Narendra Modi, who once faced visa ban from several countries over his alleged role in the 2002 Gujarat riots, is today one of the most sought-after world leaders – that too in just over 10 days into office.
In our neighbourhood lies the epicentre of terrorism, said Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in a hard-hitting speech at UN general assembly asking Pakistan to shut down the "terror machinery" on its soil.
India has underlined the
need for the UN General Assembly to play a greater role in the
decision making process of the world body, saying countries
should take concrete measures to reinforce the authority of
India proposes to pursue the issue
of nuclear weapon-free world as envisaged under the Rajiv
Gandhi Action Plan 1988 in the first Committee in the
forthcoming UN General Assembly commencing next month.