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Tackling India’s sexual violence starts with sex education

There is an imminent need for sex education in India to bring about a true change in sexist attitudes and misogynistic mindsets.

17 May 2019 4:08 PM

UN chief concerned about nuclear 'coffin' leakage in Pacific

He described structure on Enewetak atoll in Marshall Islands as 'kind of coffin' and said legacy of Cold War-era nuclear tests in Pacific.

17 May 2019 12:56 PM

Decrease in Indian women labour force

The number of women working in India has been gradually falling over the last 30 years.

16 May 2019 2:54 PM

Safeguarding women after disasters: visible progress, but room for improvement

Globally, international organisations appear to be grappling with the issue more seriously than before.

14 May 2019 10:25 AM

US man makes deepest-ever dive in Mariana Trench, discovers trash

Vescovo found undiscovered species as he visited places no human had gone before.

14 May 2019 8:53 AM

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Global framework to manage plastic pollution

UN states that nearly all of the world's countries have agreed on a deal to better manage plastic waste, with the US being a notable exception.

11 May 2019 11:19 AM

Jagjit Pavadia re-elected to INCB, as India scores another victory at the UN

Pavadia has been a member of the INCB since 2015, and second vice-president and chair of the standing committee since 2015 and 2017.

08 May 2019 12:15 PM

Europe hit with measles dilemma; close to 34,000 affected

More than 34,000 people across Europe caught measles in the first two months of 2019, with the vast cases in Ukraine, warned WHO.

07 May 2019 4:01 PM

France call for India, Japan, Germany, Brazil as permanent members at UNSC

India and nations like Germany, Brazil and Japan are 'absolutely needed' as permanent members of a reformed and enlarged UNSC.

07 May 2019 10:06 AM

Saving the planet and the human race

Up to a million of Earth's estimated eight million species face extinction, many of them within decades: UN report.

04 May 2019 8:17 PM

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Victory for US, int'l community: Pompeo on Masood terror tag

Pulwama attack, the official noted was just the latest in the terrorist attacks that this 'deadly group' has conducted.

02 May 2019 8:37 AM

Naming Azhar as global terrorist by UN will be 'properly resolved': China

China said that the vexed issue of designating JeM chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist by the UN will be properly resolved.

30 Apr 2019 5:10 PM

UN warns of worsening humanitarian situation in Libya

Fierce fighting for control of Libya's capital that has displaced thousands of people, threatens to bring further damage.

29 Apr 2019 4:54 PM

India, China should be sensitive to each other's concerns: Vijay Gokhale to China

Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale on Monday held talks with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi here and reviewed the progress of bilateral ties.

22 Apr 2019 3:11 PM

India's growth trajectory holds immense potential for stakeholders: United Nations

Indian economy has been growing over 7 per cent for several years and the forecast for the future is equally robust.

20 Apr 2019 12:23 PM

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EAM Sushma Swaraj asks Indians stranded in Tripoli to leave immediately

Swaraj said that if the Indians stranded in the Libyan capital do not leave immediately, then it may not be possible to evacuate them later.

20 Apr 2019 8:40 AM

Issue to blacklist Masood Azhar is moving towards settlement: China

China dismissed reports that US, UK and France have served it an ultimatum until April 23 to lift its 'technical hold'.

17 Apr 2019 3:31 PM

UN owes India $38 million for peace missions, says report

Secretary-General voices concern over deteriorating financial health.

17 Apr 2019 1:53 AM

UN owes India close to 38 mn for peacekeeping operations

The United Nations owes India USD 38 million, the highest it has to pay to any country, for the peacekeeping operation.

16 Apr 2019 4:05 PM

Yemen holds mass funeral for children killed in Sanaa blast

Yemeni rebels have held a mass funeral for children killed in an explosion near two schools.

11 Apr 2019 10:48 AM

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