Lesotho Current Affairs - 2019

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Military Coup at Lesotho, the Kingdom of Sky

Lesotho, the country whose entire land area is above 1000 meters and is often referred to as the “Kingdom of Sky”, is currently facing a dire political challenge from within. Lesotho is entirely surrounded by South Africa with a population of 2 million. It is also known for its “herd boys”, as very young children, Read More…

Month:  Categories: Governance & Politics

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India ranked 155th on Yale’s Environmental Performance Index (EPI)

India ranked 155th out of 178 countries with an index score of 31.23 points, in its efforts to address environmental challenges, in the 2014 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) issued by Yale University. Regardless of an improvement in overall performance, India ranks behind China (118), Pakistan (148) and Nepal (139).  Among the BRICS nations, South Africa was Read More…

Month:  Categories: Environment & BiodiversityInternationalReports & Indices

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India tops the list of recipient of foreign remittances

As per the World Bank report- Migration and Remittance Flows: Recent Trends and Outlook-2013-16, India is the largest recipient of foreign remittances among developing economies in 2013. Migration and Remittance Flows: Recent Trends and Outlook-2013-16 report: Non-Resident Indians (NRI) remitted a record $71 billion in 2013 compared to $70 billion in 2012. The remittances are likely Read More…

Month:  Categories: Business, Economy & Banking

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