Tag International

Diamer-Bhasha dam

• The Ministry of External Affairs of India reminded China about India’s claims over Gilgit-Baltistan where China has teamed up with Pakistan to build the Diamer-Bhasha dam. About: • Diamer-Bhasha Dam is a concreted-filled gravity dam, in the preliminary stages…

International Day of Light

• UNESCO is celebrating the International Day of Light on 16 May. About: • The International Day of Light is celebrated on 16 May each year, the anniversary of the first successful operation of the laser in 1960 by physicist…

International Day of Families

• The International Day of Families 2020 is being observed on the 15th of May with the theme “Families in Development: Copenhagen & Beijing+25.” About: • To promote awareness of issues relating to families and to increase knowledge of the…

Global Nutrition Report 2020

• According to the Global Nutrition Report 2020, India is among 88 countries that are likely to miss global nutrition targets by 2025. It also identified the country as one with the highest rates of domestic inequalities in malnutrition. About:…

World Red Cross Day

• The World Red Cross Day was observed by IFRC on May 8, 2020. • The Indian Red Cross Society, which was founded in 1920, is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. About: • World Red Cross Day is also…