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Canada halts visas for residents of Ebola-hit <strong>nations</strong>

Canada halts visas for residents of Ebola-hit nations

01 Nov 2014

Ottawa: Canada has announced it was suspending visa applications for residents of Ebola-hit nations in a bid to prevent the deadly virus from crossing its borders.

Canada,   halts visas,   residents,   Ebola-hit nations,   ebola virus,   ebola,  
 India re-elected to UN Economic and Social Council 

India re-elected to UN Economic and Social CouncilĀ 

30 Oct 2014

United Nations: India has overwhelmingly won its re-election to the UN body on economic and social issues, garnering the highest number of votes in the Asia-Pacific group.

India,   UN Economic and Social Council,   ECOSOC,   United Nations,   UN,   WHO,   UNESCO,  
PM Modi extends greetings on <strong>United</strong> <strong>Nations</strong> Day

PM Modi extends greetings on United Nations Day

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.

Prime Minister,   Narendra Modi,   UN,   United Nations Day,   ,  
India among 188 <strong>nations</strong> calling for end to US embargo on Cuba

India among 188 nations calling for end to US embargo on Cuba

29 Oct 2014

United Nations: India was among 188 nations that voted in favour of a UN General Assembly resolution, which for the 23rd year in a row called for an end to the US economic, commercial and financial embargo on Cuba.

India,   UN General Assembly,   US embargo,   Cuba,   United States,   Israel,   US against Cuba,  
Protesters in Hong Kong to vote on government proposals

Protesters in Hong Kong to vote on government proposals

24 Oct 2014

Hong Kong: Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong say they will hold a straw poll on government proposals they had rejected earlier in  the week as the campaign in the Chinese-controlled city entered the fifth week on Friday. With crowds likely to swell at the weekend, student leaders late on Thursday announced a plan for an electronic poll of protesters on reform proposals tabled by senior city government officials in talks on Tuesday that failed to break the deadlock.

Hong Kong,   China,  United Nations Human Rights Committe,   Chinese Central Government,  
India wins re-election to UN Human Rights Council

India wins re-election to UN Human Rights Council

22 Oct 2014

United Nations: In a significant victory, India was re-elected to the UN's main human rights body for the period of 2015-17, receiving the highest number of votes in the Asia-Pacific group.

UN Human Rights Council,   UNHRC,   India,   UN,   United nations,   UN General Assembly ,  
India initiates efforts at UN for 'International Yoga Day'

India initiates efforts at UN for 'International Yoga Day'

21 Oct 2014

United Nations: India has initiated efforts to have June 21 commemorated each year as the 'International Day of Yoga' at the United Nations, aiming to bring to fruition the idea floated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his maiden address to the UN General Assembly last month.

International Yoga Day,   India,   June 21,   United Nations,   UN General Assembly,   Prime Minister,   Narendra Modi,   Modi US visit,  
Liverpool boss Rodgers backs forgotten man Borini

Liverpool boss Rodgers backs forgotten man Borini

31 Oct 2014

London: One man's loss is another's gain, according to Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers, who could throw outcast forward Fabio Borini into the fray against Newcastle United on Saturday in the continued absence of leading striker Daniel Sturridge.

Liverpool,   Brendan Rodgers,   Fabio Borini,   Newcastle United,   Mario Balotelli,   Daniel Sturridge,   Sunderland,  
New scheme in Mizoram to help poor earn livelihood

New scheme in Mizoram to help poor earn livelihood

18 Oct 2014

Aizawl: Mizoram has launched a Rs 26 crore project to increase livelihood opportunities for the poor and protect the eco-system, an official said here on Saturday.

Mizoram,   livelihood opportunities,   eco-system,   Joint United Nations Initiative Project,   Chief Minister,   Lal Thanhawla,  
Committed to eradicating all forms of child labour: India

Committed to eradicating all forms of child labour: India

17 Oct 2014

United Nations: India underscored its strong commitment to eradicating all forms of child labour and making secondary education more accessible to girls, as UN diplomats saluted Nobel Peace Prize winners Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai for their tireless efforts to defend rights of children.

child labour,   child labour in India,   UN,   United Nations,   Kailash Satyarthi,   Malala Yousafzai ,  

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