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Sustainable Development Goals


Delhi teen named by UN to 2020 Class of Young Leaders for SDGs

September 18, 2020 3:18 pm

Udit Singhal is the founder of Glass2Sand, a zero-waste ecosystem that addresses the growing menace of glass waste in Delhi.

A better world for her

July 22, 2020 9:12 pm

In trying to end discrimination against women, government has to do more than framing laws. It should invest in education and interventions that encourage equality between men and women in public sphere.

Strategic S&T ties between countries are the only way to address climate change

January 02, 2020 12:21 pm

It is evident that international collaborations in S&T innovation is not merely cosmetic. Today, it is a necessity. No nation alone has the capacity, infrastructure and human resources to address the massive challenges that the earth and mankind faces, threatening our very existence.

Express daily briefing: To recover damages, UP goes where no state has gone before; Kerala tops SDG index, Bihar at bottom; and more

December 31, 2019 9:09 am

From Uttar Pradesh government's move to slap notices on 372 people (out of 478 identified) to recover damages to General Bipin Rawat being appointed the first Chief of Defence Staff, here are top news today.

Sustainable Development Goals: Kerala retains No. 1 slot, Bihar at bottom, UP is highest gainer

December 31, 2019 7:03 am

With regard to poverty reduction, states which have done well include Tamil Nadu, Tripura, Andhra Pradesh, Meghalaya, Mizoram and Sikkim. On zero hunger parameters, Goa, Mizoram, Kerala, Nagaland and Manipur were the front runners, according to the report.

Telling Numbers: How the states, UTs scored on various goals in SDG Index

December 31, 2019 11:16 pm

Kerala is in the top slot with a score of 70, while Bihar is at the bottom with 50.

World Disability Day: All you need to know about International Day of Disabled Persons 2019

December 03, 2019 1:32 pm

As a UN recognised day, World Disability Day aims at increasing public awareness, understanding and accepting people with disability and celebrating their achievements and contributions.

To achieve development goals, Asia-Pacific countries need to spend $1.5 tn/yr: UN report

April 05, 2019 12:31 pm

The UN defines 17 SDGs as a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity.

India presents national review report on Sustainable Development Goals implementation in United Nations

July 20, 2017 12:59 pm

The report details various measures being implemented towards achieving core objectives of ambitious global goals, including poverty eradication, economic growth, food security, gender equality, promoting inclusive industrialisation and climate action.

The unmade case for global goals

October 08, 2015 12:13 am

Millennium development goals were not the achievement they were purported to be. Now the success of sustainable development goals could depend on India. But Delhi appears unlikely to grasp the nettle.