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FDI flows to India slip 26% in 2021: UN report

January 20, 2022 11:29 am

The report said developed economies saw the biggest rise by far, with FDI reaching an estimated USD 777 billion in 2021 - three times the exceptionally low level in 2020.

Women under represented in school textbooks, shown mostly in traditional roles: UNESCO report

June 29, 2020 2:29 pm

The report also takes note of the revision of many textbook images to remove gender stereotypes by the Maharashtra State Bureau of Textbook Production and Curriculum Research in 2019.

UN report: Taliban were in touch with Al Qaeda through talks with US

June 02, 2020 12:42 pm

A report by the Analytical Support and Sanctions Monitoring Team details that Al Qaeda and Taliban held meetings through 2019 and in early 2020 “to discuss co-operation related to operational planning, training and the provision by the Taliban of safe havens for Al Qaeda members inside Afghanistan.

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.