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Sushma Swaraj's gruelling schedule at UNGA includes meetings with 30 world leaders

Sushma Swaraj's gruelling schedule at UNGA includes meetings with 30 world leaders

In her roster of meetings in New York, there would be one striking absence: Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi.
 

Sep 24, 2018, 11:10 AM IST
Poverty reduction rate fastest among STs, Muslims in India: UN data

Poverty reduction rate fastest among STs, Muslims in India: UN data

While there is much that needs to be done to tackle poverty globally, there are "promising signs that such poverty can be - and is being - tackled." 

Sep 21, 2018, 22:31 PM IST
Manoj Bajpayee, Richa Chadha and Rajkummar Rao's 'Love Sonia' to be screened at UN

Manoj Bajpayee, Richa Chadha and Rajkummar Rao's 'Love Sonia' to be screened at UN

The screening will be followed by a reception to honour the "Love Sonia" team. 

 

Sep 21, 2018, 19:18 PM IST
India regrets UN human rights chief's remarks on Kashmir

India regrets UN human rights chief's remarks on Kashmir

"The people of Kashmir have exactly the same rights to justice and dignity as people all over the world, and we urge the authorities to respect them," she said.

Sep 12, 2018, 13:17 PM IST
Homosexuality verdict will help eliminate stigma: UN

Homosexuality verdict will help eliminate stigma: UN

UN expressed hopes that the SC ruling will be the first step towards guaranteeing the full range of fundamental rights to the LGBTIQ persons.

Sep 06, 2018, 16:28 PM IST
Pakistan links Kashmir to Palestine at UN, gets ignored by India

Pakistan links Kashmir to Palestine at UN, gets ignored by India

Pakistan once again failed to get a repsonse despite its attempts to canon ball the Kashmir issue on a global platform.

Sep 06, 2018, 08:47 AM IST
India made rapid progress in increasing access to sanitation in schools: UN report

India made rapid progress in increasing access to sanitation in schools: UN report

Now girls are more likely to attend when they are on their period, said a joint UN agency study.

Sep 03, 2018, 10:07 AM IST
India tells Pakistan why United Nations cannot mediate on Kashmir

India tells Pakistan why United Nations cannot mediate on Kashmir

India said Pakistan is "regurgitating a failed approach, which has long been rejected, is neither reflective of pacific intent nor a display of pacific content."

Aug 30, 2018, 14:24 PM IST
India hopes Pakistan will work for safe, secure South Asia and not resort to polemics

India hopes Pakistan will work for safe, secure South Asia and not resort to polemics

Akbaruddin asserted that regurgitating a failed approach, which has long been rejected, is neither reflective of pacific intent nor a display of pacific content. He added that pacific settlement requires pacific intent in thinking and pacific content in action.

Aug 30, 2018, 08:23 AM IST
Nikki Haley says US Rohingya report 'consistent' with UN findings

Nikki Haley says US Rohingya report 'consistent' with UN findings

Findings of a US State Department investigation into Myanmar`s Rohingya crisis are "consistent" with those of a report by UN. Investigators released this week that called for Myanmar`s commander-in-chief and other generals be tried for genocide, the US ambassador to the United Nations said on Tuesday.

Aug 29, 2018, 05:56 AM IST
Myanmar generals must face genocide charges: UN panel

Myanmar generals must face genocide charges: UN panel

The UN report said the military action, which included the torching of villages, was "grossly disproportionate to actual security threats".

Aug 27, 2018, 20:12 PM IST
Will do best to make Hindi official language at UN, 'son' Mauritius assures 'mother' India

Will do best to make Hindi official language at UN, 'son' Mauritius assures 'mother' India

Mauritius Minister said Hindi has played an important role in the social, economic and political development of their country.

Aug 21, 2018, 09:57 AM IST
Ibrahim al-Asiri, al Qaeda's master bomb maker, may be dead, claims UN

Ibrahim al-Asiri, al Qaeda's master bomb maker, may be dead, claims UN

But multiple US officials told CNN that they were weighing evidence that al-Asiri is dead.

Aug 17, 2018, 11:16 AM IST
Al-Qaeda 'ideologically inclined' to carry out attacks in India: UN report

Al-Qaeda 'ideologically inclined' to carry out attacks in India: UN report

Noting that Al-Qaeda still maintains a presence in South Asia, the report said the terror group adapts to the local environment, trying to embed itself into local struggles and communities and is closely allied with the Taliban. 
 

Aug 14, 2018, 10:10 AM IST
Pakistan backs UN over report alleging atrocities by India in Jammu and Kashmir

Pakistan backs UN over report alleging atrocities by India in Jammu and Kashmir

India had strongly rejected the first-of-its-kind UN report alleging human rights violations in Jammu and Kashmir, calling it “fallacious, tendentious and motivated”.

Jul 18, 2018, 18:15 PM IST

UN human rights report on Jammu and Kashmir is mischievous, India must react strongly

It is not enough for India to merely protest the report. It must take stronger action against UN personnel who peddle the ISI narrative.

Jul 18, 2018, 14:23 PM IST
At least 133 killed, 200 injured in twin blasts in Pakistan; IS claims responsibility

At least 133 killed, 200 injured in twin blasts in Pakistan; IS claims responsibility

The Islamic State terror group has claimed responsibility for the attack that left 128 people dead, police officials said.

Jul 14, 2018, 07:46 AM IST
Breast is best: Pamela Anderson bats for breastfeeding, writes to UN

Breast is best: Pamela Anderson bats for breastfeeding, writes to UN

The disapproval of the resolution by the US government has garnered a lot of criticism and strong reactions from people.

Jul 11, 2018, 18:37 PM IST
J&K is an integral part of country and no rhetoric from Pakistan can change this: India at UNGA

J&K is an integral part of country and no rhetoric from Pakistan can change this: India at UNGA

Replying at the HNGA debate, First Secretary Sandeep Kumar Bayyapu accused Pakistan of spreading lies about Kashmir.

Jun 26, 2018, 07:29 AM IST
India raises Shujaat Bukhari and Army jawan Aurangzeb's assassination in UN, slams Jammu and Kashmir report

India raises Shujaat Bukhari and Army jawan Aurangzeb's assassination in UN, slams Jammu and Kashmir report

Last week, the UN released a first of its kind report on alleged human rights violations in both Kashmir and "Pakistan-administered Kashmir" and sought an international inquiry into these abuses.

Jun 20, 2018, 12:34 PM IST

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