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India Ranks 131 On Human Development Index

India has ranked a lowly 131 among the 188 countries surveyed for human development, a new UN report has said, bracketing the third-largest Asian economy alongside its South Asian neighbours like Pakistan, Bhutan and Nepal

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Trump Plans 28 Per Cent Cut In Budget For Diplomacy, Foreign Aid

The budget also requests $12 billion in "Overseas Contingency Operations," or OCO, funding for extraordinary costs, chiefly in war zones such as Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria

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Kalinga Institute Of Social Sciences: Empowering Underprivileged Tribal Children

It was the only NGO from India selected to participate in the United Nation's 55th session of the Commission for Social Development in New York this month

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Ashok Amritraj Appointed UN Goodwill Ambassador For SDGs In India

Amritraj has made over 100 films during the span of his 30-year extraordinary career garnering global acclaim as well as worldwide revenues in excess of $2 billion

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Nikki Haley Confirmed As New US Envoy To United Nations

The US Senate has confirmed Nikki Haley as the next Ambassador to the United Nations, making her the first Indian-American to serve on a Cabinet rank position in any presidential administration in the US

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In Punjab, Haley Relatives Cheer Appointment as UN envoy

Nikki Haley may have been born in the United States but her extended family in India is thrilled that the South Carolina governor has been named by US President-elect Donald Trump as ambassador to the United Nations

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Trump Picks Indian-American Nikki Haley As UN Ambassador

Haley was critical of Trump during the primary campaign and had backed Senator Marco Rubio in the Republican primary

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Global Citizen Festival India Commitments Set To Affect 50 Crore People With $3.37 Billion Investment

Global Citizens in India made their voices heard calling on governments, business and community leaders, who made commitments to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals

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UN Votes To Launch Talks On Nuclear Weapons Ban

Four of the five UN Security Council nuclear powers - Britain, France, Russia and the United States - voted against the resolution while China abstained, as did India and Pakistan

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India Calls For Global Action Against Chemical Weapons

India has strong and law-based national export controls consistent with the highest international standards with reference to control of nuclear, chemical, biological and toxin weapons, says ambassador D.B. Venkatesh Varma

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Nuclear Proliferation Linkages Have Pakistan Fingerprints: India

Hitting out at Pakistan, India has said nuclear proliferation linkages active today have clear “Pakistan fingerprints” and an “unbridled” expansion of fissile material under the nexus between state and non-state actors constitutes the biggest threat to peace

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China Again Blocks UN Ban On Masood Azhar Over 'Different Views'

China on Saturday defended its second technical hold to prevent a UN ban on Pakistan-based JeM chief Masood Azhar saying there were "different views" on India's application and that Beijing's move will allow more time for the "relevant parties" to have consultations

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India Welcomes Antonio Guterres As New UN Secretary-General

Guterres, the 67-year-old former head of UN's refugee organisation for 10 years, emerged as a leading candidate in all of the Security Council's straw polls

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