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Today’s Important News Articles 12th April 2017

12th April 2017 Important News Articles from leading national newspapers.
By IT's Selection Team
April 12, 2017

Contents

  • Govt. to curb wastage of food in hotels
  • Banning online pre-natal sex determination content dangerous: SC
  • HIV law promises equality
  • UNICEF seeks help from Islamic bodies to achieve vaccination goal
  • G7 stand united on Syria
  • Global collaboration project Belle-II moves a step forward
  • 7crore households in cities have no kitchen

 

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Govt. to curb wastage of food in hotels

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s pitch against wastage of food has prompted the government to consider asking high-end restaurants and hotels to specify the portion size of a meal to enable customers order the right amount.


Banning online pre-natal sex determination content dangerous: SC

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The Supreme Court observed that a general ban on all online content about prenatal sex determination will curtail the fundamental right to know of a genuine information-seeker who is driven by curiosity.


HIV law promises equality

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Parliament passes Bill guaranteeing no discrimination in treatment, jobs


UNICEF seeks help from Islamic bodies to achieve vaccination goal

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UNICEF has reached out to Islamic civil society organisations, religious leaders and academia to create trust and address myths around immunisation.


G7 stand united on Syria

Context:

Foreign Ministers of the Group of Seven (G7) countries and several other West Asian countries spoke with one voice at a meeting in Lucca, Italy, condemning last week’s chemical attack in Syria that left 89 people dead.


Global collaboration project Belle-II moves a step forward

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The High Energy Accelerator Research Organisation (KEK) completed the much-awaited ‘rolling-in’ of the Belle-II experiment in Tsukuba, Japan. This experiment is designed to study violations of the Standard Model of particle physics.


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1.7crore households in cities have no kitchen

Context:

At least one-fourth of urban households in India don’t have separate a kitchen, according to recently released data based on the Socio-Economic Caste Census (SECC) carried out by the housing ministry .

 

 

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