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Jatinder Kaur, Editor-in- Chief, ABC Live, writies on Health and Social issues for ABC Live since 2006. She remained instrumental in shaping ABC News & Info Services, the parent company owning, the ABC Live and took charge of ABC Live as Editor-in- Chief in March, 2015 from Our founder Dinesh Singh Rawat.

World Loses HIV Researcher Mark Wainberg

GENEVA (ABC Live) Mark Wainberg : In the Month of April world fraternity is deeply saddened by the tragic death of pioneering HIV researcher Mark Wainberg. An internationally renowned scientist, Dr Wainberg was a leading HIV researcher from the start of the AIDS epidemic. “Mark Wainberg was a giant in HIV science. His work contributed to saving millions of lives,” ... Read More »

Rosatom Joins Hands with IAEA for Nuclear Power Expansion

 Vienna (ABC Live)Rosatom :The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and Rosatom, the Russian Federation’s State Atomic Corporation, have reached an agreement aimed at strengthening IAEA assistance to Member States that are considering introducing nuclear power or expanding an existing programme. Under the Contribution Agreement, Rosatom will provide a financial contribution of up to USD 1.8 million and an in-kind contribution ... Read More »

WHO Scales Down Neglected Tropical Diseases

New Delhi (ABC Live): Neglected Tropical Diseases   :WHO reports remarkable achievements in tackling neglected tropical diseases  (NTDs) since 2007. An estimated 1 billion people received treatment in 2015 alone. “WHO has observed record-breaking progress towards bringing ancient scourges like sleeping sickness and elephantiasis to their knees,” said WHO Director-General, Dr Margaret Chan. “Over the past 10 years, millions of ... Read More »

2030 Agenda for SDGs Seeks Stronger Partnerships

New York (ABC Live):2030 Agenda :Underlining the importance of sustainable finance for the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, senior United Nations officials today called for stronger partnerships with a diverse range of stakeholders to ensure that resource requirements are met. In her opening remarks at the high-level event, SDG Financing Lab – How to finance the SDGs, Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed recalled the Addis ... Read More »

India Gets 375 million World Bank Loan for Inland Waterways

Washington (ABC Live): Inland Waterways :The World Bank will support India as it sustainably develops its first modern Inland Waterways based transport fairway on a 1,360 km-stretch of the Ganga river between Varanasi and the seaport of Haldia, bringing thousands of jobs in cargo logistics and transportation to one of the most populous regions in the country.  The World Bank’s Board ... Read More »

60,000 persons Come Under Operation Clean Money

New Delhi (ABC Live); Operation Clean Money  :Extensive enforcement action by the Income Tax Department (ITD) has led to seizures worth over Rs 818 crore and detection of undisclosed income of over Rs 9,334 crore Impact of action visible in the increase of 21.7% in the Income Tax Returns for FY 2016-17; 16% increase in Gross Collection; 14% growth in ... Read More »

UN Report Asks to Invest in water and Sanitation to Achieve SDGs

13 April 2017  New Delhi (ABC Live): UN Report :Against the backdrop of almost two billion people around the world relying on sources of drinking-water contaminated with faeces, the United Nations has called on countries to “radically” increase investments in water and sanitation infrastructure not only to protect their populations from deadly diseases but also to ensure that they are able ... Read More »

New Delhi Holds India-UK Strategic Defence Dialogue

New Delhi (ABC Live):The UK Secretary of State for Defence Sir Michael Fallon is on a four-day visit to India from April 11, 2017. The India-UK delegation level talks were held here today where the UK side was led by Sir Michael Fallon while the Indian delegation was headed by the Defence Minister Shri Arun Jaitley. Following is the text ... Read More »

UN Organizes International Day of Human Space Flight

New York (ABC Live):Human Space Flight :The United Nations today commemorated the International Day of Human Space Flight to celebrate the 56th anniversary of the first human space flight, which ushered in the beginning of the space era for mankind. “The International Day is an opportunity for us to recognize how much humanity has achieved thanks to international cooperation in ... Read More »

DPP-2016 Rules Indo-Russian Deal Sukhoi Planes

New Delhi (ABC Live):Indo-Russian Deal Sukhoi Planes :An agreement was made last March between India and a Russian company manufacturing Sukhoi planes, for the supply of spare parts. During Indo-Russia Military-Industrial Conference (March 17-18), 2017 held in New Delhi, Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has signed agreements with Russian Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) and United Engine Corporation (UEC) ... Read More »