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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......

Smriti Irani got a certificate for leadership programme: Yale University

  Yale University has issued a statement saying that Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani attended a weeklong programme and received a certificate from the university last year,......

President Pranab's address to Parliament: The transcript

President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday addressed the first joint sitting of Parliament as mandatorily required under the Constitution after the general elections. The address is the political,......

Why Kejriwal can dent Modi's campaign

'AAP's real value must be measured not by the number of Lok Sabha seats it wins in the election -- which may not exceed 10 or 15 -- and not even by the number of votes it takes from the BJP, but by......

Rahul recasts himself to walk the fire

Despite the recent electoral reverses, Rahul is getting ready to walk the fire once more. The question is whether he will get burned or burnished in the process, says Saroj Nagi. For the Congress,......

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......

Indian is UNDP A-Pac bureau chief

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed Ajay Chhibber of India as United Nations Development Programme's assistant secretary-general, assistant administrator and director of its Regional......

The man who saved billions from starvation

Image: Norman Borlaug rescued India from a severe food crisis. Photograph: Jason Reed/Reuters The work of Norman Borlaug, who helped save billions from starvation, is worth recalling, especially......

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......

  People speak for united nations environmental programme

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Q. Difference between ICSE and CBSE Syllabus?
:  A. The English syllabus of the CBSE is better manageable than that of ICSE/ISC. While a broad-based syllabus is generally percieved to be good (an...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/difference-between-icse-and-cbse-syllabus//answers/16520357

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Q. SINCE MANY YEARS I HAVE NOT SEEN A BUG. NEITHER HEARD ABT THEM , THE BUG I AM HEARING ABT IS BUG IN A COMPUTER PROGRAMME ONLY ? COMMENT PL.
Mohd Yousuf:  A. Bedbugs had nearly been eradicated by the widespread use of potent insecticides such as DDT. However, many of these strong insecticides have been...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/since-many-years-i-have-not-seen-a-bug.-neither-heard-abt-th/16516552/answers/16108045

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Q. what is the full form of U N E P ?
Sitapati Rao:  A. United Nations Environmental Programme more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-full-form-of-u-n-e-p-/16108036/answers/15410725

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Q. is nuclear deal is important to india ? why/why not? give reasons and describe
Rakesh:  A. Enhancing nuclear power availability in the country would actually enhance national security since it would help economy to grow, reduce poverty...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/is-nuclear-deal-is-important-to-india--whywhy-not-give-reaso/15410663/answers/10087562

Q. why is environmental day is celebrated? tell the reason
:  A. To conserve, protect the World Environment, as per various reports & survey of various Environment Organisations such as Greenpeace the over...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-is-environmental-day-is-celebrated-tell-the-reason/10087435/answers/1459804

  Web results for United Nations Environmental Programme
2015 IAGTO Sustainability Awards

Golf courses in Scotland, Dubai, Puerto Rico and Portugal have been honoured in the second IAGTO Sustainability Awards, which reward excellence in... ...

http://www.travelandtourworld.com/news/article/2015-iagto-sustainability-awards/
In Kenya, UN chief kicks off global media campaign to end female genital mutilation

New York, Oct 31 (IBNS) The practice of female genital mutilation (FGM) must come to a quick end and the global media can play a critical role in... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/in-kenya-un-chief-kicks-off-global-media-campaign-to-end-female-genital-mutilation-news-international-ok5obcihjdfef.html
DEFENCE PROJECTS GET A BIG BOOST

The new central government has kept up with its commitment of giving a positive boost to the defence sector and has cleared defence projects... ...

http://www.ipanewspack.com/defence/defence-projects-get-a-big-boost/
Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev receives Global Islamic Finance Award

Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev's efforts to promote Islamic finance and banking has been rewarded, with him receiving the Global... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/kazakh-president-nursultan-nazarbayev-receives-global-islamic-finance-award-news-international-ok5mauefjbajd.html
UNDP kicks off its innovation summit

The two-day conference will see how innovations can address development challenges in Asia and the Pacific The United Nations Development Programme... ...

http://www.downtoearth.org.in/content/undp-kicks-its-innovation-summit

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