UN Current Affairs - 2020

Ayushman Khurrana appointed as UNICEF’s celebrity advocate in India

In a recent move, UNICEF (United Nations International Children Education Fund) appointed Ayushmann Khurrana as its celebrity advocate for promoting and supporting its work around ending violence against children. The actor will work towards ending violence against children especially in the current scenario when COVID-19 risk has blanketed the whole world. What important role will Read More…

Lebanon trembles with devastating blast

In the central region of Beirut, the capital of Lebanon a huge blast triggered off in a port warehouse where highly explosive material was stored. The blast leads to the killing of 78 people and injury to nearly 4,000. Cause The explosion trembled the whole city. The shockwaves flattened much of the port, damaging buildings Read More…

Pakistan’s new political map

Pakistan recently released a new political map claiming the entire territory of Jammu & Kashmir, and part of Gujarat including the erstwhile state of Junagadh as part of its territory. Background In recent times in the wake of the global pandemic when the whole world is fighting against the deadly virus in unison, our neighbours Read More…

Supreme Court: Access to Internet-a fundamental right

On January 10, 2020, the Supreme Court of India said that Right of access to internet is a fundamental right. The Court had asked the administration of Jammu and Kashmir to review the curbs on internet in a week. Lately the Indian Government had been using internet shut down as a tool to control protest Read More…

12 December: International Universal Health Coverage Day

Every year 12 December is celebrated as International Universal Health Coverage Day across the world, as an annual rallying point for the growing movement for health for all. The day is promoted by World Health Organization (WHO). About Universal Health Coverage Day Objective: To raise awareness of need for strong and resilient health systems and Read More…