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UN's financial crisis real, we need a solution that works: India

India, which is owed USD 38 million by the United Nations for peacekeeping operations, has called for a comprehensive solution to address...Read More

August 22 to be celebrated in honour of victims of religious violence: UN

August 22 to be celebrated in honour of victims of religious violence: UN

The UN General Assembly has declared August 22 as the International Day for Victims of Religious Violence to combat hate crimes and perse...Read More

UN forecasts global economy to grow 2.7 percent in 2019

UN forecasts global economy to grow 2.7 percent in 2019

United Nations: The United Nations on Tuesday downgraded its forecast for world economic growth, announcing that it expects overall growt...Read More

Indigenous Australians take government to UN over climate change

Sydney: Indigenous residents of low-lying islands off northern Australia will submit a landmark complaint with the United Nations on Mond...Read More

Actress Dia Mirza, Alibaba chief among 17 new UN advocates for sustainability

Actress Dia Mirza, Alibaba chief among 17 new UN advocates for sustainability

United Nations: Indian actress Dia Mirza and Alibaba chief Jack Ma are among the 17 global public figures appointed by UN Secretary-Gener...Read More

Dia Mirza, Alibaba chief among 17 new ‘SDG Advocates’ of United Nations

Dia Mirza, Alibaba chief among 17 new ‘SDG Advocates’ of United Nations

United Nations: Indian actress Dia Mirza and Alibaba chief Jack Ma are among the 17 global public figures appointed by UN Secretary-Gener...Read More

Bhopal: Narendra Modi government can’t take credit for United Nations action on Masood Azhar says Raj Babbar

Bhopal: Senior Congress leader Raj Babbar claimed on Friday that the United Nations (UN) designated Jaish- e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar ...Read More

Pulwama terror attack played major role in Masood Azhar’s listing as global terrorist by United Nations: MEA

Pulwama terror attack played major role in Masood Azhar’s listing as global terrorist by United Nations: MEA

New Delhi: The Pulwama terror attack played a role in designation of JeM chief Masood Azhar as global terrorist by the UN, the Ministry o...Read More

BJP treated Masood Azhar as guest and freed him later, now trying to gather votes on his name: Mayawati

BJP treated Masood Azhar as guest and freed him later, now trying to gather votes on his name: Mayawati

Lucknow: Hitting out at BJP, Mayawati, the BSP supremo alleged that the ruling party was trying to use Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azha...Read More

Pakistani agencies hiding Masood Azhar in a safe house in Islamabad: Sources

New Delhi: Designated as a global terrorist by the United Nations, Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) chief and Pulwama terror attack mastermind Maso...Read More

PM Modi’s efforts led to UN’s  terrorist tag for Azhar: Amit Shah

PM Modi’s efforts led to UN’s terrorist tag for Azhar: Amit Shah

New Delhi: The BJP Wednesday credited Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the United Nations designating Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar...Read More

Decision on global terrorist tag on JeM chief Masood Azhar likely today

Decision on global terrorist tag on JeM chief Masood Azhar likely today

United Nations: A decision on whether Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar will be listed as a global terrorist by the Unit...Read More

UNGA president praises India’s war on plastic pollution

United Nations: General Assembly President Maria Fernanda Espinosa Garces has praised India’s war on plastic pollution.Speaking to report...Read More

Joint action needed on Sustainable Development Goals: International Monetary Fund

Joint action needed on Sustainable Development Goals: International Monetary Fund

Washington DC: Policymakers worldwide need to engage in collective action and support the goal of delivering education, health, power, ro...Read More

UN concerned over Tunisia detention of Libya expert

UN concerned over Tunisia detention of Libya expert

United Nations: The United Nations has expressed its “grave concern” over the detention in Tunisia of a UN expert tasked with investigati...Read More

United Nations chief calls for immediate halt to Libya fighting

United Nations: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday strongly condemned the military escalation near Tripoli and called for an...Read More

UN campaign to protect conflict-affected children

UN campaign to protect conflict-affected children

United Nations: The UN has unveiled a new initiative to raise greater awareness and action to improve the protection of children affected...Read More

Importance of well-trained boots on ground cannot be over-emphasised: India

Importance of well-trained boots on ground cannot be over-emphasised: India

United Nations: In the face of increased threat to ‘Blue Helmets’, India has strongly underscored the need of well trained peacekeepers i...Read More

Jamal Khashoggi murder: Saudi Arabia’s secretive trial violates human rights law, says UN investigator

New York [US]: Saudi Arabia’s secretive hearing for 11 suspects accused in the murder of Washington Post Journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s is ...Read More

Yemen rebels warn of targeting Riyadh, Abu Dhabi

Yemen rebels warn of targeting Riyadh, Abu Dhabi

Sanaa: Yemen’s Huthi rebels warned on Saturday they could launch attacks against the capitals of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirate...Read More