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Localisation of SDGs imperative to achieve 2030 Agenda: India at UN

Localisation of SDGs imperative to achieve 2030 Agenda: India at UN

Stressing on the need for localisation of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to achieve the 2030 SDG agenda, India has said that there ...Read More

'Any Tom, Dick & Harry can write something vilificatory...': Delhi HC reserves order on Lakshmi Puri's plea against Saket Gokhale; lashes out at RTI activist

'Any Tom, Dick & Harry can write something vilificatory...': Delhi HC reserves order on Lakshmi Puri's plea against Saket Gokhale; lashes out at RTI activist

Delhi High Court on Thursday reserved its order for July 13 on Lakshmi Puri's petition against social media activist Saket Gokhale over h...Read More

India needs to achieve zero new transmission of HIV to end AIDS: Vardhan at UNGA

India needs to achieve zero new transmission of HIV to end AIDS: Vardhan at UNGA

New DelhiIndia has ably demonstrated that strong political leadership is most critical to address inequalities and gaps in epidemic respo...Read More

India should prioritise digital, health investments to recover from economic havoc: UN expert

India should prioritise digital, health investments to recover from economic havoc: UN expert

India will have to invest heavily in infrastructure in order to recover from the economic havoc brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, e...Read More

UN forecasts Indian economy to grow 7% this year, but cautions outlook 'highly fragile'

UN forecasts Indian economy to grow 7% this year, but cautions outlook 'highly fragile'

The UN forecasts India's economy to grow by 7.5 percent this calendar year and rebound to 10.5 percent next year with the caveat that the...Read More

Italian ambassador Luca Attanasio  killed in Congo during attack on UN convoy

Italian ambassador Luca Attanasio killed in Congo during attack on UN convoy

The Italian ambassador to Congo and an Italian carabineri police officer were killed Monday during an attack on a UN convoy in an area th...Read More

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres  saddened by loss of life in fire at Serum Institute of India: UN

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres saddened by loss of life in fire at Serum Institute of India: UN

Five men died after a fire broke out in a five-storeyed under-construction building in the Serum Institute of India's Manjari premises in...Read More

US welcomes India at UN Security Council, says looking forward to work with India

US welcomes India at UN Security Council, says looking forward to work with India

The United States welcomed India to the United Nations Security Council and said it looks forward to working over the shared interests to...Read More

World can start dreaming of COVID-19 pandemic's end: WHO chief

World can start dreaming of COVID-19 pandemic's end: WHO chief

The UN health chief declared Friday that positive results from coronavirus vaccine trials mean the world "can begin to dream about the en...Read More

UN calls for restraint after assassination of Iranian nuclear scientist

UN calls for restraint after assassination of Iranian nuclear scientist

The United Nations is calling for keeping restraint and avoiding the escalation of tensions in the Middle East after the assassination of...Read More

India calls Pak 'dossier' to UN 'pack of lies with no takers'

India calls Pak 'dossier' to UN 'pack of lies with no takers'

India's UN Mission has dismissed as "a pack of lies with no takers the dossier that Pakistan gave UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres a...Read More

EU, UN-led pact to report methane emissions

EU, UN-led pact to report methane emissions

In a move that will help tackle one of the biggest and most solvable contributors to the climate crisis, major players in the oil and gas...Read More

Pune auto driver, who used his wedding savings for relief work during lockdown, to be featured on Bharat Ke Mahaveer

Pune auto driver, who used his wedding savings for relief work during lockdown, to be featured on Bharat Ke Mahaveer

Lockdown imposed due to COVID-19 in India was a shock for many daily wage labourers. During the period, we saw thousands of migrant labou...Read More

UN fears 200,000 people could flee Ethiopia conflict in 6 months

UN fears 200,000 people could flee Ethiopia conflict in 6 months

UN agencies are appealing for funding to aid more than 33,000 people fleeing violence in Ethiopia's Tigray region, fearing more than 200...Read More

74 migrants drown after boat breaks down off Libya coast

74 migrants drown after boat breaks down off Libya coast

The UN migration agency says at least 74 migrants have drowned after a Europe-bound ship broke down off the coast of Libya. The tragedy o...Read More

‘Stand up, unite against unilateralism and war’: Iran’s Zarif takes a jibe at the US in UN speech

‘Stand up, unite against unilateralism and war’: Iran’s Zarif takes a jibe at the US in UN speech

Iran's foreign minister used his speech for the 75th anniversary of the United Nations to accuse the United States of initiating or joini...Read More

COVID-19 pandemic to push 150-175 mn more people into extreme poverty: UN expert

COVID-19 pandemic to push 150-175 mn more people into extreme poverty: UN expert

Between 150 million and 175 million more people will fall into extreme poverty due to the COVID-19 pandemic, an expert said at the UN. Sp...Read More

India recorded export growth of 4 percent in September: UNCTAD

India recorded export growth of 4 percent in September: UNCTAD

Export growth declined in India in the third quarter of 2020 relative to the same quarter last year but picked up pace in September, acco...Read More

MEA calls UN official's remark on violence against women in India as 'unwarranted and unnecessary'

MEA calls UN official's remark on violence against women in India as 'unwarranted and unnecessary'

India on Monday termed the UN Resident Coordinator's statement regarding recent cases of violence against women as "unwarranted."The Mini...Read More

On platinum anniversary, feeble, failing 
world body leaves us UN-derwhelmed

On platinum anniversary, feeble, failing world body leaves us UN-derwhelmed

Historically, the UN's role in conflict management and poverty eradication has been underwhelming. Genocides and famines have occurred on...Read More

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