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Int’l Day for Disaster Reduction observed 14.10.2018 The Assam Tribune
Int’l Day for Disaster Reduction observed
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World University of Design hosts Global Goals Jam 2.0 26.9.2018 Sify Finance
[India] Sep 26 (NewsVoir): The World University of Design (WUD) - India's first and only university dedicated to education in the creative domain organized a two-day exclusive Design Thinking
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Measles-rubella vaccination drive: media support sought 25.9.2018 The Assam Tribune
Measles-rubella vaccination drive: media support sought
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Regulate: ex-world leaders' solution to 'failed' drug war 24.9.2018 Reuters: World News
More governments should turn away from a repressive war on drugs that has "failed" and look to proven strategies to implement regulated markets for risky substances, a group of former presidents and leaders said in a report published Monday.
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Poverty Reduction Fastest Among Scheduled Tribes, Muslims In India: UN 21.9.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Poverty reduction was fastest among children, the poorest states, scheduled tribes and Muslims in India where in an historic shift over 270 million people moved out of poverty in the decade since...
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Poverty reduction rate fastest among STs, Muslims in India: UN data 21.9.2018 Zee News : World
While there is much that needs to be done to tackle poverty globally, there are "promising signs that such poverty can be - and is being - tackled." 
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India Made Progress In Reducing Multidimensional Poverty: Oxford Report 21.9.2018 NDTV News - Latest
India has made momentous progress in reducing multidimensional poverty, says Multidimensional Poverty Index by UNDP and the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative.
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Over 10 Years, Poverty Rate In India Reduced To Half: UN Report 21.9.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Over 270 million people in India moved out of poverty in the decade since 2005-06 and the poverty rate in the country nearly halved over the 10-year period, a promising sign that poverty is being...
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Indian Official At 'UN Women' Dismissed Over Alleged Sexual Misconduct 19.9.2018 NDTV News - Latest
In the strongest disciplinary measure available within staff rules in the United Nations, an Indian national employed in the UN agency for gender equality and women empowerment has been dismissed...
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India climbs one spot in Human Development Index, inequality restricts rise 14.9.2018 Zee News : India National
Inequality - alongwith climate change - remains a big threat for India.
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India Up A Spot In UN Human Development Index But Warned About Inequality 14.9.2018 NDTV News - Latest
India loses a quarter of its human development value due to inequality, UNDP country head Francine Pickup said over India's ranking of 130 in the human development index.
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Indian At UN Gender Equality Agency Faces Action For "Sexual Misconduct" 2.9.2018 NDTV News - Latest
An investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct against an Indian national employed in the UN agency for gender equality and women empowerment has been completed and steps have been taken to...
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Meet on SDGs, MSME sector 29.8.2018 The Assam Tribune
Meet on SDGs, MSME sector
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U.N. says it is still denied 'effective access' to Myanmar's Rakhine 21.8.2018 Reuters: World News
The United Nations is awaiting “effective access” to the Myanmar region where 700,000 Rohingya Muslims were driven out in an army crackdown, months after agreeing with the government to aid the return of refugees, the U.N. country head said on Tuesday.
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Mountain of indigenous knowledge in Peru 10.8.2018 Central Chronicle
United Nations, Indigenous people in a remote mountain town in the Andes in Peru are being helped to boost their incomes by preserving a valuable but threatened breed of alpaca. The Suri alpaca, an animal which is similar to a llama, is known for its soft coat which makes high quality but delicate yarn. In recent […]
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U.N. urges Myanmar to pave way for Rohingya returns, grant citizenship 8.8.2018 Reuters: World News
United Nations aid agencies called on Myanmar on Wednesday to improve conditions in Rakhine state for the safe return of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees from Bangladesh and provide a clear pathway to citizenship for those eligible.
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U.N. urges Myanmar to speed Rohingya returns, grant citizenship 8.8.2018 Reuters: World News
United Nations aid agencies called on Myanmar on Wednesday to improve conditions in Rakhine state for the safe return of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees from Bangladesh and provide a clear pathway to citizenship for those eligible.
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CAG of India signs 28 UN Audit Reports 1.8.2018 Sify Finance
[U.S.A.], Aug 01 (ANI): Comptroller and Auditor General of India Rajiv Mehrishi signed 28 UN Audit Reports at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.
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Step up efforts for Rohingyas’ repatriation, ask UNSC members 24.7.2018 Central Chronicle
Dhaka, The members of the UN Security Council have stressed the need for stepping up efforts for safe, voluntary, and dignified return of the Rohingyas to their homes in Myanmar’s Rakhine state. The members of the Security Council stressed the importance of undertaking independent and transparent investigations into allegations of human rights (HR) abuses and violations. […]
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Increase in people’s involvement in strategy of biodiversity must 13.7.2018 Central Chronicle » Bhopal
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, The workshop for revision of Madhya Pradesh Bio-diversity Strategy and Work-plan was organized at RCVP Noronha Academy of Administration and Management. Additional Chief Secretary K.K. Singh said that the pressure of population on the Earth has increased. A change has come over in the lifestyle of people. This calls for revision in the […]
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