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5 Global Success Stories On Battling Air Pollution: Can Delhi Learn From Them?

Knee-jerk reactions to curb pollution are not a permanent solution to the crisis, but sustainable solutions which include strict legislative norms, citizen’s participation and community engagement on a massive scale and dispersion of eco-friendly technology may be effective in battling this crisis, which poses a threat to people and the environment.

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Indian Companies Are Spending Heavily To Mitigate Water Supply Risks, Report Finds

The report highlights growing accountability and performance in water management with a 40% increase in disclosure since 2016 and a 193% increase in the number of companies featured on the CDP Water A List

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India To Contribute USD 100 Mn To UN Partnership Fund

The India-UN Development Partnership Fund was set up earlier this year as a partnership between India and the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC)

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South Africa- The Underestimated Export Destination for Indian Agriculture

As per United Nations COMTRADE database on international trade, India’s overall exports to South Africa was USD 3.24 Billion during 2016

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UN Observes Gandhi Jayanti As International Day Of Non-Violence

UN General Assembly President Miroslav Lajcak, at an event at the UN headquarters in New York, said that people are not yet living in the world that Gandhi dreamt of

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Migration & Feminisation in Global Agriculture – A United Nations Perspective

The share of international migrants in destination countries is increasing – especially in high-income countries – and has started posing social challenges as migrants are often perceived as competitors for jobs and threat to wage levels

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PM Hails Swaraj For Her UN General Assembly Speech

Swaraj in her speech asked Pakistani leaders to introspect as to why India is recognised as a global IT superpower while the neighbour is infamous as the "pre-eminent export factory for terror".

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Swaraj Attacks Pak At UN; Asks Its Leaders To Introspect

In her address to the 72nd UN General Assembly session, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj spoke on issues like terrorism, climate change, maritime and cyber security, UN Security Council reforms, poverty and unemployment

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Swaraj Meets Tillerson, Discusses Bilateral Ties

Swaraj and Tillerson discussed a wide range of bilateral issues, including the situation in the neighbourhood and the Indo-Asia Pacific region, officials said

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National Agenda For Global Goals

The following piece will map out the 17 goals, and centrally sponsored schemes and related interventions for working towards the SDGs

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UN Adopts Global Treaty Banning N-weapons; India Skips Talks

Over 120 countries in the United Nations voted to adopt the first-ever global treaty to ban nuclear weapons, even as India and eight other nuclear- armed nations, including the US, China and Pakistan did not participate in the negotiations for the legally binding instrument to prohibit atomic weapons

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Public Service In India: Challenges And Solutions

Public Service day (23 June), designated by United Nation General Assembly in 2003, highlights the importance of people who work every day for the success of the nation.

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India Set To Ratify Global Conventions To Combat Child Labour

The government of India had in March this year approved ratification of two fundamental conventions of the ILO to address concerns related to child labour.

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