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Water crisis to worsen in India by 2050, warns UN report

Water crisis to worsen in India by 2050, warns UN report

While ground water resources will face even greater pressure in north India, south and central India will experience high levels of risk from poor water quality in its river basins by 2050. 

Mar 20, 2018, 06:44 AM IST
N. Korea flouts sanctions, earning $200 mln from banned exports: UN

N. Korea flouts sanctions, earning $200 mln from banned exports: UN

North Korea is flouting UN sanctions by exporting coal, iron, steel and other commodities banned under UN sanctions, earning nearly $200 million in revenue last year, a UN report said Friday.

Feb 03, 2018, 06:16 AM IST
800,000 fewer Bangladeshi migrants in India: UN

800,000 fewer Bangladeshi migrants in India: UN

The number of Bangladeshis living in India has come down by 800,000 since 2000, says a UN report.

Dec 20, 2017, 09:49 AM IST
More than 1.1 billion people don't exist officially, says UN report

More than 1.1 billion people don't exist officially, says UN report

Among these "invisible people" - many of whom live primarily in Africa and Asia, says a UN report.

Oct 22, 2017, 09:31 AM IST
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.

Aug 02, 2017, 11:59 AM IST
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.

Jun 15, 2017, 09:57 AM IST

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. 

May 25, 2017, 20:44 PM IST
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.

May 02, 2017, 13:21 PM IST

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.

Aug 06, 2016, 06:31 AM IST
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.

May 12, 2016, 12:28 PM IST
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.

Sep 26, 2015, 06:11 AM IST

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.

Sep 13, 2015, 15:52 PM IST

Israeli leader criticizes upcoming UN report on Gaza war

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday criticized an upcoming United Nations report into last year's war in the Gaza Strip, calling it a waste of time.

Jun 14, 2015, 20:01 PM IST

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.

May 20, 2015, 20:15 PM IST

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.

May 20, 2015, 14:55 PM IST

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.

May 20, 2015, 00:33 AM IST

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.

May 14, 2015, 15:49 PM IST

Israel responsible for Gaza shelter attacks: UN report

A United Nations inquiry on Monday blamed the Israeli military for seven attacks on UN schools in Gaza that were used as shelters during the 2014 war.

Apr 27, 2015, 23:07 PM IST

India 5th biggest generator of e-waste in 2014: UN report

India is the fifth biggest producer of e-waste in the world, discarding 1.7 million tonnes (Mt) of electronic and electrical equipment in 2014, a UN report has said warning that the volume of global e-waste is likely to rise sharply by 21 per cent in next three years.

Apr 19, 2015, 12:36 PM IST