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India criticises UN for inaction on drug trade in Afghanistan


India has criticised the world body for not doing enough to cut off the drug trade that is financing the Taliban with over a billion dollars as it continues its military operations with the support of Afghanistan's neighbour.

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Indian women pioneers at UN hailed

Four Indian women pioneers at the UN – Hansa Mehta, Lakshmi Menon, Begum Hamid Ali and Vijayalakshmi Pandit – were hailed on Tuesday as role models who worked to champion gender equality at a nascent world organisation.

Delhi will be world's biggest city by 2028: UN

“Tokyo remains the world's largest city in the world with 37 million inhabitants; Delhi, however, is projected surpass Tokyo as the worlds largest agglomeration around the year 2028,” John Wilmoth, the Director of Population Division of the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA), said on Wednesday at the release of the revisions to the World Urbanisation Prospects 2018 report.

UN General Assembly President commends India's peacekeeping commitment

United Nation General Assembly President Miroslav Lajcak commended India's commitment to UN peacekeeping when he met India's Minister of State for External Affairs M J Akbar in the Slovakian capital, Bratislavia.

Indian civilisation built on “waves of migration,” India tells UN

India has acknowledged at an international forum that its civilisation was built upon successive waves of migration like most countries and it was a scientific fact.

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Lowest solar tariff underpins India's clean energy transformation: IEEFA

Gujarat's 500 MW solar tender results have delivered India's record low tariff of Rs 2.44 per kilowatt and this underpins the country's transformation to clean energy, US-based Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) said on Tuesday.


Amid trade war, India looks to resume oil meal export to China

Amid the ongoing trade war between Beijing and Washington, an Indian business delegation on Wednesday held talks with Chinese oil meal importers as New Delhi looks to resume export of its crop b...