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India, Canada sign six MoUs in various sectors

6 hrs ago
India and Canada have signed six memorandums of understanding (MoUs) in various fields including Information Technology, Petroleum and Natural Gas, Sports, Industrial Policy and Promotion, Cooperation in Higher Education, and Science, Technology and Innovation.

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India, Germany sign MOU to promote sustainable urban development

1 day ago
India and Germany have signed an agreement for technical cooperation in the field sustainable urban development and the smart cities mission of India. It will seek to achieve the set target of promoting sustainable urban development under the national urban missions/programmes such as Smart Cities Mission, linking with the Sustainable Development Goal No. 11.

World Leaders failed to respond to Human Rights violation: Amnesty report

1 day ago
Amnesty stated in its report that the international community had failed to respond robustly to the crimes against humanity and war crimes from Myanmar to Iraq, South Sudan, Syria and Yemen. It described Trump’s move to ban people from several Muslim-majority countries in January last year as transparently hateful.

India to host 1st International Solar Alliance on 11th March

1 day ago
India and France jointly launched International Solar Alliance in Paris during the United Nations climate change conference (COP21).

India ranks 81st in global corruption perception index

2 days ago
India with a score of 40 was placed at the 81st position in the global Corruption Perception Index 2017, while New Zealand was ranked first with a score of 89. The index named India among the worst offenders in terms of graft and press freedom in the Asia Pacific region.

India 12th worst nation for newborns: UNICEF Report

Feb 20, 2018
With the highest newborn mortality rates in the world, Pakistan is the riskiest nation to be born in, according to a UNICEF report. Japan, on the other hand, is the safest with the lowest newborn mortality rates.

UK, India launch joint research projects on clean water and energy

Feb 20, 2018
The ‘Water Quality Research’ programme has eight projects and ‘Energy Demand Reduction in Built Environment’ programme has four projects.

Saudi Arabia allows women to open business without male consent

Feb 19, 2018
In a significant move towards achieving an open and modern economy, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has allowed women to open their own businesses without the consent of a husband or male relative.

India, Iran sign MoU to avoid Double Taxation

Feb 19, 2018
India and Iran have signed 9 agreements to strengthen their cultural ties, boost connectivity and trade and expand cooperation in various sectors including health, medicine, agriculture, traditional systems of medicine and postal cooperation.

Indian army to deploy 2,300 personnel to join UN peacekeeping mission in South Sudan

Feb 14, 2018
Around 2300 Indian army personnel from the Infantry battalion of Garhwal Rifles regiment will be joining the United Nations’ peacekeeping mission in South Sudan, to bring order and normalcy back to the war-torn nation.

India, Palestine sign six MoUs for cooperation in Infrastructure Sector

Feb 12, 2018
During the deliberations, both the sides reviewed the entire spectrum of bilateral relations and discussed issues of mutual interest.

India and the UAE sign five key agreements

Feb 12, 2018
The agreements, signed during PM Narendra Modi's visit to Abu Dhabi, were related to energy sector, railways, manpower and financial services.

India, Oman sign 8 MoUs to expand cooperation in health, tourism and military sectors

Feb 12, 2018
India and the Gulf state of Oman have signed 8 MoUs to strengthen cooperation in areas such as health, tourism, outer space and defence. The agreements were inked during Indian PM Narendra Modi’s visit to the nation.

Violence has taken a devastating toll on children: UNICEF

Feb 6, 2018
According to the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), violence has taken a devastating toll on children across the world, as they are either being killed in ongoing conflicts or suicide attacks or getting frozen to death while fleeing from active war zones.

India contributes $1 mn to UN Development Partnership Fund

Feb 5, 2018
India has contributed an additional $1 million to the India-UN Development Partnership Fund, earmarked for South-South cooperation. The contribution aims to intensify India’s partnerships with other developing countries.

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