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India-UN Development Partnership Fund supports projects to respond to COVID-19

The India-United Nations Development Partnership Fund is supporting various projects pertaining to the efforts of India to combat the deadly COVID 19 pandemic in the country. The projects are primarily aimed at boosting national healthcare facilities, reducing the risk of transmission of the virus, mitigating socio-economic impact and catalyzing the transformative recovery in the country. ..

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NO2 Levels Fell 70% during Lockdown in Delhi: United Nations Report

A United Nations report has pointed out that the levels of nitrogen dioxide have reduced by as much as 70 per cent during the lockdown in New Delhi. However, the report has also pointed out that the environmental gains would be temporary if the cities resume operations without proper policies for the prevention of air ..

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UNGA to Go Virtual, First Time in 75 years

The United Nations has decided to hold the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in 2020 in the virtual mode in the wake of the deadly coronavirus in all the parts of the world. The leaders from all the 193 member countries will submit pre-recorded video statements for the assembly session to be held in September ..

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Supreme Court: Access to Internet-a fundamental right

On January 10, 2020, the Supreme Court of India said that Right of access to internet is a fundamental right. The Court had asked the administration of Jammu and Kashmir to review the curbs on internet in a week. Lately the Indian Government had been using internet shut down as a tool to control protest ..

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12 December: International Universal Health Coverage Day

Every year 12 December is celebrated as International Universal Health Coverage Day across the world, as an annual rallying point for the growing movement for health for all. The day is promoted by World Health Organization (WHO). About Universal Health Coverage Day Objective: To raise awareness of need for strong and resilient health systems and ..

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