UN’s State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World report for 2017 (Relevant for GS Prelims, GS Mains Paper II; IOBR)

The UN’s State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World report for 2017 has important pointers to achieve nutrition policy reform. What are the findings at the global level? At the global level, the five agencies that together produced the assessment found that the gains achieved on food security and better nutrition since the

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Macedonia renamed as Republic of North Macedonia (Relevant for GS Prelims, GS Mains Paper II; IOBR)

Skopje (Capital of Republic of North Macedonia) has resolved a festering dispute with Athens over the name of the Balkan nation that emerged following the disintegration of Yugoslavia. What will be implication? The landmark agreement signed with Greece this month, to rechristen Macedonia as the Republic of North Macedonia, opens the doors for its admission,

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U.S. policy of separating children from undocumented migrant parents is cruel (Relevant for GS Mains Paper III; IOBR)

What has been the US Policy? As part of its “zero-tolerance” approach to dealing with undocumented migrants, the Donald Trump administration in the U.S. has been separating parents and children within migrating families, leading to outrage over the burgeoning number of minors lodged in foster care. What has been the impact? Reports suggest that between

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Pak. Taliban head ‘Mullah Radio’ killed in U.S.-led strike (Read only for understanding; IRIO)

Mullah Fazlullah killed Pakistani Taliban leader Mullah Fazlullah has been killed in a U.S.-Afghan air strike in Afghanistan, a killing likely to ease tension between the United States and Pakistan. Who was Mullah Fazlullah? Fazlullah was Pakistan’s most-wanted militant, notorious for attacks including a 2014 school massacre that killed 132 children and the 2012 shooting

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