Development
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Jaipur, Feb 12 (JEN):Reliance Power and the Government of Rajasthan (GoR) Thursday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to develop 6,000 MW of Solar Power projects in Rajasthan over the period of next 10 years. more
At thematic debate, UN calls on Member States to boost funding for post-2015 development

New York, Feb 10 (JEN) The world has embarked on a “crucial last stretch” to the post-2015 development agenda and towards securing a sustainable future for all, United Nations De ...

Government institutions must deliver equally to provide ‘true stability,’ Ban tells Dubai summit

New York, Feb 10 (JEN) Opening the 2015 Government Summit in Dubai, the Secretary-General on Monday drew attention to the world’s pressing security and development challenges, calling ...

Wake up India for cough syrup with Arvind Kejriwal

If you can have coffee with Karan (the king of Bollywood candy floss who made famous the celebrity show), baby food with Rahul Gandhi (owing to his political immaturity) and tea with former ...

Kosovo: UN envoy calls on parties to engage in dialogue, make ‘hard choices’ for regional stability

New York, Feb 7 (JEN) Citing recent violent protests, the United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Kosovo told the Security Council on Friday that leaders must en ...

DR Congo: UN rights office urges release of illegally detained protestors

New York, Feb 7 (JEN) The United Nations human rights office on Friday raised serious due process concerns over the detention of at least 300 people – some for as long as three weeks ...

Ban joins Arab League Secretary-General in urging donors to honour Gaza pledges

New York, Feb 7 (JEN) Expressing deep concern about the situation in Gaza, the Secretaries-General of the United Nations and the League of Arab States made an urgent appeal on Friday, asking ...

UN refugee agency says ‘over a million’ may already be displaced by eastern Ukraine violence

New York, Feb 7 (JEN) Nearly 1 million people may have now been displaced by the conflict in eastern Ukraine, with the recent upsurge in violence causing massive destruction of buildings and ...

UN chief appoints new Special Coordinator for Middle East peace

New York, Feb 6 (JEN): Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday appointed Nickolay Mladenov of Bulgaria as his new Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process and Personal Repres ...

Sealing borders ‘will continue to fail on massive scale,’ UN rights expert tells European countries

New York, Feb 6 (JEN): Migrants will continue to arrive and stay in Europe “no matter what,” so the overall goal should be to ensure they use official channels to enter and stay ...