03 Oct 2014
United Nations: The UN World Health Organisation (WHO) reported that more than 7,000 people have been diagnosed with infection of the Ebola virus disease in West Africa, a UN spokesperson said on Thursday.
27 Aug 2016
Washington: India and Pakistan should continue a dialogue process to address their differences and issues, including Kashmir, the US has said as it asked the two nations to refrain from indulging in rhetoric.
25 Mar 2015
United Nations: India was among the 43 countries that voted in support of a Russian-drafted resolution that proposed removing benefits for same-sex partners of UN staff, but the resolution failed to pass in the General Assembly committee after 80 nations opposed it.
22 Feb 2016
New Delhi: With the emergence of 'economic liberalisation' post-World War-2, many new economic-centres had emerged. Unlike the pre-World War-2 era, when USA, USSR and Europe were major economic hubs, the economic scenario has changed as Asian countries like China, Japan and India have marked unprecedented growth.
11 Jul 2013
Four million adolescent girls in India aged 15-19 years give birth every year in India, according to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). Every hour, three of seven deaths due to complications from pregnancy, child bearing and unsafe abortions occur among girls and women aged 15-24 years, the UNFPA report said.
28 Jun 2016
New Delhi: Mutual fund managers pumped in nearly Rs 43,000 crore into the debt market since the beginning of June, taking the total to around Rs 76,000 crore so far in the current fiscal.
18 Feb 2015
United Nations: With the post-2015 development agenda set to be adopted later this year at the UN, India has said developing nations must be given the "necessary space" to pull their people out of poverty while pursuing socially inclusive and environmentally sustainable growth.
12 Jul 2016
Hyderabad: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) today arrested two key members of the Hyderabad IS module which they had unearthed last month.
09 Jan 2015
United Nations: Underling the need for greater attention to the nexus of extremism and organised crime, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has asked the global community to cooperate more in addressing the conditions that give rise to such poison.
25 Apr 2015
New Delhi: Alleging fund diversion to Kingfisher and other UB group entities, United Spirits' new owner Diageo has asked Vijay Mallya to step down as Chairman and Director of the Indian liquor firm, a demand he outrightly rejected.