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The Paris Climate Agreement and Recent Developments

The Paris Climate Agreement is a self-imposing agreement wherein each country sets a specific target and date with the aim to mitigate global warming and greenhouse gas emission. The agreement, also known as Paris Climate Accord,  was formed by the initiative of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The accord was finalised

One Belt One Road (OBOR) Project – Modern Era Silk Route

‘One Belt One Road’ (OBOR) project is a massive initiative fueled by the vision of Xi Jinping, the Chinese President. The initiative aims to establish connectivity and economic co-operation among various countries across the globe.  Why is One Belt One Road (OBOR) project important? The ambitious One Belt One Road initiative is being promoted by

NITI Aayog- The National Institution for Transforming India

What is NITI Aayog or The National Institution for Transforming India?  NITI Aayog or The National Institution for Transforming India is a Government of India establishment. It was formed vide a resolution of the Union cabinet on 1 January 2015. NITI Aayog was founded to substitute the planning commission established in in1950.  The establishment is

April 22 – International Mother Earth Day and its importance

Earth is the only known plant with existence of life. Human race with intelligence is the supreme form of life on earth and the resources of the planet are under its control. Unfortunately, we have been competing with each other in depleting the resources.  Earth day is being celebrated every year on April 22 to

H-1B Visa, Relevant Aspects and Proposed Amendments

What is a Visa? Visa is a permission to a foreign national to enter, leave, or stay for a specified period of time in a country. It is provided as an endorsement on a passport.  What is H-1B visa? The H-1B is a non-immigrant visa stipulated by United States that allows US employers to employ

SpaceX – Space Exploration Technologies Corporation

What is the latest achievement of SpaceX? SpaceX aims to create history by launching its first recycled rocket.  The Falcon 9 rocket, with the booster that was used earlier to supply food and goods to astronauts living at the international Space Station (ISS) is being used and the launch is scheduled at 6:27 pm, 30

Group of Twenty or G20

The Group of Twenty or G20 is an international forum that brings together the governments and governors of central banks of twenty major economies. Why was Group of Twenty (G20) formed?  G20 was formed with the objectives of assessing, reviewing and eliciting co-operation of major economies on policy issues relating to international financial stability. These