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Daily News Digest:18 January 2022

ILO'S WORLD EMPLOYMENT AND SOCIAL OUTLOOK

The International Labor Organization (ILO) released a report titled "World Employment and Social Outlook."

CYCLES4CHANGE CHALLENGE

MoHUA organized an online event called “Cycles4Change challenge and Streets for People Challenge-Season 2”.

MINISTRY OF TEXTILES CLEARED 20 STRATEGIC RESEARCH PROJECTS

The Ministry of textiles cleared 20 strategic research projects, costing Rs 30 crores, in specialty fibres and geotextiles.

THE ENIGMA DIAMOND

On January 17, 2022, a 555.55-carat black diamond called “The Enigma” was unveiled in Dubai.

A POSSIBLE DRONE ATTACK IN ABU DHABI

On January 17, 2022, a possible drone attack caused an explosion that hit three oil tanks in Abu Dhabi. Another fire at Abu Dhabi International Airport killed three people and injured six.

INDIA’S STANCE ON NEPAL BOUNDARY

In its first response after the announcement of the road construction in Lipulekh led to Nepalese political outrage, the Indian Ambassador to Kathmandu on 15 January 2022 said the Indian Government's position on the India-Nepal border is recognized and conveyed to the Government of Nepal.

OPEN DATA WEEK BY MoHUA

The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) announced the commencement of Open Data Week to promote open data adoption and innovation throughout the Indian urban ecosystem.

26TH CISO DEEP DIVE TRAINING PROGRAM

The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology organised the 26th CISO Deep Dive Training program. It is being organised under the Cyber Surakshit Bharat initiative.

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