Focus on peace-building to protect civilians in armed conflicts: India to UN

India`s newly appointed Permanent Representative Syed Akbaruddin said this on Tuesday in his first address to the Security Council.

'Misuse of religion biggest threat to world peace'

Rampant misuse of religion to exploit societies poses one of the biggest threat to global peace and surpasses even the increasing incidents of communal conflicts, according to Nobel Laureate Leymah R Gbowee.

Peace in Syria when West ends support for `terrorists', says Assad

Asked what it would take to bring an end to Syria`s devastating four-year civil war, Assad said: "When those countries that I mentioned -- France, UK, US, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and some other -- stop supporting those terrorists."

Science can make better world to co-exist: Narayana Murthy
Science can make better world to co-exist: Narayana Murthy

Science was a good mechanism to make a better world to co-exist, with peace, trust and cooperation among people of different opinions, Infosys co-founder N.R. Narayana Murthy said on Monday in the wake of the Paris terror attack.

Is lack of unity among nations strengthening terrorism?

It really is time that the world decides on a generic definition of 'terrorism' and unite together to fight against this menace. Watch the discussion here

PM Modi wishes for peace, harmony

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday wished for peace, unity and harmony in the country.

Pope invites prayers for peace in Middle East, Africa

Pope Francis has urged Catholic church leaders to join him in prayers for peace and reconciliation in Middle East and Africa.

Modi govt fails to maintain peace, tranquillity: Scindia

India has witnessed a "marked rise" in incidents like the recent Dadri mob lynching since Prime Minister Narendra Modi came to power and the government has failed to maintain peace and tranquillity in the country, a top Congress leader has alleged here.

PM Modi to attend Hindu Buddha Conclave tomorrow

Delhi's Vivekananda foundation is all set to host Hindu Buddha Conclave starting from tomorrow. PM Modi will reportedly attend the conclave.

Air India asks pilots union to maintain peace

Air India has asked one of its pilots unions to maintain peace and harmony in the interest of the carrier while clarifying that the decision to remove commanders from workmen category was taken by the labour ministry and not by the airline management.

After a day of violence, Gujarat experiences peaceful atmosphere

Although Gujarat seems to be peaceful after a day of violence due to reservation, four districts are still under curfew.

Assad`s ouster `unacceptable` as Syria peace precondition: Russia

Russia`s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Monday insisted Moscow did not accept the departure of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad as a prerequisite for launching any peace process in the war-torn country.

South Sudan govt refuses to sign peace as sanction deadline ends

South Sudan`s government refused to sign a peace deal with rebels Monday despite the threat of international sanctions, but will return to finalise an agreement within 15 days, mediators said.

Agreement of peace between India and the Northeastern states

In a historic movement, an agreement of peace was signed between India and the National Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN), in the presence of Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi.

Colombia celebrates FARC rebel ceasefire

 War-weary Colombia celebrated Monday the start of a FARC rebel ceasefire after a half-century of hostilities, with hopes still high that its fragile peace process can hold.

Fulfilling end-of-life wishes gives peace

 Asking for and honouring last wishes helps to bring peace to critically ill patients and their families, says a new study.

UN envoy to present new Syria peace proposals

The UN peace envoy for Syria plans to present new proposals at the end of July on the next steps needed in efforts to end the war, the UN spokesman said Friday.

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar helps to bring peace to Colombia

 Spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, who has played a role in brokering a peace deal between the Colombian government and left guerrilla organisation FARC, has asked the former to understand that the ceasefire would take some time to come into effect.

Peace essential for development, says SC judge

Supreme Court judge Justice T S Thakur, who was jointly felicitated during a programme in the Tripura High Court by the High Court Bar Association and Tripura Bar Association, has said that peace is the precondition for development.

UN appeals for $1.6bn for war-ravaged Yemen

The United Nations on Friday appealed for $1.6 billion to help the 21 million people in need of aid in war-torn Yemen, warning of a "looming catastrophe".