Tag: Current Affairs of 14 October 2017

US and Israel withdraw from UNESCO

  The United States and Israel announced that they are quitting UNESCO after Washington accused the UN’s cultural agency of anti-Israeli bias. The withdrawal of the United States, which is meant to provide a fifth of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization’s funding, is a major blow for the Paris-based organization, founded after

HPCL starts selling lubricants in Myanmar

  State-owned Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd (HPCL) has started selling lubricants in Myanmar as part of broader plans of Indian retailers to play a bigger role in the south-east Asian nation’s oil and gas sector. HPCL is the first Indian oil company to have started marketing lubes in Myanmar and has chosen commercial hubs of

Jawaharlal Nehru Port Container Terminal selects N4 Terminal Operating System

    The Jawaharlal Nehru Port Container Terminal, one of the container terminals directly managed by India’s leading container port-JNPT, is constantly innovating and up-scaling operations to not only meet but exceed global benchmarks with an underlying commitment to provide seamless customer service and ease of doing business. The JNPCT has upgraded its terminal operating

India 100th on global hunger index

  International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) has released ‘2017 Global Hunger Index (GHI): The inequalities of hunger’. According to 2017 GHI scores, the level of hunger in the world has decreased by 27 percent from the 2000 level. This year’s report shines a light on the inequalities underlying hunger including geographic, income, and gender