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.

The Conference of Parties to the WHO Framework Convention for Tobacco Control (FCTC) opens its eighth session (COP 8), with a view to defining a roadmap for strengthening and expanding the scope of the landmark global health treaty.

The biggest new challenge facing India's policymakers and administrators is rapidly rising unemployment, says a report by the Centre for Sustainable Employment of the Azim Premji University.

The number of critically polluted stretches of the country's rivers has increased to 351 from 302 two years ago, and the number of critically polluted stretches has gone up to 45 from 34, according to this recent assessment released by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB).

At the First and Second UN High-level Meetings on Noncommunicable Diseases (NCDs) in 2011 and 2014, the World Health Organization released Country Profiles, highlighting the latest data on NCDs in each WHO Member State.

The Tamil Nadu Energy Development Agency (TEDA) is inviting comments and inputs for its Draft Tamilnadu Solar Energy Policy-2018 under which it has set a target of 8,884 MW by the year 2022, when the Government of India wants to achieve an installed capacity of 100 GW of solar power.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of M. C. Mehta Vs Union of India & Others dated 25/09/2018 regarding Taj Trapezium Zone. Meenakshi Dhote, Professor of Environmental Planning, DSPA and Project Coordinator of Vision Document for Taj Mahal stated before the Court that the suggestions received are being tabulated and analyzed and asked for the extension of the time to prepare the vision document till 15/11/2018.

A new action plan outlining measures to prevent and treat tuberculosis (TB) in children and adolescents was launched by global tuberculosis (TB) leadership in advance of the United Nations General Assembly High-Level meeting on TB.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of In Re: T. N. Godavarman Thirumulpad Vs Union of India & Others dated 26/09/2018 regarding cutting of trees in order to create the Waste to Energy plant at Tehkhand, Okhla, Delhi. The SDMC has filed a counter affidavit in which it has annexed the correspondence with the Tehkhand Waste to Electricity Project Limited. It has been stated that for felling of 203 trees, the Project Proponent will plant 2030 trees.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of In Re: T. N. Godavarman Thirumulpad Vs Union of India & Others dated 26/09/2018. This is an application filed by Central Public Works Department (CPWD) seeking permission for construction of Flyover and Underpass between Mahipalpur Bypass Road and Airport Road near Hanuman Mandir adjoining NH-8, New Delhi falling in Southern Ridge and Morphological Ridge area.

Safe sanitation is essential for health, from preventing infection to improving and maintaining mental and social well-being. Developed in accordance with the processes set out in the WHO Handbook for Guideline Development, these guidelines provide comprehensive advice on maximizing the health impact of sanitation interventions.

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