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India ranks 131 on Human Development Index 2020: All you need to know

Human Development Report 2020: UNDP in its country report gave some statistics tracing India’s journey in human development between 1990 and 2019.

The authors have termed this rise “the first ever significant growth in poverty in this millennium”. The Asian financial crisis (AFC) had resulted in an 18-million addition to global extreme poverty.

कोरोना वायरस से दुनिया भर में 2.5 करोड़ नौकरियों को खतरा, UN की रिपोर्ट में दावा

कोरोना वायरस की वजह से दुनिया भर में लगभग 2.5 करोड़ नौकरियां जा सकती हैं.

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Hafiz Saeed wants Pakistan to declare war on India, avenge killing of 13 terrorists by Indian Army

Hafiz Saeed is the mastermind of the Mumbai terror attack. He runs Lahore-based terror JuD. The ground has been blacklisted by the US. Saeed also carries a bounty of USD 10 million, announced by the US.

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UN votes to allow European Union ships off Libya to seize illegal arms

The U.N. Security Council has unanimously adopted a resolution allowing the European Union's maritime force off Libya's...

Risk that Rio Olympics will spread Zika is ‘very low’: United Nations

There is "a very low risk" that the upcoming Rio de Janeiro Olympics will accelerate the spread of the Zika virus around the globe, the World Health Organization has said.

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UN elects Fiji ambassador to top General Assembly post

The U.N. General Assembly, in a rare contested election, chose Fiji's UN Ambassador on Monday as president of its 71st anniversary session beginning in September.

World in chaos, Israel gets singular focus at UN rights body

Wars in Iraq, Syria and Yemen have killed hundreds of thousands of people. Enforced disappearances, torture and extremist attacks infringe on human rights worldwide. Tyrannical, autocratic leaders and their allies from Belaru

US says Bashar al-Assad forces bombed town after aid delivered

Assad had allowed the convoy in to the town at all was "positive, but only a partial delivery and we would call for the rest of the supplies to be delivered as as soon as possible."

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M Karunanidhi slams Centre for ‘thrusting Sanskrit’

DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi today charged the BJP led government at the Centre with being obstinate in "thrusting" Sanskrit and said such "linguistic, cultural chauvinism" would derail the nation from the pathway of growth.

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UN chief took Saudis off blacklist over threat to stop funds

Ban Ki-Moon said he decided ''to temporarily remove'' the Saudi-led coalition countries from the blacklist of governments and armed groups violating children's rights pending a joint review of cases with the Saudis.

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UN chief Ban Ki-moon to visit Belgium, Russia, Greece

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will leave New York on June 13 for Brussels, Belgium, to participate in the European Development Days before attending an event in Russia and visiting Greece.

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Swedish Maj Gen appointed to head UN mission in India, Pakistan

A high-ranking Swedish military official will be the new head of the United Nations mission tasked with monitoring the ceasefire line between India and Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir.

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Send Eritrea to International Criminal Court: United Nations

Eritrea's ''systematic, widespread'' human rights abuses should be referred to the International Criminal Court as crimes against humanity that include enslavement of up to 400,000 people, a United Nations commission of inqui

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Saudi Arabia criticises UN over Yemen blacklisting

Saudi Arabia has rejected a United Nations report that criticised the military coalition it is leading in Yemen, saying it was based primarily on information supplied by its adversaries.

UN blacklists Saudi-led coalition over child deaths in Yemen

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has placed the Saudi-led military coalition supporting Yemen's government on an annual blacklist over the deaths of hundreds of children in airstrikes.

Britain, France pressure UN over Syria aid drops

Britain and France urged the United Nations to begin humanitarian air drops to Syria's besieged areas including a rebel-held town near Damascus after the first aid convoy there in years contained no food.

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UN rapid deployment peacekeeping force to be ready by yearend

The UN's rapid deployment force of 15,000 peacekeepers who can be rushed to trouble spots is expected to be ready by the end of the year, according to Harve Ladsous, the Under Secretary General for Peacekeeping Operations.

Pranab Mukherjee recalls Indian support to China’s UN membership

President Pranab Mukherjee today recalled the Indian support to China's membership of the UN in the 60s and 70s and the restitution of its permanent membership of the Security Council, in comments that assume significance aft

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UN chief fuels presidential speculation with South Korea trip 

Ban Ki-Moon was due to arrive in South Korea today for a six-day visit that has fuelled speculation the UN chief is lining up a tilt at the presidency of his home country.

40 million Indians at risk from rising sea levels; Mumbai & Kolkata have maximum exposure: UN report

Nearly 40 million Indians will be at risk from rising sea levels by 2050, with people in Mumbai and Kolkata having the maximum exposure to coastal flooding, says a UN report.

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No allegations of sexual abuse against Indian peacekeepers: UN

The UN received 44 allegations of sexual abuse in all peacekeeping and special political missions so far in 2016 even as no Indian soldiers faced any charges of misconduct...

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India projected to add 300 million urban residents by 2050: UN

India is projected to add 300 million new urban residents by 2050 and it will need to build climate-friendly cities to address the challenge of accommodating the needs of the growing population.

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UN warns that 7.6 million Yemenis are “one step” from famine

The director of U.N. humanitarian operations warned Tuesday that 7.6 million people in conflict-torn Yemen face severe food shortages and are ''one step'' from famine.

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United Nations says it has received 44 new sex abuse allegations in 2016

The United Nations said Tuesday it has received 44 allegations of sexual abuse by peacekeepers and staff in U.N. missions so far this year involving more than 40 minors.

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