28 Feb 2016
United Nations: India has formally approached the UN to include Jaish-e-Mohammad chief and Pathankot terror attack mastermind Masood Azhar in the Security Council's sanctions list, strongly emphasising the urgency to take action against him.
18 May 2016
New Delhi: China today denied that it was blocking India's bid for a membership in elite Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) and said it will "work" with the members of the 48-nation grouping as well as India to find a solution for India's entry into it.
05 Jun 2015
New Delhi: World Environment Day is a big annual celebration started by the United Nations General Assembly to engage millions of people from different countries across the globe as well as draw attention of political and health organizations to implement some effective actions.
31 May 2013
Improved food sufficiency and nutrition, less alcohol consumption and greater school attendance are some of the benefits of the direct cash transfer scheme which was implemented on pilot basis in Madhya Pradesh, a study said.
11 Jul 2013
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has signed the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty, becoming one of the 79 nations to sign so far.
07 Aug 2016
Bangkok: The highly anticipated augmented reality game Pokemon Go finally launched in Thailand on Saturday, along with 14 other countries in the Asia-Pacific.
04 May 2011
The world population will reach 9.3 billion by the middle of this century and 10.1 billion by 2100, and the bulk of this increase will come from "high fertility" countries of Africa and Asia, a UN report said on Wednesday. According to figures released by the United Nations, India, which is an intermediate fertility country, will see its population peak at 1.7 billion by 2060.
26 May 2015
New Delhi: The international community's response to devastating earthquakes in Nepal has been disappointing, a United Nations official said on Monday, adding that donors were focusing more on reconstruction than much needed aid such as food and shelter.
08 May 2015
Washington: Cell phone data can be used to help developing countries plan electrical infrastructure based on population distribution and projected energy consumption, researchers said.
23 May 2015
United Nations: The UN Security Council has expressed deep concern for thousands of civilians trapped in the Syrian city of Palmyra after it was captured by Islamic State fighters.