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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......

Swaraj joins G4 ministers in appealing for UNSC reform

India is expected to press for text-based negotiation during the current session of the United Nation General Assembly. Suman Guha Mozumder reports from New York The Foreign Ministers of the G4......

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,......

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......

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......

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......
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