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Harsh Vardhan inaugurates World Conference on Access to Medical Products

On 19 Nov, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare Dr. Harsh Vardhan, inaugurates the ‘ 2019 World Conference on Access to Medical Products Achieving the SDGs 2030’.  The conference was launched with the objective to track the progress on recommendations from the 2018 World Conference for access to medical products for achieving UHC in ..

More than 10 million Afghans suffers from acute food insecurity, says UN

As a launching ceremony of the Group of Friends of Women in Afghanistan in New York on 18 Nov, United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed has said that women’s inclusion is critical to sustainable peace and development in Afghanistan, while stressing that the UN is committed to supporting the people and government of Afghanistan in ..

Venkaiah Naidu leads Indian delegation at 18th Summit of Heads of State and Government of Non-Aligned Movement (NAM)

Vice President, M. Venkaiah Naidu is leading the Indian delegation at the 18th Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) at Baku, Azerbaijan on 25th to 26th of October. The theme for the Summit is – “Upholding the Bandung Principles to ensure concerted and adequate response to the challenges of ..

India ranked 82nd in 2019 World Giving Index (WGI)

India has been ranked 82nd among the 128 countries in the 2019 World Giving Index (WGI), which is surveyed by the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF). The average figures for India over the past decade show that 34% people helped a stranger, 24% donated money and 19% volunteered or donated their time. The United States stood ..

India ranked 10th in terms of total gold reserve

According to the latest report by World Gold Council (WGC), United States leads the country list with total gold reserves of 8,133.5 tonnes followed by Germany (3,366.8 tonnes), InternationalMonetary Fund (IMF) (2,451.8 tonnes),Italy (2,451.8 tonnes) and France (2,436.1 tonnes). India is at the 10th spot with 618.2 tonnes. Interestingly, in terms of individualcountries, India actually ..

Indo-Pacific: Meaning and India’s Approach

The term Indo-Pacific denotes an economic and strategic community. Geographically it refers to the vast areas around Indian and the Pacific Oceans between the east coast of Africa and the American west coast and their several littoral countries. Genesis of the Term One of the earliest references to the term Indo-Pacific was noted in a ..

Suresh Prabhu India’s Sherpa at 14th G20 Summit in Osaka

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend the 14th G20 Summit in Osaka, Japan on 28th and 29th of June 2019. Former Union Minister Suresh Prabhu will be India’s sherpa at the summit. More than 20 countries will be participating in the G20 Summit. Informal meeting of the BRICS leaders and bilateral meetings with other leaders ..

2019 edition of Quadrilateral Security Dialogue (Quad) attended by senior officials of India, US, Japan and Australia

In Bangkok , the 2019 edition of Quadrilateral Security Dialogue (Quad) was attended by senior officials of India, US, Japan and Australia to hold consultations on their collective efforts for a free, open and inclusive Indo-Pacific region and to reaffirm their shared commitment to preserving and promoting the rules-based order in the region. The four ..