World Diabetes Day: 14 November
World Diabetes Day was observed every year across the world on 14 November to raise awareness about diabetes. Observance of day aims to pursue multilateral efforts to promote and improve human health and provide access to health-care treatment and ed More..

India’s Department of Biotechnology, Wellcome Trust of UK complete 10 year of partnership
The Department of Biotechnology (DBT) under the Union Ministry of Science and Technology and the Wellcome Trust (WT) of the United Kingdom on November 12, 2018 celebrated 10 years of their joint partnership at an event in New Delhi.

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Amnesty International strips Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi of 'Ambassador of Conscience' Award
Amnesty International on November 12, 2018 stripped Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi of its highest honour, the ‘Ambassador of Conscience’ award, over her indifference to atrocities committed by the Myanmar military against  and increa More..

US exempts India from imposition of sanctions development of Chabahar Port in Iran
United States has exempted India from imposition of certain sanctions for development of strategically-located Chabahar port in Iran, along with construction of railway line connecting it with landlocked Afghanistan. The decision comes after US impos More..

World Tsunami Awareness Day: November 5
The World Tsunami Awareness Day is observed every year across the world on 5 November 2016 to spread awareness among people across the world about Tsunami. This year it was third edition of World Tsunami Awareness Day after it was instituted in 2015. More..

US exempts India, China from its sanctions for buying Iranian oil
The United States on November 5, 2018 temporarily exempted eight countries, including India from the US sanctions for buying Iranian oil.

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India, South Korea sign MoUs for strengthening cooperation in field of Tourism and sports
India and South Korea signed two Memorandums of Understanding (MoU) for strengthening cooperation in field of Tourism and sports during the visit of Kim Jung-sook, the First Lady of the Republic of Korea, to India.

First Lady Kim was t More..

USITC rules against anti-dumping duty on PTFE resin from India, China
The US International Trade Commission on November 2, 2018 ruled against putting an anti-dumping duty on the import of a synthetic fluoropolymer from India and China. The fluoropolymer is a key ingredient in the non-stick coating for pans and other co More..

World Cities Day: October 31
The World Cities Day is observed every year across the world on 31st October to work together for planned and sustainable urban life in the wake of rapid growth of population and problems.

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Over 100,000 missing people in the world, says Red Cross
The International Committee of the Red Cross stated on October 29, 2018 that over 100,000 people around the world are missing, which has created a global “crisis.”

According to the International organisation's protection adviser, Agne More..

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