Tag: United Nations

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  • Grim numbers

    Grim numbers

    India’s complicity and lax laws have encouraged traffickers to use it as a hub for trading in victims from neighbouring countries in a massive organized crime.

    August 10, 2019
  • Death of the Civilian

    Death of the Civilian

    The civilian in the rugged country cries out for peace and the desire is real and deep.

    August 1, 2019
  • Communities have role in water management

    Communities have role in water management

    The quality of water supplied to the people cannot be ensured because quality assurance checks are lacking in cities and rural areas Where piped water is available, all users practically dependent on this source despite availability of other protected sources such as public tube well and deep well which are also fit for drinking purpose.

    July 31, 2019
  • ‘Toy’ over the hill

    ‘Toy’ over the hill

    The legacy of poor maintenance is the strand that binds the DHR to the rapid transit system of the plains.

    July 21, 2019
  • WHO declares Ebola outbreak in Congo a ‘health emergency’

    WHO declares Ebola outbreak in Congo a ‘health emergency’

    Latest UN figures showed that some 650 people have died in the current Ebola outbreak, while about 12 new cases are reported every day.

    July 18, 2019
  • Talking Russian tea

    Talking Russian tea

    Notably, Russia produces almost 1 million kg of tea, but consumes 163.20 million kg by importing it from countries such as India, Sri Lanka, Indonesia and China.

    July 14, 2019
  • UN human rights report on Kashmir harsh on India, soft on Pak, has discrepancies

    UN human rights report on Kashmir harsh on India, soft on Pak, has discrepancies

    An updated report of the UN OHCHR on the situation in Jammu and Kashmir in 13 months, reiterates its accusations about the rising human rights violations and deaths of civilians between May 2018 and April 2019.

    July 11, 2019
  • Asia’s homicide rate lowest globally: UN study

    Asia’s homicide rate lowest globally: UN study

    Countries such as China, Japan and Korea-all boast less than one homicide per 100,000 people in a year.

    July 8, 2019
  • Treat drug users as patients, not criminals: AIIMS expert

    Treat drug users as patients, not criminals: AIIMS expert

    Dr Ambekar, Principal Investigator of the team which conducted the National Survey on Extent and Pattern of Substance Use in India earlier in 2018 - 19, was in Shimla recently for a meeting organised by the Himachal government for a strategy to deal with drug abuse with stakeholders and presentation on the finding of the national survey.

    June 30, 2019
  • Rogue Prince

    Rogue Prince

    Some of the top executives who, in the aftermath of the killing had pulled out of the Crown Prince’s “Davos in the Desert” gathering, have attended another financial conference in Riyadh, though their equation with the kingdom is now less than cordial.

    June 22, 2019
  • Egypt minister condemns Turkish President Erdogan over Morsi’s death

    Egypt minister condemns Turkish President Erdogan over Morsi’s death

    "I strongly condemned the repeated irresponsible accusation by the Turkish president about Egypt," Sameh Shoukry said in a statement.

    June 20, 2019
  • India votes in favour of Israel at UN against Palestinian rights group

    India votes in favour of Israel at UN against Palestinian rights group

    Maya Kadosh, deputy chief of mission, Israel Embassy in India, thanked India.

    June 12, 2019
  • Entente Cordiale

    Entente Cordiale

    There is little doubt that bilateral relations have attained a “major-country relationship” featuring what President Xi described as the “highest degree of mutual trust, the highest level of coordination and the highest strategic value”.

    June 10, 2019
  • Geelani asks UN, OIC, Pakistan to rescue Uighur Muslims in China

    Geelani asks UN, OIC, Pakistan to rescue Uighur Muslims in China

    He said although international media is almost silent about what is happening with Uighur community of China but whatever little information trickles down through social media and a few media houses, is not only disturbing but alarming as well.

    June 1, 2019
  • See Kapil Sharma sing and Akshay Kumar tap to Hawa Aane de ahead of World Environment Day

    See Kapil Sharma sing and Akshay Kumar tap to Hawa Aane de ahead of World Environment Day

    Kapil Sharma has also lent his voice to the collaborative effort.

    May 30, 2019
  • Indian economy to grow at 7.1% in FY’20: UN report

    Indian economy to grow at 7.1% in FY’20: UN report

    The Indian economy, which generates two-thirds of the regional output in South Asia, expanded by 7.2 per cent in 2018.

    May 21, 2019
  • India must have permanent UNSC seat: German ambassador

    India must have permanent UNSC seat: German ambassador

    Walter J Lindner, the German Ambassador to India, said on Tuesday, “India must have a permanent seat in the United Nations Security Council. India with 1.4 billion people is not yet a permanent member, this is unheard of. This can't go on like this because it hurts the credibility of the United Nations system.”

    May 21, 2019