Asianet NewsableAsianet Newsable
93 results for "

United Nations

"
At least 37 per cent of world's population has never used internet United Nations gcwAt least 37 per cent of world's population has never used internet United Nations gcw

At least 37 per cent of world's population has never used internet, reveals United Nations

Houlin Zhao, Secretary-General of the International Telecommunication Union, stated that the ITU would seek to ensure that the foundations for connecting the remaining 2.9 billion people are in place. 

World News Dec 1, 2021, 2:18 PM IST

UN raises violence against women and girls issue in Afghananistan-dnmUN raises violence against women and girls issue in Afghananistan-dnm

UN raises violence against women and girls issue in Afghananistan

Women and girls living in horror are curbing all past and present efforts for peace and sustainable development in Afghanistan, Khaama Press reported.

World News Nov 25, 2021, 2:36 PM IST

India gets re elected to UNESCO executive board for 2021 25 term gcwIndia gets re elected to UNESCO executive board for 2021 25 term gcw

India gets re-elected to UNESCO executive board for 2021-25 term

"India is re-elected to the UNESCO Executive Board with 164 votes for the term 2021-25," the Permanent Delegation of India to UNESCO tweeted.

India News Nov 18, 2021, 9:12 AM IST

India slams Pakistan at UN asks to evacuate illegally occupied areas in JK gcwIndia slams Pakistan at UN asks to evacuate illegally occupied areas in JK gcw

India slams Pakistan at UN; asks to evacuate illegally occupied areas in J&K

Bhat went on to say that this is not the first time a Pakistani official has utilised UN venues to spread false and destructive propaganda against the country.

Top Stories Nov 17, 2021, 10:04 AM IST

Indian-origin man's family pleads second chance on death row in Singapore-dnmIndian-origin man's family pleads second chance on death row in Singapore-dnm

Indian-origin man’s family pleads ‘second chance’ on death row in Singapore

Nagaenthran's case has sparked a storm of criticism, with the European Union and United Nations rights experts speaking out against it, and a clemency petition getting around 85,000 signatures.
 

World News Nov 15, 2021, 12:53 PM IST

United States joins India-led International Solar Alliance as 101st memberUnited States joins India-led International Solar Alliance as 101st member

United States joins India-led International Solar Alliance as 101st member

The development was announced by US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change COP26.

Top Stories Nov 11, 2021, 7:42 AM IST

Leaders must act to save humanity UN chief Antonio Guterres at COP26 climate summit gcwLeaders must act to save humanity UN chief Antonio Guterres at COP26 climate summit gcw

Leaders must act to 'save humanity': UN chief Antonio Guterres at COP26 climate summit

More than 120 state and government leaders are meeting in Glasgow for a two-day summit at the opening of the United Nations' COP26 conference, which organisers believe is critical for mapping humanity's route away from catastrophic global warming.

World News Nov 2, 2021, 10:18 AM IST

Climate change big challenge for agriculture sector: PM Modi at COP26 global climate summit-dnmClimate change big challenge for agriculture sector: PM Modi at COP26 global climate summit-dnm

Climate change big challenge for agriculture sector: PM Modi at COP26 global climate summit

The 26th Conference of Parties (COP26) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) kicked off on Sunday in Scotland's Glasgow and will conclude on November 12.

Top Stories Nov 1, 2021, 10:13 PM IST

Elon Musk's 'open' challenge to UN: Will sell $6 bn Tesla stock to solve world hunger, if...Elon Musk's 'open' challenge to UN: Will sell $6 bn Tesla stock to solve world hunger, if...

Elon Musk's 'open' challenge to UN: Will sell $6 bn Tesla stock to solve world hunger, if...

Billionaire Elon Musk is willing to sell Tesla stock worth $6 billion to help solve world hunger problem, but has one condition. In a tweet on Sunday (October 31), the Tesla and SpaceX CEO launched an 'open' challenge to United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) Executive Director, David Beasley, asking him to prove the latter's claim that just 2 per cent of the entrepreneur's income could help end world hunger problem.

World News Nov 1, 2021, 4:16 PM IST

Detailed itinerary of PM Modi's schedule in Glasgow Bilateral talks to VVIP reception gcwDetailed itinerary of PM Modi's schedule in Glasgow Bilateral talks to VVIP reception gcw

Bilateral talks to VVIP reception: Here's a detailed itinerary of PM Modi's schedule in Glasgow

PM Modi will also meet with his Israeli colleague, Naftali Bennett, on the sidelines of the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Glasgow.

Top Stories Oct 31, 2021, 8:29 PM IST

PM Modi departs for Italy-UK visit; to meet Pope, attend G20, COP 26 VPNPM Modi departs for Italy-UK visit; to meet Pope, attend G20, COP 26 VPN

PM Modi departs for Italy-UK visit; to meet Pope, show the world India's climate action

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has emplaned for Italy and the United Kingdom to participate in the G20 Summit and 26th Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.

Top Stories Oct 28, 2021, 8:21 PM IST

Pakistan occupied Kashmir will be part of India one day, says top IAF commanderPakistan occupied Kashmir will be part of India one day, says top IAF commander

Pakistan-occupied Kashmir will be part of India one day, says top IAF commander

If the United Nations had not intervened, the entire Kashmir would have been in India, said IAF Western Air Commander Air Marshal Amit Dev.

Defence Oct 27, 2021, 4:05 PM IST

pledges weak not yet achieved UN seeks more emission cuts needed on climate goal gcwpledges weak not yet achieved UN seeks more emission cuts needed on climate goal gcw

'Pledges weak, not yet achieved': UN seeks more emission cuts to reach climate goal

Countries' most recent climate plans would produce only a minuscule fraction of the emissions reduction required to reduce global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius, the UN warned on Tuesday in a dismal assessment ahead of the COP26 climate meeting. 

World News Oct 26, 2021, 8:40 PM IST

UN reveals Asia had its warmest year on record in 2020 gcwUN reveals Asia had its warmest year on record in 2020 gcw

Ahead of COP26 meeting, UN reveals Asia had its warmest year on record in 2020

It further noted that extreme weather and climate change impacts across Asia in 2020 killed thousands of people, displaced millions more, and cost hundreds of billions of dollars while wreaking havoc on infrastructure and ecosystems. 

World News Oct 26, 2021, 4:27 PM IST

UN bulletin reveals quantities of greenhouse gases in atmosphere hit new highs in 2020 gcwUN bulletin reveals quantities of greenhouse gases in atmosphere hit new highs in 2020 gcw

UN bulletin reveals quantities of greenhouse gases in atmosphere hit new highs in 2020

According to the World Meteorological Organization's (WMO) Greenhouse Gas Bulletin, the annual growth rate last year was higher than the yearly average between 2011 and 2020, and the trend is expected to continue in 2021.

World News Oct 25, 2021, 6:30 PM IST