The country will see rapid growth in wealth, adding USD 2.1 trillion by 2022, an increase of 42 percent over the present level of USD close to USD 5 trillion. Total wealth here has risen fourfold between 2000 and 2017, reaching USD 5 trillion in mid-2017. Despite this and having four times the population of the US, India's. . . . .
Robert Mugabe resigned as President of Zimbabwe on Tuesday, swept from power as his 37-year reign crumbled within days of a military takeover. Mr Mugabe had ruled Zimbabwe almost unopposed since the country won independence from Britain but his efforts to position his wife Grace as his successor triggered fury in the military. . . . .
The world's first images of dogs are found on 8,000-year- old rocks in Saudi Arabia. Archaeologists have uncovered the image of a hunter drawing his bow surrounded by a pack of 13 dogs, two of which appear to be tethered, carved into the ancient sandstone. The find, made in the Arabian Desert, is thought to be the oldest. . . . .
Greater Chennai Corporation commenced a Geographic information system (GIS) survey using drones which will cover the whole of the city in 120 days, in an initiative which is being done for the first time in India. The project called ‘Preparation of the base map using geospatial techniques’.“The drones will survey. . . . .
The historic monument and heart of the city, Charminar, will be all cleaned up soon as part of phase-II of the Central government’s initiative Swachh Iconic Places. A total of 100 iconic places across the country are set to be cleaned up under the programme. Total 10 icons are selected under phase-II of this programme.The. . . . .
India’s nominee Dalveer Bhandari re-elected for the term of 2018-2027. India nominee received 183 out of 193 votes in UNGA and secured all 15 votes of UNSC. Objective: The main function of ICJ is, it settles legal disputes between member countries. It also provides advisory opinion to U.N general assembly (UNGA) ****Voting. . . . .