India has highest number of under-5 deaths in world: Report

India has the highest number of child deaths in 2015 globally, with 20% of the world's under five deaths occuring in the country, says a report.

IBSA proposes tripartite group to promote 'Decent Work'

The declaration was signed on the sidelines of the 15-day long International Labour Conference here. Union Labour Minister Mallikarjun Kharge is representing India in the conference.

‘India to miss MDG on reducing under-five deaths’

Despite the latest Sample
Registration System data showing a decline in infant mortality
rate, India is likely to miss the Millennium Development Goal
(MDG) on reducing under-five deaths, experts say.

`Happiness` should be ninth MDG: Bhutan

Bhutan has asked world
leaders to adopt "Happiness" as the ninth Millennium
Development Goal at the UN summit on reaching the MDGs, in
order to put and end to the scourge of poverty, hunger and

World cannot meet MDG on education without India: UN

UN agencies have hailed India`s newly enacted Right to Education Act, terming it an "essential step" towards bringing India, and hence the world closer to the Millineum Development Goals.

2010 is UN year of Millennium Development Goals

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon decided Tuesday to call 2010 the year of Millennium Development Goals, which will review progress to achieve a set of eight programmes by 2015.