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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......
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Tuberculosis deaths 'unacceptably high,' despite advances

AFP Tuberculosis kills 4,400 people daily, a number that remains "unacceptably high," said a World Health Organization report Wednesday that... ...
Vitalstatistix and the SDGs

Picture this: The UN, replete with Roman armour and helmets, applauding the 17 Sustainable Development Goals with all the 169 targets read out by... ...
Acute respiratory infections rise as air quality deteriorates

According to report published by Central Bureau of Health Intelligence (CBHI) around 3,000 people have died due to Acute Respiratory Infections... ...

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