Syed Akbaruddin

India-UN Development Fund hailed as model South-South cooperation

India-UN Development Fund hailed as model South-South cooperation

India has committed $100 million over the next decade for the Fund and an additional $50 million during the next five years for Commonwealth countries, India`s Permanent Representative Syed Akbaruddin said.

Jun 09, 2018, 08:37 AM IST
Pakistan's mindset that unleashes terror attacks must change: India

Pakistan's mindset that unleashes terror attacks must change: India

Pakistan's "mindset" that unleashes terrorist attacks on India and Afghanistan must change, India has told the Security Council.

Jan 20, 2018, 09:22 AM IST
Indian ambassador to UN's Twitter account restored hours after hackers post Pak flag

Indian ambassador to UN's Twitter account restored hours after hackers post Pak flag

India's Permanent Representative to the United Nations (UN) Syed Akbaruddin's verified Twitter handle has now been restored hours after it was hacked.

Jan 14, 2018, 13:29 PM IST
Twitter account of Indian ambassador to UN hacked, image of Pakistan flag posted

Twitter account of Indian ambassador to UN hacked, image of Pakistan flag posted

The pictures were posted during the wee hours of Sunday, and interestingly, the "blue tick" that marks a verified account also disappeared at the time.

Jan 14, 2018, 12:02 PM IST
India hits out at China for protecting Masood Azhar due to 'narrow' concerns

India hits out at China for protecting Masood Azhar due to 'narrow' concerns

China once again last month blocked a move by Britain, France and the US to list Azhar, the mastermind of last year's attack on the Pathankot air force base, as a global terrorist.

Dec 21, 2017, 10:37 AM IST
India denies talks with UK for Bhandari's withdrawal from ICJ election

India denies talks with UK for Bhandari's withdrawal from ICJ election

For election to the ICJ, a candidate has to win an absolute majority in both the General Assembly and the UN Security Council.

Nov 18, 2017, 10:30 AM IST

UN reforms inadequate for "creaking and crumbling" world: India

Syed Akbaruddin said there are 22,000 man-made objects orbiting the earth but nations are not able to assess their impact or figure out how to manage them.

Oct 04, 2017, 09:06 AM IST
Need to build trust, confidence among nuke weapon states: India

Need to build trust, confidence among nuke weapon states: India

India has called for a meaningful dialogue among all states possessing nuclear weapons to build trust and confidence and for reducing the salience of atomic weapons in international affairs.

Sep 27, 2017, 10:26 AM IST
Will not sit idle till Masood Azhar is brought to justice, says India at UN

Will not sit idle till Masood Azhar is brought to justice, says India at UN

India has said that New Delhi will not sit idle till the Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed leader is brought to justice.

Sep 17, 2017, 17:52 PM IST
Pakistan to raise Kashmir issue at UNGA, India calls it waste of time

Pakistan to raise Kashmir issue at UNGA, India calls it waste of time

India on Sunday hit out at Pakistan and said that the neighbouring country will waste its time by raising an old Kashmir issue at United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York. 

Sep 17, 2017, 08:49 AM IST

Terrorism should not be used as 'card' by some nations: India

India also voiced concern over the international community's reaction to terrorism in some geographies being different from others.

Jul 29, 2017, 13:59 PM IST
Great honour to illuminate UN building in New York: Anupam Kher

Great honour to illuminate UN building in New York: Anupam Kher

Veteran actor Anupam Kher said he was proud to be the chosen for illuminating the United Nations headquarters, ahead of International Day of Yoga.

Jun 19, 2017, 17:10 PM IST

New high-level UN office set up to fight terrorism globally, India welcomes move

According to diplomats, Russia is lobbying for the crucial new post of Under Secretary General for counter terrorism.

Jun 16, 2017, 00:14 AM IST

'India showed commitment to multilateralism via peacekeeping'

India has provided almost 200,000 troops in nearly 50 of the 71 peacekeeping missions over the past six decades.

May 25, 2017, 11:41 AM IST

Nikki Haley, Syed Akbaruddin discuss India-US cooperation

US Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, described her meeting with India's Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador Syed Akbaruddin as "great". 

Apr 27, 2017, 09:32 AM IST

Size of reformed UNSC is a choice of all, for all, by all: India

The UN Security Council's size is inextricably linked to the need for equitable geographical distribution, India has said underscoring that the size of a reformed Council is a "choice of all, for all, by all".

Apr 05, 2017, 14:15 PM IST
India offers to temporarily give up veto power as permanent member in expanded UNSC

India offers to temporarily give up veto power as permanent member in expanded UNSC

India offers to temporarily give up veto power as permanent member in expanded UNSC

Mar 08, 2017, 14:44 PM IST

'Convergence' on UNSC reforms, don't slide back: India

India has cautioned against questioning the "convergence" of views that took the negotiation process for Security Council reforms forward instead of building up on that progress.

Feb 07, 2017, 12:19 PM IST

''Convergence'' on UNSC reforms, don't slide back: India

India has cautioned against questioning the "convergence" of views that took the negotiation process for Security Council reforms forward instead of building up on that progress.

Feb 07, 2017, 11:39 AM IST
India criticises 'frozen' UNSC that represents small minority

India criticises 'frozen' UNSC that represents small minority

Making a pitch for rebooting the stalled Security Council reform process, India has said that to regain its "lost legitimacy" the Council should change to reflect the new world realities.

Jan 11, 2017, 11:20 AM IST

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