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Daily Archives: January 17, 2018

Know Doing Business Methodology to Map Starting Business

New Delhi (ABC Live): Doing Business Methodology : Doing Business is publishing its report since 2002 and it is regarding as certification for doing business worldwide. Doing Business  claims that it  records all procedures officially required, or commonly done in practice, for an entrepreneur to start up and formally operate an industrial or commercial business, as well as the time and cost …

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FAL Convention Strengthens Seafarers Rights to Shore Leave

 London (ABC Live):FAL Convention : Seafarers’ rights to shore leave have been strengthened through amendments which enter into force globally on 1 January 2018, under the revised treaty which aims to achieve the smooth transit in ports of ships, cargo and passengers.  The amendments to the Convention on Facilitation of International Maritime Traffic (FAL Convention) also bring in a new requirement …

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IAEA Hails US Nuclear Power Plants Long-Term Operation

Vienna (ABC Live): Nuclear Power Plants Long-Term Operation :The last couple of decades have witnessed increased interest in the extension of the operating life of nuclear power plants. Extending the life of a plant is more economical than building a new one, and where it makes business sense, many plant operators in the United States are seeking licence renewals. This …

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Nuclear Weapons,Climate Change Require Urgent Action : UN

New York (ABC Live):Nuclear Weapons :Having taken office with a call for peace to be the watchword of 2017, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Tuesday said the world instead had ‘gone in reverse,” and that there are critical areas that need action in the New Year, including climate change, the nuclear issue on the Korean Peninsula, the Middle East conflict, and …

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Culture of Authority to Culture of Justification:Overruling ADM Jabalpur

New Delhi (ABC Live); ADM Jabalpur and the Culture of Authority  : The nine-judge bench judgment of the Supreme Court in Justice K.S. Puttaswamy vs Union of India is now four-and-a-half months old. The verdict, which held that there exists a fundamental right to privacy under the Indian Constitution, has been analysed threadbare. Its implications for decisional autonomy, personal choice, State surveillance, informational self-determination, …

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Adaptation Strategy for Sea Level Rise in Krishna Delta

New Delhi (ABC Live): Adaptation Strategy :The Krishna delta, home to about 4.5 million people, is located in the state of Andhra Pradesh on the southeast coast of India. The project region is highly vulnerable to the predicted changes in the climatic condition and sea level rise and associated extreme events such as cyclones and floods. The cumulative effect of sea …

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Indo-Japanese Joint Naval Exercise Starts on January 17

New Delhi (ABC Live): Indo-Japanese Joint Naval Exercise : A High Level Meeting between Indian Coast Guard (ICG) and Japan Coast Guard (JCG) was held at Coast Guard Headquarters, New Delhi on January 15, 2018 under the provisions of the Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) signed between the two agencies in 2006. The Indian delegation was led by ICG Director General …

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Smart Cities Mission Selects 90 Indian Cities

New Delhi (ABC Live): Smart Cities Mission : “Smart Cities Mission is a step in the direction of achieving our vision to improve the ease of living particularly for the poor, women, elderly and differently abled people. All Indians should be able to enjoy a clean and sustainable environment.  As a major player in digital revolution and a technology superpower, …

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Know Why Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project was Delayed

New Delhi (ABC Live): Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project : The installed capacity of nuclear power plants in India was 6,780 MW as on March 2017. As per Draft Electricity Plan released (December 2016) by Central Electricity Authority, Ministry of Power, Government of India (GoI), nuclear power projects capacity would be enhanced by 2,800 MW during 2017-2022 and by another 4,800 …

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