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World can start dreaming of COVID-19 pandemic's end: WHO chief

World can start dreaming of COVID-19 pandemic's end: WHO chief

The UN health chief declared Friday that positive results from coronavirus vaccine trials mean the world "can begin to dream about the en...Read More

UN calls for restraint after assassination of Iranian nuclear scientist

UN calls for restraint after assassination of Iranian nuclear scientist

The United Nations is calling for keeping restraint and avoiding the escalation of tensions in the Middle East after the assassination of...Read More

India calls Pak 'dossier' to UN 'pack of lies with no takers'

India calls Pak 'dossier' to UN 'pack of lies with no takers'

India's UN Mission has dismissed as "a pack of lies with no takers the dossier that Pakistan gave UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres a...Read More

EU, UN-led pact to report methane emissions

EU, UN-led pact to report methane emissions

In a move that will help tackle one of the biggest and most solvable contributors to the climate crisis, major players in the oil and gas...Read More

Pune auto driver, who used his wedding savings for relief work during lockdown, to be featured on Bharat Ke Mahaveer

Pune auto driver, who used his wedding savings for relief work during lockdown, to be featured on Bharat Ke Mahaveer

Lockdown imposed due to COVID-19 in India was a shock for many daily wage labourers. During the period, we saw thousands of migrant labou...Read More

UN fears 200,000 people could flee Ethiopia conflict in 6 months

UN fears 200,000 people could flee Ethiopia conflict in 6 months

UN agencies are appealing for funding to aid more than 33,000 people fleeing violence in Ethiopia's Tigray region, fearing more than 200...Read More

74 migrants drown after boat breaks down off Libya coast

74 migrants drown after boat breaks down off Libya coast

The UN migration agency says at least 74 migrants have drowned after a Europe-bound ship broke down off the coast of Libya. The tragedy o...Read More

‘Stand up, unite against unilateralism and war’: Iran’s Zarif takes a jibe at the US in UN speech

‘Stand up, unite against unilateralism and war’: Iran’s Zarif takes a jibe at the US in UN speech

Iran's foreign minister used his speech for the 75th anniversary of the United Nations to accuse the United States of initiating or joini...Read More

COVID-19 pandemic to push 150-175 mn more people into extreme poverty: UN expert

COVID-19 pandemic to push 150-175 mn more people into extreme poverty: UN expert

Between 150 million and 175 million more people will fall into extreme poverty due to the COVID-19 pandemic, an expert said at the UN. Sp...Read More

India recorded export growth of 4 percent in September: UNCTAD

India recorded export growth of 4 percent in September: UNCTAD

Export growth declined in India in the third quarter of 2020 relative to the same quarter last year but picked up pace in September, acco...Read More

MEA calls UN official's remark on violence against women in India as 'unwarranted and unnecessary'

MEA calls UN official's remark on violence against women in India as 'unwarranted and unnecessary'

India on Monday termed the UN Resident Coordinator's statement regarding recent cases of violence against women as "unwarranted."The Mini...Read More

On platinum anniversary, feeble, failing 
world body leaves us UN-derwhelmed

On platinum anniversary, feeble, failing world body leaves us UN-derwhelmed

Historically, the UN's role in conflict management and poverty eradication has been underwhelming. Genocides and famines have occurred on...Read More

UN chief  Antonio Guterres calls for international solidarity to find vaccine accessible to all

UN chief Antonio Guterres calls for international solidarity to find vaccine accessible to all

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday called on the international community to get united and find a vaccine that ...Read More

World Humanitarian Day 2020: Theme, significance and all you need to know

World Humanitarian Day 2020: Theme, significance and all you need to know

World Humanitarian Day (WHD) is celebrated on August 19 every year on to pay tribute to aid workers, people who risk their lives in hum...Read More

New approaches vital as world grappling with worst recession in decades

New approaches vital as world grappling with worst recession in decades

Senior UN officials, Nobel laureates and eminent academic experts gathered virtually on Wednesday for the launching of a new UN report an...Read More

India becomes non-permanent member of UN Security Council for 8th time: Here's India's vote tally in successful bids at UNSC

India becomes non-permanent member of UN Security Council for 8th time: Here's India's vote tally in successful bids at UNSC

India has been overwhelmingly elected as a non-permanent member of the powerful UN Security Council for a two-year term, in an unpreceden...Read More

'Grateful for overwhelming support by global community': PM Modi on India's election as non-permanent member of UN Security Council

'Grateful for support by global community': PM Modi on India's election as non-permanent member of UNSC

After India was elected as non-permanent member of the UN Security Council for a two-year term, PM Narendra Modi said that he "was deeply...Read More

Indian Army Major Suman Gawani to be awarded with UN Military Gender Advocate award

Indian Army Major Suman Gawani to be awarded with UN Military Gender Advocate award

Major Suman Gawani and Brazilian Naval Officer Commander Carla Monteiro de Castro Araujo will receive the award during an online ceremony...Read More

Iranian Foreign Minister sends warning letter to UN about US threats to Iran oil tankers

Iranian Foreign Minister sends warning letter to UN about US threats to Iran oil tankers

Tehran: Iran will retaliate if the United States takes action against fuel deliveries to Venezuela, country's Foreign Minister Mohammad J...Read More

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison urges WHO, UN to act against China's wet markets

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison urges WHO, UN to act against China's wet markets

A wet market in the central Chinese city of Wuhan is believed to be the source of the coronavirus pandemic that began in December last ye...Read More

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