General Assembly

PM Modi to address virtual high-level dialogue on desertification, land degradation and drought at UN next week

PM Modi to address virtual high-level dialogue on desertification, land degradation and drought at UN next week

United Nations: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address a virtual high-level dialogue on desertification, land degradation and drought ...Read More

Security Council progressively undermined authority of UN General Assembly: India

Security Council progressively undermined authority of UN General Assembly: India

United Nations: India has accused the UN Security Council of “progressively” undermining the authority of the General Assembly on matters...Read More

Trump seeks Iran’s global isolation

Trump seeks Iran’s global isolation

Accused of trying to ‘topple’ Iran leader in UN war of words; Rouhani slams US, rules out meet

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R-Day celebrated at UN, US

Washington : Scores of diplomats including ambassadors of four of the five permanent members of the UN Security Council – Russia, China, ...Read More

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Kazakhstan call for Diwali Day at UN

New York : A senior Kazakhstan diplomat has suggested that the UN adopt an International Diwali Day to commemorate the festival that he s...Read More

Pakistan wins UNHRC seat by more than two thirds vote

Pakistan wins UNHRC seat by more than two thirds vote

New York:  Pakistan on Monday won a seat on the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) by more than two thirds vote when the General...Read More

Subbulakshmi to be honoured at UN on Independence Day

Subbulakshmi to be honoured at UN on Independence Day

United Nations: Legendary carnatic vocalist M S Subbulakshmi will be honoured at the United Nations next week on India’s 70th Independenc...Read More

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India’s United Nations quest has to wait

United Nations : India’s push for a permanent seat this year on the United Nations Security Council has not yielded results. A decision i...Read More

UN chief: Fight extremism with education, social media

UN chief: Fight extremism with education, social media

United Nations: The nature of terrorism, including the increased radicalisation of individuals through social media, has changed over the...Read More

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Members boycott Zila Panchayat meet

Jabalpur : Due to a duel going on between the Zila Panchayat President and CEO, the members of the Panchayat boycotted the general assemb...Read More

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Pak loses UN human rights council election

United Nations : Pakistan failed to win a re-election to the top UN human rights body, garnering just 105 votes in the 193-member General...Read More

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Pakistan loses UN election    

United Nations: Pakistan failed to win a re-election to the top UN human rights body, garnering just 105 votes in the 193-member General ...Read More

India, Africa plead for ‘right place’ in UNSC

India, Africa plead for ‘right place’ in UNSC

New Delhi :  India on Tuesday made a strong pitch for early reforms of the United Nations Security Council before a gathering of Africa’s...Read More

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Refugees allowed to compete in Olympics

United Nations : Athletes who are refugees will be allowed to compete in the Olympics for the first time, the president of the Internatio...Read More

United Nations: Piggy back ride on G-4

United Nations: Piggy back ride on G-4

For years now, India has staked its claim for a seat on the UN high table – a permanent seat at the UN Security Council. But resistance t...Read More

Sharif likely to propose new measures to India at UNGA for defusing border tensions

Sharif likely to propose new measures to India at UNGA for defusing border tensions

Karachi : Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is likely to propose new measures to India in order to bring tensions along the Line of Co...Read More

US backs India’s bid for permanent UNSC seat

US backs India’s bid for permanent UNSC seat

Washington: The US has said it is committed to India’s inclusion as a permanent member of the UN Security Council, days after the General...Read More

New UNGA president Mogens Lykketoft pledges to continue Security Council reform process

New UNGA president Mogens Lykketoft pledges to continue Security Council reform process

United Nations: Mogens Lykketoft, who took over Tuesday as the president of the General Assembly, pledged to continue the Security Counci...Read More

UN adopts document for Security Council reform, India welcomes move

UN adopts document for Security Council reform, India welcomes move

New Delhi : The United Nations General Assembly unanimously adopted a document for reform of the Security Council and India has welcomed ...Read More

UN approves proposal to raise Palestinian flag

UN approves proposal to raise Palestinian flag

United Nations: The United Nations General Assembly voted to approve raising Palestinian flag at UN headquarters.

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