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India lags behind in meeting UN goals

India is lagging behind in meeting the United Nation's Millenium Development Goals for bringing down infant and maternal mortality rates, but is on course to achieve all other targets, the......

Citizens pledge to eradicate poverty by 2015

A large number of people from various walks of life, including school students pledged on Monday to try and achieve the UN Millenium Development Goal of eradicating poverty by 2015, in what could......

UNSC seat, trade to be priorities of PM's visit

Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh, who left on a two-nation tour this morning at 11.30, said while in New York he will continue to present India's case for expansion of the United Nations Security......

Moon talks of development goals with India Inc

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon on Saturday held talks with business leaders in the financial capital on a host of issues relating to furtherance of initiatives under the Millenium Development......

Millenium goals can be met by 2015: Ban Ki-moon

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has said that the Millennium Development Goals could be met by 2015 deadline 'despite lagging progress on many fronts'. "Despite hard economic times, despite......

Job creation: India keen to invest in infra

India on Wednesday stressed on the need to significantly scale up investment in infrastructure, technology and skills development to create jobs as the world grapples with high unemployment rates......

Rio summit to make fresh bid to tackle environment woes

A crucial summit on global development kicks off here today with nearly 20 heads of state and government, including Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, in attendance in a fresh bid to rally the world......

Seal the deal at Copenhagen: Ban Ki-Moon

Seeking a 'strong political agreement' at the Copenhagen climate change summit, UN secretary-general Ban Ki-moon has said the world leaders 'must seal the deal' to tackle the pressing issue of......

  People speak for millenium development goals

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Q. should military rule be imposed in india rather than democracy?when china can develop under dictatorship why not india?
:  A. Some times I too can't help thinking of this solution but I know it doesn't appeal to Indian community...we have been under foreigners rule for...... more

jagdeep singh
Q. In India economic growth in the agricultural sector has legged behind other sectors in recent years and thus has had a negative effect on poverty alleviation and hunger in the rural areas in particular. India may be the second fastest growing economy in the world, but it has a long way to go in eradicating hunger. In our country one in ten ppl go to bed hungry every day. Tow square meals a day are still a dream for many ppl. It is tragic that this situation prevails even after 60 years of Independence. It is a matter of shame. Comment??
Jagdeep Singh:  A. Friend, poverty levels are worse in under developed countries of Africa, Central America and parts of South America too. The UN has a Millenium...... more

  Web results for Millenium Development Goals
India to reach replacement levels of fertility by 2020

Comment · print · T T T+· T- TOPICS Total fertility rate in 8 States below 2 children per woman Fertility is falling faster than... ...
United Nations

GENEVA: The planet's poorest nations like Ethiopia, Malawi and Angola have failed to cash in on strong economic growth due to a lack of structural... ...
Most child deaths due to pre-term birth complications in India

India has topped the list of countries reporting the highest number of deaths of children aged under 5 years due to pre-term birth complications.... ...

"Access to safe drinking water and basic sanitation facilities are not only central to health and sustainable development, they are central to... ...

Rural growth is a must to cut poverty: Govt The Union government on September 29 called for rural-led growth strategy for reducing poverty and... ...

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