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Sachin named UNEP's Goodwill Ambassador

Ace cricketer Sachin Tendulkar was Thursday named a Goodwill Ambassador by the United Nations Environment Programme.Tendulkar will use his massive global popularity to raise awareness and harness......

UPA must move quickly on national security

The performance of the United Progressive Alliance government in its first five years in power presented a mixed bag of a few spectacular achievements and many dismal failures on the national......

Modi on Mann ki Baat: The world is keen to know more about India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday voiced concern over the declining sex ratio in 100 districts of the country, with situation being "more serious" in Haryana, and pitched for a campaign to......

Meet India's 10 most renowned yoga gurus

Yoga has been an intrinsic part of the Indian ethos for over 5,000 years. In December 2014, the United Nations recognised that Yoga ‘provides a holistic approach to health and......

From Kashmir to Kanyakumari: Armed forces prepare for Yoga Day

Not to be left behind, the armed forces have planned yoga sessions on board warships and even at Siachen, the world's highest battlefield, to celebrate the first International Yoga Day on June 21.......

Amazing photos reveal the state of world environment

The United Nations Environment Programme established World Environment Day in 1972 and every year for the past 40 years, countries around the world have dedicated June 5 to environmental causes.......

UN's India solar programme wins award

A United Nations programme which has helped bring solar powered electricity to some 100,000 people across 18,000 rural Indian households has won the prestigious UN-21 award for efficiency and......

Shell, UNEP to light up 29 villages

Shell Foundation, from the oil major Shell Group and United Nations Environment Programme, will under a joint programme light up about 1,400 homes in 29 villages in Karnataka by late 2005.This......

One year on.....Modi's 14 big hits and one big miss!

When Narendra Modi came to power in May 2014, just about every sector had an unfinished task or issues left pending by the United Progressive Alliance government’s indecisiveness or......

Modi committed to usher achche din for job seekers, assures labour minister

'The Modi government wants to protect workers’ rights and create employability.' 'Firms with 10 employees will get employee provident fund coverage, instead of the current 20.' 'Pension funds......

England call up Bairstow for first Windies Test

England have named uncapped wicket-keeper batsman Jonny Bairstow in the 13-man squad to face West Indies in the first match of the three-Test series starting at Lord's on Thursday. Bairstow, 22,......
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Fantastic folkways

We were in the flamingo-haunted, saline wilderness of Gujarat on a mission. The UNDP (United Nations Development Programme) had chosen Hodka as a... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/487459/fantastic-folkways.html
Kalraj Mishra

Kalraj Mishra Kalraj Mishra, Minister for Medium, Small and Micro Enterprises (MSME) tells Aditi Phadnis how he plans to revamp the sector, how... ...

http://wap.business-standard.com/article/opinion/an-entrepreneurial-mindset-needs-to-be-encouraged-kalraj-mishra-115070400747_1.html
Ecuador, first stop on Pope tour, highlights …

QUITO (Reuters) - It is one of the most biodiverse nations on earth, boasting Amazon rainforest, Andean mountains and the Galapagos Islands, where... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/ecuador-first-stop-pope-tour-highlights-environment-exhortation-183503121.html
Greater action needed

In a major development, China, the world's largest greenhouse gas (GHG) emitter, has submitted its Intended Nationally Determined Contributions... ...

http://www.millenniumpost.in/NewsContent.aspx?NID=140462
Experts call for more rights based, evidence informed drug control policies

Government, civil society representatives and development partners have committed to address drug control laws and policies that negatively affect... ...

http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/experts-call-more-rights-based-evidence-informed-drug-control-policies

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