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Mumbai: Fr. Stan Swamy's death will 'remain a stain' on India's human rights record, says UN expert

Mumbai: Fr. Stan Swamy's death will 'remain a stain' on India's human rights record, says UN expert

A UN human rights expert has said that she is devastated to hear about the demise of Jesuit priest Stan Swamy in custody, saying there is...Read More

India condemns killing of photojournalist Danish Siddiqui in Afghanistan: Foreign Secretary Harsh Shringla at UNSC

India condemns killing of photojournalist Danish Siddiqui in Afghanistan: Foreign Secretary Harsh Shringla at UNSC

United Nations: India strongly condemns the killing of Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist Danish Siddiqui in Afghanistan, Foreign Sec...Read More

World Youth Skills Day 2021: History, significance, theme and all you need to know

World Youth Skills Day 2021: History, significance, theme and all you need to know

World Youth Skills Day will be marked on July 15 across the globe in the challenging context of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

World hunger was dramatically worse in 2020: United Nations

World hunger was dramatically worse in 2020: United Nations

Rome: The United Nations on Monday lamented what it called a "dramatic worsening" of world hunger last year, saying much of that is likel...Read More

World Population Day 2021: History significance and all you need to know

World Population Day 2021: History significance and all you need to know

World Population Day is observed annually on July 11 to raise awareness about global population issues

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

World Asteroid Day 2021: Significance, history and All you need to know

World Asteroid Day 2021: Significance, history and All you need to know

World Asteroid Day is set to celebrate its fifth year with events around the globe on June 30.

Pakistan should be held accountable for hosting 'dreaded, listed' terrorists: India at UN

Pakistan should be held accountable for hosting 'dreaded, listed' terrorists: India at UN

Geneva: Asserting that Pakistan should be held "accountable for aiding and abetting terrorism", India on Tuesday said Islamabad continues...Read More

IT rules framed post talks with stakeholders, India tells UN

IT rules framed post talks with stakeholders, India tells UN

New Delhi: The Permanent Mission of India to the United Nations Office has responded to the concerns raised by Special Procedures Branch ...Read More

Environment Conclave: India's contribution to climate change just 3% in last 200 years, reveals Prakash Javadekar

Environment Conclave: India's contribution to climate change just 3% in last 200 years, reveals Prakash Javadekar

New Delhi, Jun 14: Unbridled carbon emissions especially by Europe and the US over the last 200 years, and in the last 40 years by China ...Read More

India working to restore 26 million hectares of degraded land by 2030: PM Modi at UN

India working to restore 26 million hectares of degraded land by 2030: PM Modi at UN

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday stressed that land degradation poses a special challenge to the developing world and it was the wo...Read More

PM Modi to address virtual high-level UN meet on desertification, land degradation, drought today

PM Modi to address virtual high-level UN meet on desertification, land degradation, drought today

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address a virtual high-level United Nations' dialogue on desertification, land degradation a...Read More

World Day Against Child Labour 2021: Theme, significance and why is it celebrated

World Day Against Child Labour 2021: Theme, significance and why is it celebrated

The International Labour Organization (ILO), a United Nations body, launched the World Day Against Child Labour in 2002 to bring attentio...Read More

PM Modi to address virtual high-level dialogue on desertification, land degradation and drought at UN next week

PM Modi to address virtual high-level dialogue on desertification, land degradation and drought at UN next week

United Nations: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address a virtual high-level dialogue on desertification, land degradation and drought ...Read More

Khargone: NTPC joins United Nations CEO Water Mandate for sustainable development

Khargone: NTPC joins United Nations CEO Water Mandate for sustainable development

On World Environment Day, NTPC Khargone unit planted 400 saplings for greener tomorrow.

UN: Unprecedented Taliban violence in 2020 carries into 2021

UN: Unprecedented Taliban violence in 2020 carries into 2021

United Nations: Taliban insurgents show no sign of reducing the level of violence in Afghanistan to facilitate peace negotiations with th...Read More

BRICS backs India proposal on vaccines

BRICS backs India proposal on vaccines

New DelhiIn a major move, influential five-nation grouping BRICS on Tuesday supported a proposal by India and South Africa to temporarily...Read More

Delegates approve 16 per cent increase to WHO budget

Delegates approve 16 per cent increase to WHO budget

Geneva: Member countries of the World Health Organisation have approved an "ambitious increase" in the budget for the UN health agency at...Read More

Emergency humanitarian access needed in Gaza to provide aid to Children: UN

Emergency humanitarian access needed in Gaza to provide aid to Children: UN

WashingtonUnited Nations Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) Executive Director Henrietta Fore said in a statement that the agency needs i...Read More

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