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United Nations Day: 24 October

United Nations Day: 24 October Every year 24th October is observed as the United Nations Day across the world. In 1971, the United Nations General Assembly recommended that the day be observed by Member States as a public holiday. United Nations Day ... Read More

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23 October 2017

Action needed to Break the Poverty Cycle from Generation to Generation: World Bank

Action needed to Break the Poverty Cycle from Generation to Generation: World Bank Marking the 25th anniversary of the International Day to Eradicate Poverty, the World Bank sounded the alarm on a lack of progress since the 1960s in an area that is c ... Read More

Published : 16 hrs ago

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Evening News Digest: 23 ocotber 2017

Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition wins majority in Japan Shinzo Abe’s ruling coalition retains its two-thirds majority in the 465-member lower house in an election on 22 October 2017. Voting Turnout: The highest voter turnout was recorded in Yamag ... Read More

Published : 17 hrs ago

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Fiji Issues First Developing Country Green Bond

Fiji Issues First Developing Country Green Bond Fiji has become the first emerging market to issue a sovereign green bond, raising 100 million Fijian dollars, or US$50 million, to support climate change mitigation and adaption. Home to over 870,000 ... Read More

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22 October 2017

IIT teams use plant extract, heat to kill skin cancer cells

IIT teams use plant extract, heat to kill skin cancer cells Nanoparticle formulation of a chlorophyll-rich biomolecular extract of an Indian medicinal plant Anthocephalus cadamba combined with a near-infrared dye has been found to selectively kill sk ... Read More

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Evening News Digest: 22 October 2017

PM inaugurates Phase 1 of RO RO Ferry Service between Ghogha and Dahej Who will inaugurate: At a public meeting in Ghogha, the Prime Minister will inaugurate Phase 1 of the RO RO (Roll on, Roll off) ferry service between Ghogha and Dahej. Objective: ... Read More

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World's deepest lake 'Baikal Lake' crippled by putrid algae

World's deepest lake 'Baikal Lake' crippled by putrid algae Lake Baikal in Siberia holds one fifth of the world’s unfrozen fresh water, but its precious fish stocks are disappearing. Lake Baikal is undergoing its gravest crisis in recent histor ... Read More

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21 October 2017

India ranked No. 1 in pollution related deaths: 'Lancet' report

India ranked No. 1 in pollution related deaths: 'Lancet' report With 2.51 million deaths in 2015, India has been ranked No. 1 in pollution related deaths, according to a report by The Lancet Commission on pollution and health. India accounted for abo ... Read More

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Evening News Digest: 21 October 2017

Centre issues Notification for commencement of Section 247 of Companies Act, 2013 The Ministry of Corporate Affairs has issued Notification for commencement of Section 247 of the Companies Act, 2013 with effect from 18th October, 2017. The valuers, ... Read More

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Despite drop in under-five mortality rate, 7,000 newborns die every day – UN report

Despite drop in under-five mortality rate, 7,000 newborns die every day – UN report In southern Asia and Sub Saharan Africa life-saving know-how and technologies must be made readily available, to stop babies from dying the day they are born. H ... Read More

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