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Trump calls global warming a 'hoax', plans to cancel Paris Climate agreement

May 27, 2016

Trump calls global warming a 'hoax', plans to cancel Paris Climate agreement

Donald Trump promises to roll back some of America's ambitious environmental policies, which he said would revive the ailing US oil and coal industries. #Donald Trump #United Nations #oil #Middle East #NewsTracker #Hillary Clinton #Global warming #Canada #Paris Agreement #Bernie Sanders
Stonehenge, Statue of Liberty in danger from climate change: UN

May 26, 2016

Stonehenge, Statue of Liberty in danger from climate change: UN

The United Nations on Thursday listed 31 protected sites threatened by sea level rise, drought and other climate change effects. #United Nations #climate change #NewsTracker #Stonehenge #Statue of Liberty #world heritage sites
Haibatullah Akhundzada was not 'obvious' candidate: Senior Taliban members

May 26, 2016

Haibatullah Akhundzada was not 'obvious' candidate: Senior Taliban members

Haibatullah Akhundzada, the Islamic legal scholar appointed leader of the Afghan Taliban on Wednesday, was not the obvious choice when senior members of the militant movement gathered to appoint a new "emir". #United Nations #Taliban #NewsTracker #Kabul #afghan-taliban #Mullah Akhtar Mansour #Haibatullah Akhundzada
India could take a hit of $49 bn in GDP amid volatile food prices: UN

May 26, 2016

India could take a hit of $49 bn in GDP amid volatile food prices: UN

The report said if global food prices double then China could lose $161 billion in GDP and India could lose $49 billion #GDP #United Nations #climate change #UN #food prices
Depiction of Jammu and Kashmir as integral part of India violation of UNSC resolutions: Pakistan

May 25, 2016

Depiction of Jammu and Kashmir as integral part of India violation of UNSC resolutions: Pakistan

Pakistan has said depiction of the "disputed territory" of Kashmir as a part of India in the bill is in violation of UN Security Council resolutions. #World #India #United Nations #Jammu and Kashmir #Pakistan #TheySaidIt #Asia #UNSC resolutions #maps bill
At landmark BRICS meet, India raises public health, pharma sector concerns

May 24, 2016

At landmark BRICS meet, India raises public health, pharma sector concerns

India as the BRICS pres hosted a high level panel discussion on access to medicines and trade that was attended by all the health mins and deputy health mins of Brazil, China, Russia, India, South Africa and also Chile. #United Nations #ConnectTheDots #BRICs #Generic drugs #Ban Ki-moon #Pharmaceutical industry #Tuberculosis #ISDS
Argentina's Susana Malcorra makes belated bid for UNSG post

May 24, 2016

Argentina's Susana Malcorra makes belated bid for UNSG post

Argentina's Foreign Minister Susana Malcorra has shaken up the race for secretary general of the UN with her late entry that makes her the tenth candidate and the fifth woman in an election tipped to favor a female. #United Nations #NewsTracker #UN #Ban Ki-moon #Argentina #UN Security Council #Susanna Malcora
Masood Azhar, NSG membership to dominate Pranab Mukherjee's visit to China

May 24, 2016

Masood Azhar, NSG membership to dominate Pranab Mukherjee's visit to China

In continuation of high-level engagements, President Pranab Mukherjee sets off on a four-day visit to China on Tuesday with an aim to further broaden ties between the two Asian economic giants as he will deliberate on a range of key issues including the contentious ones with the Chinese leadership. #China #Pranab Mukherjee #United Nations #NewsTracker #UN #IIT #IIM #Nuclear Suppliers Group #NSG #Xi Jinping #Masood Azhar #NIT #JeM #Le Keqiang
40 million Indians are at risk of coastal floods due to climate change

May 20, 2016

40 million Indians are at risk of coastal floods due to climate change

Apart from climate change, changes in settlement patterns, and rapid urbanisation have increased risk of extreme climate and sea-level rise in SE Asia. #India #China #United Nations #climate change #Kolkata #Mumbai #Maldives #Thailand #South East Asia #Cyclones #Coastal floods
Life expectancy in India on the rise, but quality health care services inadequate

May 20, 2016

Life expectancy in India on the rise, but quality health care services inadequate

UN report reveals life expectancy in India has increased by more than 10 years in the past two decades, health care still is very unequal #United Nations #ConnectTheDots #Health #UN #AIDS #life expectancy #Non communicable diseases #Health report #maternal mortality rate