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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......

UN chief urges India, 7 others to ratify N-test ban treaty

United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon has appealed to India, China and the US along with five other nations to ratify the Comprehensive Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty, saying the international community should......

Tamil Nadu, India's model for organ transplants

"Tamil Nadu has the most efficient and effective cadaver transplant programme in India," says Virginia Vaidhyanathan of the India-US Transplant Foundation.Aziz Haniffa/Rediff.com discovers how the......

Why Finance Minister Jaitley disappointed Defence Minister Jaitley

The finance minister hiked the total defence expenditure from Rs 203,672 crore in FY 2013-2014 to Rs 229,000 crore for FY 2014-2015. Though the increase appears substantial, it is insufficient to......

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......

Modi govt must not ignore farmers

The farming community expects much more substance from the government, says Ajay Vir Jakhar. Young Indians starting their careers in an environment devoid of hope and opportunity and surviving on......

Why India ranks low in the Human Development Index

Just over 100 of the total list of 187 countries are in the 'High' or 'Very High' human development category, rues T N Ninan Once a year, the United Nations Development Programme releases its Human......

Vikram is the youth envoy of UN Habitat

Catch the action in the Tamil film industry right here! Tamil actor Vikram has been selected as the Youth Envoy for the UN Habitat (United Nations Human Settlement Programme). Out of the four......

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,......

Power Your Champions -- contribute just Rs 100

Olympic Gold Quest's recently-launched programme, 'Power Your Champions', attempts to involve the country's sports fans in its quest for a gold medal at the Olympics. OGQ Chief Operations Officer......

  People speak for united nations environment programme

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Q. She wants the moon. What should I do ?
:  A. ..which moon do you want my dear?(The Moon is Earth\'s sole natural satellite.Moon may also refer to:Celestial bodies * A natural satellite of a...... more

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Q. What is the Objective of World Health Organisation ?
Kishore Malhotra:  A. The United Nations has a specialized agency for health called the World Health Organization or WHO. The main aim of the World Health Organization,...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-objective-of-world-health-organisation-/17588738/answers/16300806

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Q. Though initially Communism made lot of noise & raised hopes, Why communism has failed miserably all over the world (except for few countries like China & Cuba) ?
Kishoranandvittalmangalore :  A. Because in Communist run societies, u have a fail safe mechanism....as when corruption gets unbearable to a point, it fails. In Communist...... more

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Q. what is kyoto protocol?
Incredible Creature:  A. Kyoto Protocol Delegates celebrated adoption of the Protocol in 1997. The Kyoto Protocol is an international agreement linked to the United...... more

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Q. what is the full form of U N E P ?
Balraj:  A. UnitedNations Environment Programme more

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  Web results for United Nations Environment Programme
Telecom equipment industry poised for growth

The telecom equipment manufacturing industry has evolved significantly over the past few years. The wireless segment has attracted interest from... ...

http://www.tele.net.in/discussion-board/item/15553-getting-into-gear-telecom-equipment-industry-poised-for-growth
Needed, a Growth Commission

Comment · print · T T T+· T- The Hindu Archives CHANGING TIMES: The concept of planning has changed: while in the 1950s, it was the... ...

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First private wildlife corridor to come up in MP

With an aim to develop country's first private wildlife corridor between Kanha and Pench Tiger Reserve, telecom major Vodafone and Grow-Trees.Com... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/first-private-wildlife-corridor-to-come-up-in-mp-114082700549_1.html
Snapdeal, Tata Value Homes Partner To Sell Homes Online

Snapdeal.com, an online marketplace and Tata Value Homes have entered into real estate market to sell houses online. With this step, Snapdeal.com... ...

http://www.businessworld.in/news/business/infrastructure/snapdeal-tata-value-homes-partner-to-sell-homes-online/1499848/page-1.html
NIH challenges innovators with half million dollars in prizes

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is challenging science innovators to compete for prizes totalling up to $500,000, by developing new ways to... ...

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