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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,  
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 ,  
Ebola escalation could trigger major food crisis

Ebola escalation could trigger major food crisis

16 Oct 2014

United Nations: The global famine warning system is predicting a major food crisis if the Ebola outbreak continues to grow exponentially over the coming months, and the United Nations still hasn't reached over 750,000 people in need of food in West Africa as prices spiral and farms are abandoned.

Ebola,   food crisis,   global famine warning,   United Nations,   West Africa,   hunger,   UN World Food Program,   WFP,  
No place for third party in Indo- Pak relations: MEA

No place for third party in Indo- Pak relations: MEA

15 Oct 2014

New Delhi: Supporting peace, Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) Spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin on Wedesday said that the issues between India and Pakistan could only be resolved through dialogues.

Pakistan relations,   MEA,   Syed Akbaruddin,   Dialogue,   United Nations,   De-Facto Border,   Death Toll,   Indo-Pak border ,  
Pakistan using 'diversionary tactics' on talks: India

Pakistan using 'diversionary tactics' on talks: India

14 Oct 2014

New Delhi: India on Tuesday said it was willing for a "serious dialogue" with Pakistan on all outstanding issues including Kashmir but maintained that Islamabad was not interested in talks and was using "diversionary tactics" by complaining to the United Nations.

India,   Pakistan,   Kashmir,   United Nations,   Border dispute,   Ceasefire,   LoC,   Modi government ,  
Indian cop wins UN's international female peacekeeper award

Indian cop wins UN's international female peacekeeper award

14 Oct 2014

United Nations: An Indian police inspector has been named recipient of a prestigious international female peacekeeper award by the UN's police division for her 'exceptional achievements' in her duty with UN mission in Afghanistan, including her efforts towards helping victims of sexual and gender-based violence.

Indian cop,   United Nations,   International peacekeeper award,   UN police division,   Shakti Devi,   IAWP ,  
UN ignores Pakistan's bid to seek intervention on Kashmir

UN ignores Pakistan's bid to seek intervention on Kashmir

14 Oct 2014

United Nations: Pakistan's latest efforts seeking UN intervention on the Kashmir issue have failed to draw any new response from the world body which reiterated that India and Pakistan need to resolve all differences through dialogue to find a long-term solution to the dispute.

Pakistan,   United Nations,   Kashmir,   PoK,   Indo-Pak relations,   Sartaj Aziz,   Pakistan PM,   Nawaz Sharif,   UN ,  
SAARC <strong>nations</strong> should identify areas of challenges: PM Modi

SAARC nations should identify areas of challenges: PM Modi

20 Oct 2014

New Delhi: South Asian countries should identify specific areas of common heritage, challenges and opportunities to foster region-wide cooperation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said while committing India's full support to the SAARC process.

South Asian countries,   Common heritage,   Challenges,   Opportunities,   Region-wide cooperation,   Prime Minister,   Narendra Modi,   SAARC,  
UN owes India USD 110 million for peacekeeping operations

UN owes India USD 110 million for peacekeeping operations

10 Oct 2014

United Nations: United Nations owes India USD 110 million, the second highest outstanding payment to any country, for costs relating to peacekeeping operations and troops, a top UN official said.

US,   India,   Peacekeeping operations,   Outstanding payment,   United Nations ,  

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