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In the recently concluded Special Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGASS) on the World Drug Problem, 2016, a shift towards a "humane solution" was mooted, emphasizing that the international community should focus beyond criminalization and enforcement in order to initiate an effective drug policy. India, however, represented by its Finance Minister Mr Arun Jaitley, made a statement urging the global community to toughen its collective fight against drug trafficking...
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In India, the extreme poverty, the high number of maternal and child deaths and the huge infectious diseases burden are major causes for concern and need to be addressed on a firm war-footing. Health innovations to develop low-cost and high-impact solutions, keeping in mind the ground realities in India, need to be supported.
India not engaging in talks with Pakistan affects them less than it affects us, given that it foments more separatist feelings in the already troubled Valley and gives leeway to the separatist leadership that India considers irrelevant. It also catalyses Pakistan to internationalise the issue as and when possible.
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United Nations—The United Nations General Assembly adopted on Monday a negotiating text by consensus for the Security Council reforms, setting the stage for talks on the long pending process at the 70...
UNITED NATIONS -- The UN has adopted a resolution, led and co-sponsored by India, calling the international community to urgently assist Nepal and help rebuild the country following the devastating ea...