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Sachin, Ayushmann join football match for UNICEF

News: Batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar joined actor Ayushmann Khurrana in a futsal match for UNICEF India to celebrate World Children's Day.

India

World population expected to cross 8 billion on November 15: UN report

According to a United Nations' estimate, the world's total population will reach eight billion by tomorrow. India will replace China as the...

Global

Women and girls are the key in building better futures, says Priyanka

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador and actor Priyanka Chopra Jonas arrived in Lucknow and interacted with the children at Aurangabad’s Composite...

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India abstains from another resolution involving Ukraine

India has abstained on yet another resolution involving Ukraine, this time a motion sponsored by Russia at the UNSC that the US and Ukraine...

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Day after UN resolution, Russia targets 40 Ukrainian cities with missiles

Russian missiles pounded more than 40 Ukrainian cities and towns, officials said today, after a United Nations General Assembly resolution.

Global

Iranian woman who tied unscarved hair in viral video shot dead

Hadis Najafi, a young Iranian woman whose video tying her unscarved hair back and boldly stepping into the middle of a protest went viral,...

Global

Defend proclaimed terrorists at your own peril: Jaishankar

Indian External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar has asserted that nations who defend proclaimed terrorists in the United Nations neither...

Global

India is on the side of peace: Jaishankar on Russia-Ukraine war

Speaking at the 77th UN General Assembly (UNGA), External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said "India is on the side of peace in Russia...

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Russia has shamelessly violated core tenets of UN charter: Biden

United States President Joe Biden rebuked Russian President Vladimir Putin for Russia's war on Ukraine at the 77th Session of the United...

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UN approves Austria's Volker Turk as new Human Rights chief

The United Nations General Assembly has approved the appointment of Austrian diplomat and veteran UN staffer Volker Turk as the new UN High...

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Indian-origin Singaporean T Raja Kumar appointed FATF president

Global monetary watchdog Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has appointed Indian-origin T Raja Kumar, who has over 35 years of leadership...

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COVID-19 cases rising in 110 countries, warns WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) yesterday stated that the COVID-19 pandemic is changing but it is not over and warned that the Covid...

Global

Over 1,000 reported dead as 5.9 magnitude earthquake strikes Afghanistan

At least 1,000 people have been reported dead and hundreds injured yesterday after a powerful 5.9 magnitude earthquake rocked Afghanistan.

Global

Diplomat Ruchira Kamboj to be India's next Permanent Representative To UN

India's envoy to Bhutan Ruchira Kamboj was yesterday appointed as India's Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York.

Global

Soil is not just a resource; it is our source: Sadhguru

Conscious Planet: Save Soil is a global movement geared towards saving our soil and planet. Indian yogi, mystic and visionary Sadhguru bike...

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US President says India had ‘shaky’ reply to Russia’s war in Ukraine

US President Joe Biden has said that India’s response to the Russia invasion of Ukraine was “shaky”. India continues to purchase...

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At UN, India calls for ban on weapons that may trigger mass deaths

India has underlined at the United Nations that diplomacy and dialogue between Russia and Ukraine would bring an end to the war and raised...

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Indian-American economist Gita Gopinath set for key IMF post

Indian-American Gita Gopinath, the IMF's chief economist, will become the number two official at the Washington-based crisis lender from...

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Bharat Biotech's Covaxin vaccine gets WHO approval for emergency use listing

According to reports, the Technical Advisory Group of the World Health Organisation (WHO) has recommended the Emergency Use Listing status...

Covid-19

Indian-American economist Gita Gopinath set to leave IMF in January 2022

International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief economist Gita Gopinath will leave her post and return to Harvard University's economics department...

Global

India has developed world's first COVID vaccine for those 12 years and above: Modi to UNGA

In his address to the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi...

Global

Indian PM Narendra Modi to address UNGA, attend Quad summit during three-day visit

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Washington, DC yesterday on an official three-day visit to the United States

Global

UK unveils USD 1.2 billion package to drive India's green growth

The UK and India have unveiled a USD 1.2 billion package of public and private finance to help drive green growth in the latter country.

Global

Singapore ranks fourth, India 10th in UN's global cybersecurity index

Singapore, Korea and Spain jointly placed fourth in the Global Cybersecurity Index 2020 (GCI), while India has moved up 37 places to be...

Global

At USD 64 bn, FDI inflow to India is fifth-highest in the world: UN report

According to a United Nations report, India received USD 64 billion in Foreign Direct Investment in 2020, the fifth largest recipient of...

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