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India among five countries responsible for most child deaths due to inadequate breastfeeding: UN report

India among five countries responsible for most child deaths due to inadequate breastfeeding: UN report

Breastfeeding not only helps prevent diarrhoea and pneumonia, two major causes of death in infants, it also helps reduce mothers' risk of ovarian and breast cancer, two leading causes of death among women.

One child out of five living in relative poverty in rich countries: UN report

One child out of five living in relative poverty in rich countries: UN report

The number of adolescents reporting mental health problems is increasing in the majority of the countries included in the study, along with the rate of obesity among young people.

China denies UN report on CPEC

"Indian media is reporting on this, but we have not seen the full text of the report but I can give you some response in general and principle," Lu said. 

India to clock 7.1% GDP this year, 7.5% in 2018: UN report

India to clock 7.1% GDP this year, 7.5% in 2018: UN report

Inflation is projected to reach 5.3-5.5 percent in 2017 and 2018, which is somewhat above the official target of 4.5-5 percent.

UN report: All sides violate humanitarian law in Yemen

All sides in Yemen's 17-month old civil war have committed violations of international humanitarian law.

Indian economy projected to grow 7.3% in 2016: UN report

Indian economy projected to grow 7.3% in 2016: UN report

India's economy, which accounts for over 70 percent of South Asia's GDP, had grown by about 7.2 percent in 2015.

Islamic State gaining ground in Afghanistan: UN

Islamic State gaining ground in Afghanistan: UN

Islamic State group is making inroads in Afghanistan, winning over a growing number of sympathizers and recruiting followers in 25 of the country`s 34 provinces, a UN report said Friday.

16,000 children under age of five die every day: UNICEF

Nearly 5.9 million children will die before their fifth birthday this year mainly of preventable causes, a UN report has warned, though the child mortality rate has fallen by more than 50 per cent since 1990.

India's economic growth to surpass China's in 2015-16: UN report

India's economic growth is projected to surpass that of China's in 2016 with the GDP expected to zoom by 7.7 percent, according to a UN report which said India will help accelerate growth in South Asia.

Now on India will grow faster, outpace China: UN

India is expected to log a growth of 7.6 percent this year and 7.7 percent, nearly 1.5 percentage points higher than the outlook just four months ago, in a clear sign that it will outpace China quite decisively, as per a UN report released here Tuesday.

India economic growth to surpass China's in 2015-16: UN report

The mid-year update of the UN World Economic Situation and Prospects (WESP), released today, said India's economy is projected to grow by 7.6 per cent this year and 7.7 per cent in 2016, overtaking China.

India to grow at 8.1% in 2015-16: UN report

Indian economy is likely to clock 8.1 percent growth in the current financial year, spurred by strong consumer spending amid low inflation, infrastructure projects and government's reform measures, says a UN report.

India's FDI increased by 26% in 2014: UN

Notwithstanding the decline in global foreign direct investment inflows, India's FDI increased by 26 percent in 2014 to nearly USD 35 billion with maximum growth in the services sector, a UN report has said.

India's FDI increased by 26% in 2014

India's FDI increased by 26% in 2014

FDI flows to India increased by 26 percent in 2014 to an estimated 35 billion.

Convergence of schemes can improve growth, development outcome

The report assesses initiatives underway in six states and illustrates how these can be successfully converged to enhance qualitative and sustainable outcomes for development.

India to meet poverty reduction goal by 2015: UN Report

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.

India to be world's most populous country by 2028: UN

India's population is expected to surpass China's around 2028, according to a UN report launched Friday.

No recovery in sight for global labour market: UN

A new UN report Monday warned that despite signs that economic growth has resumed in some regions, the global employment situation is alarming and shows no signs of recovery in the near future.