UN calls on Haiti government to step up

Port-Au-Prince, Jun 24 The UN Security Council today urged Haiti's government to take on a more active role in the country's development, as international peacekeepers prepare to pull out after a...

Jun 25, 2017 12:39 AM | Newsscroll

UN expert calls for DR Congo forces pullback

Kinshasa, Jun 24 A special advisor to United Nations chief Antonio Guterres today urged Congolese authorities to pare back their military presence in the restive Kasai region following an explosion...

Jun 25, 2017 12:24 AM | Newsscroll

UN: More than 200,000 suspected cholera cases in Yemen

Berlin, Jun 24 The UN health agency says there are now more than 200,000 suspected cases of cholera in an outbreak in war-torn Yemen, many of them children.UNICEF director Anthony Lake and World...

Jun 24, 2017 11:53 PM | Newsscroll

Diaspora Indians 'real ambassadors' of India in Portugal: Modi

(Eds: Updating with fresh inputs)Lisbon, Jun 24 Prime Minister Narendra Modi today hailed the contributions of the more than 65,000 Indians in Portugal, saying they were India's "real ambassadors"...

Jun 24, 2017 11:22 PM | Newsscroll

India, Portugal sign new agreements in 'taxation'

Lisbon [Portugal], June 24 : India and Portugal on Saturday signed new agreements in the field of taxation, science, space, youth affairs and sports to further expand their bilateral...

Jun 23, 2017 11:16 PM | Newsscroll

India, Portugal sign new agreements in 'taxation'

Lisbon [Portugal], June 24 : India and Portugal on Saturday signed new agreements in the field of taxation, science, space, youth affairs and sports to further expand their bilateral...

Jun 23, 2017 10:51 PM | Newsscroll

Gaps in India-China dialogue led to "innuendo": Indian envoy

By K J M VarmaBeijing, Jun 24 Dialogue between India and China on critical issues has not kept pace with developments leading to gaps filled by "innuendo", India's envoy here said today as...

Jun 24, 2017 7:00 PM | Newsscroll

End poverty everywhere, India says in report to UN

New Delhi, Jun 24 India has urged the United Nations to end poverty in all forms everywhere, ensure food security, achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls.Submitting the Voluntary...

Jun 24, 2017 6:23 PM | Newsscroll

West Bengal govt receives prestigious UN award

The Hague, Jun 24 The UN has awarded a scheme by the West Bengal government aimed at promoting girls' education with its highest Public Service Award.'Kanyashree Prakalpa' scheme was chosen among...

Jun 24, 2017 5:48 PM | Newsscroll

W.Bengal girl child scheme receives highest UN public service award

The Hague [The Netherlands], June 24 : The United Nations has awarded the first prize for public service to the West Bengal Government for its girl child scheme titled "Kanyashree Prakalpa". ...

Jun 23, 2017 6:15 PM | Newsscroll