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Climate change causing extreme weather conditions: IPCC report


March 29th, 2012 - 1:32 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, March 28 (IANS) Evidence suggests that climate change has led to extreme weather conditions such as heat waves, record high temperatures and, in many regions, heavy precipitation in the ... Read more...

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National advisory council to focus on food security bill


June 10th, 2010 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) The newly-constituted National Advisory Council (NAC) Thursday held its maiden meeting here and decided to focus on pushing pro-poor initiatives including food security bill and a ... Read more...

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UK unsuccessful in halting female genital mutilation


December 20th, 2009 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 20(ANI): Hundreds of British schoolgirls are facing the horrifying prospect of female genital mutilation (FGM) over the Christmas holidays, as experts warn that the practice still exists across the country.The ... Read more...

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Cabinet approves national policy on disaster management


October 22nd, 2009 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The union cabinet Thursday approved the National Policy on Disaster Management (NPDM) which will provide the framework for handling disasters in a holistic manner. "The ... Read more...

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Cabinet approves national policy on disaster management


October 22nd, 2009 - 9:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 22 (ANI): The Union Cabinet today approved the National Policy on Disaster Management (NPDM). Which will provide the framework/roadmap for handling disasters in a holistic manner.The National Policy ... Read more...

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Pranab promises India’s contribution to South-South experience exchange facility


October 5th, 2009 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
Istanbul, Oct 5 (ANI): Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has announced that India would be an active partner in South-South experience exchange facility and would soon be making a contribution to this ... Read more...

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National policy on safety, health and environment at workplace


February 5th, 2009 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 5 (ANI): The Union Cabinet has approved the National Policy on Safety, Health and Environment at Workplace to address the issue of securing health and safety of workers ... Read more...

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