António Manuel de Carvalho Ferreira Vitorino elected as new Director General of UN Migration Agency

António Manuel de Carvalho Ferreira Vitorino elected as new Director General of UN Migration Agency Geneva – On Friday 29 June 2018, the member states of the IOM, the United Nations Migration Agency, elected Portugal’s António Manuel de Carvalho Ferreira Vitorino as the International Organization for Migration’s next Director General. Mr. Vitorino, 61 (DOB 12 JanuaryContinue reading “António Manuel de Carvalho Ferreira Vitorino elected as new Director General of UN Migration Agency”

Victorian Gothic and Art Deco Ensemble of Mumbai, on the List of World Heritage. 

  Victorian  Gothic and Art Deco Ensemble of Mumbai inscribed on the World Heritage List –Happy 37th, India! New Delhi, 30 June 2018 – Today, the 42nd session of the World Heritage Committee currently taking place in Manama (Bahrain) inscribed the Victorian Gothic and Art Deco Ensemble of Mumbai, on the List of World Heritage. Reacting to the decision fromContinue reading “Victorian Gothic and Art Deco Ensemble of Mumbai, on the List of World Heritage. “

Final Day of Glenmark 35th Sub Junior and 45th Junior National Aquatic Championships

Swadesh and Srihari dominate the 45th Glenmark Junior National Aquatic Championships  2 Records on the Final Day A total of 37 new national records in swimming were created as the curtains came down on the Glenmark 35th Sub Junior National Aquatic Championships and the 45th Junior National Aquatic Championships at Pune. Swadesh Mondal and SrihariContinue reading “Final Day of Glenmark 35th Sub Junior and 45th Junior National Aquatic Championships”

M6.0 Earthquake – near the coast of Jalisco, Mexico

Preliminary ReportMagnitude6.0Date-Time 30 Jun 2018 03:56:52 UTC 29 Jun 2018 20:56:52 near epicenter 30 Jun 2018 07:56:52 standard time in your timezone Location19.070N 105.093WDepth24 kmDistances 43.9 km (27.2 mi) WSW of Emiliano Zapata (El Ranchito), Mexico 58.5 km (36.3 mi) WSW of Cihuatl�n, Mexico 79.2 km (49.1 mi) W of Manzanillo, Mexico 81.8 km (50.7Continue reading “M6.0 Earthquake – near the coast of Jalisco, Mexico”

INVITATION National Conference

INVITATION National Conference Unravelling Regressive and Anti People Amendments to Land, Forest, Environment, Coastal and other Laws Attack on People’s Sovereignty and Rights Venue : Gandhi Peace Foundation, Delhi | July 9, 2018 | 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Dear Friends, Since the passage of the Right to Fair Compensation, Transparency in Acquisition, Resettlement andContinue reading “INVITATION National Conference”

Naresh — Given the news coming out of the Supreme Court

Onward Together – Default Naresh —Given the news coming out of the Supreme Court this week, I wanted to introduce you to the newest group that Onward Together is partnering with. Demand Justice organizes progressive activists and voters around protecting our federal courts. In the time since the announcement from Justice Kennedy regarding his plansContinue reading “Naresh — Given the news coming out of the Supreme Court”

Web-based tool offers innovative solutions in support of rural development

Rome, 29 June 2018 – The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) today launched the world’s first web-based tool designed to collect and share agriculture and rural development solutions implemented in developing countries. The main objective of the Rural Solutions Portal is to promote the uptake of successful innovative agricultural and rural practices, technologies andContinue reading “Web-based tool offers innovative solutions in support of rural development”

Web-based tool offers innovative solutions in support of rural development

 Rome, 29 June 2018 – The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) today launched the world’s first web-based tool designed to collect and share agriculture and rural development solutions implemented in developing countries. The main objective of the Rural Solutions Portal is to promote the uptake of successful innovative agricultural and rural practices, technologies andContinue reading “Web-based tool offers innovative solutions in support of rural development”