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.

Lead poisoning is a much greater threat to the health of children than previously understood reveals this new analysis released by the UNICEF today. According this 1 in 3 children – up to approximately 800 million globally – have blood lead levels at or above 5 micrograms per decilitre (µg/dL) and India accounts for over 34 per cent of these.

The sex ratio at birth (SRB) in India has become more masculine in the recent decades. The imbalance in sex ratios stems from strong son preference combined with declining fertility, and the availability of and access to sonographic scanning during pregnancy.

The daily Covid-19 biomedical waste generation in Delhi increased by 15 times in June as compared to the previous month, and the city is presently producing more refuse than its common biomedical waste treatment facilities (CBWTF) can treat, data shared with the Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority (EPCA) shows.

The Ministry of Agriculture and farmers welfare on 20th July 2020 has published the Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Rules, 2020 which seeks to provide for barrier-free trade of farmers’ produce outside the markets notified under the various state agricultural produce market laws.

A joint report by the World Bank Group and the World Trade Organization—marks the first major effort to quantify how women are affected by trade through the use of a new gender-disaggregated labor dataset.

Analogue in the dairy context means an imitation product that is designed or structured to mimic, or offered as an alternative/replacement to, a milk or milk product or composite milk product as defined in these regulations by partial or full substitution of selected milk components with other components from non-dairy sources, or prepared by us

Urban populations in East Africa are highly vulnerable to the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly 35 million people, or 58% of the urban populations living in informal settlements who are at high risk from its impact.Livelihoods and incomes of these urban populations are seriously affected, particularly the urban poor who depend on the informal sect

This brief assesses the impact of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on migrant workers, how reduced remittances will affect households and economies in Asia and the Pacific, and what policy makers can do to soften the blow.

This report paints a detailed picture of the humanitarian financing landscape in 2019 as well as the current humanitarian financing response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Over one billion people are living in countries affected by long-term humanitarian crisis.

As the COVID-19 pandemic forces lockdowns, most countries and municipalities are pursuing digital government strategies, many with innovative initiatives – but vast numbers of people still do not have access to online services, according to the 2020 edition of the United Nations E‑Government Survey, released today.

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