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Feb 19, 2019
AI in Healthcare: Why maternal & child healthcare is a priority focus area in IndiaAI can go a long way in helping India attain a crucial sustainable development goal in health care.
Jan 31, 2019
Union Budget 2019: Children welfare, social sector suffer as new revenue sharing pattern puts additional burden on statesThere is a declining priority towards social sectors and child budgeting; while expenditure on children has declined from 22% of total expenditure in 2013-14 to 20.84% in general category states in 2016-17, it fell from 22.46% in 2013-14 to 21.16% in 2016-17 in the case of special category states
Oct 26, 2018
World Trade Organisation ministerial meet pledges 21st century trade rules to fight protectionismAsserting that the current situation at the World Trade Organisation is no longer sustainable, the Ottawa Ministerial on WTO reform Thursday vowed to fight against protectionism.
Oct 17, 2018
International Day for Eradication of Poverty quiz: Do you know which schemes aim to curb poverty globally?Some of the regions of the world have been facing 'chronic' poverty, while violent conflicts and political instability have impoverished a few other regions over the last decades.
Oct 01, 2018
UN must support India's leadership on climate change, development efforts, says Antonio Guterres in DelhiUN chief Antonio Guterres will also to speak at closing session of the Mahatma Gandhi International Sanitation Conference with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Jun 29, 2018
MoEF's notification on common effluent treatment plants ends up giving carte blanche for industrial pollutionThe MoEF's notification on common effluent treatment plants is as good as a clear exemption for the establishments from the environment clearance process.
Jan 07, 2018
UNESCO announces its full support for Terre-policy centre's Smart Campus Cloud NetworkUnesco's Knowledge Societies Programme will now work closely with SCCN to empower and enable the youth in the universities and colleges.
Sep 28, 2017
India, Norway join hands to work together in maternal, adolescent healthIndia and Norway have signed a Letter of Intent to extend health cooperation, especially in the areas of reproductive, maternal, new-born, child and adolescent health, said a statement on Thursday.
Sep 22, 2017
Sushma Swaraj asks for comprehensive reform of UN, says India, Brazil and South Africa must play rightful roleExternal Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has pressed for an "early comprehensive" reform of the UN, including the Security Council.
Jun 09, 2017
India-UN Development Partnership Fund launched to help poor countries improve quality of lifeThe India-UN Development Partnership Fund has been launched to help the poorest countries achieve the world organisation's Sustainable Development Goals