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United Nations: 26 per cent of world lacks clean drinking water, 46 per cent sanitation

United Nations: 26 per cent of...

UNITED NATION: A report released on the eve of the first major UN conference on water in over 45 years says 26 per cent of...

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As world’s fastest-growing economy at 5.8%, India ‘bright spot’, says UN economist

As world’s fastest-growi...

As the fastest-growing major economy at a clip of 5.8 per cent this year, India is a “bright spot” when the world economy is expected...

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India’s population growth appears to be stabilising — UN as world figure crosses 8 billion

India’s population growt...

New Delhi, Nov. 15 (PTI): As the global population reached 8 billion, the UN on Tuesday said India’s population growth appears to be stabilising which...

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Leaders push for climate action, fossil tax at United Nations talks

Leaders push for climate actio...

Egypt, Nov. 8 (PTI/AP): World leaders are making the case for tougher action to tackle global warming Tuesday, as this year’s international climate talks in...

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Efforts on for Hindi’s inclusion in official languages at UN but will take some time: Jaishankar

Efforts on for Hindi’s i...

New Delhi, Oct.  27 (PTI): External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Thursday said efforts are on to get Hindi recognised as an official language at...

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India projected to surpass China as world’s most populous country in 2023 — United Nations

India projected to surpass Chi...

United Nations, July 11 (PTI): India is projected to surpass China as the world’s most populous country next year, according to a report by the...

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UN launches crowdfunding campaign to head off decaying oil tanker threat

UN launches crowdfunding campa...

United Nations, June 14 (IANS): The UN has launched a crowdfunding campaign that aims to bring the world closer to prevent a decaying supertanker, anchored...

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UN launches USD 47.2M SOS for Sri Lanka, warns of threat to ‘social cohesion’

UN launches USD 47.2M SOS for ...

United Nations, June 10 (IANS): Warning that the crisis in Sri Lanka will affect its fragile “social cohesion”, the UN has launched a USD 47.2...

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World faces largest cost-of-living crisis in a generation, UN report says

World faces largest cost-of-li...

United Nations, June 9 (IANS): The world is facing a cost-of-living crisis unseen in at least a generation, partly due to the Ukraine conflict, said...

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UN holds emergency meeting on Taliban crackdown on women

UN holds emergency meeting on ...

United Nations, May 13 (PTI/AP): The UN Security Council held emergency closed consultations Thursday on the Taliban’s latest crackdown on Afghan women as it considered...

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