Under-Millennium-Development-Goal - Latest News on Under-Millennium-Development-Goal | Read Breaking News on Zee News

Poverty, child, maternal deaths high in India: UN report

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 08:44

India continues to battle poverty, child and maternal deaths, according to a United Nations report on the Millennium Development Goals that said while several key global targets have been met, more sustained effort is needed to cover disparities by the 2015 deadline.

UN chief wants world leaders to adopt new development goals

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 02:37

A new universal Sustainable Development Agenda will be launched next year after the expiry of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said Friday.

India to meet poverty reduction goal by 2015: UN Report

Last Updated: Friday, July 05, 2013, 20:52

Despite widespread poverty in the country, India is on track to meet the United Nations' Millennium Development Goal (MDG) of poverty reduction by 2015, a UN report said on Friday.

World ‘within reach’ of halving hunger by 2015: UN report

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 02, 2013, 15:59

Although one in eight people around the globe still does not have enough to eat, the goal of halving hunger by 2015 is close to being realised, according to a UN report.

SAARC meet on poverty kicks off in Kathmandu

Last Updated: Friday, April 05, 2013, 14:54

The third SAARC Ministerial Meeting on poverty alleviation kicked off in Kathmandu on Friday.

India will not be able to achieve crucial MDG targets: Report

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 02, 2013, 00:09

India's poverty ratio is likely to be 26.7 percent by 2015 while child mortality ratio is seen at 52 per thousand live births, missing the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) in this regard, according to a government report.

Make women part of the solution to global challenges: UNESCO chief

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 20, 2012, 11:42

Irina Bokova, Director General of UNESCO, explained how the gap between the knowledge and decision making is a big bottleneck in the path towards sustainable development globally.

Need to think beyond MDG deadline: Shashi Tharoor

Last Updated: Friday, November 09, 2012, 16:00

Minister of State for Human Resource Development Shashi Tharoor said there is a need to think beyond the 2015 deadline of millennium development goal (MDG) for education for all (EFA).

Aim to cut maternal mortality ratio: Ghulam Nabi Azad

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 14, 2012, 13:36

India is targeting to cut maternal mortality ratio by a quarter to 150 per 1,00,000 live births by 2015.

Ambani, other Indian biz leaders to meet Ban on MDGs

Last Updated: Saturday, April 28, 2012, 14:52

The meeting here will focus on how Indian business leaders can help to ensure significant progress towards achieving the MDGs on various social issues, a statement said.

‘Rajasthan making all efforts to achieve UN MDGs’

Last Updated: Sunday, March 18, 2012, 00:39

Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot said that all efforts are being made in the state for achieving the UN Millennium Development Goals.

UN reaches Millennium Development Goal on drinking water

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 07, 2012, 14:29

UN’s Millennium Development Goal of providing access to clean water has been met much earlier than its scheduled date of 2015.