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Entertainment23, Aug 2019, 5:28 PM IST
Filmy trends: From UN supporting Priyanka to Prime Minister Narendra Modi becoming a TV star
From United Nations backing Priyanka Chopra after Pakistan sought her removal as UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador to no trailer launch event for Hrithik Roshan, Tiger Shroff's film War to PM Modi making record impressions in show with Bear Grylls, catch up on all the entertainment news for the day with Filmy Trends
World23, Aug 2019, 10:08 AM IST
United Nations backs Priyanka Chopra after Pakistan sought her removal as UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador
After Pakistan sought the removal of Bollywood and Hollywood actress Priyanka Chopra, the United Nations has come out in support of the her stating that she retains the right to speak in her personal capacity on issues concerning her
India7, Aug 2019, 7:38 PM IST
Pakistan to snap diplomatic ties with India, to approach UN on Kashmir issue
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan announced that the country will be snapping diplomatic ties with India and also said that Indian envoy will be expelled from Pakistan. On August 6, he had said that he will bring the issue to the notice of the United Nations.
India6, Aug 2019, 8:18 PM IST
United Nations urges India, Pakistan to 'exercise restraint' as it follows Kashmir issue 'with concern'
"The United Nations appeals to both sides (India and Pakistan) to exercise maximum restraint to ensure that the situation (in Kashmir) does not further deteriorate," UN chief Antonio Guterres's spokesperson Stephane Dujarric said.
World1, Aug 2019, 4:59 PM IST
PM Modi to address annual UN General Assembly session on September 28
Before arriving in New York for the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) session, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to visit Houston where he will address the Indian-American community on September 22.
World30, Jul 2019, 1:25 PM IST
World Day against Trafficking in Persons: India, China in top 10 of highest number of victims
The United Nations initiated the observation of World Day against Trafficking in Persons in 2013 to spread awareness of the serious issue that has been occurring across the world
India27, Jul 2019, 2:16 PM IST
United Nations: 600 people killed in floods in Bangladesh, India, Nepal and Myanmar
As many as 600 people have been killed and over 25 million others affected due to flooding, said the United Nations. In India, UNICEF is working with the state governments to provide multi-sectoral planning and coordination support in the three worst-affected states of Assam, Bihar and Uttar Pradesh.
World17, Jul 2019, 8:42 PM IST
Mandela Day: From opposing racism to bravery, here are 6 wise words from the anti-apartheid leader
From sharing his views on spending time in prison to the anti-apartheid struggle, Nelson Mandela's statements have often reverberated far beyond the ears of the country. On the occasion of the 101st birth anniversary of South Africa's first President elected in a fully representative democratic election, here are a few of his memorable speeches that inspire people worldwide.
World17, Jul 2019, 10:37 AM IST
UN report: Over 820 million people suffering from hunger in world; more Indians becoming obese
The number of undernourished declined from 253.9 million in 2004-06 to 194.4 million in 2016-18. But the number of obese adults grew from 24.1 million in 2012 to 32.8 million in 2016
Lifestyle News11, Jul 2019, 8:16 AM IST
World Population Day: India growing at average annual rate of 1.2% in last 9 years
According to the recent report by the United Nations Population Fund, India's population grew at an average annual rate of 1.2% between 2010 and 2019 to 1.36 billion, more than double the annual growth rate of China.
World10, Jul 2019, 12:18 PM IST
India to United Nations: Dawood’s activities from ‘safe haven’ threat to country
India has expressed concern about Dawood Ibrahim’s activities from his “safe haven’ to the United Nations Security Council (UNSC).
World3, Jul 2019, 10:37 AM IST
India pledges to contribute $5 million in 2019 to UN Palestine refugee agency
India's Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador K Nagaraj Naidu said the Government of India has increased its annual financial contribution fourfold to the UNRWA core budget, from $1.25 million in 2016 to $5 million in 2018.
World12, Jun 2019, 10:58 AM IST
India stands with Israel: votes against granting observer status to Palestinian body
India voted in favour of a decision introduced by Israel in the UN Economic and Social Council that objected to granting consultative status to a Palestinian organisation, after the Jewish state said the organisation did not disclose its ties with Sunni-Islamist fundamentalist organisation Hamas.
World12, Jun 2019, 10:47 AM IST
‘Children shouldn’t work in fields, but on dreams’
The International Labour Organisation (ILO) believes that the elimination of societal evils and reducing poverty can contribute largely to solving the problem from a grass root level.
India11, Jun 2019, 2:52 PM IST
Congo thanks Indian peacekeepers for their humane approach, professionalism
The local people in Congo see Indian peacekeepers as possessing high competency and a very high level of standard, training and professionalism