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Pakistan's attempts to involve United Nations in Kashmir issue has not 'borne fruit': Indian envoy to UN

Pakistan's attempts to involve United Nations in Kashmir issue has not 'borne fruit': Indian envoy to UN

New York: Pakistan's attempts to involve the United Nations in the context of Jammu and Kashmir has not "borne fruit" and has been strong...Read More

Donald Trump, the only world leader to address UNGA in person

Donald Trump, the only world leader to address UNGA in person

"We're hoping that President Trump will actually be speaking in person in the General Assembly. He will be the only world leader to be sp...Read More

Meet Archana Soreng - Indian activist named by UN chief to new advisory group on climate change

Meet Archana Soreng - Indian activist named by UN chief to new advisory group on climate change

Archana Soreng, a climate activist from India, has been named by United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to his new advisory gr...Read More

Young Indian activist Archana Soreng named by United Nations chief to new advisory group on climate change

Young Indian activist Archana Soreng named by United Nations chief to new advisory group on climate change

A climate activist from India has been named by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to his new advisory group comprising young leaders ...Read More

APJ Abdul Kalam death anniversary: Do you know the Missile Man's full name?

APJ Abdul Kalam death anniversary: Do you know the Missile Man's full name?

On July 27, 2015, India lost its 'Missile Man' Dr APJ Abdul Kalam. He collapsed while giving a lecture at IIM-Shillong and later that eve...Read More

At 273 million people, India records largest reduction in number of people living in poverty: UN

At 273 million people, India records largest reduction in number of people living in poverty: UN

About 273 million Indians moved out of multidimensional poverty between 2005-6 and 2015-16, according to a UN report, which noted that In...Read More

Former BMC chief Praveen Pardeshi says he has been approached by the United Nations with ‘crisis response’ posting

Former BMC chief Praveen Pardeshi says he has been approached by the United Nations with ‘crisis response’ posting

A months after being shunted out as the BrihanMumbai Municipal Commissioner, Praveen Pardeshi has said that he has been approached by the...Read More

UN car sex scandal - the story so far

UN car sex scandal - the story so far

The UN has strict policies against sexual misconduct by its staff members.

UN Sex Car Video: Twitter in splits, says ‘UN finally taking action when diplomacy fails’

UN Sex Car Video: Twitter in splits, says ‘UN finally taking action when diplomacy fails’

Netizens have not had enough over a video circulating on the internet of two people having sex in the backseat of a United Nations vehicl...Read More

UN chief wants UNSC to do better

UN chief wants UNSC to do better

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has underlined the need for "effective and inclusive" multilateralism that functions as an instrume...Read More

Wrong place, wrong time: UN official car sex video goes viral, investigation underway

Wrong place, wrong time: UN official car sex video goes viral, investigation underway

The United Nations has launched a probe into a sexual misconduct by one of its officials after a video of a man having sex with a woman i...Read More

Single lightning flash stretching over 700 kms across Brazil in 2019 creates new record: United Nations

Single lightning flash stretching over 700 kms across Brazil in 2019 creates new record: United Nations

A single lightning flash stretched more than 700 kilometres across Brazil last year - equivalent to the distance between Boston and Washi...Read More

India elected as non-permanent member at UN Security Council; to be UNSC President for August, 2021

India elected as non-permanent member at UN Security Council; to be UNSC President for August, 2021

India, which has been elected as a non-permanent member of the Security Council, will serve as the president of the powerful 15-nation UN...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

A perspective on China: Suing the country over COVID-19 against international law, says expert

A perspective on China: Suing the country over COVID-19 against international law, says expert

The lawsuit was based on groundless ideas that China should be held accountable for the pandemic and that the Chinese government was hidi...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

COVID-19 has unleashed tsunami of hate: UN chief

COVID-19 has unleashed tsunami of hate: UN chief

Says anti-foreigner sentiment has surged online and on the streets

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Plea for action of United Nations against China for initiating a biological war against the world

Our Bureau / New Delhi Delhi-based senior advocate Adish C Aggarwala, president of International Council of Jurists and chairman of All I...Read More

Due to shortage of contraceptives, Coronavirus may lead to 70 lakh accidental pregnancies:  UN

Due to shortage of contraceptives, Coronavirus may lead to 70 lakh accidental pregnancies: UN

The UN study estimated that the number of women unable to access family planning or facing unintended pregnancies, gender-based violence ...Read More

UN releases a roadmap to support social and economic recovery post coronavirus pandemic

UN releases a roadmap to support social and economic recovery post coronavirus pandemic

This new framework sets the way UN entities will deliver this vision on the ground, it said.

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