This is text of the The Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Bill, 2013 (Land Acquisition Bill) passed in the Lok Sabha.

This new report published by the World Bank and IHME presents key changes in the leading causes of premature mortality and disability in South Asia. It explores intraregional differences in diseases, injuries, and the risk factors.

This joint IEA and UNDP report shares best practices and lessons learned among IEA member countries and non-IEA countries in improving energy efficiency in the building sector.

Read text of the landmark National Food Security Bill, 2013. This promises to give right to the country's 80 crore people to get 5 kg of foodgrains every month at Rs 1-3 per kg.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone Bench, Chennai) in the matter of M/s.Narmathaa Textiles Limited Vs Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board & Others dated 24/10/2017 regarding payment of consent fees by Narmathaa Textiles to the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board. NGT directs that consent fee should not include the period during the textile unit was not functioning.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Subhas Datta Vs State of West Bengal & Others dated 27/10/2017 regarding arsenic contaminated areas in West Bengal. Subhas Datta the Applicant has filed an affidavit highlighting the specific arsenic contaminated areas for conducting survey on the plight of the people living there and names of some experts, which is ordered to be taken on record.

The Asia-Pacific Trade and Investment Report (APTIR) is a recurrent publication prepared by the Trade, Investment and Innovation Division of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific.

A growing number of governments, donor agencies, and development organizations are committed to supporting nutrition-sensitive agriculture (NSA) to achieve their development goals.

Despite significant economic growth in Asia in recent decades, millions of people in rural Asia still lack access to electricity. In response, the Asian Development Bank is working to foster universal access to energy by developing small hybrid renewable energy systems in rural Asian areas.

Global efforts to combat tuberculosis (TB) have saved an estimated 53 million lives since 2000 and reduced the TB mortality rate by 37%, according to the Global TB Report 2017. Despite these achievements, the latest picture is grim. TB remains the top infectious killer in 2016.

Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Ltd vs Solar Semiconductor Power dated 25/10/2017. The issue before the Supreme Court is whether the Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission, in exercise of its inherent powers, could have extended the control period for the Solar Semiconductor Power Company (India) Private Limited & Others. The control period is the period during which a particular tariff order operates. S

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Subhaniya Ismail Osman Vs M/s RSPL Limited & Others dated 04/10/2017 regarding laying of pipeline by M/s RSPL Limited beneath the seabed near seashore in intertidal area at Kuranga, Tal. Dwarka, District Jamnagar, Gujarat.

This working paper presents a working definition of the term new mobility services, which encompasses a broad set of emerging operating models and technologies that are intended to improve the performance of urban transportation systems.

The number of undernourished people in sub-Saharan Africa has increased mainly due to the impact of conflict and climate change with the situation pointing to the urgent need to build affected communities' resilience and to find peaceful solutions that strengthen food security, FAO said.

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