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'India has world's 2nd largest startup ecosystem': youth delegate at UN

India's young population is scripting remarkable success stories, said youth delegate Seema Pujani at an interactive round-table.

10 Apr 2019 2:42 PM

United States to classify Iranian force as 'terrorist organization'

The United States is expected to designate Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards Corps a foreign terrorist organization.

06 Apr 2019 12:54 PM

India’s demand for access to Kulbhushan Jadhav not appropriate as case is in ICJ: Pak

During media briefing, Pak Foreign Office spokesman said case is in ICJ and question of consular access was 'not appropriate at this point'.

06 Apr 2019 9:20 AM

More than 113 million people suffer 'acute hunger'

Eight nations account for two-thirds of the total number of people worldwide, the African continent worst hit: UN.

02 Apr 2019 5:39 PM

Not sheltering terror, says China accused of ‘shameful hypocrisy’ by US on Azhar ban

Pompeo had said it in apparent reference to China’s move to block India’s proposal at UN to designate JeM chief Azhar as a global terrorist.

30 Mar 2019 11:19 AM

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‘Act cautiously,’ says China to US on new bid to block Azhar at UN

Instead of consensus, a resolution only needs nine votes in favour and no vetoes by China, Russia, US, France or Britain to pass.

28 Mar 2019 9:30 AM

Tensions with India will remain until the elections: Imran Khan

Prime Minister Imran Khan has said Indo-Pak relations would remain tense till the general elections in India are over.

26 Mar 2019 4:38 PM

UN says 10 children among 13 killed by US air strike in Afghanistan

Ten children, part of the same family, were killed by a US air strike in Afghanistan, along with three adult civilians, UN reported.

25 Mar 2019 5:04 PM

Kej unplugged: Mixing genres to deliver a green message

Ricky’s act is cleverly crafted, with musicians of equal stature and talent; as such, this concert leaves a lasting impact on the viewer.

25 Mar 2019 1:02 AM

More floods likely as death toll rises to over 700 in Africa, says UN

Mozambique reported scores more deaths on Saturday from a cyclone and floods around southern Africa that have killed at least 732 people.

24 Mar 2019 12:17 PM

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'We discussed Masood Azhar with China,' says Pakistan Foreign Minister

Pakistan FM Shah Mehmood Qureshi said he discussed the issue of Masood Azhar with close ally China.

23 Mar 2019 10:33 AM

Problems amount as aid agencies struggle to rescue Mozambique cyclone victims

Aid workers raced on Wednesday to help survivors and meet spiralling humanitarian needs in three southern African countries.

21 Mar 2019 12:16 PM

India drops 7 spots in list of happiest nations, still behind Pak, China

The report ranks on 6 key variables that support well-being: income, freedom, trust, healthy life expectancy, social support and generosity.

21 Mar 2019 11:53 AM

Mozambique, Zimbabwe cyclone deaths exceed 300 as UN boosts aid

The death toll from a cyclone in Mozambique and Zimbabwe rose to more than 300 as rescuers raced against the clock to help survivors.

20 Mar 2019 11:31 AM

US, France, UK discuss listing Masood Azhar at UN with China

The US, France and the UK are believed to be in intense 'good faith' discussions with China to arrive at a 'compromise' for Masood Azhar.

16 Mar 2019 11:01 AM

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'Will call once I land': UN consultant Shikha Garg's text to husband before crash

UN Consultant Shikha Garg, who died in the Nairobi-bound Ethiopian Airlines plane crash on Sunday, had texted her husband.

12 Mar 2019 2:25 PM

Odhisa govt announces 33 per cent quota for women in BJD Lok Sabha tickets

With this announcement, BJD has become the first political party in India to provide such reservation to women.

10 Mar 2019 2:35 PM

VP Naidu holds positive bilateral trade, investment talks on his visit to Costa Rica

Venkaiah Naidu has met President of Costa Rica Carlos Alvarado Quesada and held fruitful discussions on a range of issues.

09 Mar 2019 1:24 PM

35 per cent females globally affected by violence: UN

Activists from around the world campaign for treaty to end violence against women.

08 Mar 2019 1:43 PM

Padma Lakshmi appointed UNDP's goodwill ambassador on women's day

Indian-American television personality and food expert Padma Lakshmi has been appointed by UNDP as its newest Goodwill Ambassador.

08 Mar 2019 12:28 PM

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