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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.

Trump Announces his 24 Members Cabinet

Washington (ABC Live): United States President Mr. Donald Trump officially announced his cabinet today. As per released statement by White House following are in Mr. Trump cabinet consists of 24 following persons; Vice President Michael R. Pence Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson Secretary of the Treasury-designate Steven T. Mnuchin Secretary of Defense James Mattis Attorney General-designate Jeff Sessions Secretary ... Read More »

DGAD Conducts Anti-dumping Investigations

New Delhi (ABC Live): Anti-dumping Investigations : Directorate General of Anti-Dumping and Allied Duties (DGAD) conducts anti-dumping investigations on the basis of a duly substantiated petition filed by the domestic industry (DI) alleging dumping of goods into the country causing injury to the DI. The basic intent of the anti-dumping measures is to eliminate injury caused to the DI by ... Read More »

IFPMA Joins IAEA for Fight Against Cancer

New York (ABC Live):Ahead of World Cancer Day, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and the International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers and Associations (IFPMA) today signed an agreement to train health professionals and boost cancer control efforts in low- and middle- income countries, where many people lack access to basic cancer diagnosis and treatment services. The collaboration will initially focus ... Read More »

WHO Releases New Guidance for Diagnosing Cancer

New York (ABC Live):Early cancer diagnosis saves lives and cuts treatment costs, the United Nations health agency today said, particularly in developing countries where the majority of cancer cases are diagnosed too late. New guidance from the World Health Organization (WHO), released ahead of World Cancer Day which is marked annually on 4 February, tries to inform the public about ... Read More »

MTAB to Evaluate Efficacy of Drugs, Devices, Method of Treatment

New Delhi (ABC Live):The proposed Medical Technology Assessment Board (MTAB) in the Department of Health Research would recommend technologies (drugs, devices, method of treatment, etc.) in the area of health after evaluating them on their efficacy, appropriateness and cost effectiveness. This would serve as an important tool in prioritizing national health spending and help achieve universal health coverage by providing ... Read More »

India Modifies 40 Tax Treaties to use data Against Black Money

New Delhi (ABC Live): Government is contemplating to revise the tax treaties with partner countries to enable the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and Enforcement Directorate (ED) to use the data for prosecution of those who have stashed black money abroad. Treaty partner countries have been requested to modify the tax treaties, so as to explicitly include provisions that will ... Read More »

90 percent of GST Payers ST under State

New Delhi (ABC Live): The Government has claimed that all decisions of GST Council so far have been taken unanimously. Various states may have different points of view on an issue but the final decisions have been unanimous. The issue regarding treatment of the existing tax incentive schemes of the Central and State Governments was discussed during the 2nd Meeting ... Read More »

India Claims Equivalency of LR-SAM, MR-SAM with BARAK

New Delhi (ABC Live): Long Range Surface-to-Air Missile (LR-SAM) and Medium Range Surface-to-Air Missile (MR-SAM) are jointly developed by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), India and M/s Israel Aerospace Industry (IAI), Israel and as per literature available in Internet, M/s IAI, Israel refers this missile as Barak-8 missile system (upgraded version of BARAK Missile System). LR-SAM is the Ship ... Read More »

India Confirms Induction of Pinaka Rocket in Indian Army

New Delhi (ABC Live): Trails of guided Pinaka Rocket were successfully conducted at Integrated Test Range (ITR) Balasore in two phases on 12th and 24th Jan 2017 with range of 65 km and 75 km, respectively. The guided version of Pinaka Rocket incorporates Inertial Navigation Systems (INS)/ Global Positioning System (GPS) for the mid-course guidance with accuracy of 60m to ... Read More »

Defence Acquisition Council Approved 17 DRDO Developed Technologies

New Delhi (ABC Live): Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has been developing technologies, products and systems that are required for the Armed Forces. After the systems are trial evaluated and accepted by the Users, the technologies are transferred to production agencies for manufacture and supply to Users. Indigenous technologies developed by DRDO are available for transfer to Indian Industry. ... Read More »