SATH program launched

Furthering the agenda for cooperative federalism, NITI Aayog has launched SATH, a program providing ‘Sustainable Action for Transforming Human capital’ with the State Governments.

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Duma moves to end anonymity on messenger apps

The Duma’s Information and Technology Committee has approved controversial draft legislation that would ban anonymity on online messengers. The Duma committee recommends the draft law for consideration of its first reading, after which the bill would return to committee for any necessary amendments.

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Action to protect oceans

The 193 U.N. member nations issued an urgent call for action to reverse the decline in the health and productivity of the world’s oceans with the United States backing the action plan but rejecting its support for the Paris agreement to tackle climate change.

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