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The ground water behavior in the Indian sub-continent is highly complicated due to the occurrence of diversified geological formations with considerable lithological and chronological variations, complex tectonic framework, climatological dissimilarities and various hydrochemical conditions.

Maternal exposure to ambient particulate matter (PM2·5) is associated with pregnancy loss (ie, stillbirth and miscarriage). South Asia has the highest burden of pregnancy loss globally and is one of the most PM2·5 polluted regions in the world.

The notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change number S.O.

The government notified the Electricity (Rights of Consumers) Rules, 2020. These rules serve to “empower” consumers with rights that would allow them to access continuous supply of quality, reliable electricity. This is because the provisions make distribution companies more accountable to consumers.

This brief’s focus is solely on core nutrition specific interventions for pregnant women, lactating mothers, and children under six years of age. These address the immediate determinants of fetal and child nutrition and development. Nutrition-sensitive interventions are discussed where relevant.

This working paper introduces a methodological concept that translates the pre-monsoon seasonal outlook to multi-sector impact-based forecasting.

Counting the cost 2020: a year of climate breakdown identifies 15 of the most destructive climate disasters of the year. The report also highlights some extreme weather events in 2020 which were devastating in poorer countries, even though the price tag was lower.

Counting the cost 2020: a year of climate breakdown identifies 15 of the most destructive climate disasters of the year. The report also highlights some extreme weather events in 2020 which were devastating in poorer countries, even though the price tag was lower.

Single-use plastic products are increasingly regulated by Governments concerned about the environmental, social, health or other impacts of plastic waste and pollution.

Globally, both FDI inflows and outflows started to recover in 2019, with the former growing 30% to $1.5 billion and the latter increasing by 33% to $1.3 billion. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has caused global FDI flows to drop by 49% in the first two quarters of 2020 compared to the same period in 2019.

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