The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday said that India has sought United Nation`s intervention on the release of Mumbai terror attack mastermind and LeT commander Zaki-ur Rehman Lakhvi to ensure that the latter is sent back to jail.
The six-day session of ADP, United Nation's subsidiary body on climate change, has concluded here with nearly 200 member countries adopting the 86-page text as the basis for negotiation on reaching a climate agreement in Paris scheduled to be held in December.
UN peacekeepers stationed in the Golan Heights along the Syrian-Israeli border observed drones coming from the Israeli side before and after an airstrike that killed top several Hezbollah figures, the United Nations said on Monday.
New Delhi: The adoption of June 21 as the International Yoga Day by the United Nations signifies the support that recent diplomatic endeavours of the government have evoked on the world stage, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said Monday.
Farhan Akhtar is the first man to be appointed as UN Women’s South Asia Goodwill Ambassador and the actor-filmmaker, who has been vocal about crimes against women, gives credit to his fans for giving him the "energy” to stay on this path.
Pakistan on Saturday hailed the UN's decision to grant observer status to the Developing-Eight (D-8) Organisation for Economic Cooperation, saying it will help the grouping to take more concerted efforts to establish peace and prosperity.
UN chief Ban Ki-moon on Thursday expressed concern over the escalating tensions between India and Pakistan along the LoC and asked the two nations to resolve all differences through dialogue and engage constructively for a long-term solution for peace and stability in Kashmir.
The United States told the United Nations on Tuesday it led airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Syria because President Bashar al-Assad`s government had failed to wipe out safe havens used by the group to launch attacks on Iraq.
The United Nations agency that governs civil aviation says it is setting up a task force aimed at improving security measures in the wake of the shoot-down of a Malaysia Airlines jet over eastern Ukraine.