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Daily News Digest:28 December 2021

TRINCOMALEE OIL TANK AND FARM

Sri Lanka will soon enter into a long-term agreement with India to develop a Trincomalee oil tank farm’. The oil farm agreement in Trincomalee is a desirable project, which has been controversial for a long time.

PANEL FOR AFSPA NAGALAND

The Centre is setting up a panel to look into the withdrawal of AFSPA from Nagaland. The Registrar General and the Indian Census Commissioner Vivek Joshi will lead a five-member committee. 

DESMOND TUTU

Desmond Tutu, a South African bishop who helped end apartheid in South Africa, died aged 90. He was a human rights activist and theologian known for being anti-apartheid. From 1985 to 1986, he was the bishop of Johannesburg.

INS KESARI

On 25 December 2021, Indian Naval Ship (INS) Kesari reached Port of Maputo, Mozambique carrying 500 tonnes of food aid as part of the SAGAR Mission. This mission is dubbed as “Security and Growth for All in the Region” Mission.

STUDY ON INSTITUTIONAL DELIVERY

Recently, a paper published in the Global Health Action Journal analyzed features that serve as a barrier to low institutional delivery coverage.

 According to this study, poverty, education, and exposure to public health workers are more important than the age of marriage to determine if a mother will be able to give birth safely at a health facility.

KISAN DIWAS

On 23 December ‘Kisan Diwas’ or National Farmers Day is celebrated across the country to celebrate the birthday of Chaudhary Charan Singh, the former Prime Minister of India.

HEALTH INDEX

On 27 December 2021, the Health Index report for the Financial Year 2019-20 was released by NITI Aayog. Its purpose is to track progress in health outcomes and health system performance to promote diverse learning between provinces and UTs.

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