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`Need to strengthen enforcement to destroy terror safe havens`

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 11, 2012, 23:47

Describing terrorism as a "horrendous scourge", India, which chairs the UNSC`s Counter Terrorism Committee, has underlined the need to strengthen enforcement efforts to destroy safe havens for terrorists.

India for "zero tolerance" towards gender-based violence

Last Updated: Saturday, December 01, 2012, 12:58

India has called for "zero tolerance" towards gender-based violence as it noted that protection of human rights of women in armed conflict continues to pose a "pressing" challenge.

UNSC adopts India initiated statement to curb piracy

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 20, 2012, 11:48

The United Nations Security Council has adopted an India initiated statement expressing serious concern over continued violence by pirates against seafarers and calling for a comprehensive response by the international community.

India calls for concerted efforts to combat terrorism

Last Updated: Thursday, November 15, 2012, 20:49

India has called for concerted global efforts to dismantle terrorist safe havens to isolate groups like Pakistan-based Haqqani network which threatens peace and security in the South Asian region.

India assumes UNSC presidency; hopes to work for seat expansion

Last Updated: Thursday, November 01, 2012, 20:06

India`s two-year term as a non-permanent member of the Security Council would end this year.

Al Qaeda still dangerous: India

Last Updated: Saturday, October 13, 2012, 21:51

Terrorist group al Qaeda still remains a potent and dangerous force despite considerable disruption in its leadership,India`s Permanent Representative to the UN and Chair of the Counter-Terrorism Committee Hardeep Singh Puri said.

India seeks action against terrorist use of WMDs

Last Updated: Saturday, September 29, 2012, 12:47

India has called on the international community to join forces to ensure WMDs and sensitive technologies do not fall into the hands of terrorists.

Clamour for UNSC reform is growing: India

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 03, 2012, 09:52

Pitching for an early reform of the UNSC, India has said several countries yearn to be recognised for their contribution to world affairs and resistance to expansion of the body was "unacceptable" to the large majority.

`India, Pak need to be careful of negative forces’

Last Updated: Sunday, May 13, 2012, 14:25

India has said efforts should be made not to allow the forward movement be derailed by "entities and forces" which have held the two sides "to ransom" in the past.

UNGA`s position should be respected: India

Last Updated: Thursday, March 29, 2012, 23:00

India has said revitalisation of the 193-member body is possible only when its position as the chief deliberative of the UN is respected.

‘UNSC no longer reflective of contemporary reality`

Last Updated: Thursday, November 24, 2011, 13:57

Hardeep Singh Puri said India is not in favour of the "discordant trend" that has emerged to enlarge the scope of work of the UN Security Council.

Talks between warring groups important: India

Last Updated: Thursday, November 10, 2011, 09:42

India on Thursday said that the international community should facilitate talks between warring groups in a conflict situation.