‘Difficult 4’ Countries

A UK think-tank ‘Royal Institute of International Affairs’ has listed India in ‘Difficult 4’; clubs India with China, Saudi Arabia, and Turkey. A report called ‘Global Britain, Global Broker’ has warned the UK government to consider India as more of a rival that a cooperative partner. It accepts the fact that India is set to

Sulawesi Cave Paintings

A team of archaeologists in Indonesia has discovered what may be the world’s oldest known cave painting dating back to more than 45,000 years. The cave painting depicts a wild boar endemic to the Sulawesi island of Indonesia, where the painting was found. The central Indonesian island, which occupies an area of over 174,000 sq.

The Great Green Wall (GGW) Project

The Great Green Wall (GGW) Project to address desertification, land degradation and climate change in the Sahel region of Africa has hit a new low due to funds crunch. The Great Green Wall project is conceived by 11 countries located along the southern border of the Sahara and their international partners, is aimed at limiting

MICE Tourism

Gujarat CM has announced the tourism policy for 2021-25, seeking to position the state as the country’s foremost tourist destination, with a focus on investment and livelihood opportunities. The policy seeks to make Gujarat a hub of “MICE” tourism. The acronym “MICE” stands for “Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions”, and is essentially a version of

Mutual Funds Risk-o-Meter

The capital markets regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has made it mandatory for mutual funds to assign a risk level to schemes, based on certain parameters. What are Mutual Funds? A Mutual Fund is a trust that collects money from a number of investors who share a common investment objective. Then, it

Maghi Mela

For the first time in over several decades there will be no political conferences at the historic Maghi Mela. Maghi Mela is held in Muktsar, Punjab every year in January or in the month of Magh according to the Nanakshahi calendar. Nanakshahi calendar was designed by Sikh scholar Pal Singh Purewal to replace the Bikrami calendar, to work out the dates of gurpurab and

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