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UN warns India of loss of productivity due to global warming

July 02, 2019 12:35 pm

Because of its large population, India is in absolute terms expected to lose the equivalent of 34 million full-time jobs in 2030 in productivity as a result of heat stress.

India to remain fastest-growing economy in 2019, 2020: UN report

January 23, 2019 8:41 pm

According to the UN's World Economic Situation and Prospects (WESP) 2019, India's GDP growth is expected to accelerate to 7.6 per cent in 2019-20 from an estimated 7.4 per cent in the current fiscal ending March 2019. The growth rate may come down to 7.4 per cent a year later.

Allowing UN report on Kashmir was failure of govt's foreign policy: Congress

June 23, 2018 9:09 pm

The UN, earlier this month, had released the first-ever report on alleged human rights violation in Kashmir and Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) and demanded an international probe into it.

India home to one in every three child brides in world: UN report

July 23, 2014 2:09 am

In India, about 27 per cent of women aged between 20 and 49 were married before age 15.

India home to 3rd highest number of HIV-infected people

July 17, 2014 12:33 pm

India recorded a 38 per cent decline in AIDS-related deaths between 2005 and 2013.

Delhi now second most populous city in world

July 12, 2014 2:57 am

Delhi has doubled its population since 1990 to 25 million to become world's second most populous city.

Prescription drug abuse growing in India: UN report

March 05, 2014 1:31 pm

India continued to be a main source of illicit amphetamine type stimulants manufactured and trafficked in South Asia.

Afghan civilian casualties rise as NATO pulls out: UN

February 08, 2014 4:06 pm

The rise in deaths, up seven percent from 2012, and injuries, up 17 percent, reverses the decline recorded last year.

Diwali Special: Mobile Republic

November 03, 2013 5:07 am

A third of India’s population are internal migrants,says a UN report. We spoke to a few such unmoored people — and one exception — about the dreams they leave home with,and the reality they find

Preventing teenage pregnancy can add $7.7 bn every year to India's economy: UN

October 30, 2013 3:41 pm

In India,the lifetime opportunity cost related to adolescent pregnancy is 12% of GDP.