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Why is UNHCR insisting India to revise FCRA regulations?

The United Nations high Commissioner for human rights is insisting India to revise its foreign contribution Regulation Act 2010.  Highlights The high Commissioner Michelle Bachelet has raised concerns over the restrictions imposed by India over foreign funding for the Non-governmental organisations. The commisioner also raised concerns on the arrests of activists in the country.  What ..

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2019 edition of UN Global Road Safety Week

The 5th edition of United Nations (UN) Global Road Safety Week has started from 6th May with theme “leadership for road safety”. The World Health Organization (WHO) promotes road safety as a means to reduce traffic-related injuries. Hence, UN Global Road Safety Weeks and its’ campaigns are chaired by WHO and the United Nations Economic ..

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National Water Awards 2018 Presented

The Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development, and Rejuvenation presented 82 National Water Awards in 14 categories for the year 2018. The Union Minister of State for Water Resources, River Development, and Rejuvenation Arjun Ram Meghwal expressed his happiness over National Water Awards which have been resumed after a gap of 12 years and said that this is ..

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National Sports Development Fund (NSDF)

National Sports Development Fund (NSDF) was established by the central government in 1998 with a view to mobilising resources from the government as well as the non-governmental sources, including the private/corporate sector and non-resident Indians, for promotion of sports and games. To make contributions to the fund attractive, 100 per cent exemption from income tax ..

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e-SAMVAD

e-SAMVAD is a name of Web portal for NGOs. It acts as an interactive portal allowing NGOs to contact the Union Ministry of Women and Child Development and share their feedback, suggestions, grievances and their best practices. This will help in formulation of effective policies and measures for welfare of women and children.

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