India Sends 2 Lakh COVID Vaccines As to UN Peacekeepers

The 2,00,000 AstraZeneca vaccine doses donated by India to UN peacekeeping. Under Secretary General for Peace Operations Jean-Pierre Lacroix. UN chief António Guterres     LEARNING FROM HOME/ WITHOUT CLASSES/ BASICS INDIA’S ROLE IN PEACEKEEPING OPERATIONS India is a founding…

African elephant species now Endangered and Critically Endangered – IUCN Red List

Following population declines over several decades due to poaching for ivory and loss of habitat, the African forest elephant (Loxodonta cyclotis) is now listed as Critically Endangered and the African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) as Endangered on the IUCN Red List of…

Development of Iconic Tourist Destinations Scheme: India and Soft Power

In order to promote India as MICE Destination (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions), Ministry of Tourism, Government of India in association with Madhya Pradesh Tourism and India Convention Promotion Bureau are organizing this ‘MICE Roadshow – Meet in India’ at…

Parliament adjourned sine die: Constitutional Provisions Explained

The Lok Sabha was adjourned sine die which brought the nearly two-month long Budget session to an end. The Indian Parliament comprises of the President and the two Houses-Lok Sabha(House of the People) and Rajya Sabha(Council of States). The President…

India abstains from UNHRC vote on Sri Lanka’s human rights record

India abstained from a crucial vote at the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) on Sri Lanka’s rights record, though New Delhi called on Colombo to carry forward the reconciliation process and address the aspirations of the Tamil minority.  LEARNING FROM…

Permanent Indus Commission between India and Pakistan: Basics Explained

The Indus Commissioners of India and Pakistan met for the first time in over two years in New Delhi in a bid to resolve a host of outstanding issues under the Indus Waters Treaty, including Pakistan’s objections to the design…