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UNSC reform among priorities of 69th General Assembly session

UNSC reform among priorities of 69th General Assembly session

17 Sep 2014

United Nations: Reform of the UN Security Council will be among the priorities during the 69th General Assembly session, which opened in UN, with the body's new President Sam Kahamba Kutesa saying the need to reform the most powerful UN organ is ‘urgent’.

UNSC reform,   United Nations,   69th General Assembly,   Sam Kahamba Kutesa,   UN General Assembly,   2005 World Summit ,  
India made progress in fighting child deaths, malnutrition; short of goals: UN

India made progress in fighting child deaths, malnutrition; short of goals: UN

17 Sep 2014

United Nations: India has made progress on the twin fronts of reducing hunger and child mortality but is still short of development goals, two international reports say. Fewer Indian children under five are dying, with infant mortality rate coming down from 126 per 1,000 in 1990 to 53 last year, a UN report released in New York said.

United Nations,   hunger,   child mortality,   child mortality in India,   Food Security Act,  
CCI rejects complaint against <strong>United</strong> Telecoms, BBNL

CCI rejects complaint against United Telecoms, BBNL

17 Sep 2014

New Delhi: Fair trade regulator CCI has rejected charges that United Telecoms and Bharat Broadband Network Ltd had abused their dominant position in the market for broadband equipment.

Fair trade regulator,   CCI,   United Telecoms,   Bharat Broadband Network Ltd,   broadband equipment,   Competition Commission of India ,  
Hoist black flags to oppose Rajapaksa's address to UNGA: Karunanidhi

Hoist black flags to oppose Rajapaksa's address to UNGA: Karunanidhi

16 Sep 2014

Chennai: DMK president M Karunanidhi on Tuesday appealed to all those concerned for the welfare of Lankan Tamils to oppose President Mahinda Rajapaksa's address to the United Nations General Assembly on September 25, by hoisting black flags and wearing black shirts.

Karunanidhi,   M Karunanidhi,   Mahinda Rajapaksa,   DMK,   DMK president,   UNGA,   United Nations General Assembly,  
Security issues to be discussed during Modi's US visit

Security issues to be discussed during Modi's US visit

16 Sep 2014

Washington: US on Tuesday said it shares a very broad relationship with India and key issues of security, economy and energy among others would be discussed during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's maiden visit to the country. "We are all looking forward to welcoming Prime Minister Modi to Washington for a number of meetings," State Department Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf told foreign correspondents at a news conference in Washington.

US-India ties,   Bilateral relations,   Security issues,   Modi’s US visit,   Indian PM,   General Assembly session of the United Nations,   US President,   Barack Obama ,  
Ozone layer on track to recovery: UN report

Ozone layer on track to recovery: UN report

11 Sep 2014

Geneva: Earth's protective ozone layer is well on track to recovery in the next few decades, owing largely to the phase-out of certain chemicals used in refrigerants and aerosol cans, according to a new UN report.

Ozone layer,   UN report,   aerosol,   United Nations Environment Programme,   World Meteorological Organization,   United Nations,  
India home to 100 billionaires; 6th largest population globally

India home to 100 billionaires; 6th largest population globally

17 Sep 2014

Singapore/New Delhi: India has retained its sixth position in terms of number of billionaires with 100 such people collectively having USD 175 billion in networth, while globally the number of uber-rich has reached a record high of 2,325 persons. According to the Wealth-X and UBS Billionaire Census 2014, released on Wednesday, though the number of billionaires in the country has decreased over last year (in 2013 there were 103 billionaires) India still enjoys a decent 6th position (same as last year) in the top 10 league.

India,   100 billionaires,   6th largest population,   billionaires,   United States,  
UN to hold high-level Ebola event on outbreak

UN to hold high-level Ebola event on outbreak

10 Sep 2014

United Nations: Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will hold a high-level event later this month to spur international efforts to respond to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

United Nations,   Ebola outbreak,   Ebola virus,   African diseases,   Combat techniques,  
South Asians face hostile climate in US: Report

South Asians face hostile climate in US: Report

10 Sep 2014

Washington: Thirteen years after the tragic events of 9/11, South Asians in particular Muslim, Sikh, Hindu and the Arab communities face an increasingly hostile climate in the United States, according to a report.

United Nations,   South Asians,   9/11 attack,   Hindu population,   Muslim population,   SAALT,   hate violence,   Xenophobia,  
<strong>United</strong> <strong>Nations</strong> accuses IS of killing 1,000 people in Iraq

United Nations accuses IS of killing 1,000 people in Iraq

26 Aug 2014

Geneva: Islamic State (IS) militants have killed nearly 1,000 people in Iraq over the past three weeks, the United Nations said on Monday.

United Nations,   IS,   Iraq,   Iraq Militants,   Navi Pillay,   UN High Commissioner,   Badoush Prison,   ISIS,   IS atrocities,   ,  

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