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Infant and Maternal Mortality: How is the world doing on these Millennium Development Goals?

The two maps, above, show the change in Under-five Mortality Rate and the change in Maternal Mortality Ratio during the time period 1990 to 2013 across the world. According to......

15000 children die in India in 3 days

As world leaders meet in New York for a three-day debate on how their countries have fared on the Millennium Development Goals they set a decade ago, nearly 15,000 children under 5 will die in as......

India, Brazil, SA win top UN award

India, Brazil and South Africa received the 2010 Millennium Development Goals awards for South-South Cooperation at a prestigious gala at the Waldorf Astoria hotel in New York.The award recognized......

Why true progress will elude some nations

Even as the world's deadline for the achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) approaches in 2015, countries are not making water and sanitation a priority, which in turn impacts other......

India - Ahead of neighbours, behind 2015 goals

A fresh appraisal of countries striving to meet the eight millennium development goals clubs India with Nepal and Afghanistan. It, however, has got praise for achieving 89 per cent enrolment in......

Millennium Development Goals: India's achievement is a mixed bag

The country achieves target of reducing poverty by half, manages to control spread of deadly diseases but lags behind on few other targets. Image: India must work harder to reduce poverty, say......

30 crore people still live in extreme poverty in India

About 30 crore people still live in extreme poverty in India even as the Millennium Development Goal (MGD) programme will expire in December, a United Nations report has said. "Still nearly......

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......

India to see huge drop in poverty: UN

India has contributed to a large reduction in global poverty, according to the UN annual report on the Millennium Development Goals, which also pointed out that despite progress, the most......

India's poverty rate may 'fall' to 24% by 2015

The global financial crisis has hit the realisation of Millennium Development Goals hard with loss of employment and food inflation slowing down the progress and an additional 64 million people......

PIX: Sonam Kapoor's debut at Cannes

Aishwarya may have left the building, but Sonam Kapoor landed soon enough in Cannes to fill her shoes. The actress who, like Ash, endorses cosmetic giant L'Oreal, walked the red carpet......

Kim Kardashian wears bikini for magazine cover

With her hair done into a big tumbling 1960s style and sporting platform heels, reality starlet Kim Kardashian looked absolutely stunning, reports the Daily Mail, as she posed for the......

Looking at Shahid's many link-ups

Shahid Kapoor's career seems to be going great guns, with him doing great movies like Jab We Met and Kaminey. And off the camera, he's been doing quite well too, having become quite the ladies'......
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Hours before PM Narendra Modi, along with other world leaders, adopted the new Global Goals at the UN Sustainable Development Summit in New York,... ...
World Bank

NEW YORK: The number of people living in extreme poverty is likely to fall for the first time below 10 percent of the world's population in 2015,... ...
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New York, Oct 4 (IBNS) Opening the floor at the United Nations General Assembly today, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of El Salvador said "we... ...
Pitching for UN goals

Governor Droupadi Murmu lights the inaugural lamp at the VBU seminar while Union minister Jayant Sinha (left) looks on in Hazaribagh on Saturday.... ...
Sustainable development goals

International mechanisms such as the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) highlight the failure to provide public goods, but they... ...

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