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UN body asks Myanmar to address ethnic conflict

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 27, 2013, 00:11

Worried that the recent communal violence in central Myanmar might spread to other parts of the country a top UN official asked the government there to demonstrate that the rule of law.

India must back US resolution on Sri Lanka: DMK

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 13, 2013, 20:54

The DMK again asked the Indian government to support a US-sponsored resolution at a UN body attacking Sri Lanka`s human rights record.

Increase financial support to UN body: India

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 30, 2012, 10:40

India has called on the international community to increase its financial support to the United Nations` body dealing with women`s empowerment.

India beats China for seat at key UN body

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 23, 2011, 10:06

In a significant victory, India has been elected to the United Nations` Joint Inspection Unit (JIU), defeating China in a direct fight for the lone seat from the Asia-Pacific region.

Do more to deliver justice for women: UN body

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 06, 2011, 10:31

The UN Women outlines 10 recommendations to make justice systems across the world work for women.

Rajasthan NGO gets special status from UN body

Last Updated: Thursday, February 17, 2011, 16:01

A Rajasthan NGO, Vaagdhara, which works for the empowerment of impoverished and vulnerable groups in the state, is among 17 from across the world to be granted special consultative status by the UN Economic and Social Council.

Faux pas by RAF draws objection from UN body

Last Updated: Friday, August 13, 2010, 17:32

A minor faux pas by the Rapid Action Force (RAF) which "inadvertently" used helmets with `UN` painted on them in Srinagar has drawn objection of United Nations Military Observer Group in the Kashmir Valley.

Will register protest with UN body on Padma to Mir: Mirwaiz

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 03, 2010, 17:25

Angry over selection of a counter-insurgent for Padma award, the moderate faction of Hurriyat Conference on Wednesday said a protest would be registered with the UN Military Observers Group for India and Pakistan.

UN body approves universal cell phone charger

Last Updated: Friday, October 23, 2009, 22:16

The UN telecoms agency has said it has approved technology for a universal cell phone charger.