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.
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.
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.
20 Jun 2016
New Delhi: ‘We haven’t claimed the copy right on yoga yet’, this is what Prime Minster Narendra Modi had said while addressing the US Congress during his visit to United States.
10 Mar 2016
Geneva: The United Nations Special Envoy for Syria, Staffan de Mistura, confirmed yesterday that substantive talks will start on March 14 with the delegations from the Syrian government and opposition.
06 Dec 2013
United Nations: Pakistani teenage activist Malala Yousafzai, who survived a Taliban assassination attempt last year, has been awarded the 2013 UN Human Rights Prize, an honour previously given to icons like late Nelson Mandela in recognition of outstanding achievement in human rights.
11 Dec 2012
Designer Malini Ramani is set to promote the use of safe-drinking water in remote villages across India by making an exclusive range of t-shirts in association with footwear and apparel brand Woodland and the United Nations Children`s Fund (Unicef).
15 Jan 2013
UN leader Ban Ki-moon has welcomed France's military operation in Mali to prevent Islamist guerrillas from advancing on the capital.
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.
10 Jun 2016
United Nations: UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's support for early implementation of the Paris climate agreement during his just-concluded US visit.