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Ex-envoy Hardeep Puri joins BJP

Career diplomat Hardeep Singh Puri, who recently retired as India`s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, on Thursday joined BJP.

`Need political will to deal with terror havens`

Noting that there has been no let up in terrorist violence in Afghanistan, India has called for concerted action to isolate and root out the syndicate of terrorism including elements of Al Qaeda, Taliban, and Laskar-e-Toiba.

India stays committed to help rebuild Afghanistan

India was undertaking reconstruction and development activities in Afghanistan, India`s representative to the UN said.

UNGA president meets Indian envoy Puri

UN General Assembly
president Joseph Deiss met with Indian Ambassador to the UN
Hardeep Singh Puri here to discuss several issues ranging from
UN reforms to the crisis engulfing countries of Syria, Libya
and Somalia.

‘India hopes to meet high expectations on UNSC’

As India assumes the
month-long presidency of the UN Security Council, the
international community has "very high expectations" from it,
New Delhi`s envoy to the United Nations, Hardeep Singh Puri
said on Tuesday.

India enters UNSC after 19 years

India will assume the monthly Presidency of the UN Security Council (UNSC) on Monday after a gap of 19 years.

Stabilization of Afghanistan distant dream: India

Security and stabilization of Afghanistan will remain a distant dream in
Afghanistan unless the syndicate of terrorism is rooted out both inside and outside the country, India told the UNSC.

I refused pat-down search at US airport: India`s UN envoy

Hardeep Puri said he told authorities to let him pat-down his turban.

India to press for UNSC reform by next year

India could get a permanent seat on the UN Security Council before the end of its two year term as a non-permanent member, Indian diplomats believe.