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UN applauds 'historic' deal on Iranian nuclear programme

Source:UN News. 14 July 2015 – The United Nations has welcomed the agreement reached between international negotiators and the Government of Iran as the two parties pave the way for a viable solution on the Gulf country's nuclear programme and towards possible peace in the region.

Describing the deal between Tehran and the so-called 'E3+3' as “historic” in a statementearlier this morning, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon applauded all parties for their resolution of the long-standing diplomatic negotiations as “a testament to the value of dialogue.”

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The Rhythms of Compassion for the New Age

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The Rhythms of Compassion for the New Age

Rene Wadlow*

The rhythms of the past are strong, for the power of history is often heavy. There is inertia in centuries-old forms and practices which are no longer appropriate. Yet a new history is to be written, a new creation is to be born.

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Reduce Poverty

Published in Scoop Media.
 
If we promote education and values that emphasize our identification, then poverty will diminish, in the long run. If we promote sufficient economic, judicial and political equality, then the people at the bottom of the ladder will not want to topple those at the top.

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'People-centred' post-2015 development agenda

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  At UN Economic and Social Council, ministers commit to 'people-centred' post-2015 development agenda

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Spotlight data and technology as key to sustainability

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At academic event, UN officials spotlight data and technology as key to sustainability

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Tax cut on tobacco under High Court Lens

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Tax cut on tobacco under High Court Lens
 
The state of deserts experienced a high temperature in the recent past not because of weather component but the clash of opinions regarding tax rise on tobacco in the state. The High Court’s decision to put stay on the controversial tax proposal by BJP added a silver lining to the grey cloud.

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Economic Depression

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This article was published in UPI Asia Blog, newsblaze.com, Opednews.com, scoop.co.nz. : To develop economically, we must be able to import goods and services that it cannot provide itself from other countries. To trade, one must have something worthwhile to sell to the people of other countries. Tourism is insufficient.

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Millennium Development Goals ‘springboard’ for future

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Lessons from Millennium Development Goals ‘springboard’ for future UN agenda – Ban

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Wrong development priority in spite of Socio-Economic Census

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Wrong development priority in spite of Socio-Economic Census and National Sample Survey findings

Dr Rahul Pandey, Citizen News Service - CNS

 

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Join the crusade: Big push for transgender

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Join the crusade: Big push for transgender welfare

Shobha Shukla, Citizen News Service (CNS)

 

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