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Daily Archives: April 21, 2017

Department of Justice Launches Nyaya Mitra Scheme

New Delhi (ABC Live): Nyaya Mitra:  Minister of Law & Justice and Electronics & IT, Sh. Ravi Shankar Prasad today appealed to all those involved in the delivery of justice to join hands in improving the system to ensure that assistance is available to every citizen irrespective of his socio-economic position. He said this after the launch of three key ... Read More »

NDMA Conducts Mock Exercise on Uttarakhand Forest Fire

New Delhi (ABC Live): NDMA :The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) conducted a first-of-its-kind State-level mock exercise on forest fire in today. The mock exercise, aimed at assessing the efficacy of integrating the preparedness and response mechanisms of the forest department with those of the district administration, has been conducted in collaboration with the State Government. The exercise is significant ... Read More »

Half of World Children May Miss Basic Education by 2030

New York (ABC Live);Basic Education :The ground-breaking, United Nations-backed International Finance Facility for Education is vital to ensure that half of the world’s children don’t miss out on the basic schooling needed to meet the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). That’s the view of the UN Special Envoy for Global Education, Gordon Brown, who said yesterday in an interview with UN News that ... Read More »

UNSC Condemns DPRK Ballistic-Missile Launching

New York (ABC Live): Ballistic-Missile Launching :Strongly condemning the 15 April ballistic-missile launch conducted by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), the United Nations Security Council today demanded that the country immediately cease further actions in violation of the UN body’s relevant resolutions and comply fully with its obligations under these resolutions. In a press statement, the Council expressed ... Read More »

UNESCO Confirms Disparity in Higher Education

New York (ABC Live) UNESCO :Noting the lack of sufficient institutions to cater to the growing demand for higher education as well as increasing disparities in its access, the United Nations educational and scientific agency, UNESCO, has presented a series of steps to make such education more equitable and affordable. In its new paper, Six ways to ensure higher education leaves ... Read More »