4,60,000 displaced in Sudan`s Darfur this year: UN

Tribal violence and rebel-government battles have displaced at least 460,000 people in Sudan`s Darfur this year, the United Nations said.

UN body asks Myanmar to address ethnic conflict

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

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

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

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

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

Rajasthan NGO gets special status from UN body

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

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.

UN body approves universal cell phone charger

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