mains level: Important International institutions, agencies and fora, their structure, mandate Context: • An ongoing investigation has revealed how financial transactions by Indian citizens and firms have been red-flagged to…