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Sachin named UNEP's Goodwill Ambassador

Ace cricketer Sachin Tendulkar was Thursday named a Goodwill Ambassador by the United Nations Environment Programme.Tendulkar will use his massive global popularity to raise awareness and harness......

Why India-US nuclear trade is still in limbo

'At a time when the entire India-US relationship needs to be defined by President Trump and Prime Minister Modi, a fresh look at the liability issue has become urgent,' says Ambassador T P......

When they came for the Muslims, where were you?

'South Asian Americans stand to lose greatly.''Now is not the time to be spectators to injustice, narrowly believing that these events that currently affect part of our community won't affect us......

Meet Trump's Cabinet and Inner Circle

Incoming US President Donald Trump has assembled a core team that is -- not surprisingly -- overwhelmingly white and male.Monali Sarkar introduces you to Team Trump. IMAGE: Donald Trump, the 45th......

The world in the era of Donald Trump

The US foreign and security policy establishment, says Ambassador M K Bhadrakumar, apprehends that Trump may compel them to exorcise the 'unipolar predicament', and bring foreign and security......

Amazing photos reveal the state of world environment

The United Nations Environment Programme established World Environment Day in 1972 and every year for the past 40 years, countries around the world have dedicated June 5 to environmental causes.......

UN's India solar programme wins award

A United Nations programme which has helped bring solar powered electricity to some 100,000 people across 18,000 rural Indian households has won the prestigious UN-21 award for efficiency and......

Indian is UNDP A-Pac bureau chief

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed Ajay Chhibber of India as United Nations Development Programme's assistant secretary-general, assistant administrator and director of its Regional......

45 Indians in Forbes list of under-30 achievers

Image: A happy employee showing the victory sign. Photograph: Stephen Hird/Reuters. The image is used for representational purpose only. Forty five Indians and Indian-origin people have made it......

Paris climate talks: Why it's trouble for the world - and India

COP 21 is about how much carbon space is left and who gets how much of that space The world has used up two-thirds of its carbon space for a 2-degrees-Celsius temperature rise, consumed 35 per......
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Toxics Link appeals to Govt. for a mercury-free healthcare system in India

[India], May 16 (ANI-NewsVoir): Toxics Link, an environmental research and advocacy organization engaged in disseminating information and helping... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/toxics-link-appeals-to-govt-for-a-mercury-free-healthcare-system-in-india-news-national-rfqpKQaacjijb.html
India unanimously elected to head UN-Habitat, the United Nations’ Human Settlements Programme

India has been unanimously elected as the President of the UN-Habitat, an organ of the United Nations’ Organisation (UNO) that promotes socially... ...

http://pib.nic.in/newsite/PrintRelease.aspx?relid=161631
Germany's Achim Steiner named to head U.N. Development Programme

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday named an environmental and politics expert, Achim Steiner of Germany, to head the U.... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/world/report-germany-s-achim-steiner-named-to-head-un-development-programme-2407104
Modi’s $3 billion Ganga clean-up programme set to fail

The $3 billion plan to clean the Ganges river is badly behi­nd schedule with large str­e­tches contaminated by tox­ic waste and sew­age,... ...

http://www.mydigitalfc.com/news/modi%E2%80%99s-3-billion-ganga-clean-programme-set-fail-439
G20 financial leaders acquiesce to U.S., drop free trade pledge

By Balazs Koranyi and Gernot Heller BADEN BADEN, Germany (Reuters) - Financial leaders of the world's biggest economies dropped a pledge to keep... ...

http://www.sify.com/finance/g20-financial-leaders-acquiesce-to-us-drop-free-trade-pledge-news-others-rdsuFQdgjjbga.html

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