Tag Archives: 2016

World Wetlands Day 2016: One Billion Make living on Wetlands

Based on Sustainable Livelihoods for our Future as the theme for World Wetlands Day being celebrated today, February 2, 2016, the day is important for organisations to project the vital role of wetlands for the future of humanity and specifically their relevance towards achieving the new Sustainable Development Goals, said Ramsar Convention. World Wetlands Day marks the date of the ...

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2016: New Whey-based Health Drink On the Cards for Revolutionary Health Benefits

The Year 2016 may see a new drink in the market for health, riding high on potential health benefits discovered by adding calcium, Vitamin D and pre-biotic dietary fibre to a beverage by a team of Lithuanian scientists. Not named still, the whey beverage, however, does not taste so good, researchers say. The beverage created and tested in two versions, ...

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India’s GDP to grow 5.6% this fiscal, 6.4% in 2016, 7% in 2017: Predicts World Bank

The World Bank Monday said India’s GDP is likely to expand by 5.6 percent this fiscal. The World Bank’s “India Development Update” released in Washington DC on Monday said: “India’s economic growth is expected to rise to 5.6 percent in FY15, followed by further acceleration to 6.4 percent and 7 percent in FY 2016 and FY 2017.” It said identifying ...

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