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  • India to ask Pak details of Jaish terrorist

    India plans to invoke a 32-yr-old Commonwealth pact to seek details of the the 2018 Sunjawan Army camp terror attack mastermind Mufti Waqas,

  • North Korea has not stopped N-progs: UN

    United Nations : North Korea has pressed ahead with its nuclear and missile programmes and continues to evade UN sanctions through increased illegal ship-to-ship transfers of oil products at sea, a UN report said on Friday.

  • Mark Ganesh Chaturthi minus plastic: Dia Mirza

    Mumbai: For Ganesh Chaturthi festivities, which fall in September, actress and UN Environment Goodwill Ambassador Dia Mirza want people to shun plastic. Dia on Tuesday tweeted a message for leaders in Mumbai to contribute a bit by eradicating the use of plastics in pandals.

  • IMF trims India’s GDP growth forecast on higher oil prices

    United Nations : The International Monetary Fund (IMF) cut India’s growth projections for this fiscal year to 7.3 per cent and for the next to 7.5 per cent on Monday, although the country will still retain its top spot in the global growth league.

  • India: UN Kashmir report relied on unverified sources

    United Nations : Reacting angrily to Pakistan’s reference to a UN report on Kashmir at the Security Council,  India has said the “so-called” report reflects “clear bias” and was not even found fit to be considered by the members of the human rights body where it was submitted.

  • Highest-ranking Indian at UN gets more responsibilities 

    United Nations : Atul Khare, the highest-ranking Indian at the UN, will take over the newly-created Department of Operational Services (DOS) with a greater role in providing logistical support to all of the UN, especially in international hotspots.

  • UN chief condemns Jalalabad terror attack on Sikhs, Hindus

    United Nations: UN chief Antonio Guterres has strongly condemned the suicide attack in Afghanistan’s Jalalabad city that killed 19 people, mostly Sikhs and Hindus, asserting that any attack targeting civilians is “unjustifiable” and in clear violation of international law.

  • Mumbai: 200 civic officials to keep an eye on plastic ban offenders post-deadline

    MNCs lobbying to soften plastic ban

    MUMBAI: Multinational companies like Amazon and H&M are lobbying to soften a ban against single-use plastic imposed by Maharashtra last week, according to four sources familiar with the matter.

  • Nikki Haley praises India, says US supports India’s NSG bid

    New Delhi: US Ambassador to United Nations Nikki Haley, who is on a three-day visit to India, on Thursday, said the United States supports India’s membership in Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG). Addressing a press gathering, Haley said, “India, a nuclear state, is respected widely because it is a responsible democracy. US also supports India’s membership in Nuclear Suppliers Group.”

  • US ambassador to UN Nikki Haley visits Gauri Shankar Temple, Jama Masjid in Delhi

    New Delhi: United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley, who is currently on a three-day visit to India, today visited Gauri Shankar Temple in New Delhi. Earlier in the day, the US Envoy visited Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib, where she also prepared food for langar (community kitchen). She also paid a visit to Jama Masjid.

  • India visit aimed at solidifying partnership: Nikki Haley

    New Delhi: The US envoy to United Nations Nikki Haley today pointed to opportunities in Indo-US relationship at multiple levels including counter-terrorism and military aspects and said her visit was aimed at solidifying the partnership between the two oldest democracies in the world. Haley, who is on her first visit to India after becoming US envoy to UN, asserted that religious freedom is as important as freedom of people and their rights.

  • No empty rhetoric will change reality: India snubs Pak at UN

    While we are having this serious debate for the first time in a decade on an issue that is of importance to all of us, we have witnessed that one delegation has, yet again, misused this platform to make an unwarranted reference to the situation in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. Sandeep Kumar Bayyapu

  • United Nations offers fresh fund for Afghans affected by drought

    Kabul: The Common Humanitarian Fund (CHF) has allocated $17 million to Afghans affected by drought, said the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) on Tuesday. “The Common Humanitarian Fund (CHF) has allocated $17 million to non-governmental organisations and UN agencies delivering life-saving aid to families affected by the drought that has gripped large parts of Afghanistan,” the office said in a press release, Xinhua news agency reported.