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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

UNGA approves creation of new office on counter-terrorism

The UN General Assembly has approved the establishment of a new office to coordinate counter-terrorism efforts, a move welcomed by India as a "much awaited first step" that will align the world body with needs of the global community in the fight against the menace.

Jun 16, 2017, 10:25 AM IST
Indo-Americans hail Donald Trump for picking Nikki Haley as US envoy to UN

Indo-Americans hail Donald Trump for picking Nikki Haley as US envoy to UN

Cutting across party-lines, Indian-Americans in the US has hailed President-elect Donald Trump for nominating Nikki Haley as US envoy to the United Nations.

Nov 24, 2016, 08:28 AM IST
Educate one and many can be educated, says Big B

Educate one and many can be educated, says Big B

 Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says the inaugration of new academic institutions provide philanthropists a platform to educate and embellish the human spirit and turn out to be a tribute to the "goddess of learning, Saraswati".

Jul 25, 2015, 13:25 PM IST

Jordanian is new UN human rights chief

The UN General Assembly has approved the nomination of Jordan`s UN ambassador, Prince Zeid Ra`ad Zeid al-Hussein, as the new UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, a media report said Tuesday.

Jun 17, 2014, 11:44 AM IST

Time for India to sit at UNSC high table: Envoy

India`s winning streak in elections to UN bodies demonstrates it is time for the country to become a permanent member of the Security Council and those who doubt this can no longer behave like "ostriches in sand", the Indian envoy to the world body has said.

Nov 02, 2013, 19:13 PM IST

Obama Admin rejects call for its UN ambassador to resign

The Obama Administration has rejected a demand from a senior Republican lawmaker for the US ambassador to the United Nations to resign.

Oct 02, 2012, 10:04 AM IST