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India is among the world’s fastest growing economies, says IMF

International Monetary Fund (IMF) asserted that India is one of the fastest growing large economies in the world. According to IMF, India has carried out several key reforms in the last five years and more reforms are needed going forward to sustain the high growth. IMF’s Director Gerry Rice said that India has been one ..

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WHO is organising 4th Global Digital Health Partnership Summit 2019

Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW), J P Nadda has inaugurated the 4th edition of Global Digital Health Partnership Summit in New Delhi on 25th February 2019. The global intergovernmental meeting on digital health is hosted by the MoHFW in collaboration with World Health Organization (WHO) and the Global Digital Health Partnership (GDHP). ..

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Asia LPG Summit

The second edition of the Asia LPG Summit was inaugurated by Union Minister for Petroleum & Natural Gas at New Delhi. The two-day summit with the theme ‘LPG – Energy for Life’ will deliberate over series of subjects including how India’s successful Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana can become a viable model for other countries to replicate ..

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UN Food and Agriculture Organisation decides to observe 2023 as International Year of Millets

The UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has approved India’s proposal to observe 2023 as the International Year of Millets. This decision was taken at the 160th session of FAO Council, currently underway in Rome. The move will enhance global awareness to bring back these nutri-cereals to the plate. In addition, the FAO Council has ..

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Preeti Saran elected to an Asia Pacific seat on UN’s Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

Preeti Saran, a former senior Indian diplomat, has been elected unopposed to an Asia Pacific seat on the UN’s Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) for a four-year term beginning on the 1st of January 2019. Members of the CESCR serve in their personal capacities as experts and do not represent their countries ..

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