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Disasters Make 2.3 Million Indians Leave Their Homes Each Year: United...

London: About 14 million people are being made homeless on average each year as a result of sudden disasters such as floods and storms, new...

India Set To Ratify Global Conventions To Combat Child Labour

United Nations: India is set to ratify two key global conventions on combating child labour which a top UN official described as a "great...

India’s Implementation Of Nutrition Schemes “Smart”, Says UN Expert

New Delhi: India may have an abysmally low rank in a global index on battling hunger, but a United Nations expert believes that it...

Over-eating, Wastage Leads To Loss Of One Fifth Of The World’s...

London: Almost 20 per cent of the food made available to consumers worldwide is lost through over-eating or wastage, according to a new study. The...

Now, ‘Saathiya Kits’, Mobile App To Clear Adolescents’ Doubts

New Delhi: India is home to 253 million adolescents, the largest in the world, as per the government data. During adolescence, the years between...

To Curb Maternal, Newborn Deaths, India Joins The UN Network

United Nations: India is among nine countries that will be part of a global health network focused on improving the quality of care for...

World Population Grows, Young Girls Struggle: United Nations

Amman: The United Nations population agency says the world's population grew to 7.4 billion in 2016, with a substantial youth bulge challenging political and...

21 Million People Worldwide In ‘Modern Slavery’: United Nations

Geneva:  An estimated 21 million people worldwide are trapped in conditions of contemporary slavery, including some five million children, a UN office said. "Slavery is...

These 10 Nations Reported Maximum Number of Child Deaths Last Year

Kuala Lampur: Sixty percent of the world's 5.9 million children who died before their fifth birthday last year were in 10 countries in Asia...

Climate Change Could Push 122 Million Into Extreme Poverty By 2030:...

Rome: Climate change could sink up to 122 million more people into extreme poverty by 2030, mostly in South Asia and Africa, where small...