DIA MIRZA appointed as UN Environment Goodwill Ambassador for India

Mumbai, 29 November 2017 – Former Miss Asia Pacific, actor, producer, entrepreneur and environmentalist, Dia Mirza, was appointed as UN Environment’s Goodwill Ambassador for India. A long-standing supporter of environmental conservation, Dia will take up the role to add more weight to her work on raising awareness of and seeking solutions to environmental issues that theContinue reading “DIA MIRZA appointed as UN Environment Goodwill Ambassador for India”

Gujarat Pvt Per Capita Health Spend Rank 18th of 20 States

November30, 2017 (C) Ravinder Singh progressindia2015@gmail.com Kerala & Punjab rank 1st & 2nd in ‘Public Plus Private Health Spend Per Capita’, Gujarat ranks 15th ahead of Jharkhand, Bihar, Assam, MP and Rajasthan. Kerala & Punjab also rank 1st & 2nd in Private Health Expenditure Per Capita, Gujarat ranks 18th Just Ahead of Assam and Jharkhand. While TOI took note of HP Public Expenditure On Health Per CapitaContinue reading “Gujarat Pvt Per Capita Health Spend Rank 18th of 20 States”

M6.7 – central Mid-Atlantic Ridge

Preliminary Earthquake Report Magnitude 6.7 Date-Time 30 Nov 2017 06:32:51 UTC 30 Nov 2017 06:32:51 near epicenter 30 Nov 2017 10:32:51 standard time in your timezone Location 1.108S 23.418W Depth 10 km Distances 1044.7 km (647.7 mi) ENE of Fernando de Noronha (Distrito Estadual), Brazil 1251.5 km (775.9 mi) NW of Georgetown, Saint Helena 1408.7Continue reading “M6.7 – central Mid-Atlantic Ridge”

Nations of the South Asia Region join hands to promote Inclusion through Unified Cricket RDT Ananthapur Andhra Pradesh

   30 November 2017– Special Olympics Teams from Bangladesh, Pakistan, Serendib (Sri Lanka) and India will be participating in the 3rd South Asia Unified Cricket Tournament to be held from 1-4 December 2017 at RDT Ananthapur, Andhra Pradesh. The Tournament will be inaugurated on the 1st of December 2017 at 6PM at the RDT Ananthapur Sports AcademyContinue reading “Nations of the South Asia Region join hands to promote Inclusion through Unified Cricket RDT Ananthapur Andhra Pradesh”

Merkel ready to help African states

EU wants to work more closely with Africa to address illegal migration, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday. She was addressing a summit attended by dozens of European and African leaders in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. “It’s very important that we simply support Africans to put a stop to illegal migration, so people don’t haveContinue reading “Merkel ready to help African states”

Czech PM Bohuslav Sobotka stepped down

Czech center-left government of Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka stepped down on Wednesday. The move makes way for billionaire Andrej Babis, who won an election last month, to take power in time for an EU summit in December. “The resignation will be delivered to the president today,” Sobotka said after a regular government session. His coalition government wasContinue reading “Czech PM Bohuslav Sobotka stepped down”

Soth Korean Gov’t to pump in 2.2 tln won through 2022 for 4th industrial revolution

South Korea’s government said Thursday it will allocate 2.2 trillion won (US$2 billion) for research and development (R&D) projects throughout 2022 to better prepare for what it calls the fourth industrial revolution. Under the project dubbed “I-Korea 4.0,” the Presidential Committee on the Fourth Industrial Revolution said it will secure new growth engine for theContinue reading “Soth Korean Gov’t to pump in 2.2 tln won through 2022 for 4th industrial revolution”

Trump reflect back at British PM

US President Donald Trump has hit back at criticism by Britain’s prime minister over his retweets of anti-Muslim videos. The videos were originally posted by a leader of a British far-right group. She is reported to have had previously been ordered to pay fines for religious harassment of Muslims. A spokesperson for British Prime MinisterContinue reading “Trump reflect back at British PM”