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Ministerial Meeting of the U.N. Economic and Social Council

Oct 13, 2010
In a recent held ministerial meeting of the U.N. Economic and Social Council the impact of the persisting gender divide were discussed in details. It was observed in this meeting that the divide effects women specially poor and deprived women living in slums.

Meeting of Board of Approval of SEZs

Oct 13, 2010
The Board of Approval of the Special Economic Zones (SEZs) met on 13 July 2010 to consider proposals for setting up of Special Economic Zones and also to approve other miscellaneous requests pertaining to SEZs. The Chairman of the Board of Approval informed the members that 575 formal approvals have been granted for setting up of SEZs out of which 358 were notified.

Educational Summit in South Africa

Oct 13, 2010
Zacob Zuma, South African president held an educational summit on 11 July 2010. In the summit were invited leaders from Burkina Faso, Kenya, Togo, Mozambique, The Netherlands and neighbouring Zimbabwe. 

All India Editors Conference

Oct 13, 2010
A two-day All India Editors Conference on Social and Infrastructure Issues was organised by Press Information Bureau, Guwahati in Guwahati on 13 & 14 July 2010. Horticulture Commissioner of the Union Ministry of Agriculture while addressing the conference mentioned about the National Missions including a Horticulture Mission, Bamboo Mission etc which were launched by Union Ministry of Agriculture and are crucial for the agricultural development in India particularly in the North-Eastern region.

16th Session of the Joint Commission between India and Iran

Oct 13, 2010
The 16th Session of the Joint Commission between India and Iran was held in New Delhi on 8-9 July 2010. The Commission was co-chaired by Dr. Seyed Shamseddin Hosseini, Minister of Economic Affairs and Finance, Islamic Republic of Iran and Indian External Affairs Minister, S.M. Krishna.

Conference of Imams and Religious Leaders

Oct 12, 2010
A conference organised in Vienna, Austria's capital on 16 May 2010 was attended by 100 imams and Muslim religious leaders. In this meeting the members present critised the European nations for considering to ban the face covering veils.

Annual Conference of Relief Commissioners

Oct 12, 2010
The Annual Conference of Relief Commissioners/Secretaries of the Department of Disaster Management of States/ UTs was held in New Delhi on 12 May 2010. The Conference aimed at taking stock of the preparedness of States/UTs and the concerned Ministries/organizations of the Central Government prior to the ensuing South West monsoon.

52nd State Conference of the AKGCT

Oct 12, 2010
The 52nd State conference of the Association of Kerala Government College Teachers (AKGCT) was organized in Kollam on 3 May 2010. Kerala Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan inaugurated the conference.

5th Global Oceans Conference

Oct 12, 2010
The 5th Global Oceans Conference was held at UNESCO in Paris from 3 to 7 May 2010. 850 experts from 80 countries representing all sectors of the global oceans community participated in the conference.

75th Conference of Presiding Officers of Legislatives Bodies

Oct 11, 2010
Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar inaugurated the 75th conference of presiding officers of legislatives bodies from different parts of the country in Srinagar on 20 June 2010. The two-day conference was held in Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly.

Meeting of Industrial Tripartite Committee on Jute Industry

Oct 9, 2010
A meeting of the Industrial Tripartite Committee on Jute Industry was held on 20th July, 2010 at New Delhi under the chairmanship of Union Minister of State for Labour and

International Workshop on Disaster Prevention

Oct 9, 2010
A week long international workshop on disaster prevention, “Disaster Prevention and People: Working towards the Creation of a Strong Society” was organised in Japan by

International Conference on Afghanistan

Oct 9, 2010
International Conference on Afghanistan was organised on 20 July 2010. It was the largest conference of foreign leaders organised in Afghanistan since 1970s.

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