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1st General Assembly of International Solar Alliance to be held on 2 October
The International Solar Alliance was launched jointly by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Francois Hollande on the first day of the COP-21 summit at Paris in 2015.
Health Ministry ties-up with Dell, Tata Trusts to provide technology solution for NSD programme
To bring healthcare technology transformation in Comprehensive Primary Health Care NCD programme under the Ayushman Bharat, the Health Ministry is working with Dell as technology partner and the Tata Trusts as deployment partner. Dell developed the technology platform, while the Tata Trusts provided the implementation support of the NCD programme.
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will be on a four-day visit to India from October 1, 2018. He will be accompanied by a six member delegation and will be participating in the Mahatma Gandhi International Sanitation Convention scheduled to be held at Rashtrapati Bhawan Cultural Centre, New Delhi on October 2, 2018.
The World Bank board has approved an ambitious five-year Country Partnership Framework (CPF) for India that is in line with India’s objectives of high, sustainable and inclusive growth. Under the framework, the World Bank will support India in its transition to a high-middle income economy.
Vietnam President Tran Dai Quang passes away at 61
Vietnam's President Tran Dai Quang passed away at the age of 61 on September 21 in a military hospital in Hanoi after a prolonged serious illness. According to reports, the Vietnamese leader had been suffering from a serious illness since the past few months and had travelled abroad several times for treatment.
Global TB Report 2018: WHO calls for urgent action to end TB
19 hrs agoUnderreporting and under-diagnosis of TB cases remains a major challenge. Of the 10 million people who fell ill with TB in 2017, only 6.4 million were officially recorded, leaving 3.6 million people undiagnosed, or detected but not reported.
India successfully test fires short-range Prahaar missile
India has successfully test-fired the indigenously developed surface-to-surface short-range tactical ballistic missile 'Prahaar' from the Odisha coast. The test launch was successful, as the missile travelled a range of 200 km before zeroing in on the target, achieving all mission objectives.