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Vodafone Partners with Harvard Model United Nations India for Students to #BeSuper

vodafone partners with harvard model united nations india for students to #besuper
In 2015, the *United Nations* laid down a set of 17 goals called the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which require action from all sections of society for their success by 2030. India,..

Donald Trump looks to formulate new south Asia strategy: White House

US President Donald Trump is weighing his options on formulating a new strategy in South Asia with the main focus on Afghanistan, the White House has said, after the President held a key meeting with..

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News video: US U.N. Envoy Memo Says Stand Up, Isolate Hate

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U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley told staff in an email that everyone must stand up and condemn hate. The email comes as President Donald Trump faces a backlash for his response to..
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News video: Yazidi boy reunited with mother in Canada after ISIL ordeal

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A Yazidi refugee mother has finally been joined by her 12-year-old son in Canada – three years after they were captured by ISIL. Campaigners helped make the dream come true for Nofa Zaghla who..
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News video: Discover Las Vegas Sands ECO360 Program 2020 Sustainability Goals and What the Company Achieved in 2016

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Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS) launched its 2016 Sands ECO360 Environmental Report. 2016 marks the beginning of the company’s new five-year reporting cycle with updated Sands ECO360 strategy and new..
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News video: North Korea Threat Raises More Issues

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Hamish de Bretton-Gordon, a former British army officer, is director of Doctors Under Fire. The views expressed in this commentary are his own. How did it come to this? Kim Jong Un, an unstable and..
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News video: Aid Arrives to Opposition-Held Cities of East Damascus

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A convoy bringing food and medical supplies entered besieged towns in the eastern Ghouta region, just outside Damascus, on August 17.A total of 48 trucks, loaded with food baskets, flour and sugar,..
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National Consultation on Data Generation for Gender Indicators of Sustainable Development Goals

New Delhi, Aug 18: Background: SDGs and Gender Indicators - India is a signatory to the "Transforming our World: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development" resolution (2030 Agenda) adopted by the..

Widow of late Chinese Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo reappears in video

 The widow of late Chinese Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo has resurfaced in an online video, weeks after her friends raised concerns about her fate at the hands of the authorities. Liu Xia was last seen..
DNA Also reported by •Deccan Herald

Kutchina Foundation Celebrates Annual Day

kutchina foundation celebrates annual day
*Kutchina Foundation* celebrated its annual day to commemorate the outstanding contributions and efforts by the existing *Krritikas* in bringing about a social impact and change in the society and to..

Amid Trump backlash, his U.N. envoy says stand up, isolate hate

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley told staff in an email - seen by Reuters on Friday - that everyone must stand up and condemn hate, as President Donald Trump..
Reuters India Also reported by •DNA

Dr Subhash Chandra pitches for women's quota in legislatures

Rajya Sabha MP and Essel Group chairman Dr Subhash Chandra on Friday said the time has come for Parliament to take up the issue of reservation for women in legislatures. Speaking at the India-ASEAN..

Yemen violence worsening, more access to north needed - U.N.

Top United Nations officials on Friday warned violence in Yemen was worsening and greater access was needed to the Houthi rebel-held north, particularly through the key Red Sea port of Hodeidah.
DNA Also reported by •Reuters India

European Space Agency and Italian Space Agency in Cooperation with Italian Artist Michelangelo Pistoletto & RAM Radioartemobile Launch SPAC3 App

european space agency and italian space agency in cooperation with italian artist michelangelo pistoletto & ram radioartemobile launch spac3 app
*Business Wire India* *Left - Paolo Nespoli, Italian Astronaut, Right - Michelangelo Pisteletto, An Italian Artist and founder of Pisteletto Foundation* *Press Conference* *ESA *(European Space..
Business Wire India

Kill us here but don`t send us back: Rohingya refugees

There are 16,000 Rohangiyas in India registered with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) but the total number is estimated to be 40,000.
Zee News

United Nations condemns terror attacks in Spain

United Nations has strongly condemned the terror attacks in Spain. UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said the United Nations stands in solidarity with the government and the people of Spain in the..
All India Radio

Over 100 minors killed in Sierra Leone floods, mudslides

over 100 minors killed in sierra leone floods, mudslides
At least 109 children were among the more than 300 people who were killed in the deadly floods and mudslides that swept through Sierra Leone earlier in the week, a UN agency said. The number could..

US urges UN probe into experts' murder, but Congo is opposed

The United States and Sweden have called for the United Nations to follow up initial inconclusive investigations into the murder of UN experts from their countries in Congo, but Congo says it opposes..

North Korea tells U.N. chief nuclear programme not up for negotiation

North Korea's nuclear weapons programme will never be up for negotiation as long as the U. S. government's "hostile policy and nuclear threat continue," Pyongyang's deputy U. N. ambassador told United..
DNA Also reported by •Reuters India

Saudi Arabia installing cranes at Yemen ports to boost aid delivery

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia said on Thursday it was installing four cranes at three ports in Yemen to help boost humanitarian aid deliveries and was ready to assist with installing cranes..
Reuters India

U.N. Security Council members urge new probe into killings of monitors

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Several members of the U.N. Security Council called on U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Thursday to establish an international investigation into the murders of two..
Reuters India

Saudi coalition to blame for half of Yemen child casualties: draft U.N. report

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - A Saudi Arabia-led military coalition was responsible for an "unacceptably high" 51 percent of child deaths and injuries in Yemen last year, according to a draft United..
Reuters India Also reported by •DNA

Name and shame countries that do not protect doctors in war, expert tells UN

By Umberto Bacchi LONDON, Aug 17 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The United Nations should name and shame countries that fail to protect health workers in war zones and audit what steps they take to..

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