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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......

Poverty, child, maternal deaths high in India: UN report

India continues to battle poverty, child and maternal deaths, according to a United Nations report on the Millennium Development Goals that said while several key global targets have been met,......

Singh, Obama meeting to boost strategic Indo-US ties

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and United States President Barack Obama will meet in Washington on Thursday to chart a course for "future cooperation" in areas such as civil nuclear technology,......

One-fifth of under-five deaths worldwide occur in India: UN

India alone accounts for more than one-fifth of deaths worldwide of children under the age of five, according to a new UN report released today, which said nearly 6.6 million kids died globally,......

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......

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......

Meet Dev Patel's sexy new heroine

After Freida Pinto, Dev Patel has found a new heroine in Mumbai. Living in the western suburb of Lokhandwala, Tena Desai is all set to find her place in the sun with her Hollywood film, The Best......

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......

Ronaldo, Zidane to play UN charity match

World champion footballers and United Nations Goodwill Ambassadors Ronaldo and Zindine Zidane have announced that the 8th Annual Match Against Poverty will raise funds for the nearly 25 million......

  People speak for un millennium development goals

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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

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Q. Any news about Mr Tony blair, UK? What is he doing now a days?
Venkatesaldevarajan:  A. Tony Blair has lucrative consultancy posts with insurer Zurich and merchant bank JP Morgan, on top of a reported 5m deal for his Downing Street...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/any-news-about-mr-tony-blair-uk-what-is-he-doing-now-a-days/17771573/answers/14268700

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Q. When Indian Become US?
Hitler :  A. "By mid century India could overtake the United States by absolute size," says Jeffrey D Sachs, Special Advisor to the UN Secretary...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/when-indian-become-us/14260895/answers/8307894

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Q. which is the best country in the world?
Priya:  A. Waise to India is the best , but according to UN report Norway is best country in the world to live.Norway is still the best country in the world...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-is-the-best-country-in-the-world/8307772/answers/1682025

  Web results for Un Millennium Development Goals
UN report

A UN report released here Thursday said that undelivered aid commitments by developed countries are holding back progress on the eight anti-poverty... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a490656.html
India, home to 190.7 million starving people

The number of hungry people in India has fallen to by 9.5 per cent to 190.7 million now from 210.8 million two decades ago, but in neigbouring... ...

http://www.rediff.com/money/report/india-home-to-190-million-starving-people/20140918.htm
UN report SOFI 2014

About 805 million people in the world (i.e. one in nine) suffer from hunger. This was stated by a new United Nations (UN) report, titled The State... ...

http://www.fnbnews.com/article/detnews.asp?articleid=36073§ionid=1
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India has made progress on the twin fronts of reducing hunger and child mortality but is still short of development goals, two international... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ians/india-made-progress-in-fighting-child-deaths-malnutrition-but-short-of-goals-un-114091700096_1.html
World hunger falls, but 805 million still chronically undernourished / MDG target to halve proportion of world's hungry still within reach by end of 2015

/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- About 805 million people in the world, or one in nine, suffer from hunger, according to a new UN report... ...

http://www.bizwireexpress.com/showstoryAPO.php?storyid=8127

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