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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 for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (PMNCH).

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...

23 March 2022

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...

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

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

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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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06 March 2022
UN: More Than 1.5 Million Have Fled Ukraine

UN: More Than 1.5 Million Have Fled Ukraine

Filippo Grandi, the UN high commissioner for refugees, tweeted on Sunday that it is “the fastest growing refugee crisis in Europe since World War II.”


02 March 2022
UN: Climate Change To Uproot Millions, Especially In Asia

UN: Climate Change To Uproot Millions, Especially In Asia

According to the recently released IPCC report, 143 million people are likely to be uprooted over the next 30 years due to increasing temperatures, droughts...


01 March 2022
Extreme Climatic Events May Cause Anxiety, Depression: IPCC Report

Extreme Climatic Events May Cause Anxiety, Depression: IPCC Report

The report warns that a wide range of climatic events and conditions will impact mental health


27 February 2022
US Allies To Cut Off Selected Russian Banks From SWIFT

US Allies To Cut Off Selected Russian Banks From SWIFT

UN along with its key allies and partners decided to disconnect key sanctioned Russian banks from the SWIFT financial system and impose restrictive measures on...


27 February 2022
UN: At Least 64 Civilians Killed In Ukraine

UN: At Least 64 Civilians Killed In Ukraine

The United Nations confirmed at least 240 civilian casualties, including at least 64 people killed, in the fighting in Ukraine that erupted since Russia's...


24 February 2022
In Potential Prelude To War, Kremlin Says Rebels Want Help

In Potential Prelude To War, Kremlin Says Rebels Want Help

Kremlin said rebels in eastern Ukraine asked Russia for military assistance to help fend off Ukrainian aggression, an announcement that immediately fuelled...


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24 February 2022
Countries Speak Out At The UN: Ukraine, You're Not Alone

Countries Speak Out At The UN: Ukraine, You're Not Alone

Diplomats from dozens of countries took the floor at the United Nations to deplore Russia's actions toward Ukraine and make eleventh hour pleas for diplomacy...


16 February 2022
 UN: Yemen War Escalating, 8 Million Likely To Lose Aid In March

 UN: Yemen War Escalating, 8 Million Likely To Lose Aid In March

UN special envoy Hans Grundberg and UN humanitarian chief Martin Griffiths said the past month brought a multiplication of combat zones and the end of January...


14 February 2022
UN To Finalise Science Report On How Warming Hits Home Hard

UN To Finalise Science Report On How Warming Hits Home Hard

The report which is expected to conclude by the end of February will explain how climate change is affecting humans and the planet


08 February 2022
 US And Russia Clash Over Use And Impact Of United Nations' Sanctions

 US And Russia Clash Over Use And Impact Of United Nations' Sanctions

Russia's deputy U.N. ambassador Dmitry Polyansky, who chaired the meeting, said many sanctions regimes interfere with plans for state-building and economic...


08 February 2022
'Terrorist Groups' Enjoy Freedom In Afghanistan:  UN Experts

'Terrorist Groups' Enjoy Freedom In Afghanistan:  UN Experts

According to the report published by the U.N. Security Council's panel of experts monitoring sanctions against al-Qaida and the Islamic State, extremists...


06 February 2022
North Korea Developing Ability To Manufacture Nuclear Device Components: UN Experts

North Korea Developing Ability To Manufacture Nuclear Device Components: UN Experts

UN experts said that North Korea continues to seek material, technology and programmes overseas for know-how for manufacturing nuclear device components,...


02 February 2022
Taliban Reopens Universities For Afghan Women In 2 Provinces

Taliban Reopens Universities For Afghan Women In 2 Provinces

The Taliban-run culture and information ministry said Wednesday that public universities in the provinces of Nangarhar and Kandahar were now open for women


02 February 2022
US Asks For UN Meeting Over North Korea's Recent Missile Tests

US Asks For UN Meeting Over North Korea's Recent Missile Tests

White House officials said they saw the latest missile test in North Korea as part of an escalating series of provocations over the last several months.


25 January 2022
UN Experts To Analyse The Environmental Impact Of The Massive Oil Spill in Peru

UN Experts To Analyse The Environmental Impact Of The Massive Oil Spill in Peru

Following the crude oil spill at a refinery near Lima, UN experts are evaluating and proposing immediate steps to curb its environmental impact


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