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New York, Feb 8 (JEN): This week the world will gather in PyeongChang, Republic of Korea, for the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, unified in what United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres called “the Olympic Spirit: in solidarity; mutual respect; and friendly competition.” more
Yoga reflects flow of cultures East and West

Yoga reflects a reality of globalization — the exchange of ideas that shapes cultures across our connected world, now more than ever. Jaime Dunaway and Emma Beyer from USA and Liza Gomes ...

Nigeria: Welcoming release of 82 Chibok girls, UN urges support for their rehabilitation

New York, May 9(Just Earth News): Welcoming Saturday’s release of 82 of the schoolgirls abducted from the Nigerian town of Chibok by the Boko Haram insurgent group three years ago, the Uni ...

UN welcomes release of 26 Qatari abductees in Iraq

New York, Apr 22(Just Earth News): The United Nations has welcomed the release and return to their country of 26 Qatari nationals abducted in Muthanna governorate, Iraq, in December 2015.

17 Reasons to visit Ottawa in 2017

Ottawa Tourism is wooing tourists from across the world to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday in style in 2017. From Dec 31, 2016 all the way through to Jan 1, 2018, visitors will find ...

Hydrostor: Storing Canada's surplus hydro power

Toronto, Sep 10 (Just Earth Nesw): According to a recent report released by Geographic Canada, power system operators should explore the possibility of combining energy sources of wind and s ...

Greenpeace celebrates Bihar's first solar powered cold storage in Kedia

New Delhi, Aug 14 (Just Earth News): Greenpeace volunteers celebrated alongside farmers in Kedia, as the Bihar Labour Resources Minister Vijay Prakash inaugurated the state's first ever sola ...

Schemes to support business initiatives of Scheduled Tribe members

New Delhi, Aug 8 (Just Earth News): Union Minister of State for Tribal Affairs, Jaswantsinh Sumanbhai Bhabhor, in a written reply in the Lok Sabha on Monday highlighted that the National Sch ...

Inter-Regional Transmission Corridors for supply of power from surplus states to deficit states

New Delhi, Jul 21 (Just Earth News): Piyush Goyal Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines, informed the Lok Sabha on Thursday that the inter-state transmissi ...

Indian Minister calls for effective implementation of Constitutional safe guards for Scheduled Castes

New Delhi, Jul 21 (Just Earth News): Thaawarchand Gehlot, Union Minister of Social Justice & Empowerment, urged the states to implement constitutional safe guards for Scheduled Castes (SCs) ...