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Daily Archives: February 9, 2018

IBBI Amends Fast Track Insolvency Resolution Process for Corporate Persons

New Delhi (ABC Live): Fast Track Insolvency Resolution Process : The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) has amended the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (Fast Track Insolvency Resolution Process for Corporate Persons) Regulations, 2017 yesterday. As per the Amendments, The Resolution Professional shall appoint Registered Valuers to determine the fair value and the liquidation value of the …

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WMO Encourages Women to Become Climate Scientists

Goa (ABC Live): Climate Scientists : The International Day of Women and Girls in Science is marked on 11 February to improve access for women to technology, science education and technical training and to strengthen the position of female scientists and technologists.  WMO actively encourages more women to become meteorologists, hydrologists, climate scientists and oceanographers and nurtures leadership talent through dedicated training …

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WOSM and UNEP Reviewing Their Environment Partnership

Goa (ABC Live)WOSM : The World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM) and UN Environment are renewing their partnership on the environment, in recognition of the enormous challenges facing our planet, and the important role of young people in creating a more sustainable world. The partnership comes as both parties mark 10years since the launch of the World Scout Environment Programme …

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US Tax Cuts and Jobs Act May Affects $2 Trillion FDI

Geneva (ABC Live):Tax Cuts and Jobs Act : The United States “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” will have significant implications for global FDI patterns. It will affect multinational enterprises and foreign affiliates accounting for almost 50% of global FDI stock, according to a special issue of the UNCTAD Global Investment Trends Monitor. “The experience from the last tax break on the …

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IAEA,EU Review Nuclear Safety and Security Cooperation

Vienna (ABC Live): Nuclear Safety : The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and the European Union (EU) reviewed progress achieved in working together on a range of nuclear activities and agreed to further enhance cooperation during their sixth annual Senior Officials Meeting in Vienna. The talks on 8 February at the IAEA’s headquarters provided a forum for exchanging views on …

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Bollywood Movie Pad Man Gets WHO Appreciation

New York (ABC Live): Pad Man : Bollywood is highlighting the issue of menstrual hygiene in a new comedy-drama that aims to break taboos around sanitary pads. Pad Man is inspired by a rural welder in southern India, Arunachalam Muruganantham, who devoted 20 years of his life to creating a machine which made low-cost sanitary pads. He was inspired to create an …

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