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Russia Ban Is To Protect Athletes, Not Punish Them: IOC President Thomas Bach

Russia Ban Is To Protect Athletes, Not Punish Them: IOC President Thomas Bach

The severity of the reaction to Russia and Belarus has provoked questions of why other countries which waged wars had not previously faced the same isolation.

21 May 2022
Taliban’s Latest Crackdown On Afghan Women, UN Holds Emergency Meet

Taliban’s Latest Crackdown On Afghan Women, UN Holds Emergency Meet

Taliban hard-liners, who came to power last August, have turned back the clock in Afghanistan to their harsh rule from 1996 until December 2001 when they were...

13 May 2022

Developed Nations Should Take Lead In Reducing Emissions Drastically: India

Addressing the opening plenary of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) Conference of Parties at its 15th session (COP15) at...

WHO: Covid Continues To Decline, Except In Americas, Africa

WHO: Covid Continues To Decline, Except In Americas, Africa

The World Health Organization said that the number of newly reported coronavirus cases and deaths globally continued to fall in the last week, continuing a...

05 May 2022

An Ambitious Plan To Save The Amazon

With the mighty Amazon rainforests on the brink of destruction, indigenous groups in Peru and Ecuador have taken up the good fight to protect it

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02 May 2022
A Look At OCEANIX Busan, The World's First Prototype Of A Floating, Sustainable City

A Look At OCEANIX Busan, The World's First Prototype Of A Floating, Sustainable City

The plans for this innovative city of the future were finally unveiled before the United Nations on April 26, 2022


01 May 2022
Ukraine War | Evacuation Operation Underway At Steel Plant In Mariupol: UN

Ukraine War | Evacuation Operation Underway At Steel Plant In Mariupol: UN

Up to 1,000 civilians are believed to be at the plant with an estimated 2,000 Ukrainian fighters. It's the only part of the city not with Russia.


06 May 2022
Efforts At Proselytising Hindi Abroad Have Fallen Flat Down The Ages

Efforts At Proselytising Hindi Abroad Have Fallen Flat Down The Ages

Efforts to promote Hindi overseas have been ongoing for decades. And both the UPA and NDA governments have strived to have the language adopted officially by...


21 April 2022
Dr Vityala Yethindra Honoured With Karmaveer Chakra Award By The United Nations And iCONGO

Dr Vityala Yethindra Honoured With Karmaveer Chakra Award By The United Nations And iCONGO

Dr. Yethindra received this award for his inspiring research works, academics, and philanthropic activities which have contributed remarkably to the fields of...


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.


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06 April 2022
Ukraine Refugee Crisis: UNHCR Gets Its First Crypto Aid from Binance

Ukraine Refugee Crisis: UNHCR Gets Its First Crypto Aid from Binance

UNHCR accepts its first stablecoin crypto donation from Binance for refugee relief efforts in Ukraine


06 April 2022
India Has Chosen Side Of Peace, Says S Jaishankar On Ukraine-Russia War

India Has Chosen Side Of Peace, Says S Jaishankar On Ukraine-Russia War

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said: ‘If India has chosen a side, it is a side of peace and it is for an immediate end to violence. This is our...


31 March 2022
UN Report: Nearly Half Of All Pregnancies Are Unintended

UN Report: Nearly Half Of All Pregnancies Are Unintended

The rate of unintended pregnancy did decline between 1990 and 2019, from 79 to 64 for every 1,000 women aged 15 to 49, and that offers “some comfort,” the...


28 March 2022
Kyiv Calling Bandung: Non-Alignment’s Truant Politics 

Kyiv Calling Bandung: Non-Alignment’s Truant Politics 

The Non-Aligned Movement (NAM), currently has a membership of 120 states, most of whom are also members of the United Nations and have often gone to war...


24 March 2022
Why Did Nehru Internationalise Kashmir Issue By Taking It To UN: Sitharaman In RS

Why Did Nehru Internationalise Kashmir Issue By Taking It To UN: Sitharaman In RS

Sitharaman criticised the Congress for questioning the removal of Article 370 and quoted Prime Minister Nehru's reply in Parliament in 1963 that "Article 370...


23 March 2022
UN, Arab League Must Take Concerted Efforts To Support Reactivation Of Middle East Peace Process: India

UN, Arab League Must Take Concerted Efforts To Support Reactivation Of Middle East Peace Process: India

"The cooperation between the UN and the League of Arab States is of critical importance when it comes to the Middle East Peace Process. Both organisations...


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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...


17 March 2022
Explainer: Who's A War Criminal, And Who Gets To Decide?

Explainer: Who's A War Criminal, And Who Gets To Decide?

After US President Joe Biden used the term 'War Criminal' for Vladimir Putin, White House press secretary Jen Psaki said the president was 'speaking from his...


16 March 2022
'No Sanction But Think About Where You Want To Stand': US To India On Buying Oil From Russia

'No Sanction But Think About Where You Want To Stand': US To India On Buying Oil From Russia

Ukraine War: Officials of the Biden administration have shown an understanding of India's position and have told lawmakers that New Delhi has a major...


15 March 2022
Phobia Not Limited To Just Just Some Religions: India Reacts To UN  Adopting 'Int'l Day To Combat Islamophobia'

Phobia Not Limited To Just Just Some Religions: India Reacts To UN Adopting 'Int'l Day To Combat Islamophobia'

India said at UN that it is time that we acknowledged the prevalence of religiophobia, rather than single out just one.


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,...


09 March 2022
Meet WHO Africa's First Woman Leader Defending Continent From Covid-19

Meet WHO Africa's First Woman Leader Defending Continent From Covid-19

Where shattering the glass ceiling is considered, Dr. Matshidiso Moeti is no stranger. Meet the first woman to ever lead the WHO's regional office in Africa.


08 March 2022
 US And 10 Countries Condemn North Korean Missile Launch

 US And 10 Countries Condemn North Korean Missile Launch

The 11 countries, Albania, Australia, Brazil, France, Ireland, Japan, New Zealand, Norway, South Korea, United Kingdom, and United States said they remain...


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.”


04 March 2022
Russia Bombs Ukraine's Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant, Sparks Fire

Russia Bombs Ukraine's Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant, Sparks Fire

Ukraine War: Nuclear plant spokesman Andriy Tuz told Ukrainian television that shells were falling directly on the facility and had set fire to one of its six...


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