Sustainable Development

Kerala, Himachal and Tamil Nadu top the Niti Aayog’s SDG India Index 2018

According to a report released on Friday, Himachal Pradesh, Kerala and Tamil Nadu have emerged as top performing states in Niti Aayog's SDG India index 2018, which evaluates p...

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At COP24 in Poland, Countries come together to implement the 2015 Paris Agreement

The United Nations COP24 two-week climate change conference had gathered almost 200 parties in Katowice, Poland on the 15th of December, and adopted a strong set of ...

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Trillions of dollars lost in Corruption, says UN Chief

The UN says one trillion dollars are paid in bribes annually, while another 2.6 trillion are stolen, all due to corruption. 9 December, marking the International Anti-Cor...

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UN Deputy Chief encourages Young people to be the Leaders and Torchbearers of this World

Nowadays, youth as active, energetic, creative and enthusiastic members of modern society, play an important role in solving global problems. It’s easier for young peopl...

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#TakeYourSeat, Your chance to be heard at the UN Climate Change Conference

The United Nations has launched a new initiative called the ‘People’s Seat’ in order to bring the voice of the people to the upcoming Climate Change Conferen...

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Gates recognises Innovative Solutions for Common Problems of Farmers

The American business magnate, investor, author, philanthropist, humanitarian, and principal founder of Microsoft Corporation, Bill Gates had a recent thou...

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Respect Human Rights to achieve Sustainable Development

An UN human rights expert urged the Cambodian Government to work more closely with civil society groups, and said the best way for the country to achieve a durable peace and s...

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Increasing Human Activities is leading to Rapidly Decreasing Wilderness

The world’s last wilderness areas are rapidly disappearing. According to a recent study, between the years 1993 and 2009, an area larger than India was lost to settlemen...

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UN to protect India’s Intangible Cultural Heritage

Concerned over the "disappearance" of many intangible legacy of India over time, the UN will soon launch a project on creating an "inventory" of art forms, craftsmanship and o...

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UN’s Key Priorities to resolve Hunger this World Food Day

World Food Day is celebrated around the world every year on 16 October in honour of the date of the founding of the Food and Agriculture Organization ...

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Avijatrik: The Wanderlust of Apu

It is to the credit of Subhrajit Mitra and his creative and technical team that Avijatri...

April 12 2021

The Woman in White

Film historian Dhruv Somani re-assesses Raj Khosla’s iconic suspense-filled Woh Ka...

April 11 2021

Explaining the lockdown to children

Family members talk to Monarose Sheila Pereira about the innovative ways they used to ex...

April 10 2021