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Monthly Archives: July 2017

First Judicial Reforms India Needs Strict Compliance of Procedural Laws

New Delhi (ABC Live) :Judicial Reforms India :The parliament of India has enacted a series of provisions to introduced in procedural laws to enable the expeditious disposal of criminal and civil cases. The First Judicial Reforms  India which India needs is the Strict Compliance of Procedural Laws, these include, amendment of Section 309, CrPC to discourage unnecessary adjournments which says, …

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IPCC Invites Reviews of Report on Global Warming of 1.5ºC

New Delhi (ABC Live):Global Warming of 1.5ºC :The expert review of the first order draft of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5ºC (SR15) will take place from 31 July to 24 September 2017. Expert Reviewers can register as of today, 17 July 2017, until one week before the end of the review period. Experts …

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WFP Report Confirms 800 Million People Sleep Empty Stomach

New York (ABC Live):WFP Report : Improved aid access, strengthened resilience and advances in food system networks could provide as much as $3.5 billion in annual cost savings at a time when humanitarian needs are skyrocketing in multiple complex emergencies across the globe, a new United Nations study has found. “More than anything else, the world needs to wake up, …

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Funds Scarcity SDGs Targets in 47 Least Developed Countries

New York (ABC Live):SDGs Targets : Lack of funding is among the biggest challenges for the world’s 47 least developed countries (LDCs) in their implementation of sustainable development targets, according to a United Nations report released today. “While we continue to see mixed progress for this group of countries, there is tremendous potential to close the gaps and achieve momentum …

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UN Confirms Fight Against AIDS Starts Showing Results

New York (ABC Live):Fight Against AIDS : The scales have tipped for the first time in the fight against AIDS as more than half of all people living with the HIV virus now have access to treatment, while AIDS-related deaths have nearly halved since 2005, according to a new United Nations report. “We met the 2015 target of 15 million people …

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India Approves Three Climate Change Adaptation Projects

New Delhi (ABC Live):Climate Change Adaptation Projects : The Environment Ministry today approved three projects for climate change adaptation in three states. The National Steering Committee on Climate Change (NSCCC), under the Chairmanship of Secretary MoEF&CC, Shri Ajay Narayan Jha, approved the Detailed Project Reports (DPRs) submitted by Governments of Rajasthan, Gujarat and Sikkim for funding under the National Adaptation …

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India Identifies Earthquake Prone Cities

New Delhi (ABC Live): Earthquake Prone Cities : Earthquake – prone areas of the country have been identified on the basis of scientific inputs relating to seismicity, earthquakes occurred in the past and tectonic setup of the region. Based on these inputs, Bureau of Indian Standards [IS 1893 (Part I):2002], has grouped the country into four seismic zones, viz. Zone II, …

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WTO Conducts Trade Global Review

New Delhi (ABC Live): The sixth Aid for Trade Global Review was held at the WTO on 11-13 July 2017. The Aid for Trade initiative was launched in 2005 with the aim of addressing the supply side and trade-related infrastructure constraints that often hamper developing countries’ participation in global trade. The 2017 Global Review is dedicated to the theme of …

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India Holds Pioneering Business Idea Challenge

New Delhi (ABC Live): Pioneering Business Idea Challenge : An event “Pioneering Business Idea Challenge” was co-hosted by the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region and North Eastern Development Finance Corporation Ltd (NEDFi) at Tezpur University, as part of the University’s Sampark-2017, which is an industry-academia interaction aimed at providing a platform for the students/ budding entrepreneurs of the …

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India Gets 10 Pressurized Heavy Water Reactors

New Delhi (ABC Live):Pressurized Heavy Water Reactors :The Government has accorded administrative approval and financial sanction for construction of 10 indigenous 700 MW Pressurized Heavy Water Reactors (PHWRs) in fleet mode. The reactors are planned at Kaiga, Karnataka (Kaiga-5&6), Gorakhpur, Haryana (GHAVP-3&4), Chutka, Madhya Pradesh (Chutka-1&2) and Mahi Banswara, Rajasthan (Units-1 to 4). The total cost of setting up the …

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