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Health Ministry says India has achieved 6th Millennium Goal !

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Health Ministry says India has achieved 6th Millennium Goal !

New Delhi, Sep 20 : Is the  latest claim by the Union Health Ministry is actually true? The sixth Millennium Development Goal of halting and reversing the incidence of malaria, tuberculosis and AIDS has been achieved, the Health Ministry informed the Union Cabinet today. While apprising the Cabinet of the progress under the National Health […]

UN Body condemns, asks US to reject Racism

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UN Body condemns, asks US to reject Racism

The United Nations body monitoring implementation of the global convention on prohibiting racial discrimination has called on high-level politicians and public officials of the United States to ‘unequivocally and unconditionally’ reject and condemn racist hate speech and crimes in Charlottesville and throughout the country. “We are alarmed by the racist demonstrations, with overtly racist slogans, […]

Shout out for Wildlife

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Shout out for Wildlife

Imagine the world without any wildlife. How will the life be? Is it possible to survive without wildlife? Actually No, not at all. We all know that for the balance of the nature it is very important that we protect and save our wildlife. It is an intrinsic part of our life. It contributes to […]

Come together for Zero Discrimination…

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Come together for Zero Discrimination…

Do we discriminate against our neighbours? Think about it on ZERO DISCRIMINATION DAY. (That’s today!) March 1 is celebrated as Zero Discrimination Day and it is very important for people and especially people living in India. Being a large country with large population, India is the land of many languages, it is only in India […]

World Say of Social Justice:  Bridging the Gap !

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World Say of Social Justice: Bridging the Gap !

The gap between the poorest and the wealthiest around the world is wide and growing. The world day of social justice recognises the need to promote efforts to tackle issues such as poverty, exclusion and unemployment. Social justice is underlying principle for peaceful and prosperous coexistence within and among nations. On 20th February we celebrate World day of Social […]

Record number of Palestinian houses destroyed: UN

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Record number of Palestinian houses destroyed: UN

During 2016, Israeli authorities demolished or seized 1,089 Palestinian-owned structures throughout the West Bank – including East Jerusalem – thus displacing 1,593 Palestinians and impacting the livelihoods of another 7,101, according to a recently completed United Nations study. Preliminary analysis of the data, gathered by the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), […]

Today may be a landmark for Climate Change: UN

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Today may be a landmark for Climate Change: UN

Three days ago, the landmark Paris Agreement, came into force. Now, the Marrakesh Conference, which begins Monday, 7 November, in Morocco, will give the world the opportunity to maintain momentum on climate action, and continue strengthening the global response to the threat of climate change. “Our challenge is to sustain the momentum that has propelled […]

Stop violence and murder of Journalists

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Stop violence and murder of Journalists

Sir Media is the fourth pillar of democracy. Every person depends on media for news and information. It is their duty to raise their voice against any injustice but very sad part is that media people are not free to raise their voice. They are always in a fear of losing their life and family. […]

The poor deserve to be treated with dignity, not disdain

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The poor deserve to be treated with dignity, not disdain

Today is the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty The observance of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty can be traced back to 17 October 1987. On that day, over a hundred thousand people gathered at the Trocadéro in Paris , where the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was signed in 1948, […]

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Antonio Guterres is UN Secy General elect

Portugal’s former Prime Minister Antonio Guterres has been officially appointed as the next UN secretary general. Mr Guterres, 67, will become the world’s top diplomat on 1 January when Ban Ki-moon’s second five-year term ends. The Portuguese, who led the UN refugee agency UNHCR for 10 years, was chosen from among 13 candidates last week.He […]

International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances 30 August

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International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances 30 August

International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances 30 August Enforced disappearance has frequently been used as a strategy to spread terror within the society. The feeling of insecurity generated by this practice is not limited to the close relatives of the disappeared, but also affects their communities and society as a whole. Enforced disappearance […]

Jobs are not growing as fast as population: future of unemployment looms?

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Jobs are not growing as fast as population: future of unemployment looms?

UNITED NATIONS: 40 percent of the world’s unemployed are youngsters, and are four times more likely to be unemployed than older people, according to a Solutions for Youth Employment (S4YE) report released here. Across 24 countries in Europe , surveys have found that between 25 percent and 45 percent of the employed are either overqualified […]