UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said the world's two major economic powers should be cooperating on climate and negotiating more robustly on trade and technology even given persisting political fissures.
The theme for World Press Day 2021 is “Information as a Public Good"
The press statement followed Wednesday's closed council meeting at which Schraner Burgener warned that Myanmar faces the possibility of civil war “at an unprecedented scale”.
India has completed three months as an elected non-permanent member of the 15-nation Security Council.
India was one of the earliest initiators of the ‘Political Declaration on Equitable Global Access to Covid-19 Vaccines’ that garnered the support of more than 180 UN member states.
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.
The report also noted that India could spend nearly USD 10 billion on Covid-19 testing and healthcare utilisation by September 2021, the biggest share of the overall costs in the region.
Kamala Harris expressed concern over the decline of democracy and freedom across the globe in her address to the 65th Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women.
The UN condemned an “alarming” increase in attacks in the country targeting civilians.
Noronha will succeed fellow Indian and development economist Satya Tripathi.
The new wave of protests come just a day after junta leaders had declared that the anti-coup demonstrations were dying down in the country
UN releases $15 million to fight Ebola in Guinea and Congo
Antonio Guterres had confirmed last month that he will seek a second five-year term as chief of the world organisation.
Urging stakeholders to end the conflict, the UN chief David Beasley shared that around 1.2 million pregnant Yemeni women are also at the risk of malnutrition.
The biggest limitation of the recent government advisory is that it does not provide any additional economic or social rehabilitation support to marginalised children.
The US and Australia also expressed concern over the development in Myanmar and urged Myanmar's military to respect the rule of law.
Approximately 3.5 million people are at risk if India's Mullaperiyar dam in Kerala, built over 100 years ago, 'fails'
Pramila Patten, UN special representative on sexual violence, warns of serious sexual violence allegations, as women in Ethiopia face a shortage of rape kits and HIV drugs
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.