02 Mar 2015
New Delhi: The total funds collected by national parties during Lok Sabha polls has grown nearly five times in the last ten years, with BJP and Congress topping the charts in terms of capital mop-up, a study said on Monday.
09 Jan 2015
New Delhi: Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL), an initiative of the United Nations, will sign an MoU with Gujarat Government, which will help the state develop sustainable energy mediums and facilitate its collaboration with global institutions.
12 Mar 2015
Washington: The International Monetary Fund has approved a massive USD 17.5 billion in loans to Ukraine to pull the country back from the verge of economic collapse amid a standoff with pro-Russia separatists.
12 Mar 2015
Washington: Calling for a whole set of structural reforms, the International Monetary Fund has said there is no reason why India could not resume an eight or nine percent or even higher growth rate in the coming years.
06 Jan 2015
Geneva: At least 160 children died in attacks on schools in war-ravaged Syria last year and the education of 1.6 million has been cut short by the fighting, the UN said on Tuesday.
25 Feb 2015
New Delhi: Investors will not able to buy and redeem mutual fund units on February 28 even as stock markets remain open on Saturday when Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will present the much-awaited Union Budget.
23 Jan 2015
Davos: A staggering USD 18 trillion worth unaccounted money is stashed in tax havens and ploughing back that amount into the global economy can help lift people from poverty, says Oxfam.
21 Feb 2015
Chicago: India's high air pollution, ranked by the World Health Organization among the worst in the world, is adversely impacting the lifespans of its citizens, reducing most Indian lives by over three years, a new study has said.
21 Jan 2015
United Nations: India has been able to decrease its number of out-of-school children by nearly 16 million between 2000 and 2012, driving the progress in South Asia, but it still has 1.4 million children not attending primary school, a United Nations report said.
24 Oct 2014
New Delhi: On the United Nations Day on Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted the world body and said it was time for its member nations to further the cause of world peace and prosperity.