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Sikkim wins Oscar for Best policies among 25 nations: CM to be honoured on Oct 15 in Rome

Gangtok, Oct 12 (UNI) Sikkim has won Oscar Award for Best Policies. The World Future Policy (WFP) Award, is for the best policies on Agroecology and Sustainable food systems.
The WFP is giving the Award in association with Food & Agriculture Organization, UNO (FAO) and IFOM, with the support of Green Cross International, Duch Organic International Trade and Sekem group, Egypt.
As per their announcement,''The 100 pc Organic State Sikkim in India is this years winner of the ‘Oscar for best policies. Beating 51 nominated policies from 25 countries Sikkim, the first Organic State in the World will be getting Gold.
‘This year’s World Future Policy Award honours exceptional policies adopted by political leaders who have decided to act, no longer accepting widespread hunger, poverty or environmental degradation. They are committed to better food and agriculture systems and have achieved unimaginable change ’ commented Lousie Luttikholt ,Executive Director International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements ( IFOAM-Organics Intrnational).
‘One of them is Sikkim’s Chief Minister Pawan Chamling who set an ambitious vision and achieved it:Sikkim has become the First Organic State in the World -100 pc Organic is no longer a pipe dream but a reality,serving as an outstanding role model for others to follow,’he added.
Brazil, Denmark and Quito (Equador) will be getting Silver.
It is to be mentioned here that the Organic movement in Sikkim was launched by Chief Minister Pawan Chamling from 2003 onwards.
From 2010 certification of Agrarian landholdings was started and in 2016 January Prime Minister Narendra Modi declared it as the Organic Farming State.
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Election results shattered myth of BJP’s electoral invincibility: CPI(M)

11 Dec 2018 | 10:48 PM

Kolkata, Dec 11 (UNI) The Polit Bureau of the Communist Party of India (Marxist)
on Tuesday said the defeat of the BJP in the elections to the state assemblies of
Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh, is a clear indication of the people’s
discontent and anger at the policies followed by the Modi government and the BJP
state governments that have imposed unbearable burdens on the people.

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126 results declared in MP; Cong wins 63

11 Dec 2018 | 10:37 PM

Bhopal, Dec 11 (UNI) The Congress is leading the Assembly seats tally on Tuesday in Madhya Pradesh with 63 whereas the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is a close second at 60 and three have gone to independents.

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Next step to strengthen non-Cong/BJP parties across the country: MIM chief

11 Dec 2018 | 10:32 PM

Hyderabad, Dec 11 (UNI) All India Majlis-E-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) president and Hyderabad MP Asauddin Owaisi on Tuesday evening thanked the people of Telangana for showing the rest of the country the potential of a non-Congress, non-BJP government.

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BJP wins only one MLA seat in Telangana Assembly polls

BJP wins only one MLA seat in Telangana Assembly polls

11 Dec 2018 | 10:28 PM

Hyderabad, Dec 11 (UNI) In a major setback to the BJP, the party has won only one seat from Goshamahal, out of 118 Assembly seats in the December 7 elections in the state, on Tuesday.

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This is the beginning of the end: Mamata on five Assembly elections results

11 Dec 2018 | 10:14 PM

Kolkata, Dec 11 (UNI) West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress (TMC)
supremo Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday reacting to the Assembly election results in
five states said this was the semi-final and heralded the beginning of the end for BJP.

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