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Padma Lakshmi to visit India as UN envoy

Padma Lakshmi, wife of novelist Salman Rushdie, plans to visit India as ambassador for the UN Development Fund for Women."Since I married Salman, I have been getting a lot of requests to do charity......

Military not getting its due share: Army chief

The military is not getting its due share, and spending on defence is considered a ‘burden’ by many in the country, Army Chief General Bipin Rawat said on Thursday. Citing China’s......

The end of the world, as we knew it

'An isolationist US and a disintegrating European Union will create a power vacuum that only China is in a position to fill -- a conclusion that is uncomfortable but unavoidable,' says Nitin......

Pak army chief prepares to turn on LeT, Jaish

Pakistan's new army chief has begun setting the stage to act against groups like LeT and JeM.Ajai Shukla reports. In Pakistan, a new year and a new army chief appear to be heralding a new approach......

FULL TEXT of PM's address to the nation

My fellow citizens, In a few hours, we will be ushering in the new year of 2017. 125 crore Indians will join the rest of the world, in welcoming it with new hope, new energy and new dreams. Since......

Green climate fund in doldrums as developing nations fail to show up

The Green Climate Fund has only $5.83 billion in its kitty and not the $10.2 billion that had been publicly pledged by developed countries through grand announcements in 2014, rues Nitin Sethi. A......

Climate fund for developing nations to be launched soon: UN

The Green Climate Fund pledged by developed nations to foster climate-friendly development in poor and developing countries would be operationalised soon, as demanded by emerging economies like......

Corruption: Developing nations lose $40 bn

Corrupt practices are robbing the developing nations as much as $40 billion annually, even a fraction of which can fund treatment of over 6 lakh AIDS-affected people, according to the World Bank.......

Gender equality? Here's a global corporate code

A United States-based investment group, along with the UN Development Fund for Women, has developed a global code of conduct for corporates to bring equality between its male and female workers and......

Low-cost male contraceptive finds no takers

It could ease the burden on the 225 million women in developing countries, says Ari Altstedter. IMAGE: Years of human trials on the injectable, sperm-zapping product are coming to an end, and......

Ashes: Where are the players of the 2005 series now?

England won the Ashes for the first time since 1987 in 2005. It was the greatest series in the history of the game, but what has become of those Australian and English players a decade on? Read on......
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UN expert

India may have an abysmally low rank in a global index on battling hunger, but a United Nations expert believes that it will change for the better... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/613662/indias-result-nutrition-improve-soon.html
Hassan Rouhani's economic legacy may be his key to winning a second term

Today’s presidential election in Iran had turned into a vote of confidence for President Hassan Rouhani’s four years in office.... ...

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Four African nations join International Solar Alliance

[Gujarat][India], May 23 (ANI): Four African nations Djibouti, Cote d'Ivoire, Somalia and Ghana have joined Indian Prime Minister Narendra... ...

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ICMR to implement UN agency's standards on clinical trials

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), the Norwegian Research Council, the UK Medical Research Council, Medecins Sans Frontieres and... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/health/report-icmr-to-implement-un-agency-s-standards-on-clinical-trials-2445119
Microsoft donates $5 million to United Nations Human rights office

Microsoft's funds will go towards helping the U.N. agency develop and make better use of technology in its human rights work as part of a five-year... ...

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