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CSOs to organise workshops parallel to AIIB AGM

Mumbai, June 14 (UNI) Raising the serious issues of social and environmental costs in infrastructure projects, its economic burden on public and financial non-viability, the civil society organisations and social movements are set to organise a three day convention on Infrastructure Financing from June 21 – 23rd in Mumbai parallel to the Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank’s third Annual Governors Meeting slated for June 25-26 in the same city.
According to a press release issued by the National Alliance of Peoples Movements (NAPM) on Thursday, almost 90 regional, national, and international grassroots and research organisations have come together to organise 20 workshops related to Infrastructure Financing; Development Financial Institutions; Policies and Safeguards; Urban Development; Transport; Port and Coastal Infrastructure; Energy and Energy Finance; Trade and International Financing; Water and Water Sector Reforms; Privatisation and PPPs, Gender; Social Marginalisation among other areas.
“The participants of these workshops would include activists, researchers, projected affected people among others. So far, over 200 people from across the country have registered for these workshops. The Convention will be attended by Prof Arun Kumar, Medha Patkar, Prof Anil Sadgopal, Ulka Mahajan among others. The registrations for the workshops are still open for the individuals and media,” said Himshi Singh, one of the coordinators of the Convention.
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COVID: 110 test positive in Arunachal, tally mounts to 17, 296

COVID: 110 test positive in Arunachal, tally mounts to 17, 296

23 Apr 2021 | 2:31 PM

Itanagar, Apr 23 (UNI) As many as 110 people, including two healthcare worker, tested positive for Covid-19 in Arunachal Pradesh in the last 24 hours, taking the tally to 17,296.

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Punjab : 24X7 helpline for real time bed availability status

Punjab : 24X7 helpline for real time bed availability status

23 Apr 2021 | 2:27 PM

Chandigarh, Apr 23 (UNI) The 104 helpline of Punjab Government shall provide 24x7 real time information with respect to availability of beds in the hospitals.

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J&K Bank heist: Vehicle used by robbers, snatched rifle recovered in Baramulla

J&K Bank heist: Vehicle used by robbers, snatched rifle recovered in Baramulla

23 Apr 2021 | 2:12 PM

Srinagar, Apr 23 (UNI) Police on Friday recovered the get-away vehicle that was forcefully taken by armed robbers after breaking into a J&K bank branch and decamping with cash in north Kashmir district of Baramulla on Thursday, official sources said.

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Sikkim reports 124 new COVID cases

23 Apr 2021 | 2:10 PM

Gangtok, Apr 23 (UNI) Sikkim reported 124 new COVID-19 cases, including tourists in the past 24 hours.

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At least nine drown in river Ganges in Patna

At least nine drown in river Ganges in Patna

23 Apr 2021 | 1:59 PM

Patna, Apr 23 (UNI) At least nine people were drowned in river Ganga and some others were missing when a pickup van overturned into the river from a pontoon bridge under Akilpur police station area on Friday morning.

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