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No Vaccines, Over A Million Cases, Here's How North Korea's Covid-19 Situation Is Emerging

No Vaccines, Over A Million Cases, Here's How North Korea's Covid-19 Situation Is Emerging

North Korea on Monday reported 50 deaths and 1.2 million infections in a sharp jump from six deaths and 3,50,000 cases on Friday.

16 May 2022
Record Number Of People Suffered Acute Food Insecurity In 2021:UN

Record Number Of People Suffered Acute Food Insecurity In 2021:UN

According to The United Nations, a 'toxic triple combination' of conflict, weather extremities and the economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic caused food...

04 May 2022

Ukraine War: Russia Storms Mariupol Steel Plant Where Hundreds Of Civilians Are Still Stranded

Hundreds of people are still stranded inside the plant that's being attacked by Russian forces.

Japanese, Vietnamese Leaders Reject Use Of Force In Ukraine

Japanese, Vietnamese Leaders Reject Use Of Force In Ukraine

Vietnam abstained from a vote at the UN General Assembly in March that deplored Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

01 May 2022

Germany Takes Italy To International Court Of Justice Over War Reparation Dispute

In its new case, Germany argues that despite ICJ'S 2012 ruling that ensured legal immunity to the country, Italian domestic courts, since 2012, have...

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27 April 2022
IAEA Chief Demands Access To Ukraine Nuclear Plant, Says Its Security Is At Stake

IAEA Chief Demands Access To Ukraine Nuclear Plant, Says Its Security Is At Stake

International Atomic Energy Agency's director-general Rafael Grossi said the IAEA needs access to the Zaporizhzhia plant in southern Ukraine so its inspectors...


26 April 2022
UN Chief Calls For Cease-Fire On Moscow Visit

UN Chief Calls For Cease-Fire On Moscow Visit

The UN Secretary General will be visiting Moscow and is then scheduled to visit the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv, this week.


26 April 2022
Ukraine War: Kyiv Wants UN To Convince Russia For Mariupol Evacuation

Ukraine War: Kyiv Wants UN To Convince Russia For Mariupol Evacuation

Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba told in an interview he was concerned that by visiting Moscow on Tuesday before travelling to Kyiv, UN...


23 April 2022
 Twitter Bans Ads That Contradict Science On Climate Change

 Twitter Bans Ads That Contradict Science On Climate Change

The announcement coinciding with Earth Day came hours before the European Union agreed upon a deal requiring big tech companies to vet their sites more closely...


22 April 2022
UN Chief Antonio Guterres To Visit Russia: Will Meet President Putin, Foreign Minister Lavrov

UN Chief Antonio Guterres To Visit Russia: Will Meet President Putin, Foreign Minister Lavrov

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres will visit Moscow next week and be received by Russian President Vladimir Putin, two months after Russia's invasion of...


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22 April 2022
Earth Day 2022: Here Is All You Need To Know About This ‘Environment Carnival’

Earth Day 2022: Here Is All You Need To Know About This ‘Environment Carnival’

Since 1970, Earth Day has been mobilising masses globally to find ways towards eco-friendly, sustainable and biodiversity conservation.


20 April 2022
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres Seeks To Meet Putin And Zelenskyy

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres Seeks To Meet Putin And Zelenskyy

According to the Spokesperson for the Secretary General Stephane Dujarric, two separate letters were handed over to the Permanent Missions of the Russian...


15 April 2022
EAM Jaishankar Meets UN General Secretary Guterres To Discuss Ukraine Crisis: Key Points

EAM Jaishankar Meets UN General Secretary Guterres To Discuss Ukraine Crisis: Key Points

The meeting between UN General Secretary Antonio Gueterres and S Jaishankar emphasized on the global impact of the Ukraine conflict as well as the situation in...


14 April 2022
Ukraine War Threatens Poor Nations' Economies As Food, Energy Costs Rise, Warns UN

Ukraine War Threatens Poor Nations' Economies As Food, Energy Costs Rise, Warns UN

Some of the world's poorest countries rely on Russia and Ukraine for more than half of their wheat imports and prices have risen 30% since January.


14 April 2022
S Jaishankar Reaches New York To Meet UN Secretary General

S Jaishankar Reaches New York To Meet UN Secretary General

Jaishankar reached New York after his visit to Washington where he attended 2+2 dialogue with Rajnath Singh among other engagements.


23 March 2022
Children, Adolescents With Disabilities More Likely To Be Drop Out Of School: UN Data

Children, Adolescents With Disabilities More Likely To Be Drop Out Of School: UN Data

The number of children and adolescents with disabilities globally is estimated at almost 240 million (1 in 10 worldwide), according to the WHO’s Partnership...


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23 March 2022
Parliamentary Panel Recommends Setting Up Of Indian Missions In 48 Countries

Parliamentary Panel Recommends Setting Up Of Indian Missions In 48 Countries

The parliamentary committee on MEA recommended to the government to set up resident missions in the UN member countries where India is yet to open such...


21 March 2022
Meet Jayati Ghosh, The Indian Economist Appointed By UN To High-Level Board On Multilateralism

Meet Jayati Ghosh, The Indian Economist Appointed By UN To High-Level Board On Multilateralism

Jayati Ghosh is a Professor at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. She previously was a professor of economics and chairperson of the Centre for Economic...


12 March 2022
Gehlot Meets UN Official, Lauded For 'Progress'

Gehlot Meets UN Official, Lauded For 'Progress'

Gehlot said that the state government is giving special priority to social security, health, nutrition, education, transparency, drinking water, sanitation,...


12 March 2022
IAEA: Power Line Repairs Begin At Chernobyl

IAEA: Power Line Repairs Begin At Chernobyl

Ukraine told the International Atomic Energy Agency that technicians have started repairing damaged power lines at the decommissioned Chernobyl power plant in...


11 March 2022
UN Security Council To Meet On Russian Claim Of US Labs In Ukraine

UN Security Council To Meet On Russian Claim Of US Labs In Ukraine

The Russian request, announced in a tweet on Thursday afternoon from its first deputy UN ambassador, Dmitry Polyansky, follows the Biden administration's...


09 March 2022
'Grave Mistake' To Think COVID-19 Pandemic Is Over: UN Chief Guterres

'Grave Mistake' To Think COVID-19 Pandemic Is Over: UN Chief Guterres

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday cautioned that it would be a "grave mistake" to think the crisis is over and voiced concern that nearly...


09 March 2022
Ukraine: UN Watchdog Loses Contact With Safety Monitoring Systems At Chernobyl Nuclear Plant

Ukraine: UN Watchdog Loses Contact With Safety Monitoring Systems At Chernobyl Nuclear Plant

The UN watchdog expressed deep concerns about the situation facing staff at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant and the potential risks this entails for nuclear...


08 March 2022
Samantha Ruth Prabhu Invests In E-Commerce Platform SustainKart

Samantha Ruth Prabhu Invests In E-Commerce Platform SustainKart

Actress Samantha Ruth Prabhu has invested on e-commerce platform SustainKart during the seed round for the company.


08 March 2022
Safe Corridor Denied For Indian Students Stranded in Sumy: India To UN Security Council

Safe Corridor Denied For Indian Students Stranded in Sumy: India To UN Security Council

'We are deeply concerned that despite our repeated urgings to both sides, the safe corridor for our students stranded in Sumy did not materialize,' UN...


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