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Aakar Patel | As India’s rank falls in Global Hunger Index, govt is in denial

In 2015, India’s ranking on the Global Hunger Index was 55. Last year, in 2020, it fell by 39 places to land at 94.

19 Oct 2021 1:40 AM

Global Firm SILVERSEVEN Fighting Corruption using Emerging Technologies

SILVERSEVEN® is a Spiritually led Global Social Impact firm on a mission to launch multiple companies

07 Sep 2021 9:18 PM

India as UNSC head to focus on peacekeeping and terror

India on Sunday took over the presidency of the United Nations Security Council for the month of August

01 Aug 2021 11:04 PM

'This can't go on': UN calls for COVID-closed schools to reopen ASAP

Schools should be the last to close and the first to reopen, said James Elder, spokesman for the UN Children's Fund

28 Jul 2021 11:08 AM

Rajnath to attend SCO meet at Tajikistan today

All eyes will be on whether Singh will meet his Chinese counterpart when armies of both countries are involved in a stand-off

28 Jul 2021 8:32 AM

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Renewed violence over Gaza despite ceasefire moves gaining momentum

A senior official in the Hamas militant group predicted a ceasefire within days

20 May 2021 2:45 PM

India slams UN human rights experts' comments on situation in J&K

The Press Release has ignored the positive impact of extending Laws applicable to the rest of India to Jammu and Kashmir, MEA said

19 Feb 2021 9:12 AM

US announces restoration of relations with Palestinians

U.S. administration believes this remains the best way to ensure Israel's future

27 Jan 2021 6:20 AM

UN launches $565 million appeal for Beirut victims

The blast killed over 170 people, injured more than 6,000 and left thousands homeless

15 Aug 2020 3:20 PM

UN Security Council rejects US resolution to extend Iran arms embargo

Iran says it has the right to self-defense and that a continuation of the ban would mean an end to the nuclear deal

15 Aug 2020 9:59 AM

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Thousands stage flower protest in Belarus as EU weighs sanctions

UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet condemned the detention of 6,000 people, 'including bystanders, as well as minors'

13 Aug 2020 10:36 AM

Iran asks UN to hold US accountable for plane interception

Iran's UN ambassador say a Mahan Airlines Airbus A310 en route to Beirut on July 23 was intercepted by two US F-15 fighter jets

08 Aug 2020 2:00 PM

Strict lockdown measures raise suspicions of virus outbreak in North Korea

An exchange between the country and the United Nations provides new clarity about what might be happening in North Korea

06 Aug 2020 3:06 PM

Nepal to send updated map to UN, Google: Minister

Nepal had released a revised political and administrative map incorporating the disputed territories of Limpiyadhura, Lipulekh and Kalapani

02 Aug 2020 11:26 AM

If elected, Joe Biden would help India get seat on UNSC: Ex-US diplomat Richard Verma

The 77-year-old former US vice president is set to be formally nominated by the Democratic Party in August

19 Jul 2020 1:10 PM

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UN rejects Russia's bid to reduce delivery of humanitarian aid to Syria

The resolution needed a minimum of nine 'yes' votes in the 15-member council, but it got support from China, Vietnam and South Africa only

09 Jul 2020 10:55 AM

US officially notifies UN of withdrawal from World Health Organization

Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, says he would reverse the decision on his first day in office if elected

08 Jul 2020 9:44 AM

To prevent outbreaks like COVID-19, zoonotic diseases need to be curbed, says UN

COVID-19 is one of the worst zoonotic disease, but it is not the first. Ebola, SARS, MERS, HIV, Lyme disease preceded it, UNEP Director said

07 Jul 2020 12:41 PM

Pakistan took 'modest steps' to restrain India-focused militant groups: US report

UN Secretary-General says they expect all member states to 'live up' to their obligations under relevant Security Council resolutions

25 Jun 2020 12:58 PM

China's latest virus outbreak likely came from Europe: UN

To date, Chinese officials have identified 158 cases in Beijing in the past week

20 Jun 2020 2:43 PM

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