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9th International Art of Giving Day celebrated

Samanta said the United Nations will be proposed to announce May 17 as the Art of Giving Day.

published on : 18th May 2022

'Aim is to save crisis-hit Sri Lanka, not a family', says PM Wickremesinghe as he eyes curbing President's power

The 73-year-old United National Party (UNP) leader also said that US dollars will be sourced from open markets to pay for petrol, crude, furnace oil shipments currently in Sri Lankan waters.

published on : 16th May 2022

UN lists Pakistan among 23 drought-hit countries

By 2050, an additional 4 million square kilometres of natural areas, equivalent to the size of India and Pakistan, would require drought restoration measures, the report said.

published on : 15th May 2022

Record 12.3 million Syrian children need aid: UN

"Many families struggle to make ends meet. Prices of basic supplies including food are skyrocketing, partially as a result of the crisis in Ukraine."

published on : 8th May 2022

UN: Record number of people without enough to eat in 2021

Almost 193 million people in 53 countries suffered acute food insecurity in 2021 due to what the UN on Wednesday said was a "toxic triple combination".

published on : 5th May 2022

Rythu Bharosa Kendras of AP nominated for UN Award

The initiative has revolutionised agriculture sector by meeting farmers’ needs from seed to sale.

published on : 5th May 2022

UN works to broker civilian evacuation from Mariupol 

 Ukraine's forces, meanwhile, fought to hold off Russian attempts to advance in the south and east, where the Kremlin is seeking to capture the country's industrial Donbas region.

published on : 30th April 2022

Saving the world from the scourge of wars

Powerful countries have attacked nations like Iraq, Syria, Vietnam and Yemen with impunity. And none held them responsible for waging such futile wars.

published on : 30th April 2022

Still have 'hope' in Ukraine talks, Putin tells UN chief

"Despite the fact that the military operation is ongoing, we still hope that we will be able to reach agreements on the diplomatic track," Putin told UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres.

published on : 27th April 2022

UN approves measure requiring permanent member states to justify veto

The measure provides for the General Assembly to be convened within 10 working days after a veto "to hold a debate on the situation as to which the veto was cast," according to the text.

published on : 26th April 2022

India deeply concerned about worsening situation in Ukraine: UN Deputy Ambassador

India has also requested safe passage to deliver humanitarian aid.

published on : 20th April 2022

India can help other countries achieve their climate change goals: UN representative

India can become a green staging post for the world and the world needs India to pursue its green agenda.

published on : 18th April 2022

Boys at greater risk of repeating grades, failing to complete education than girls: UNESCO report

It said boys are more likely than girls to experience physical bullying and are often targeted because of their real or perceived sexual orientation and gender identity or expression (SOGIE).

published on : 10th April 2022

Australian human rights body threatened with downgrade, 'A status' at risk

The commission risks losing its 'A status' rating for the first time in its 30-year history, a demotion that could see it stripped of its participation rights at the UNHRC.

published on : 8th April 2022

Russia urged to stop using land mines in its war in Ukraine

The rights group said Russia is known to possess the type of mines that were discovered, but Ukraine doesn't have them.

published on : 5th April 2022
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