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INTERNATIONAL SOLAR ALLIANCE’S FIFTH ASSEMBLY

Assembly will deliberate on key initiatives of ISA on three critical issues of energy access, energy security, and energy transition Shri R.K Singh , Union Minister for Power and New and Renewable Energy today unvieled the curtain raiser to  the Fifth Assembly of the International Solar Alliance along with side …

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NATIONAL LOK ADALAT

Department of Consumer Affairs to refer pending consumer cases to National Lok Adalat for disposal through settlement National Lok Adalat will be held on 12th November 2022 across the country to despose off pending cases through settlement. Considering the benefits of the Lok Adalat system and mutual settlement between parties …

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INDIA ABSTAINS ON SRI LANKA VOTE AT UN HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL

India on Thursday abstained from voting on a resolution on Sri Lanka at the UN Human Rights Council, while observing that Sri Lanka’s progress in implementing commitments on the 13th Amendment, meaningful devolution and early provincial elections remains “inadequate”. “Achieving prosperity for all Sri Lankans and realising the legitimate aspirations of …

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ANNIE ERNAUX WINS LITERATURE NOBEL

French author Annie Ernaux, known for her deceptively simple novels drawing on personal experience of class and gender, was on Thursday awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature. Ernaux, 82, was honoured “for the courage and clinical acuity with which she uncovers the roots, estrangements and collective restraints of personal memory”, …

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WORLD BANK PARES INDIA FY23 GROWTH PROJECTION TO 6.5%

Indian economy’s expansion is expected to speed up to 7% in the next fiscal year, before settling back down to 6.1% in FY24-25 The World Bank has trimmed its estimate for India’s growth in the current fiscal year (FY22-23) to 6.5%, one percentage point lower than its previous projection in …

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‘MATDATA JUNCTION’ VOTER AWARENESS

Chief Election Commissioner Shri Rajiv Kumar along with Election Commissioner Shri Anup Chandra Pandey today launched a yearlong Voter Awareness Program – ‘Matdata Junction’ during an event organised at Akashvani Rang Bhavan, New Delhi. The program Matdata Junction, produced in collaboration with All India Radio, will be a strong platform …

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INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF MILLETS (IYOM)-2023

A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the Department of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare and the National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India Limited in New Delhi yesterday to boost the initiative visioned by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi to promote Millets towards celebration of the International Year of …

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ABORTION RIGHTS

Recently, a single woman, residing in Delhi, approached the Delhi High Court seeking permission to terminate her 22-week-old pregnancy. The reason for her wanting a Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) at this stage was a change in her personal circumstances — her partner did not want to support her and …

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NOBEL PRIZE IN MEDICINE

Swedish scientist Svante Paabo won the Nobel Prize in medicine on Monday for his discoveries on human evolution that provided key insights into our immune system and what makes us unique compared with our extinct cousins. Paabo has spearheaded the development of new techniques that allowed researchers to compare the …

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CLEAN INDIA 2.0

“Clean India 2.0” will be launched from Prayagraj on 1st October with an aim to raise awareness, mobilize people and ensure their participation in making India cleanPosted On: 29 Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports Shri Anurag Singh Thakur, in a tweet, anounced that the Department of Youth Affairs …

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