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Neeti Mohan's 'Udne De' joins UN's War against Human Trafficking
Indian singer Neeti Mohan's composition " Udne de " -- a tribute to all women and in support of gender equality -- will be part of an album for United Nations Voluntary Trust Fund project titled '...
PM praises Sushma Swaraj for UNGA address
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today praised External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj for her speech at the UN General Assembly, saying she had made "firm, effective and fine articulation" of a range of...
Pakistan exposed Again: UN Report Reveals Brutalities in Balochistan
While we talk about oppression across the world—from Palestine to Gaza, Syria to Afghanistan, Iraq to Kashmir, the world so far turned a blind eye to the systematic subjugation of the Baloch people...
Pakistan; a country that extols the virtues of terrorists
Just days after Pakistan tried to garner support from the international community over the 'extra-judicial killing of Burhan Wani', a befitting response was given by India . Leading the Indian attack...
Nehru should have accepted the offer for a permanent seat in the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), from US
India membership to Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) was rejected at Seoul on June 23, due to the lack of consensus of the existing members. Among the member nations, it was China who strongly opposed...
United Nations: A Grand Success Or A Massive Failure?
The year was 1945 and the world had just witnessed the Second World War. The destruction caused by the war was massive. 85 million lives were lost and close to $1.6 trillion had been gutted in the...
UN Peace Keeping Missions: What Does India Gain?
So far 3, 471 brave hearts have laid their life fighting for the cause of peace. The world commemorated the fallen heroes on (May 31) the occasion of International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers...
Narendra Modi & Hassan Rouhani
After Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan, Prime minister Narendra Modi has set his eyes on another Central Asian country. This time it's Iran and PM Modi will tour the...
Let’s Do Our Bit, Wasting Food Has To Stop!
Food and shelter are the two basic things one needs. Sometimes shelter might be a luxury but one definitely cannot do without food. However, there is a huge population who enjoys wasting a lot of...
Can India Pave The Way In Climate Change?
On World Earth Day, 175 nations converged at the United Nation headquarters at New York and signed the Paris climate agreement, heralding a new era in the sphere of environment conservation. Once...
H-bomb: North Korea Joins the League, Upsets the World
North Korea woke up to a large earthquake on Wednesday morning near its nuclear site. It was then declared that they had carried out a successful miniature ‘Hydrogen Bomb’ test, which if confirmed...
UN: A New Sustainable Development Agenda
Voices around the world are demanding leadership on poverty , inequality and climate change . To turn these demands into actions, world leaders gathered on 25 September, 2015, at the United Nations...
8 Goals for 2015: Where does India stand on MDGs?
Millennium Declaration In 2000, 189 nations made a promise to free people from extreme poverty and multiple deprivations. This pledge became the eight Millennium Development Goals to be achieved by...
SchoolCycle: How One Bike Can Change The life Of A Girl
More than 62 million girls around the globe are out of school. Not one million, not 10 million, but 62 million girls. As a young woman, it is astonishing that such a staggering number of girls have...
The Women's Issues We Should Care About In 2016
On Saturday, women in Saudi Arabia voted and ran for office for the first time in the Kingdom’s history. 20 women were elected. But Saudi women were outnumbered in the voting population by a factor...
‘We Have Ambitious Goals For Renewable Energy’
India is one of the nations that is most impacted by climate change; it has been previously identified as one of the most vulnerable countries to global warming due to the expected impacts of changes...
Donors Promise Initial US$ 687.2 Million For UNHCR Operations In 2016, The Highest Amount Ever
Government donors pledged an initial US$ 687.2 million for the work of the UN refugee agency to help almost 60 million forcibly displaced or stateless people worldwide next year. The pledges, made...
Going vegetarian can actually `harm` the environment!
Contrary to claims by vegetarians and the activist groups that promote their world view and actor Arnold Schwarzenegger's speech at the United Nations climate talks in Paris, eating a vegetarian diet...
Women And Climate Change
From this winter’s unusually powerful snowstorms in the Northeast to the prolonged drought conditions in the West, climate change is now a part of America’s national conversation. As we come to grips...
COP21 talks: Climate deal agreed by 195 states
Agreement adopted more than 24 hours after official end of fortnight-long conference A “historic” deal to tackle climate change has been agreed by 195 countries at United Nations talks in Paris. The...
