Wednesday, 26 January, 2022
TopicUN report

Topic: UN report

UN warns of increasing risk of Covid-like zoonotic disease outbreaks due to human activity

The UN report listed 10 steps countries could immediately take to lower the risk of increased outbreaks, including regulating food systems.

India accounts for 45.8 million of world’s missing females over last 50 years: UN report

Citing data by experts, the report said China and India together account for about 90-95% of the estimated 1.5 million missing female births annually worldwide.

India dismisses UN Kashmir report as ‘false narrative’, says it ignores issue of Pakistan

India registered a strong protest over the UN Human Rights' report, calling it a violation of India's sovereignty and territorial integrity.

UN report says India’s fertility rate has halved since 1980, hails achievement

Decline in fertility rate could be crucial factor in bolstering India's economic growth and have positive impact on ensuring right to health, education & jobs.

Kerala is pulling plastic from the oceans to build roads

There are more than 34,000km of plastic roads in India, mostly in rural areas.

Forget the UN report on Kashmir, why is India’s own human rights watchdog sleeping?

The NHRC has rarely made its presence felt. The Modi government has also done its bit to ensure it is not free to function.

Top journalist murdered, soldier kidnapped and killed, UN report on human rights: Is Kashmir back in the 90s?

The brutal killing of Shujaat Bhukari and an army jawan yesterday coincided with the release of a UN report that holds India responsible for alleged human rights violation in Kashmir. Experts weigh in.

Poor private investment a key concern for Indian economy: UN Report

GDP forecast for 2018 and 2019 is 7.2 per cent and 7.4 per cent respectively, according to World Economic Situation and Prospects Report, 2018.

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File photo of Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow | Photo: Andrey Rudakov | Bloomberg

How Vladimir Putin keeps everyone guessing

Over the years, Putin has always had the upper hand tactically vis-à-vis the West because he’s had what’s called escalation dominance. But experts say he may have gone a big step too far.
AU Small Finance Bank Managing Director and Chief Executive Sanjay Agarwal. | Photo by special arrangement

MSME sector requires hand-holding, Budget measures needed: AU Small Finance Bank MD & CEO

The sector has faced continued distress since the Covid-19 pandemic struck in March 2020. Govt data says about 9% of MSMEs shut down due to the pandemic.


The photo of former PM Indira Gandhi with the three former service chiefs | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

‘Mystery’ brochure on 1971 War crops Indira Gandhi, Jagjivan Ram from images, courts controversy

Both images show the then service chiefs, but the former PM and defence minister is removed from them.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.