Morning News Digest, 25 April 2017

Morning News Digest, 25 April 2017  

Published on: April 25, 2017 7:03 AM By Admin

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Newton wins best film honour at Hong Kong International Film Festival The film Newton has won the Jury Prize for Best Film at the Hong Kong International Film Festival. The festival is being held from April 11 to April 25, 2017. Earlier, the film ha ... Read More

Evening News Digest, 24 April 2017

Evening News Digest, 24 April 2017  

Published on: April 24, 2017 7:03 PM By Admin

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Social activist Prafulla Samantra wins Goldman Environmental Prize Social activist Prafulla Samantra has been named one of six winners of the Goldman Environmental Prize, in San Francisco. He is the sixth Indian to win the award. He was selected for ... Read More

UNESCO releases "Reading the past, writing the future: Fifty years of promoting literacy"

UNESCO releases "Reading the past, writing the future: Fifty years of promoting literacy"  

Published on: April 24, 2017 8:03 AM By Admin

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UNESCO releases "Reading the past, writing the future: Fifty years of promoting literacy" The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) recently released a report titled "Reading the past, writing the future: Fifty yea ... Read More

UN, World Bank sign new partnership to build resilience for vulnerable

UN, World Bank sign new partnership to build resilience for vulnerable  

Published on: April 23, 2017 8:03 PM By Admin

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UN, World Bank sign new partnership to build resilience for vulnerable The United Nations (UN) and the World Bank (WB) have signed a new partnership framework for building resilience for the world's most vulnerable people by reducing poverty, promoti ... Read More

Morning News Digest, 24 April 2017

Morning News Digest, 24 April 2017  

Published on: April 24, 2017 7:03 AM By Admin

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IISc team unravels how vitamin C helps kill bacteria A study by a team of researchers at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru has found the molecular mechanism by which vitamin C impedes and even kills Mycobacterium smegmatis, a non-pat ... Read More

Evening News Digest, 23 April 2017

Evening News Digest, 23 April 2017  

Published on: April 23, 2017 7:03 PM By Admin

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G-20 Finance Ministers’ and Central Bank Governors’ Meeting The G-20 Finance Ministers’ and Central Bank Governors’ Meeting was held in Washington D.C on April 22, 2017. In the meeting India was represented by Union Finance M ... Read More

India saw 9% drop in remittances in 2016

India saw 9% drop in remittances in 2016  

Published on: April 23, 2017 8:03 AM By Admin

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India saw 9% drop in remittances in 2016 The World Bank recently released its Migration and Development Brief. According to the report, remittances to developing countries fell for a second consecutive year in 2016, a trend not seen in three decades. ... Read More