We Must End HIV Criminalization to Fast Track the End of the AIDS Epidemic
It has long been recognized that the legal environment matters for the response to HIV . Protective laws have helped communities stand up against HIV-related employment and housing discrimination,...
From MDGs to SDGs, WHO launches new report
WHO launched a new comprehensive analysis of global health trends since 2000 and an assessment of the challenges for the next 15 years. "Health in 2015: from MDGs to SDGs" identifies the key drivers...
COP21: A Defining Moment For Human Health
This week's United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP21) in Paris offers a chance to save the planet from severe, pervasive and irreversible damage. Though often lost in the debate, saving the...
Accenture Recognized by CDP as Global Leader for Corporate Action on Climate Change
Company expands 2020 goals to further reduce environmental footprint For the second consecutive year, Accenture (NYSE:ACN) is recognized as a global leader for its actions and strategies in response...
Barack Obama feels PM Modi has a clear vision for India: White House
US President Barack Obama who has held meetings with Prime Minister Narendra Modi at several occasions, has found in him a politician who is honest and has a clear vision for India, the White House...
At Paris climate summit, PM Modi to unveil India's grand plans on renewables
Seeking a grand alliance among 122 nations to pursue solar energy, India is set to make a significant impact at the 12-day climate change conference in Paris, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi...
Bill Gates will launch a multibillion dollar clean energy fund in Paris, reports say
In June 2015, Microsoft co-founder and philantrophist Bill Gates announced he would invest $1 billion in clean energy tech over the next five years. Now, according to a report by ClimateWire, Gates...
16 Days Of Activism: Ending Violence Against Women
From 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women , to 10 December, Human Rights Day, the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaign is a time to...
Educating Girls in South Sudan: Out of the 6,800 kids at the Bentiu school, only 1,800 are girls
Peter Yeo, United Nations Foundation Vice President for Public Policy and Advocacy, was traveling last week in South Sudan to observe the work of the United Nations in protecting civilians and their...
Mobile subscriptions now outnumber people in the world
The mobile revolution passed another milestone this year. According to Ericsson’s most recent Mobility Report, the number of mobile subscriptions now outnumbers the world’s population. You heard that...
Peace Is Personal: It is not easily defined, nor explained
How do we speak of peace this week after the series of brutal attacks witnessed in Lebanon, Egypt, France, Turkey, Israel, and Palestine - not to mention the daily bloodshed in Syria? In the face of...
Nobel Laureates Malala Yousafzai & Kailash Satyarthi join forces for the Right to Education
Watch the highlights from the Global Education First Initiative’s (GEFI) high-level event at the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit, as 2014 Nobel Laureates, Malala Yousafzai and Kailash...
Ban Ki-moon calls on world leaders to shun xenophobia and open their hearts to refugee influx
Voicing deep concern at those who exploit the suffering of refugees to stoke xenophobia and spew hate speech, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called on European leaders, and the world at...
Work stress: why women have it worse than men
At more speeches to women than I can count, the question I pose is: “How many of you see yourself as CEO of your company?” Maybe one or two women raise their hands. Usually it takes going down the...
The IAFS: A Collection of the best Tweets on the Summit
The India-Africa Forum Summit (IAFS): A collection of the best tweets on the summit. Have A Look: The long view from India. Tables are ready for day long deliberations at #IAFS Senior Officials...
Text of PM’s statement at the Inaugural Ceremony of the third India-Africa Forum Summit on 29th October 2015
Your Majesties, Chairperson of the African Union, His Excellency Robert Mugabe Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Madam Dlamini-Zuma, Excellencies, The fabric of this world is richer...
Obama’s Call at U.N. to Fight ISIS With Ideas Is Largely Seen as Futile
President Barack Obama called upon a conclave of world leaders on Tuesday to fight violent extremism not just with weapons but with ideas, jobs and good governance, a strategy he has long advocated...
India strongly rejects Pakistan's plebiscite in Indian Kashmir at UN
Strongly rejecting Pakistan's call for plebiscite in Jammu and Kashmir, India has asserted that the state is an integral part of the country and its citizens have chosen a democratically-elected...
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