The UN has expressed concern over Nepal`s deadlock in drafting a new constitution and Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called on the nation`s leaders to continue their dialogue, according to his spokesman Stéphane Dujarric.
Fondly recalling his "wonderful" memories of India, UN chief Ban Ki-moon has said he feels at home in the country and still remembers the phone number of his old house in New Delhi where he started his diplomatic career in 1972.
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemned a deadly rocket attack in Ukraine`s government-held port of Mariupol on Saturday and denounced "provocative statements" made by pro-Russian separatist fighters.
An eminent Indian academician is among seven experts nominated by UN chief Ban Ki-moon to be part of an advisory group that will conduct a policy and institutional review of the world body's peace- building architecture and make recommendations.
A lethal health crisis is brewing in Russian-annexed Crimea and war-torn eastern Ukraine, where injecting drug users have lost access to therapy to wean them off heroin, the UN`s AIDS envoy said on Wednesday.
UN chief Ban Ki-moon has commended India's Lieutenant General Iqbal Singh Singha on the completion of his assignment as force commander of the UN mission in the Golan, acknowledging his "dedicated leadership" during an attack by Al-Qaeda-linked armed groups last year.
A local court here has asked CBI to submit evidences along with case diary on February 2 before it to corroborate its "closure report" indicating that the two teenage cousins in Katra village of Badaun were not raped or murdered, as earlier alleged by the local police.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon had considered whether he should cut short his trip to India to attend a unity march in France to show solidarity in the wake of a terror attack in Paris but eventually decided to continue with his trip, his spokesperson said.