All WHO-approved jabs must be recognised for travel: UN

Source: The Hindu Relevance: Vaccination is essential for global economic recovery. The World Health Organization recently said that any COVID-19 vaccine it has authorised for emergency use should be recognised by countries as they open up their borders to inoculated travelers. The move could force Western countries to broaden their acceptance of two apparently less… Continue reading All WHO-approved jabs must be recognised for travel: UN

EU leaders clinch €750 billion coronavirus Recovery Fund

News: European Union has agreed upon a historic €750 billion ($860 billion) coronavirus recovery fund. Facts: Coronavirus Recovery Fund: The fund is aimed at containing an unprecedented economic downturn in the EU countries caused due to Covid-19 induced disruption. What does the fund contain? There are two parts of the fund: Euro 360 billion in… Continue reading EU leaders clinch €750 billion coronavirus Recovery Fund

Youth Climate Conclave

News:The Delegation of European Union (EU) to India has launched the Youth Climate Conclave. Facts: About the Youth Climate Conclave: The Youth Climate Conclave will be held as part of the World Sustainable Development Summit (WSDS), 2020. The project is organised by the EU together with German development agency(GIZ), Energy and Resources Institute(TERI) and Council… Continue reading Youth Climate Conclave

U.K. opens up two-year post-study work permit visa again

News:United Kingdom has decided to re-introduce the two-year post-study work visa for international students. Facts: The new visa rules will allow International students to stay in the UK for two years after graduation to find a job. The move reverses a decision made in 2012 by the UK Government that forced overseas students to leave… Continue reading U.K. opens up two-year post-study work permit visa again

IIT Kharagpur to steer Saraswati 2.0 for reuse of treated water

IIT Kharagpur will be implementing the multi-institutional Saraswati 2.0 project. The project has been funded by the European Union and the Government of India’s Department of Science and Technology and Biotechnology.  The objective of the project is to identify the best available as well as affordable technologies for wastewater treatment and provide solutions to the… Continue reading IIT Kharagpur to steer Saraswati 2.0 for reuse of treated water

Europe rejects Iran’s ‘ultimatum’ but stands by nuclear agreement

European leaders has said that EU will remain committed to the Iran nuclear deal.But has also said that they have rejected the ultimatum given by Iran to prevent its collapse. EU has also said that it will continue pursuing efforts to enable the continuation of legitimate trade with Iran. Earlier,Iran had said that it will… Continue reading Europe rejects Iran’s ‘ultimatum’ but stands by nuclear agreement