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Employability skills test launched for graduates 17.7.2017 Education
India's largest employability skills test, which will test employability of fresh graduates and share scores with prospective employers, has been launched across 29 states and seven Union Territories.
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World's first panda-shaped solar farm built in China 9.7.2017 Zee News : Science and Technology
The panda-shaped power plant, a project backed by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), will help get young people to engage with sustainable development.
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Health Ministry's mobile app eVIN wins GSMA Asia Mobile Award 29.6.2017 DNA: Evolutions
Indigenously developed mobile application for digitising vaccine logistics, eVIN, has won the prestigious GSMA Asia Mobile Award 2017 (AMO) for outstanding contribution to the UN's sustainable development goals in Asia.
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Dr Jitendra Singh launches new training programme ‘COMMIT’ for State Government officials 29.6.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The Minister of State for Development of North Eastern Region (I/C), Prime Minister’s Office, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr. Jitendra Singh launched a new training programme Comprehensive Online Modified Modules
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India top health sector provider to UN 28.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
India, which plays the role of the world's pharmacy by producing affordable drugs, was the top supplier in the health sector to the UN system last year with total sales of nearly $804 million in pharmaceuticals and medical services, according to a report by the world body.
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Panchayats should proactively tackle poverty, social issues and needs of vulnerable groups-Tomar 28.6.2017 Govt of india: PIB
Union Minister of Panchayati Raj, Rural Development and Drinking Water & Sanitation Shri Narendra Singh Tomar has said that the Panchayats have been performing well under the dynamic leadership of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modiji and underlined the importance of quality of training and use of technology by Panchayats.
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70 percent of Pakistan an ideal breeding ground for jihadis, militants, suggest statistics 27.6.2017 Zee News : South Asia
The madrasa tradition dates back almost a thousand years, but within Pakistan, there has been a boom in their numbers over the last two to three decades.
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Panel to oversee progress in UN’s SDG 23.6.2017 Hindu: Home
Data collected by private agencies may be considered for monitoring
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Navigating towards a 'Paris Agreement for the oceans'? (Comment) 14.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The first ever UN Ocean Conference came to a close on June 9 with a "Call For Action", over 1,300 voluntary commitments made to support ocean health, and aspirations for a new convention to protect biodiversity in the roughly half of our planet which lies beyond national jurisdictions.
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Alibaba's Jack Ma expected to attend youth tech summit in Rwanda 12.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Founder and Executive Chairman of Alibaba Group Jack Ma is expected to attend the inaugural of YouthConnekt Africa Summit to be held next month here, Rwandan ministry of youth and ICT said on Sunday.
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India 2017 Yearbook, Indian Policy and Development 10.6.2017 Hindu: Home
India 2017 YearbookAuthor: Rajiv MehrishiPrice: ₹231.5Publisher: McGraw Hill EducationThis book is split into four parts: India, General Knowledge, Current Affairs and The World. Each section is furth...
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India-UN Fund launched to aid least developed nations 9.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The India-UN Development Partnership Fund has been launched here to help the poorest countries achieve the world organisation's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to reduce poverty and raise the quality of life in order "to meet the challenges of our times".
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‘Stop release of effluents into the bay’ 8.6.2017 Hindu: National
Save important Coringa mangroves and Hope Island, says expert
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In abundance 3.6.2017 Deccan Herald - Supplements
A rocky, bumpy hour-long ride to the village through Pfutsero town and some very scenic countryside brings us to Zavame in the Razeba range of the Chakhesang-Pumai tribes. We are greeted there by Jona and Sukho, who surprise us with their fluency in English. Jona has done his MCA from Guwahati and works with UNDP (United Nations Development Programme) in Kohima, in the area of primary health. Sukho is an Arts graduate currently living in the village with his father. They are both aspiring youngsters, polished and sophisticated, looking un-Naga and raring to change their environs. Zavame is predominantly a village growing organic vegetables, and the main crop is cabbage. We pass by horn homes (whose owners have earned their prestige by hosting the villagers for 'feasts of merit'), a pagan horn house with wooden roof tiles, human heads carved into the imposing facade of the house above the common Naga symbols of mithun and pig. These are the non-conformist Nagas who haven't converted to Christianity and ...
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Fishermen try new nets for healthier oceans 3.6.2017 Hindu: S & T
Square-shaped meshes were replaced by diamond-shaped ones as they allowed small fish to escape to maintain a breeding population
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Indian fishermen try new nets for healthier oceans 3.6.2017 TOI: India
The fishermen were dubious when ocean experts suggested they could save their dwindling marine stocks just by switching to new nets.It took years for the U.N. Development Program to convince the fishing communities along India's tropical western coast that the diamond-mesh nets they were using were trapping baby fish, while a square-shaped mesh could allow small fish to escape to maintain a breeding population.
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Heptulla appointed Jamia Chancellor 30.5.2017 Kangla Online
Heptulla appointed Jamia Chancellor
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International Day for Biodiversity Celebrated all over the Country 22.5.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The International Day for Biodiversity (IDB) 2017 was celebrated all over the country today, by different States and various organisations. The national level celebrations of IDB were held at Dinanath Mangeshkar Auditorium, Kala Academy in Goa, with enthusiastic participation of all stakeholders. Chief Minister of Goa, Shri Manohar Parrikar was the chief guest on the occasion.
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Seminar to create awareness on disability 16.5.2017 Hindu: Cities
To be presented at all DCPU offices
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Conclave on synergising CSR, sustainable development goals 12.5.2017 The Assam Tribune
Conclave on synergising CSR, sustainable development goals
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