Govt engages UNDP to fast-track crop insurance scheme

Jul 10 2018

The Centre has put in place a new professional team to fast-track PMFBY and raise the coverage under the scheme to 50% of the gross cropped area in 2018-19, a govt official said.

Cryptocurrency may light up renewable energy in Moldova

May 18 2018

Moldova, a small, landlocked country in eastern Europe, imports three-quarters of its energy and has seen its energy prices rise by more than half in the past five years.

Not enough done for women security since Nirbhaya: Kejriwal

Dec 16 2017

Kejriwal lamented that not enough has been towards bolstering the security of women, but asserted that his govt would soon install CCTV cameras across Delhi.

Metro's Pink Line completion deadline pushed to April 2018

Apr 19 2017

The Delhi Metro has set Apr 2018 as the fresh deadline for the completion of its longest upcoming corridor, Mukundpur-Shiv Vihar Pink Line.

Syrian refugee regional plan remains 91% underfunded: UN

Apr 04 2017

Two UN organisations warned of low funding for their ongoing support operations for Syrian refugees.

Pakistan neglect causing delay in water issues with India: UNDP

Feb 02 2017

Pakistan has neglected to address trans-border water issues and delayed presenting the cases of dispute with India.

United Nations will work with India to realise Ambedkar's vision

Apr 14 2016

UNDP's Helen Clark says UN committed to continuing our very close partnership with India to help realise the vision of the 2030 Agenda.

Emerging markets to receive $440 bn in remittances this year

Dec 14 2015

Remittances to developing nations like India are expected to increase from USD 436 billion last year to USD 440 billion in 2015,

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