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5th Asia Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) Media Summit on Climate Action and Disaster Preparedness started in Kathmandu

The 5th Asia Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) Media Summit on Climate Action and Disaster Preparedness has started in Kathmandu, Nepal on April 26, 2019. The theme of the two-day summit is “Media Solutions for Sustainable Future: Saving Lives, Building Resilient Communities”. The basic aim of the summit is to address the issue of fully utilizing ..

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2019 International Mine Awareness Day

The International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action is observed every year on April 4 to raise awareness about landmines, explosive remnants of war, and progress toward their eradication. The 2019 Theme is “United Nations Promotes SDGs – Safe Ground – Safe Home”.

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WEF Energy Transition Index: India ranks 74th

India has ranked 76th on a global energy transition index. This annual list is compiled by Geneva-based World Economic Forum (WEF) which has ranked 115 economies on how well they are able to maintain energy security and access with environmental sustainability and affordability. According to the report, India is amongst the countries with high pollution ..

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International Workshop on ‘Disaster Resilient Infrastructure’ to began tomorrow

A 2-day International Workshop on Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (IWDRI) will began on 19th March, 2019. The workshop is being organised by the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) in collaboration with United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR). The workshop will aim to identify good practices of disaster risk management in key infrastructure sectors.

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Sushma Swaraj conferred with ‘Grand Cross of Order of Civil Merit’ award in Spain recently

The Spain government has recently conferred Union External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj with a prestigious award ‘Grand Cross of Order of Civil Merit’. The award was conferred in recognition of India’s support in evacuating 71 Spanish nationals through Operation Maitri from Nepal in April 2015 during the disastrous earthquake, which killed nearly 9,000 people and ..

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The joint HADR Exercise ‘RAHAT-2019’ to be conducted in Rajasthan

In Rajasthan, the joint Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR) Exercise ‘RAHAT-2019’ will be conducted by Jaipur based Sapta Shakti Command on behalf of Indian Army from 11th February. The 2-day exercise will be conducted simultaneously in three places viz. Jaipur in the form of a table top exercise and at Kota and Alwar on-ground ..

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