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Jul 15, 2018
Govt's sharp focus on skill development is improving employability, but employment is still a far cryNearly 300 million youth are currently under employed or unemployed, and only two percent of the country’s total workforce has undergone skills training.
Jun 19, 2018
WHO commends India for achieving maternal mortality goal; but health ministry statistics differ from UNDP targetsIndia has met the MDG (Millenium Development Goal) target for MMR (Maternal Mortality Ratio) of 139/lakh live births by achieving 130 by 2015.
Nov 23, 2017
Latin America is the world's most violent region for women, says UNDPLatin America and the Caribbean is the most violent region in the world for women, the United Nations said on Thursday.
Nov 09, 2017
Need 'all- encompassing approach' to tackle air pollution in Delhi, says top UN officialTackling environmental pollution, such as the haze that has enveloped Delhi, calls for an "all- encompassing approach" over and above measures such as a ban on firecrackers and controlling the volume of vehicles on the roads, a top UN official said on Thursday.
Oct 04, 2017
Soumya Swaminathan becomes first Indian to hold deputy director general post at WHO: All you need to knowSoumya's position is also the highest post held by an Indian in the WHO.
Jul 29, 2017
Maharashtra SCW to ink deal with UNDP to help victims of sex trafficking, violenceMaharashtra's women commission will ink an agreement with the UNDP for rehabilitation victims of sex trafficking, acid attack and domestic violence
Jun 12, 2017
Alibaba's Jack Ma to attend YouthConnekt Africa Summit in RwandaThe three-day meeting on "realising Africa's youth potential" will bring together government officials, entrepreneurs, investors, multinationals, and startups shaping the African technological ecosystem to interact and discuss the methods of using technology to drive Africa's economic growth.
Mar 08, 2017
International Women's Day 2017: There's no place for ego in a social enterprise, says Craftizen's Mayura BalasubramanianCraftizen was a logical culmination for a passion for arts and crafts that permeated every aspect of my life.
Nov 11, 2016
Tennis star Maria Sharapova to return as UN goodwill ambassador after expiry of banMaria Sharapova will once again be a UN goodwill ambassador when her doping ban expires in April and she returns to international tennis competition.
Jul 11, 2016
Infographic: On World Population Day, here are some facts you should know about IndiaAs we observe World Population Day, here are some facts you should know about.