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Daily Archives: March 30, 2017

Income Inequality Forces Asia ,Pacific into Poverty

29 March 2017  New York (ABC Live): Income Inequality :Some 400 million people in Asia and the Pacific still confront poverty as part of their daily lives due to widening income inequality, despite the region’s impressive gains in reducing poverty in recent decades, a United Nations-backed report has found. “As outlined in the report, a renewed strengthening of the social ... Read More »

India Approves Disinvestment of SAIL Three Units

New Delhi (ABC Live):The Government has accorded ‘in-principle’ approval for strategic disinvestment of only three units of Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) i.e. Visveswaraya Iron and Steel Plant (VISP), Bhadravati, Salem Steel Plant (SSP), Tamil Nadu and Alloy Steel Plant (ASP), Durgapur. These three units of SAIL have been consistently making losses.  The entire process of the strategic disinvestment ... Read More »

India Claims Itself Electricity Exporter Country

New Delhi (ABC Live):Electricity Exporter Country :As per Central Electricity Authority, the Designated Authority of Government of India for Cross Border Trade of Electricity, 1st time India has turned around from a net importer of electricity to Net Exporter of electricity. During the current year 2016-17 (April to February 2017), India has exported around 5,798 Million Units to Nepal, Bangladesh ... Read More »

INCOIS Maps Indian Coastal Vulnerability

New Delhi (ABC Live): INCOIS :The Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS) has assessed shoreline change using the satellite data acquired during 1972-2000 in order to calculate the shoreline change rate. Shoreline change rate is one of the input parameters to calculate the coastal vulnerability index along the Indian coast. This work was carried out during the period ... Read More »