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DNA Analysis of UN report on Heat Stress

Worldwide the UN predicts 80 million jobs will be lost by 2030. Here's why.

Jul 03, 2019, 23:20 PM IST

5W1H: India to surpass China as most populous country in next 8 years

According to a report by UN, India to surpass China as the most populous country in next 8 years

Jun 19, 2019, 17:10 PM IST

India projected to surpass China as world's most populous country by 2027

India is projected to surpass China as the world's most populous country around 2027 and will remain the most populated country through the end of the current century, according to a United Nations report. India is expected to add nearly 273 million people between now and 2050. Watch this video to know more.

Jun 19, 2019, 09:14 AM IST

North Koreans paying bribes to survive: UN report

North Korea has rejected the UN report saying it was "politically motivated for sinister purposes".

May 28, 2019, 14:48 PM IST

India made rapid progress in increasing access to sanitation in schools: UN report

Now girls are more likely to attend when they are on their period, said a joint UN agency study.

Sep 03, 2018, 10:07 AM IST

Hizbul Mujahideen, JeM recruited and used children as spies during Kashmir clashes: UN report

The unverified UN report claimed that children were recruited and used as spies during clashes with security forces in Kashmir. 

Jun 28, 2018, 13:47 PM IST

India slams UN report on Kashmir, calls it 'fallacious and motivated', says it's based on 'unverified information'

The Ministry of External Affairs said the United Nations report is 'overtly prejudiced' and seeks to build a 'false narrative'.

Jun 14, 2018, 15:11 PM IST

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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