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Get Set, Go... 2020

Hindustan Times | By Poulomi Banerjee
UPDATED ON DEC 27, 2019 07:30 PM IST
Battling disease, checking pollution, protecting global biodiversity... a checklist of targets to be met by the coming year
World Food Day 2019: Malnourished children eat at Apanalaya, Mumbai, an organisation working for the betterment of slum children.(AP)
World Food Day 2019: Malnourished children eat at Apanalaya, Mumbai, an organisation working for the betterment of slum children.(AP)

World Food Day 2019: Significance, history, date and theme

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Neharika Prakash
UPDATED ON OCT 16, 2019 11:34 AM IST
World Food Day 2019: The United Nation Organisation’s Food and Agriculture Association (FAO) was established on 16th October in 1945. To commemorate this day, World Food Day is celebrated every year with a new theme.
In Afghanistan, Jaishankar said, India will continue to back a national peace and reconciliation process that is ‘Afghan-led and Afghan-owned’.(HT Photo)
In Afghanistan, Jaishankar said, India will continue to back a national peace and reconciliation process that is ‘Afghan-led and Afghan-owned’.(HT Photo)

Terror gravest threat to Asia: S Jaishankar

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 15, 2019 09:49 PM IST
Addressing the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA) Summit in the Tajikistan capital of Dushanbe, he said many of the 26 member states of the grouping were victims of terrorism.
Under intense pressure from the US, France and Britain, Beijing finally allowed the panel last month to impose sanctions on the Masood Azhar.(Reuters File Photo)
Under intense pressure from the US, France and Britain, Beijing finally allowed the panel last month to impose sanctions on the Masood Azhar.(Reuters File Photo)

India slams secrecy in working of UN’s terrorism sanctions panel

United Nations | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON JUN 07, 2019 01:38 PM IST
Without having to publicly justify its decision, China had blocked Azhar’s designation as a terrorist for 10 years in the secretive al-Qaeda Sanctions Committee, which deals with groups and people associated with it and the Islamic State.
Wildlife scientists around the globe have warned about TCM’s alleged ties to the decline of wild animals, especially threatened big cats.(HTPhotos)
Wildlife scientists around the globe have warned about TCM’s alleged ties to the decline of wild animals, especially threatened big cats.(HTPhotos)

Plea to WHO: Don’t approve traditional Chinese medicine

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAY 21, 2019 04:37 AM IST
Wildlife scientists around the globe have warned about TCM’s alleged ties to the decline of wild animals, especially threatened big cats.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi embarks on the plane to leave for Singapore on November 13.(Twitter/PMO)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi embarks on the plane to leave for Singapore on November 13.(Twitter/PMO)

Participation in Asean, East Asia summits a sign of continued commitment, says PM Narendra Modi

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 14, 2018 12:04 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is participating in the Asean-India and East Asia Summits in Singapore on November 14-15.
Senior officials of all seven countries of the Bay of Bengal Multi Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (Bimstec) will meet in Bangkok from Monday to discuss an ambitious rail, road, port and air connectivity master plan.(PTI File Photo)
Senior officials of all seven countries of the Bay of Bengal Multi Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (Bimstec) will meet in Bangkok from Monday to discuss an ambitious rail, road, port and air connectivity master plan.(PTI File Photo)

Bimstec to launch ambitious land, air, sea transport plan

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Moushumi Das Gupta & Jayanth Jacob
UPDATED ON SEP 17, 2018 08:50 AM IST
The draft connectivity master plan has been arrived at after over a decade of discussions at various levels.
Myanmar's president Win Myint (C) arrives at Tribhuvan International Airport to attend the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) summit in Kathmandu.(REUTERS)
Myanmar's president Win Myint (C) arrives at Tribhuvan International Airport to attend the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) summit in Kathmandu.(REUTERS)

Bimstec officials discuss charter, development fund

By Anil Giri
UPDATED ON AUG 29, 2018 08:11 AM IST
A technical team will be formed to finalise the modalities of the Bimstec Development Fund while another team will draft the charter of the grouping.
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II and Britain's Prince Charles, Prince of Wales arrive for the formal opening of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), in the ballroom at Buckingham Palace in London on April 19, 2018.(AFP Photo)
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II and Britain's Prince Charles, Prince of Wales arrive for the formal opening of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), in the ballroom at Buckingham Palace in London on April 19, 2018.(AFP Photo)

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth backs son Charles to take on Commonwealth role

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON APR 19, 2018 09:57 PM IST
The Commonwealth evolved out of the British empire in the mid-20th century, and the Queen has been its head since her reign began in 1952.
India’s Ambassador to Nepal Manjeev Singh Puri participates in the inaugural panel discussion on ‘Unleashing South Asia: A Mantra for Shared Economic Prosperity’ of the 6th SAARC Business Leaders Conclave being held in Kathmandu, on Saturday.(India in Nepal/ Twitter)
India’s Ambassador to Nepal Manjeev Singh Puri participates in the inaugural panel discussion on ‘Unleashing South Asia: A Mantra for Shared Economic Prosperity’ of the 6th SAARC Business Leaders Conclave being held in Kathmandu, on Saturday.(India in Nepal/ Twitter)

SAARC nations’ business leaders discuss regional economic integration in Nepal

Press Trust of India, Kathmandu | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAR 17, 2018 09:11 PM IST
At the conclave, SAARC Secretary General Amjad Hussain Sial highlighted the importance of regional economic integration.
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