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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......

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,......

PM suggests 8 areas where India, China can cooperate

Following is the full text of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s speech at the Central Party School in Beijing on Thursday: “I am deeply honoured at this invitation to speak at the......

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......

Solar trade spat: India hits back at US

India said on Tuesday it was investigating US policies supporting solar panel makers, the latest move in an escalating row over renewable energy that has worsened already strained ties between the......

Honouring Solar Mamas

Given the scale of India’s energy needs the numbers of ‘Solar Mamas’, as they have been called in a documentary film, may not seem very promising, rues Rajni Bakshi Bunker Roy,......

  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

rakesh
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
Toyota U.S.A. Foundation Selects A New Leader

Michael Rouse was also a crucial part of the donation and display of the Toyota Tundra used to tow the Space Shuttle Endeavour at the California... ...

http://www.industry20.com/node/8805
This Independence Day, India will remember her 1.3 million troops of WWI

In the killing fields of Gallipoli in 1915, Australia and New Zealand found their national identities. This Independence Day, India, which has been... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/This-Independence-Day-India-will-remember-her-1-3-million-troops-of-WWI/articleshow/38760138.cms
Climate crisis migration is increasing in Africa

Climate crisis is forcing people to migrate, leave their homes and occupation. It's being observed in Africa and in the Pacific island states. In... ...

http://www.kashmirtimes.com/newsdet.aspx?q=34627
General Assembly re-elects Joan Clos as head of UN Human Settlements Programme

New York, July 19 (IBNS) The General Assembly has re-elected Joan Clos of Spain as the Executive Director of the United Nations Human Settlements... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/general-assembly-re-elects-joan-clos-as-head-of-un-human-settlements-programme-news-international-ohtlKraeacefg.html
Actis names Shami Nissan director of Responsible Investment team

Pan-emerging markets private equity firm Actis has appointed Shami Nissan as a director in the Responsible Investment team. She is based out of the... ...

http://www.vccircle.com/news/alternative-investment/2014/07/17/actis-names-shami-nissan-director-responsible-investment-team

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