Articles about Geneva
20 May 2021
War, climate displaced tens of millions in 2020: Study
A key group that monitors internal displacement said on Thursday that violence and disasters forced people to relocate within their countries more than 40 million times last year, the highest such tally in over a decade.
22 Aug 2020
Hope world eradicates COVID-19 faster than Spanish Flu: WHO chief
World Health Organization (WHO) chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, in a statement on Friday, said that he hopes that the world gets rid of COVID-19 in less than two years, faster than what it took to eradicate the 1918 Spanish Flu.
24 Sep 2019
New study finds proof that Venus could once support life
Ever since the NASA's Pioneer Venus project suggested back in the 1980s that the planet might have had an ocean, scientists have been struggling to understand what exactly happened that turned Venus into the inhospitable hellscape it is today.
13 Sep 2019
Rafael Nadal makes shocking admission during US Open 2019 Final
Rafael Nadal came up with an uplifting performance to tame Daniil Medvedev in the final of the US Open 2019 last Sunday, to win his 19th Grand Slam title.
10 Sep 2019
Fabricated narrative by Pakistan: India on Kashmir at UN
On Tuesday, India refuted Pakistan's claims that human rights were being violated in Jammu and Kashmir.
22 Jul 2019
Indian chess players to be trained by Vladimir Kramnik
In an interesting development, former world champion and legend Vladimir Kramnik will train six Indian chess players in Geneva from August 14 to 25.
19 Jun 2018
Globally, 68.5mn people forcibly displaced from their home, says UN
A record 68.5mn people have been forced to flee their homes due to war, violence, and persecution, notably in places like Myanmar and Syria, a report released by UN refugee agency in Geneva said.
22 Apr 2018
Sonam Kapoor and Anand Ahuja's wedding details out!
Rumor mills are abuzz with the reports of Sonam Kapoor and Anand Ahuja's wedding.
24 Mar 2018
Wedding bells for Sonam Kapoor and beau Anand Ahuja
Sonam Kapoor is all set to take her relationship with her businessman beau Anand Ahuja a step further.
14 Mar 2018
Intel gave Stephen Hawking his distinct voice
Little did Stephen Hawking know when he met Intel co-founder Gordon Moore at a conference in 1997 that it would spark a series of events resulting in him getting a computer-generated synthesized voice that would became his most-recognized personality trait.
09 Mar 2018
India's new name for Pakistan: "Special terrorist zone"
After "Terroristan" and the "Ivy League of Terrorism," India has now christened Pakistan as "Special Terrorist Zone." This derives inspiration from the "special economic zone" concept.
04 Oct 2017
Indian scientist Dr. Soumya Swaminathan named WHO's Deputy Director-General
The World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva has appointed India's Dr. Soumya Swaminathan as the Deputy Director-General for Programmes. She is currently the Director-General of Indian Council of Medical Research.
26 Feb 2017
India says WTO is raking up controversial new issues
India accused WTO of raking up new issues like e-commerce and investment facilitation, despite opposition from large majority of members.
13 Dec 2016
Baloch activists claim torture, rape by Pak Army
Baloch Kurd liberation activist and World Baloch Women's Forum president Naela Quadri Baloch accused the Pakistani Army of having official sanction to torture, rape and kill Baloch people.
02 Oct 2016
Baloch conflict: Leaders praise Modi for raising awareness
Baloch leader Mazdak Dilshad Baloch has heaped praises on PM Modi for bringing the Balochistan conflict to the global attention.
28 Sep 2016
Baloch leader's asylum plea sent to IB
Sources have stated that Balochistan separatist leader Brahamdagh Bugti's plea for asylum in India is currently being vetted by Indian intelligence agencies at the behest of the Home Ministry.
17 Sep 2016
India may give Baloch leaders asylum
Speculation is rife that India may be gearing up to provide asylum to Baloch leaders who are currently living in different parts of the world.
15 Sep 2016
Baloch activists protest at UN, seek Indian intervention
Baloch activists from the Free Balochistan Movement protested outside the UN Headquarters in New York, seeking an end to the atrocities committed by Pakistan in the region.
14 Sep 2016
AIR to launch app, website for Baloch listeners
All India Radio has announced its decision to launch a mobile application and a website catered specifically for its listeners in Balochistan and those who understand the Baluchi language.
11 Sep 2016
Baloch activists in Australia, South Korea thank PM Modi
Baloch activists in Melbourne, Australia and Busan, South Korea have thanked PM Modi for India's show of solidarity with their cause.
29 Aug 2016
Chinese scholars 'disturbed' by Modi's Balochistan comments
Chinese academicians and scholars have expressed concern over Prime Minister Narendra Modi's comments on the Balochistan issue.
28 Aug 2016
Syria peace agreement in the coming days
In continuation of peace-talks held in July, Russia and US indicated that in the coming days a 'peace agreement' for cessation of hostilities would be finalised.
20 Aug 2016
Former President Karzai backs Modi's stance on Balochistan
Former Afghan President Hamid Karzai has expressed his approval of PM Modi's comments on the Balochistan issue, which he made during his Independence Day speech.