The Ambassador of India to the United Nations recently announced that India has been asked to chair three important committees of the Security Council.
Counter-Terrorism Committee, Libya Sanctions Committee and Taliban Sanctions Committee.
There are fifteen member states of Counter Terrorism committee. They are Belgium, Dominic Republic, China, Germany, France, Niger, Indonesia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Russia, South Africa, UK, Vietnam and US.
The United Nations imposed an Arms Embargo on Libya since February 2011. It is related to the supply of arms and military equipment to and from Libya.
The UN imposed sanctions in Libya in response to the violence and use of armed forces against civilians in Libya and systematic violations of human rights by the former Qadhafi Regime.
The Unite Nations Security Council can impose sanctions in response to threat to international peace and security.
Every year the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas is celebrated on January 9.
Theme: Contributing to Atma Nirbhar Bharat.
It is celebrated to mark the contribution of overseas Indian community towards the development of India.
It is important to celebrate the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas as it reconnects the Non-Resident Indians with their roots. Also, it celebrates their achievements. It acknowledges the difficulties faced by the Indian expatriate workers living abroad. The day acts as a platform to create a network of NRIs in all the countries and connect the younger generation with immigrants. This will help the immigrants to evolve and contribute significantly to the development of the country.
The Youth Pravasi Bharatiya Divas was celebrated by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports on January 8, 2021.
Bringing together Young Achievers from India and Indian Diaspora.
The Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Awards are presented to recognize the achievements of NRIs, PIOs or organizations established by NRIs.
President of India.
It is celebrated on January 9 to mark the return of Mahatma Gandhi from South Africa to Mumbai on January 9, 1915.
It is sponsored by the Ministry of External Affairs, Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry, Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region, Confederation of Indian Industries.
L M Singhvi Committee. The L M Singhvi committee was set up by the late PM Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee.