PM Modi to attend 2nd International Yoga Day at Chandigarh

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed the nation and talked on various topic on the 20th edition of 'Mann Ki Baat' radio programme.

Narendra Modi raises fishermen issue during talks with Sri Lankan president

Narendra Modi raises fishermen issue during talks with Sri Lankan president

Modi, and Sirisena held talks over a working dinner hosted by the Indian prime minister at Hyderabad House on Friday evening.

World's nations urged to shift focus on drug problem

World governments at a UN meeting on the global drug problem were urged today to move away from repression, abolish the death penalty for drug offenses and step up treatment.

147 world leaders to attend Paris climate summit: France

A total 147 heads of state and government so far will attend a climate summit due to start in Paris next week, the French government said today.

Saudi Arabia pushes UN Panel to condemn Iran intervention in Syria

Saudi Arabia is pushing the UN General Assembly's human rights committee to condemn Iranian and Russian intervention in Syria, a move that prompted complaints on Tuesday from the delegations of Iran and Syria.

Pakistan loses UN Human Rights Council election

The General Assembly yesterday elected 18 members of the UN Human Rights Council through a secret ballot.

UN votes to end embargo on Cuba, US says no

The United Nations General Assembly has backed a resolution that Cuba has been submitting every year since 1992.

Refugees eligible to compete in Olympics for 1st time: IOC

Refugees eligible to compete in Olympics for 1st time: IOC

IOC chief Thomas Bach made the announcement to the UN General Assembly.

US most suited party to intervene in Kashmir issue: Nawaz Sharif

US most suited party to intervene in Kashmir issue: Nawaz Sharif

Pakistan also handed over three dossiers to US on India's alleged involvement in subversive activities in the country.

Global framework needed for total elimination of nuke weapons: India

Voicing its commitment to unilateral moratorium on nuclear explosive testing, India has said the goal of complete elimination of nuclear weapons can be achieved by a "global and non-discriminatory" multilateral framework.

India dismayed at lack of transparency in UN peace operations

India has expressed its strong dismay at the lack of accountability and transparency in the framing of peacekeeping mandates by the UN Security Council, saying this "failing" by the world body is resulting in rising casualties among peacekeepers and civilians.

Israel bars Palestinians from Jerusalem Old City after attacks

Netanyahu convened his top security officials immediately after landing back in Israel yesterday from delivering a speech to the UN General Assembly.

Prefer to ignore what Nawaz Sharif said at UN, says Manohar Parrikar

Prefer to ignore what Nawaz Sharif said at UN, says Manohar Parrikar

Manohar Parrikar was replying to a question about Sharif's speech at the UN General Assembly on September 30.

Exploitation of oceans undermines island nations: Maldives to UN

The illicit exploitation of oceans undermines the peace and security of small island countries, Maldives Foreign Minister Dunya Maumoon told the UN on Saturday.

Nepal turns to UN over 'obstruction' of trade point with India

Nepal turns to UN over 'obstruction' of trade point with India

Nepal has turned to the UN over alleged obstruction of a key border trade point with India.

'ISIS may attack India using Pak sleeper cells, counterfeit money'

'ISIS may attack India using Pak sleeper cells, counterfeit money'

In the backdrop of reports claiming that Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) threat is looming over India, BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Friday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to ponder upon those options which could be used by these dreaded militants to garner Pakistan's help for accomplish their mission.

Pyongyang seeks peace treaty to normalise ties with US, UN

Pyongyang is seeking a peace treaty with the US to end the 1950-1953 Korean War.

Excellent speech, Modi tells Sushma on UNGA address

In a series of tweets, Modi said: "Just spoke to @SushmaSwaraj ji & congratulated her for the excellent speech at the @UN. A perfect articulation of key global issues."

Don't need 4-points,just address terror and let's talk: India to Pak

A day after Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif raked up Kashmir, the Indian minister used the same forum to raise the issue of "illegal occupation of parts of the Indian State of Jammu and Kashmir" by Pakistan and said terror attacks from there are engineered to legitimise it.

India takes on Pakistan at UN, says 'four-pointers are redundant, give up terrorism first'

India takes on Pakistan at UN, says 'four-pointers are redundant, give up terrorism first'

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Thursday that India was ready for a dialogue with Pakistan based on just one point, “give up terror,” and will address all outstanding issues if it gets a positive response.