The installation on the UN headquarters grounds has been unveiled to urge leaders to prioritize school reopening.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres had said that he is “extremely grateful” for the gift of 200,000 Covid-19 vaccine doses for UN peacekeepers announced by India.
Noronha will succeed fellow Indian and development economist Satya Tripathi.
The 35-year-old princess is the daughter of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the ruler of Dubai
Antonio Guterres had confirmed last month that he will seek a second five-year term as chief of the world organisation.
India has airlifted more than 6 million Covid-19 doses to nine countries in Phase-I under its initiative termed 'Vaccine Maitri'
Indian and Chinese troops were involved in a clash in the high-altitude Naku La region in North Sikkim on January 20
According to the coronavirus tracker, the deadly virus has so far claimed 2,008,237 lives and infected 93,816,953 people globally.
The General Assembly elects the secretary-general on the recommendation of the 15-member Security Council where the five permanent members have veto power
The WHO map currently shows the union territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh in a shade different to the rest of the country.
UN faced worst crisis since WW-II in 75 years, mounted a comprehensive global response to combat the pandemic.
Human Development Index is the measure of a nation's health, education, and standards of living.
Resident Coordinators are the UN Secretary-General's representatives for development at the country level.
Extreme poverty has risen for the first time in more than a generation, fuelled by Covid-19, conflicts, forced migration and global warming.
The Indian envoy was responding to Pakistan's opposition to India's membership in the UN Security Council.
UNICEF, World Bank Group warn that any progress made in recent years, has been 'slow-paced, unequally distributed, and at risk' due to the economic impact of the pandemic.
India also said that the principle of self-determination was not established by the UN to be used as a justification for undermining the territorial integrity of any member state.
The theme for this year addresses the challenge of achieving social and environmental justice for all.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.