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Jatinder Kaur

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.

UN Issues Alerts on Sri Lankan Human Rights Violations

New York (ABC Live): Sri Lankan Human Rights Violations  : Concluding a five-day visit to Sri Lanka, a United Nations independent human right expert today noted “routine and endemic” use of torture against people detained on national security grounds. “The Tamil community has borne the brunt of the State’s well-oiled torture apparatus,” said Ben Emmerson, the UN Special Rapporteur on …

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FAO Joins Hands With WHO Bats for Food Safety

New York (ABC Live): Food Safety : Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) today adopted a number of decisions to ensure food safety, including maximum residue limits for a range of drugs used in cattle and other animals, as well as revisions to guidance on agricultural and hygienic practices to minimize microbial, chemical and physical hazards to fresh fruits and vegetables. The …

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Know Indo-Russia Defence Agreements

New Delhi (ABC Live): Indo-Russia Defence Agreements : Details of Indo-Russia Defence Agreements signed over the past five years is as under: Indo-Russia Defence Agreements for training of Indian armed forces personnel in the military educational establishments of the Defence Ministry of the Russian Federation. (Date of signing 11.12.2014). Agreement between the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of India …

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India Constitutes Board for Yoga Promotion

New Delhi (ABC Live) Yoga Promotion :The number of people participated in the International Day of Yoga under Ministry of AYUSH in the country in the last three years are as under: Year 2015   8,17,611 Year 2016   10,64,205 Year 2017 51,000 ( at Lucknow) In addition to this large number of people participated in the celebration of International …

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UNICEF YouTube star Lily Singh Its Goodwill Ambassador

New York (ABC Live): 15 July 2017 – (Goodwill Ambassador ): The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has appointed Indian-origin Canadian YouTube star and actress Lilly Singh as its newest Goodwill Ambassador. In this role, Ms. Singh, known by her digital alias Superwoman, will use her unique cyber presence to engage children and young people and empower them to speak …

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WHO Standards on Clinical Trial Reporting

New York (ABC Live): WHO: With about half of all clinical trial results unreported, some of the world’s largest founders of medical research and international non-governmental organizations today agreed to adopt standards – based on United Nations health agency’s recommendations – to register and publicly disclose results of all clinical trials they fund or support. “Research funders are making a …

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World Health Statistics Lacks incorrect Deaths Reporting

New York (ABC Live): World Health Statistics : An increasing amount of deaths have recorded causes, but more than half still have incomplete or incorrect information, the United Nations health agency reported. “If countries don’t know what makes people get sick and die, it’s a lot harder to know what to do about it,” said Marie-Paule Kieny, UN World Health Organization’s …

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UN Asks Israel to Comply International Law for Detention

New York (ABC Live): International Law : With some 1,000 Palestinians held in Israeli jails on hunger strike for a second month, an independent United Nations expert vising the region today called on Israel to comply with international law and standards for detention. The UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories occupied since 1967, Michael …

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3000 Adolescents Deaths Per Day from Preventable Diseases

New Delhi (ABC Live): Adolescents Deaths : More than 3000 adolescents die every day, totalling 1.2 million deaths a year, from largely preventable causes, according to a new report from WHO and partners. In 2015, more than two-thirds of these deaths occurred in low- and middle-income countries in Africa and South-East Asia. Road traffic injuries, lower respiratory infections, and suicide are …

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IAEA Supports SESAME to Boost Advanced Research

New Delhi (ABC Live); SESAME : A major international centre for scientific research in the Middle East, supported by the IAEA, was inaugurated in Jordan today. The Synchrotron-light for Experimental Science and Applications in the Middle East (SESAME) will enable scientists from the region to cooperate on advanced research projects. Over the last decade, the IAEA has facilitated the training …

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