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UN warns India of loss of productivity due to global warming

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

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

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

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

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

Delhi now second most populous city in world

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

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

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

Diwali Special: Mobile Republic

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

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