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Indian-origin employee at UN announces her candidacy for its Secretary-General

February 13, 2021 2:38 pm

Arora Akanksha, 34, working as an audit coordinator for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), said she will run for the post of the world’s top diplomat and launched her campaign #AroraForSG this month.

Indian-origin employee at UN announces her candidacy for its Secretary-General

February 13, 2021 1:36 pm

Arora Akanksha, 34, working as an audit coordinator for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), said she will run for the post of the world's top diplomat and launched her campaign #AroraForSG this month.

Covid Vaccine: Dry run from today in Patiala, Panchkula

January 02, 2021 5:25 am

In Haryana, the dry run will be held in Panchkula, state's Director General (Health Services) Dr Suraj Bhan Kamboj said.

Poverty index: how Jharkhand reduced its poor the fastest

July 15, 2019 5:25 am

Jharkhand reduced the incidence of multidimensional poverty from 74.9 per cent to 46.5 per cent between 2005-06 and 2015-16.

UNDP appoints Padma Lakshmi as Goodwill Ambassador

March 08, 2019 10:54 am

In her new role, Padma Lakshmi will mobilise support for the Sustainable Development Goals with a focus on fighting inequality, discrimination and empowering the disenfranchised.

India ranks 130 in UNDP's human development index

September 14, 2018 11:14 pm

Between 1990 to 2017, India's HDI value saw a 50 per cent increase from 0.427 to 0.640, an indicator of the country's remarkable achievement in lifting millions of people out of poverty, the report said.

India loses a quarter of its human development value due to inequality, says UNDP

September 14, 2018 8:16 pm

India climbed one spot to 130 out of 189 countries in the latest human development rankings released Friday by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

India expresses concern over decline in contributions to UNDP

June 09, 2016 12:14 pm

UNDP as the main development UN Agency has to play a key role in assisting member states in their efforts.

The good news

December 24, 2015 12:03 am

A compilation of state-level good practices gives reasons to be optimistic.

Centre to launch DBT scheme for food, kerosene in 3 UTs

July 03, 2015 3:03 am

On rationalisation of food and fertiliser subsidy, Subramanian said, “I think different parts of the government, both individually and collectively, are coming out with ideas.”