United Nations General Assembly

On its 75th anniversary, UN missing from COVID19 action

On its 75th anniversary, UN missing from COVID19 action

September 29, 2020

Two years ago United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres flew into New Delhi to bestow the ‘Champions of the Earth’ award to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who had won it alongside French President Emmanuel Macron. In 2015, India and France had launched the Internationa...

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Remembering the ‘Father of the Nation’

Remembering the ‘Father of the Nation’

October 2, 2017

Gandhi Jayanti marks the birth anniversary of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (Mahatma Gandhi) - leader of Indian independence movement against British rule in the country. Adopting non-violent civil disobedience, he led India to independence and inspired movements for civil rights an...

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Paris to host its third International Yoga Day

Paris to host its third International Yoga Day

May 8, 2017

Yoga is garnering popularity globally and is actively supported by the Indian government as a soft power tool. After putting together a successful, free and open Yoga session for people at La Villette in 2016, the Embassy of India in Paris is coming up with yet another session on...

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International Day of Happiness

International Day of Happiness

March 20, 2017

How difficult is it to be happy; despite the snags in our lives? A deep-seated shift in attitudes is underway all over the world and people are now recognising that 'progress' should be about increasing human happiness and wellbeing, not just growing the economy.

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UNWTO identifies Indian NGO for sustainable tourism practices

UNWTO identifies Indian NGO for sustainable tourism practices

January 23, 2017

The United Nations General Assembly declared 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development recalling the potential of tourism to advance the universal 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the 17 Sustainable Development Goals.

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