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Using peacekeeping operations’ funds for other purposes is bad faith: Syed Akbaruddin

Using peacekeeping operations’ funds for other purposes is bad faith: Syed Akbaruddin

India has been among the few countries to have fully paid its dues to the UN on time.

Syria presses assault amid fears over mass displacement

Syria presses assault amid fears over mass displacement

About 900,000 people have been forced from their homes and shelters in less than three months, leaving huge numbers to sleep rough in the...Read More

PM Modi to inaugurate UN Convention on Migratory Species through video conferencing today

PM Modi to inaugurate UN Convention on Migratory Species through video conferencing today

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the United Nations (UN) Convention on Migratory Species (CMS) through video confe...Read More

US bans visits by SL army chief 
over war crimes

US bans visits by SL army chief over war crimes

Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, whose appointment last year drew wide international criticism, will be ineligible to visit the United...Read More

'Tribals are the original inhabitants': Sharad Pawar backs tribals for recognition of their indigenousness

'Tribals are the original inhabitants': Sharad Pawar backs tribals for recognition of their indigenousness

Earlier in the day, the NCP leader had demanded the installation of statues of social reformers including Tantya Bhil in the premises of ...Read More

United Nations bars officials from using WhatsApp over security concerns

United Nations bars officials from using WhatsApp over security concerns

Amid growing concerns over WhatsApp's security, the United Nations (UN) has asked its officials to not use the messaging app because “it’...Read More

Indian Envoy Syed Akbaruddin slams Pakistan at United Nations

Indian Envoy Syed Akbaruddin slams Pakistan at United Nations

Exercising India’s right to reply to Pakistan at United Nations, India’s Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations sa...Read More

Mamata Banerjee demands nationwide referendum on NRC-CAA, asks UN to 'supervise'

Mamata Banerjee demands nationwide referendum on NRC-CAA, asks UN to 'supervise'

On Thursday, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee demanded a nationwide referendum on NRC and the CAA

China withdraws plea for Kashmir talks

China withdraws plea for Kashmir talks

United Nations: China, which withdrew its request to hold discussions in the UN Security Council on the situation in Jammu and Kashmir, h...Read More

United Nations call CAB 'fundamentally discriminatory in nature'

United Nations call CAB 'fundamentally discriminatory in nature'

The new citizenship law seeks to provide citizenship to non-Muslim persecuted religious minorities from Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanis...Read More

Big list of 'Terrorists' secures safe heaven in Pakistan

Big list of 'Terrorists' secures safe heaven in Pakistan

“About 130 terrorists and 25 terrorist groups listed and sanctioned by the United Nations Security Council for association with Al-Qaida,...Read More

US wants UN to take up Dalai Lama succession

US wants UN to take up Dalai Lama succession

Washington: The United States wants the United Nations to take up the Dalai Lama's succession in an intensifying bid to stop China from t...Read More

NRC being wrongly linked with minority rights issue, disappointed: India at UN

NRC being wrongly linked with minority rights issue, disappointed: India at UN

United Nations: India has voiced disappointment that the NRC in Assam is being "wrongly linked" with the minority rights issue and assert...Read More

India slams Pakistan for raising Kashmir issue at UN

India slams Pakistan for raising Kashmir issue at UN

United Nations: India has slammed Pakistan for raising the issue of Jammu and Kashmir at a forum of the UN, saying the country employs "e...Read More

Thousands flee as Turkey intensifies assault against Kurdish forces

Thousands flee as Turkey intensifies assault against Kurdish forces

Akcakale: Turkey pressed its assault against US-allied Kurdish forces in northern Syria on Thursday for a second day, pounding the region...Read More

United Nations faces the worst cash crisis in nearly a decade; might not be able to pay the salaries to its officials next month

United Nations faces the worst cash crisis in nearly a decade; might not be able to pay the salaries to its officials next month

How did the world body end up more than USD 200 million in the red? The answer: member states who have not paid their expected contributi...Read More

India among 34 UN member states to pay regular budget dues in full and on time

India among 34 UN member states to pay regular budget dues in full and on time

United Nations: India is among a handful of only 34 UN member states which paid their regular budget dues in full and on time to the worl...Read More

'Rural India is changing': Women sarpanchs to United Nations

'Rural India is changing': Women sarpanchs to United Nations

United Nations: Two women sarpanchs have brought to the UN the story of India changing the rural power structure by empowering women thro...Read More

From typo queen to domestic abuser: Who is Pak’s new UN Ambassador Munir Akram?

From typo queen to domestic abuser: Who is Pak’s new UN Ambassador Munir Akram?

In a major reshuffle of diplomats, Pakistan on Monday removed Maleeha Lodhi and appointed Munir Akram as the country's permanent represen...Read More

Jawaharlal Nehru approaching UN on Jammu and Kashmir was more than a Himalayan blunder: Amit Shah

Jawaharlal Nehru approaching UN on Jammu and Kashmir was more than a Himalayan blunder: Amit Shah

New Delhi: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday faulted Jawaharlal Nehru's handling of Jammu and Kashmir, saying approaching the Unite...Read More

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