International Current Affairs 2018

/International Current Affairs 2018

World Food Programme of United Nations to receive $370m aid from Sweden

Sweden and the United Nations World Food Programme on Friday signed a Strategic Partnership Agreement committing an unprecedented 370 million dollars to WFP over the next four years i.e. 2018-2021. It is the biggest ever contribution made by donor within a World Food Programme Strategic Partnership Agreement. Key Points: World Food Programme The Swedish contribution comes [...]

World Cancer Day Observed on 4th February 2018

The World Cancer Day (WCD) is observed every year on 4 February across the world to raise awareness of cancer and to encourage its prevention, detection, and treatment. Its primary goal is to reduce the illness and related deaths by 2020.   Key Points “We can. I can” is the theme headline for this year [...]

CSL inks MoU pact with Russian shipbuilding firm

United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC) is a Russia-based firm and has inked Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Indian Based Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL) which aims to develop specialized vessels for Inland and Coastal shipping. Both firms under the pact will collaborate and engage in Design, Development and The Execution of contemporary state-of-Art vessels for Inland and Coastal Waterways.   [...]