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Ex-champ Tejasvi Kumar to burn certificates to expose Modi govt's 'dishonesty' towards yoga

May 29, 2015

Ex-champ Tejasvi Kumar to burn certificates to expose Modi govt's 'dishonesty' towards yoga

Tejasvi Kumar Sharma who has finally decided to burn all citations and medals he has got so far for his new experiments and innovations in yoga on the occasion of first International Yoga Day to be held on June 21 when PM Narendra Modi will practice breathing control and physical poses at a public event to be participated by 45,000 people at Rajpath. #United Nations #Narendra Modi #Yoga #International Yoga Day #Tejasvi Kumar Sharma #Olympism4Humanity
Indian peacekeeper injured in fresh firing in Malakal region of South Sudan

May 29, 2015

Indian peacekeeper injured in fresh firing in Malakal region of South Sudan

An Indian peacekeeper was injured in fresh firing in the troubled Malakal region in South Sudan, with the UN mission expressing concern over the incident and reiterating its call for parties to respect the sanctity of UN staff. #India #United Nations #NewsTracker #Ban Ki-moon #indian #South Sudan #Malakal
United Nations reviewing partnerships with FIFA in light of corruption allegations

May 29, 2015

United Nations reviewing partnerships with FIFA in light of corruption allegations

The United Nations is reviewing its partnerships with FIFA following allegations of widespread corruption at football's world governing body, a UN spokesman said #Sports #United Nations #football #UN #FIFA #Sepp Blatter #FBI #KickingAround #SportsTracker #UEFA #FIFA Elections #FIFA arrests #FIFA investigations
Non-state terrorist groups can't act in vacuum, action needed against them: India tells UNSC

May 28, 2015

Non-state terrorist groups can't act in vacuum, action needed against them: India tells UNSC

Asserting that non-state terrorist groups "cannot act in a vacuum," India has told the UN Security Council to act "robustly" and make nations take actions against such outfits. #Terrorism #United Nations #NewsTracker #UN Security Council #Asoke Mukerji #Terrorist groups
UN hunger reduction report: India trumps China, leads world's hunger list at 195 million

May 28, 2015

UN hunger reduction report: India trumps China, leads world's hunger list at 195 million

Home to a quarter of the world's hungry people, India could not meet the target set by the the United Nations Millennium Development Goals. According to this report in Livemint, India has failed to cut the proportion of undernourished by 2015. #India #China #United Nations #Bangladesh #NewsTracker #Nepal #World Hunger Reduction
Nepal earthquake: Kathmandu welcomes and thanks India for rescue operations, says UN

May 27, 2015

Nepal earthquake: Kathmandu welcomes and thanks India for rescue operations, says UN

UN official has lauded India's first response and reconstruction assistance to Nepal following a devastating earthquake in April that killed nearly 9,000 people, saying the help has been welcomed by Kathmandu. #World #India #China #United Nations #NewsTracker #Nepal #earthquake #Nepal earthquake
Yemen fighters backing exiled govt capture southern city Dhale

May 26, 2015

Yemen fighters backing exiled govt capture southern city Dhale

Fighters backing Yemen's exiled government captured a city on the road to the port city of Aden, officials said Tuesday, their first significant victory since a Saudi-led coalition began targeting Shiite rebels in airstrikes. #World #United Nations #NewsTracker #Yemen #Ali Abdullah Saleh #Aden #Saudi
Women rights group protest move to 'legalise' prostitution

May 26, 2015

Women rights group protest move to 'legalise' prostitution

Women rights groups from across the country on Tuesday joined hands to oppose tooth and nail any move to 'legalise' prostitution. #India #United Nations #Prostitution #AIDWA #National Women's Commission #UN AIDS
Marking first International Yoga day: Modi, Rajnath Singh to do yoga together at Rajpath

May 20, 2015

Marking first International Yoga day: Modi, Rajnath Singh to do yoga together at Rajpath

PM Modi to lead celebration for the International Day of Yoga by practicing yoga with Cabinet Ministers including Rajnath Singh. #United Nations #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Yoga #Rajpath #PM Modi #International Day of Yoga
UN chief says North Korea withdraws invitation visit

May 20, 2015

UN chief says North Korea withdraws invitation visit

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Wednesday that North Korea had withdrawn an invitation to visit a factory park in the country, a day after he announced he would travel to the last major cooperation project between the rival Koreas. #United Nations #NewsTracker #Ban Ki-moon #North Korea #UN secretary general