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.

Asia and the Pacific accounts for a growing share of global gross domestic product (GDP), while the region continues to make progress to reach the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), according to a new report by the Asian Development Bank (ADB).

Order of the National Green in the matter of Shibu Manuel, Secretary, Green Action Force Vs. The Govt. of India & Ors. dated 26/09/2018. The case relates to pollution being caused to the River Periyar in Kerala by discharge of effluents by more than 400 industrial units. As per the information received from the State Pollution Control Board, although the four most polluting industries have been identified, other industries also contribute to the pollution.

Adoption of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) as a clean cooking solution is lagging behind Kenya's 2030 development goal, despite several government initiatives along the LPG value chain. Until now, the government's strategy focused on reducing the cost of LPG and increasing its use among lower-income Kenyans.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sudiep Shrivastava Vs. Union of India & Others dated 20/09/2018. This appeal is against the order passed by the State Government allowing diversion of forest land in favour of Chhattisgarh East West Rail Corridor Ltd., for construction of East West Rail Corridor from Marwahi Forest Division (77.178 ha.) and Katghora Forest Division (382.344 ha.) under Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980 in Bilaspur and Korba District in the State of Chhattisgarh, subject to conditions.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vinay Shivanand Nayak Vs. State of Karnataka & Others dated 26/09/2018. The principal question requiring determination in this case is as to whether the State of Karnataka should be permitted to continue with the use of BS-II and III compliant public transport vehicles and also the incidental question as to whether permission should be grant for purchase of 1000 number of BS-IV compliant public transport vehicles as prayed for on behalf of the State Transport Corporation.

This working paper assesses how Multilateral Development Banks can support the global temperature goal of the Paris Agreement. It illustrates how the banks could strengthen existing tools to align their portfolios and activities with the globally agreed mitigation goal.

Water, energy, and agriculture have been conventionally dealt with separately in investment planning. For each of these sectors, regulatory frameworks, organizations, and infrastructures have been put in place to address sector-specific challenges and demands.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Research Foundation for Science Technology & Natural Resource Policy Vs Union of India & Others dated 30/08/2018 regarding formulation of an Action Plan for supply of piped water in 42 localities of Bhopal affected by the Bhopal Gas Disaster.

This study argues that the focus on insurance by developed countries is too narrow and comes at the expense of a serious consideration of other options. Insurance is only one tool in a much larger toolbox.

Coal Directory of India provides coal and lignite statistics spreading over eleven sections covering some general economy data, brief history of coal sector in India, present status, reserve, production, dispatches, pit health closing stock, price, export and import, trends of coal consumption in power, steel and cement production, captive coal and lignite blocks, world coal statistics and brief colliery statistics.

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