Argentina Current Affairs - 2019

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2nd Global Disability Summit’ being held in Argentina

The 2nd Global Disability Summit is being held at Buenos Aires, Argentina from 6 June to 8 June 2019. From India a delegation headed by Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Thaawarchand Gehlot, will be participating in Summit. Union Minister also attended ‘1st Global Disability Summit’ held at London, UK in July 2018. Key Read More…

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Puerto Williams: World’s Southernmost City

Puerto Williams in Chile has become world’s southernmost city after its status upgraded from hamlet to city. It took over the title from Ushuaia in Argentina which was world’s southernmost city till recently. About Puerto Williams (or Port Williams) It is a growing hamlet on remote southern tip of South American continent. The Chilean authorities Read More…

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WHO: Algeria and Argentina declared Malaria-Free

The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared Algeria and Argentina as ‘Malaria-Free’ countries after no cases of indigenous transmission of disease were recorded. Key Highlights Background: The Malaria parasite was first discovered in humans in Algeria by a French physician named Charles Louis Alphonse Laveran in 1880. By 1960s, Malaria became Nigeria’s primary health challenge, Read More…

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Barcelona wins La Liga title 2019 in Spain

Barcelona FC has won Spanish La Liga title 2019 by defeating Levante FC by 1-0 goals. In the final match held at Camp Nou in Barcelona, Spain. the lone winning goal for Barcelona was scored by club’s Argentine superstar and team captain Lionel Messi at 61st minute. This was Barcelona’s overall 26th La Liga league Read More…

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World Economic Outlook April 2019

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) in the World Economic Outlook 2019 April report has made the following forecasts: The global growth will be 3.3% in 2019, down from 3.6% in 2018 and 4% in 2017. The reduced growth rates are attributed to lower global expansion in the second half of 2018 caused by U.S.-China trade Read More…

Month:  Categories: Business, Economy & BankingUPSC

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Worldwide Cost of Living Survey 2019 by Economist Intelligence Unit

The Economist Intelligence Unit has released the report of the Worldwide Cost of Living Survey 2019. Findings of the Survey For the first time in its 30-year history, three cities have been accorded the title of the world’s most expensive city in the Worldwide Cost of Living Survey from The Economist Intelligence Unit. Singapore which Read More…

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Smart City Indicator Survey

The Ireland-based Johnson Controls Building Technologies and Solutions has released its report for the second annual smart city indicator survey. The survey tracks key drivers, organisational barriers, technology trends, and the status of smart city solution implementations around the world. The survey queried over 330 city leaders. The survey was conducted in 20 countries, including Read More…

Month:  Categories: Reports & Indices

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