I am not Stereotype: Exploring Diversity Celebrating UN International Day of Tolerance     On the occasion of International Day of Tolerance, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in his message said: “Tolerance is much more than passively accepting the “other”. It brings obligations to act, and must be taught, nurtured and defended.”   To walkContinue reading

Nov 24 CPR is pleased to invite you to a CPR-CSH workshop on Decentralized urban governance in Gujarat and West Bengal? Evidence from the field of the urban environment in small cities Tuesday, 24 November 2015, 3:45 p.m. René Véron, Natasha Cornea, and Anna Zimmer Conference Hall, Centre for Policy Research This presentation draws upon findings fromContinue reading

  Dear Media Partners,   We are pleased to invite you to the launch of the 6th edition of the UNESCO Science Report: Towards 2030, at 5.30 pm on 23rd November 2015, at the CSIR Science Centre, Lodhi Estate, New Delhi – 110003, being organized by UNESCO New Delhi Cluster Office in collaboration with theContinue reading

Research at the forefront of the global race for sustainable development, says UNESCO report   New Delhi, 23 November – UNESCO New Delhi in collaboration with the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS), Indian National Science Academy (INSA) and the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India is launching the 6th edition of theUNESCO Science Report: TowardsContinue reading

Hong Kong goes to polls in first vote since democracy protests

  Hong Kong is going to polls today for the first time since huge pro-democracy protests gripped the city last year. More than 900 candidates are competing for 431 seats in 18 district councils, where pro-China parties currently hold a majority. The spotlight on district elections is more than ever before to gauge whether supportContinue reading “Hong Kong goes to polls in first vote since democracy protests”

Turkish plane diverted to Canada over bomb threat

A Turkish Airlines flight, flying from New York to Istanbul, was today diverted mid-air and landed at Halifax in Canada after authorities received information of a bomb threat. 256 people were onboard the plane. Agencies quoting the Royal Canadian Mounted Police report that the threat is being investigated, and the police is looking to identifyContinue reading “Turkish plane diverted to Canada over bomb threat”

Naresh Kumar Sagar Just now · Edited · NITI Aayog to engage in dialogue with China’s think tank DRC A team led by NITI Aayog vice-chairman Arvind Panagariya will engage in a dialogue with China’s Development Research Centre (DRC) from tomorrow. The two-day China-India Development Roundtable 2015 will be held in Beijing. It will beContinue reading

Death toll in Myanmar landslide mounts to 90

In Myanmar, the death toll due to the landslide in a remote jade mining area of Kachin has mounted to 90. Rescue operations are going on in full swing to find the survivors. The landslide had crushed dozens of small huts clustered on the barren landscape, where many workers had made their homes in theContinue reading “Death toll in Myanmar landslide mounts to 90”

EVACUATION OF ALGERIAN CREW BY INDIAN COAST GUARD

IN A SWIFT OPERATION, INDIAN COAST GUARD SUCCESSFULLY UNDERTOOK MEDICAL EVACUATION OF AN ALGERIAN NATIONAL FROM LNG CARRIER MT MUBARAZ. THE LIBERIAN FLAGGED VESSEL WAS ON ITS VOYAGE FROM DAS ISLAND, UAE TO TOKYO, JAPAN. ON 21 NOV 15 AT 1030 HRS MARITIME RESCUE CO-ORDINATION CENTRE MUMBAI, INDIAN COAST GUARD RECEIVED A TELEPHONE CALL FROMContinue reading “EVACUATION OF ALGERIAN CREW BY INDIAN COAST GUARD”