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Daily Archives: January 12, 2018

ISRO PSLV Injects 31 Remote Sensing Satellite into Space

New Delhi (ABC Live): ISRO PSLV : ISRO’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, in its forty second flight, successfully launched the 710 kg Cartosat-2 Series Remote Sensing Satellite along with 30 co-passenger satellites today from Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR, Sriharikota. This flight is designated as PSLV-C40. The lift-off of PSLV-C40 occurred at 0929 hrs (9:29 am) IST from the First …

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Know the Letter Written by Four Supreme Court Judges to CJI

New Delhi (ABC Live): Supreme Court Judges : In a one of the most shocking days in the history of Indian Justice Delivery system. Today the four senior most judges of the Supreme Court of India have virtually revolted against the system out which all of them have been born out. The Justice Kurien Joseph, Justice Chelameswar, Justice Ranjan Gogoi …

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Road Accidents Block Economic Growth in Developing Countries

WASHINGTON (ABC Live): Road Accidents : A new World Bank study, funded by Bloomberg Philanthropies, finds that reducing road traffic deaths and injuries could result in substantial long-term income gains for low- and middle-income countries. The report, “The High Toll of Traffic Injuries: Unacceptable and Preventable,” introduces a new global methodology to calculate the economic impact of road safety and analyses …

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2018 Starts with Extreme Weather Worldwide

New Delhi (ABC Live): Extreme Weather : The start of 2018 has been marked by extreme weather, including heat, cold, precipitation and high winds, with widespread impacts on public safety, transport, energy and health. National meteorological and hydrological services have issued regular and reliable forecasts and warnings about the weather and water-related hazards. When one part of the world is cold, there is …

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Know the UK Model for Managing Nuclear Energy Risks

Vienna (ABC Live):Managing Nuclear Energy Risks : Nuclear Power Plants (NPPs) have long lifetimes and low running costs, but they require high up-front capital expenses and a long planning and construction time. This means the economics of NPPs are sensitive to the cost of financing and overruns, and project delays can be costly. Successful financing is a major challenge and …

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Apex Court Criticizes HC for Suspending Gangrape Sentence

New Delhi (ABC Live): Punjab and Haryana High Court : The Supreme Court bench of Justice SA Bobde and Justice L Nageswara Rao on Thursday criticized the order dated September 13, 2017, passed by bench of Justice Mahesh Grover and Justice Justice Raj Shekhar Attri of  the Punjab and Haryana High Court, suspending the sentence of imprisonment for 20 years …

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UNEP Joins WHO for Combating Environmental Health Risks

New York (ABC Live):Environmental Health Risks :  Two United Nations agencies are teaming up in a major new initiative taking on the herculean task of combatting environmental health risks, which claim an estimated 12.6 million lives a year. The partnership, announced Wednesday, between the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and the World Health Organization (WHO), includes specific action to address air …

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Five High Courts Get New Chief Justices

New Delhi (ABC Live): High Courts : Five High Courts of India may soon get new Chief Justices with the Supreme Court Collegium’s recent recommendations. As per information the Supreme Court Collegium has recommended that name of  Calcutta High Court Acting Chief Justice Jyotirmoy Bhattacharya be transferred to the Delhi High Court as the Chief Justice to replace Acting Chief Justice …

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