ISKCON's Govardhan eco village at nearby Wada taluka in Thane district has been conferred the United Nations award for taking innovative measures of 'sustainable tourism' in country. This is for the first time India has won such recognition from the UN in the ... Business Standard, 2 months ago
Highlighting the complex and interlinked challenges confronting the global community, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called for a boost in preventive diplomacy and mediation efforts, as well as for a strategy to address root causes of ...Business Standard, 1 month ago
Globally, 1800 people die from water-related diseases every day, all over the world; 2000 kids under the age of 5 die every 5 days due to water-related diseases. In 2013, UNICEF described the situation like this: “If 90 school buses filled with ...Trak.in, 1 month ago
Costa Rica was the most environmentally advanced and happiest place on earth last year, followed by Mexico, Colombia, Vanuatu and Vietnam. That was the conclusion of the World Economic Forum's Happy Planet Index , which recently released its 2016 ranking of ...catchnews.com, 1 month ago
Noting that the country is facing the grave challenge of terrorism for the last four decades including cross-border attacks in Jammu and Kashmir, President Pranab Mukherjee today said India will actively cooperate with other nations to decisively defeat ...Deccan Herald, 1 month ago
Kathmandu, Jan 20 (IANS) A new project to identify and dismantle the organised crime networks making billions of dollars in illicit profits behind wildlife trafficking between Africa and Asia has been launched by Interpol. The decision was taken in Kathmandu ...Sify, 2 months ago
How we track our economy influences everything from government spending and taxes to home lending and business investment. In our series The Way We Measure, we're taking a close look at economic indicators to better understand what's going on. Ever since ...catchnews.com, 2 months ago
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