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United Nations raises India’s growth forecast for 2021 to 7.5%, says outlook ‘highly fragile’ due to COVID-19 second wave
World Economic Situation and Prospects (WESP) by UN estimated that the Indian economy's growth rate will be 10.1% in the year 2022
United Nations classifies marijuana as a ‘less dangerous drug’, decision, for which India voted too, to help further medicinal use
With the categorisation of marijuana as a less dangerous drug, it is believed that the medicinal and therapeutic potential of the drug can now be recognised.
It all started when the Government of Pakistan defended the brutal act of beheading of a French teacher in Paris by an Islamic terrorist weeks ago by claiming that blasphemy in the garb of freedom of expression is intolerable.
No, the United Nations body did not confer the ‘Special Humanitarian Action Award’ on Sonu Sood. Here are the details
SDG Action Awards are still accepting applications, and the last date is 9th October 2020. The previous winners’ list has winners from 2019 and none from 2020.
India received overwhelming support as it was elected unopposed as one of the non-permanent members of the UNSC after winning 184 votes in the 193-member General Assembly. The minimum requirement to get elected was 128 votes.
United Nations Secretary-General terms COVID-19 as ‘worst crisis’ in 75 years of UN history, equates the pandemic to World War II
UN Secretary General said Covid-19 pandemic can lead to a recession that probably has no parallel in the recent past.
On March 24, UN resident Dessallien and WHO representative Dr Bekedam met Dr Harsh Vardhan and lauded the Government for its robust response.
United Nations asks nations to put a moratorium on capital punishment a day after the hanging of convicts in Nirbhaya case
UN asked countries to halt capital punishment a day after hanging of Nirbhaya case convicts in India
In a bid to seek a peaceful resolution in the prolonged conflict between Israel and Palestine, the United Nations is now considering to rope in India to try and resolve the same.
Supreme Court directs Centre to respond to United Nations Human Rights Council official’s intervention plea on Rohingya Muslims
The UN Special Rapporteur had made a plea seeking intervention against the central government’s move to deport Rohingya Muslims from India
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