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Daily Archives: July 16, 2017

PM Holds All Party Meet ahead of Monsoon Session

New Delhi(ABC Live) Monsoon Session:  Addressing floor leaders of parties in the Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha here today, ahead of Monsoon Session of Parliament beginning tomorrow, Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi said that for preserving the institution of Democracy in India, it is important that all Political Parties support the Government to conduct business in both the Houses of the Parliament without …

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UNESCO, FIFA Join for Sports Access for All

NewYork(ABCLive) FIFA ; UNESCO Assistant Director-General for Social and Human Sciences, Nada Al-Nashif, and FIFA Secretary-General, Fatma Samoura, met on 14 July 2017 on the occasion of UNESCO’s 6th International Conference of Ministers and Senior Officials responsible for physical education and sport (MINEPS VI), in Kazan, Russian Federation. During their meeting, Fatma Samoura took the opportunity to express FIFA’s support …

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CIC Holds Seminar on Land Records and RTI Act, 2005

New Delhi(ABCLive): RTI Act :  The Central Information Commission (CIC) organised a seminar on “Land Records and Right to Information (RTI) Act 2005”, here today. Addressing the seminar, Chief Information Commissioner Shri Radha Krishna Mathur said that almost half of the RTI queries received by the State Information Commissions relate to Land Records. He said Land Resources primarily being a …

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WMO Issues El Niño La Niña Update

New York (ABC Live): El Niño La Niña Update : ENSO neutral conditions currently prevail in the tropical Pacific Ocean, despite sea surface temperatures being near the El Niño threshold. Most climate models surveyed indicate that ENSO-neutral conditions will continue through July-September 2017, followed by a 50-60% chance of a continuation of ENSO-neutral during the subsequent months of 2017. The …

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UNICEF YouTube star Lily Singh Its Goodwill Ambassador

New York (ABC Live): 15 July 2017 – (Goodwill Ambassador ): The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has appointed Indian-origin Canadian YouTube star and actress Lilly Singh as its newest Goodwill Ambassador. In this role, Ms. Singh, known by her digital alias Superwoman, will use her unique cyber presence to engage children and young people and empower them to speak …

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Senior Advocates, Law Firms Come Under GST

New Delhi (ABC Live):Senior Advocates : There are points being raised about the applicability of GST on legal services provided by advocates – whether it is in forward charge or reverse charge. It may be mentioned that there is no change made in taxation of legal services in the GST era. In this context, it is further clarified that legal …

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