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Monthly Archives: January 2018

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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La Niña to Impact World Weather in 2018

New York (ABC Live): La Niña  : La Niña is expected to impact weather around the world in 2018, a United Nations relief official said, urging governments and the international community to act early to mitigate the impacts from this potentially destructive weather pattern and its counterpart, El Niño. “We know that the earlier we’re able to put in place …

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Finland Onkalo Repository Takes Lead in Spent Nuclear Fuel

Vienna (ABC Live): Finland Onkalo Repository ; Countries operating nuclear power plants store their spent nuclear fuel either at reactor sites or away from them. Spent fuel can be dangerous to people and the environment if not properly managed; therefore, a publicly acceptable, permanent solution for its disposal is needed. While a number of countries are considering deep geological disposal …

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Muslim Women Protection of Rights on Marriage Bill 2017

New Delhi (ABC Live): Muslim Women Protection Rights : The Lower house of Indian Parliament on 28/12/2017 has passed the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2017 protect the rights of married Muslim women and to prohibit divorce by pronouncing talaq by their husbands THE MUSLIM WOMEN (PROTECTION OF RIGHTS ON MARRIAGE) BILL, 2017 Bill To protect the …

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17.2 Percent Births in India by Caesarean Section

New Delhi (ABC Live): Caesarean Section : According to NFHS 4 (2015-16) survey data, 17.2% births are delivered by caesarean section while according to NFHS 3 (2005-06) survey data, 8.5% births are delivered by caesarean section. Details of state-wise births delivered by caesarean section are given below: S.No. States Births delivered by caesarean section India 17.2 1 Andaman & Nicobar …

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Know the IAEA Agenda Year 2018

Vienna (ABC Live): IAEA Agenda Year 2018  : What’s ahead for the IAEA and the global nuclear agenda in 2018? Here is a preview of selected meetings and events: February Through its programme to fight cancer, the IAEA will join in marking World Cancer Day on 4 February. March The IAEA Board’s meeting will open on 5 March in Vienna. May The 6th Joint Convention Review …

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UNICEF Asks World to Save All New Year Day Born Babies

New York (ABC Live): New Year Day Born Babies : 1 January 2018 – Nearly 386,000 babies will be born on New Year’s Day – some 90 per cent in less developed regions – and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is challenging nations around the world to make sure more newborns survive their first days of life. “This New …

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