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Daily News Digest:12 November 2019

The Brown to Green Report

The Brown to Green Report is the most comprehensive review of climate actions of G20 nations. The Summary of the Report 2019 provides an overview of all the G20 countries, on how they are doing on the journey to transition towards a net-zero emissions economy.
G20 countries are responsible for 80 per cent of global Greenhouse Gas emissions. To stay within the Paris Agreement temperature limit, the emissions need to be drastically reduced. Carbon dioxide emissions need to decline to net-zero by around 2050.

National Education Day

National Education Day is an annual day that is observed in India to commemorate the birth anniversary of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad. He was the first education minister of independent India, who served from 15th August 1947 until 2nd February 1958. This day is celebrated on 11 November every year.

Dal Lake to be declared Eco-Sensitive Zone

The J&K Government has set up a ten-member committee to declare Dal Lake and its surrounding areas as an eco-sensitive zone (ESZ), following the concerns over its shrinking size. The decision is being taken based on the study that was conducted by the Dredging Corporation of India (DCI).

The world's first CNG port terminal

Gujarat Government has given its nod to the world's first CNG port terminal at Bhavnagar. The U.K. based Foresight group and Mumbai based Padmanabh Mafatlal group joint venture will invest Rs.1900 Crore in setting up a CNG port terminal at Bhavnagar port.

CJI Ranjan Gogoi released the Assamese version of the book "Courts of India" in Guwahati

Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi released the Assamese version of the book 'Courts of India: Past to Present' in Guwahati on 10th Nov 2019. The Publication Division published this book. Mr Gogoi termed this book as the architecture of justice. He said the book would explain the Indian justice system.

World Pneumonia Day

World Pneumonia Day is observed on 12 November to make people aware of the pneumonia disease, its causes, symptoms and treatment. Pneumonia is one of the leading causes of deaths in children under the age of five despite this being preventable and treatable diseases. The theme for 2019 is: “Healthy Lungs for all”.

27th Conference of Central and State Statistical Organizations (COCSSO)

The 27th Conference of Central and State Statistical Organizations (COCSSO) is being at Kolkata, West Bengal from 11-12 November 2019. This was inaugurated by Prof. Bimal K Roy, Chairman, National Statistical Commission (NSC). The theme of the conference was the Sustainable Development Goals.

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