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‘7L girls killed in womb every year in India’

‘7L girls killed in womb every year in India’

23 Jan 2011

Seven lakh girls are killed by parents every year in India even before they are born, NHRC member and former envoy Satyabrata Pal claimed.

Satyabrata Pal,   Kolkata,   NHRC,   UNFPA (United Nations Population Fund,  
<strong>Nations</strong> should accommodate each other's concerns: PM Modi

Nations should accommodate each other's concerns: PM Modi

27 Sep 2014

United Nations: Underlining the need for a "genuine international partnership," Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said nations should accommodate each other's concerns and interests when crafting global trade pacts to ensure their efforts are "mutually supportive, not mutually damaging."

United Nations,   International partnership,   Prime Minister,   Narendra Modi,   Modi UN speech,   Trade pacts,  
UNSC should reflect ground realities of 21st century: Modi

UNSC should reflect ground realities of 21st century: Modi

27 Sep 2014

United Nations: Strongly pitching for the much needed reforms in the United Nations Security Council, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday asked the international community for changes in the 15-member powerful body by next year; when the UN celebrates its 70th anniversary.

United Nations,   United Nations Security Council,   UNSC,   Prime Minister,   Narendra Modi,   International community,   Modi Un speech,  
Ferguson backs Van Gaal's <strong>United</strong> overhaul

Ferguson backs Van Gaal's United overhaul

15 Oct 2014

London: Former Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson has praised Louis van Gaal for overhauling the squad at Old Trafford while maintaining the Premier League club's long tradition of giving young players a chance.

Alex Ferguson,   Louis Van Gaal,   Manchester United,   youth players,   Old Trafford,  
India home to 100 billionaires; 6th largest <strong>population</strong> globally

India home to 100 billionaires; 6th largest population globally

17 Sep 2014

Singapore/New Delhi: India has retained its sixth position in terms of number of billionaires with 100 such people collectively having USD 175 billion in networth, while globally the number of uber-rich has reached a record high of 2,325 persons. According to the Wealth-X and UBS Billionaire Census 2014, released on Wednesday, though the number of billionaires in the country has decreased over last year (in 2013 there were 103 billionaires) India still enjoys a decent 6th position (same as last year) in the top 10 league.

India,   100 billionaires,   6th largest population,   billionaires,   United States,  
AP govt to issue municipal bonds to raise <strong>fund</strong> for new capital

AP govt to issue municipal bonds to raise fund for new capital

15 Oct 2014

Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh government will soon issue municipal bonds named 'Build Andhra' to raise funds for development of the new state capital.

Hyderabad,   Andhra Pradesh government,   municipal bonds,   Build Andhra,   funds,   new state capital,  
US, partner <strong>nations</strong> launch first strike in Syria: Pentagon

US, partner nations launch first strike in Syria: Pentagon

23 Sep 2014

Washington: United States and partner nations are carrying out the first air strikes against Islamic State targets in Syria, the Pentagon said on Monday, in ongoing operations that mark the opening of a new, far more complicated front in a battle against the militants.

Pentagon,   Syria,   United States,   Islamic States,   Middle East,   disturbance in Middle East,  
Gandhian way 'real, live option' to confront challenges: Sushma Swaraj

Gandhian way 'real, live option' to confront challenges: Sushma Swaraj

03 Oct 2014

United Nations: As the world faces growing challenges of terrorism, the ideals of Mahatma Gandhi have become all the more pertinent and the Gandhian way is a "real, live option" to confront the global challenges, India has said here as the UN commemorated his 145th birth anniversary.

Sushma Swaraj,   BJP,   UN,   United Nations,   Mahatma Gandhi,   Gandhi ji,   Gandhi Jayanti,  
At UN, PM Narendra Modi calls for joint fight against terror

At UN, PM Narendra Modi calls for joint fight against terror

27 Sep 2014

United Nations: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday urged world nations to come together and fight the menace of terrorism that he said "continues to raise its head in different forms".

United Nations,   Prime Minister,   Narendra Modi,   World nations,   Terrorism,   ISIS,   Pakistan,   Taliban,   Militancy,  
<strong>United</strong> <strong>Nations</strong> accuses IS of killing 1,000 people in Iraq

United Nations accuses IS of killing 1,000 people in Iraq

26 Aug 2014

Geneva: Islamic State (IS) militants have killed nearly 1,000 people in Iraq over the past three weeks, the United Nations said on Monday.

United Nations,   IS,   Iraq,   Iraq Militants,   Navi Pillay,   UN High Commissioner,   Badoush Prison,   ISIS,   IS atrocities,   ,  

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