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Mountain of indigenous knowledge in Peru 10.8.2018 Central Chronicle
United Nations, Indigenous people in a remote mountain town in the Andes in Peru are being helped to boost their incomes by preserving a valuable but threatened breed of alpaca. The Suri alpaca, an animal which is similar to a llama, is known for its soft coat which makes high quality but delicate yarn. In recent […]
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U.N. urges Myanmar to pave way for Rohingya returns, grant citizenship 8.8.2018 Reuters: World News
United Nations aid agencies called on Myanmar on Wednesday to improve conditions in Rakhine state for the safe return of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees from Bangladesh and provide a clear pathway to citizenship for those eligible.
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U.N. urges Myanmar to speed Rohingya returns, grant citizenship 8.8.2018 Reuters: World News
United Nations aid agencies called on Myanmar on Wednesday to improve conditions in Rakhine state for the safe return of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees from Bangladesh and provide a clear pathway to citizenship for those eligible.
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CAG of India signs 28 UN Audit Reports 1.8.2018 Sify Finance
[U.S.A.], Aug 01 (ANI): Comptroller and Auditor General of India Rajiv Mehrishi signed 28 UN Audit Reports at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.
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Step up efforts for Rohingyas’ repatriation, ask UNSC members 24.7.2018 Central Chronicle
Dhaka, The members of the UN Security Council have stressed the need for stepping up efforts for safe, voluntary, and dignified return of the Rohingyas to their homes in Myanmar’s Rakhine state. The members of the Security Council stressed the importance of undertaking independent and transparent investigations into allegations of human rights (HR) abuses and violations. […]
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Increase in people’s involvement in strategy of biodiversity must 13.7.2018 Central Chronicle » Bhopal
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, The workshop for revision of Madhya Pradesh Bio-diversity Strategy and Work-plan was organized at RCVP Noronha Academy of Administration and Management. Additional Chief Secretary K.K. Singh said that the pressure of population on the Earth has increased. A change has come over in the lifestyle of people. This calls for revision in the […]
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More than half graduates not getting employed: what are the challenges? 3.7.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Every year, only about 40-45% of the graduates who pass out of engineering and management get employed. Why is the picture gloomy? An exploration of different aspects of the job market in Bengaluru. »
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Majority of graduates not getting placed: what are the challenges? 3.7.2018 Citizen Matters
Every year, only about 40-45% of the graduates who pass out of engineering and management get employed. Why is the picture gloomy? An exploration of different aspects of the job market in Bengaluru. »
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He walks the talk 21.6.2018 Hindu: Fitness
Actor-director Suchendra Prasad will now be making documentaries for the United Nation’s Development Programme
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We should not only interpret Marxian philosophy but try to change it: Spivak 19.6.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
Delivering the Jean Paul Sartre Memorial Lecture on the third day of the five-day International Conference on Marxism in Patna, eminent thinker Gaya
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UN India business forum, NITI Aayog form consortium to help women entrepreneurs 7.6.2018 Hindu: Fitness
Move aimed at reducing gender disparity in start-ups, expediting market linkages
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Plastic waste recycling project launched in Bhopal 7.6.2018 Central Chronicle » Bhopal
Aim is to better manage over 85,000 tonnes of plastic waste per year and improve the lives of waste-pickers Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and Christina Ruggiero, CEO, Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages (HCCB) Pvt. Ltd launched a plastic waste recycling program in Bhopal that aims to collect, process and recycle used plastic and convert […]
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City-based NGO organises plantation programme 7.6.2018 The Assam Tribune
City-based NGO organises plantation programme
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Safety and 'identity' key for Rohingya returnees: UN chief in Mya... 6.6.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Safety and 'identity' key for Rohingya returnees: UN chief in Mya...
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Safety and 'identity' key for Rohingya returnees: U.N. chief in Myanmar 6.6.2018 Reuters: World News
YANGON (Reuters) - Safety and "identity" need to be in place for Rohingya Muslim refugees who return to Myanmar, the head of the United Nations in the country said on Wednesday, as Myanmar and U.N. agencies signed an outline deal on returns.
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UN Global Compact Network India to Host 13th National Convention on 8th June, 2018 in Bengaluru 4.6.2018 Sify Finance
[India], June 04 (NewsVoir): Global Compact Network India (GCNI), a local Network of the United Nations Global Compact, New York is holding its annual flagship event 13th National Convention on the
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Bengaluru to host UN Global Compact Network India convention 4.6.2018 Sify Finance
[India], June 4 (Newsvoir): Global Compact Network India (GCNI), a local network of the United Nations Global Compact in New York, is holding its 13th National Convention on the theme of
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Sustainable, Balanced and Integrated Development of Urban Areas is a Key Priority of the Government and a Central Theme in Our Urban Growth Paradigm – Puri 3.6.2018 Govt of india: PIB
            Sh. Hardeep Puri, Minister of State (I/C), Housing and Urban Affairs has stated that Sustainable, balanced and integrated development of urban areas is a key priority of the Government and a central theme in its urban growth paradigm.
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Paytm unveils initiative to educate women on financial services 22.5.2018 General News
Paytm Payments Bank today announced a programme Paytm AshaKiran aimed at educating rural women about financial services. "With this program, Paytm Payments Bank aims to educate these women about the financial services and create new employment opportunities across smaller towns and cities in India's formal banking systems," a statement by the bank said. In the first phase, the bank has partnered with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) under its Disha project which is supported by IKEA Foundation and women-related organisations like SHEROES "to mobilize self-help groups and organize workshops". These workshops will be held in smaller cities and towns across Maharashtra, Karnataka, Haryana, Andhra Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh. "It aims to offer skill development opportunities to rural women by training and certifying them to act as banking correspondents. These women can then act as a catalyst in the nationwide rollout of Paytm's bank offerings. The bank will continue partnering
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International Day for Biodiversity Celebrated across the Country; National-Level Celebrations held in Hyderabad 22.5.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The International Day for Biodiversity (IBD) 2018 was celebrated all over the country today. The celebration of the IDB under the theme - “Celebrating 25 years of action on biodiversity” provides an opportunity to raise awareness about the importance of and threats to biodiversity, while highlighting its contribution to sustainable development.
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