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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......

India on track to meet 2015 millennium goals

India is on track to meet its 2015 Millennium Development Goal target on water says a UNICEF report, though sanitation remains a cause for concern.According to the 'Progress for Children: A Report......

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......

Drinking water woes: India meets UN millennium goals!

India has achieved the Millennium Development Goal for drinking water by providing 84 per cent of its rural population with access to improved sources of water, Rural Development Minister C P Joshi......

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......

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'......

Pix: White saris get even sexier!

There's something ethereal about a woman in a white sari. For decades, filmmakers in Bollywood have fired imaginations with their white sari-clad muses, be it Raj Kapoor or Yash Chopra. Off......

Looking at stars who died young

April 5 saw two shocking deaths on either side of the Pacific. Kurt Cobain, the frontman of Nirvana, committed suicide by swallowing a bullet while actress Divya Bharti allegedly fell off her......

We will keep the same intensity for every game: Vettori

The thumping 10-wicket win over Kenya in their World Cup opener on Sunday has reignited New Zealand's confidence and skipper Daniel Vettori said the intensity will only rise as the Kiwis proceed......

Thank my countrymen for showing faith in my integrity: Sachin

Sachin Tendulkar feels that he can't thank his countrymen enough for the amount of faith they have showed in his integrity during his 21 illustrious years in international cricket. In the recently......

Shooters' surge checked by Asiad blip

Fortunes ebbed and flowed but Indian shooters, led by the mercurial Gagan Narang, experienced more highs than lows in a year that saw them clinch a record 30 medals in the Commonwealth Games in......

We've achieved nothing yet, says Eng coach Flower

England played the "perfect" game in Adelaide to take a 1-0 lead over Australia in the Ashes series but there was little danger of complacency as the team had achieved nothing so far, coach Andy......

  People speak for millennium development goals

  • QNA
Q. i think it is a great shame our successive Governments fail to provide clean and safe drinking water and good sanitary facilities for our masses and indifferent to population control measures , We have been missing the bus?
:  A. Chaos on water & sanitationNew Delhi: While the UN agencies announce global programmes like Health for All, Water and Sanitation for All,...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/i-think-it-is-a-great-shame-our-successive-governments-fail-//answers/17771585

venkatesaldevarajan
Q. What is UNESCO?How it is governed?
Venkatesaldevarajan:  A. UNESCO - the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) was founded on 16 November 1945. For this specialized United...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-unescohow-it-is-governed/17771573/answers/7622539

anantharaman
Q. In a country of docile people, will that happen?
Anantharaman :  A. Sixty-long years of post independence, India has not only stirred away from some principles and guidelines for growth , development and empowerment...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/in-a-country-of-docile-people-will-that-happen/7620862/answers/16533838

venkatesaldevarajan
Q. What do you feel ..\"Over half of the illiterate adults live in just four countries: Bangladesh, China, India and Pakistan,\" the report said, adding the progress has been \"painfully slow\" and threatens to obstruct the Millennium Development Goals.
Venkatesaldevarajan:  A. i don't agree more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-do-you-feel-..quotover-half-of-the-illiterate-adults-li/16533716/answers/16429782

  Web results for Millennium Development Goals
Saving children

Active participation stressed to meet millenium goals STATESMAN NEWS SERVICE Bhubaneswar, 20 August A state-level consultation organised... ...

http://www.thestatesman.net/news/72605-saving-children.html
UNWHT Gives Tribute to Supporters and Sponsors of Human Trafficking and Sexual Violence Awareness

From the Wires Aug. 19, 2014 01:17 AM NEW YORK, NEW YORK -- (Marketwired) -- 08/19/14 -- United Nations War on Human Trafficking... ...

http://in.sys-con.com/node/3152134
Malala urges young people to campaign for change

Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai, who was shot by the Taliban for campaigning for girls' education, told more than 500 young people Monday that... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/malala-urges-young-people-to-campaign-for-change-news-others-oithariaedgii.html
Were at a Defining Moment in the Fight to End Poverty, Promote Opportunity for All

Global Leaders on the United Nations Foundation Board Call for Continued Focus on Millennium Development Goals Washington D.C. (PRWEB) August 18,... ...

http://www.bizwireexpress.com/showstoryPRWeb.php?storyid=275466
UNDP-Baidu Big Data Joint Laboratory Aims to Increase Social Innovation and Tackle Development Issues

Comments BEIJING, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Big Data Joint Laboratory between the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) inChina and... ...

http://www.andhranews.net/Intl/Web/60-15.asp

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