UN chief wants world leaders to adopt new development goals

A new universal Sustainable Development Agenda will be launched next year after the expiry of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said Friday.

India loses race for Interpol Secretary General`s post

India has lost the race for the post of Interpol Secretary General with its Executive Committee appointing Germany`s Juergen Stock as the successor to present incumbent Ronald K Noble of the United States.

UN hails Sri Lanka elections

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has hailed Saturday`s provincial elections in Sri Lanka as an important opportunity for reconciliation in the country.

Ishita Roy assumes charge as ISC Secretary General

Central Silk Board Member Secretary Ishita Roy on Tuesday assumed charge as the Secretary General of the International Sericulture Commission.

Sheriff appointed Rajya Sabha secretary general

Shumsher K Sheriff, Secretary to the Vice-President, has been appointed the new Secretary General of Rajya Sabha.

SAARC to get first woman secretary general

The present chief, Indian diplomat Sheel Kant Sharma, completes his three year term February 28.

T K Viswanathan new Lok Sabha Secretary General

Former Law Secretary T K Viswanathan has been appointed Secretary General of the Lok Sabha.

UN Sec Gen, others to name Kishenganga umpires

UN Secretary General is among the international personalities who
will now decide on the three neutral umpires to settle the
dispute between India and Pakistan over the Kishenganga
hydro-power project in Jammu and Kashmir.

Salil Shetty appointed chief of Amnesty International

Amnesty International has appointed Salil Shetty, an Indian who headed the UN Millennium Campaign, as its next secretary general.

Ban to visit China and Mongolia this week

United Nations Secretary
General Ban Ki-moon, will travel to China and Mongolia this
week to pursue a dialogue with the leadership on climate
change and discuss other global issues.