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India will soar higher even if Pakistan stoops low: Indian envoy to UN Syed Akbaruddin

Ahead of United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) high-level meeting next week, India's envoy to United Nation Syed Akbaruddin slammed Pakistan has who plans to use the world stage to rake up the Kashmir issue. 

Sep 20, 2019, 06:35 AM IST

Dialogue between India and Pakistan 'essential element', says United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres

Responding to a question on the situation on developments in Kashmir, Guterres said, "I go on with a clear opinion that human rights must be fully respected in the territory. And I go on with a clear opinion that dialogue between India and Pakistan is an absolutely essential element for the solution of the problem." 

Sep 19, 2019, 00:04 AM IST

New Delhi vs Islamabad at UNHRC: India asks Pakistan to forget J&K and look within

India advised Pakistan to look into its own cases of enforced disappearances and extrajudicial killings in Balochistan and Sindh.

Sep 14, 2019, 07:23 AM IST

Imran Khan claims 58 nations support Pakistan but UNHRC has just 47 members

'You have to understand, there are 47 members including India and Pakistan, they are claiming 60, so either they have gone beyond to wider international community,' said MEA.

Sep 13, 2019, 09:06 AM IST

India and Pakistan set to clash over Kashmir at UN Human Rights Council on Tuesday

Nuclear-armed neighbours India and Pakistan will be speaking as part of the 42nd session of the UNHRC, which is underway in Geneva.

Sep 10, 2019, 07:31 AM IST

Dia Mirza in Delhi for UN conference

Actress-producer Dia Mirza, who has been vocal about environmental conservation and protection, is in the Capital for an important UN conference on climate change.

Sep 09, 2019, 21:10 PM IST

'Save The Baloch' posters and banners target Pakistan at UNHRC

The heat on Pakistan has significantly increased in recent times and the posters and banners placed outside UN in Geneva serve to not just embarrass the country but also put the plight of Baloch people in full view of the international community.

Sep 09, 2019, 18:04 PM IST

In rebuke to Pakistan, India's mission in Geneva outlines J&K's reality

Pakistan is expected to rake up the Kashmir issue at the 42nd session of UNHRC. The country is likely to continue with its false narrative and cry hoarse over what is an internal matter of India.

Sep 09, 2019, 15:31 PM IST

My government launched plan to double farmers' income in coming years, says PM Modi at UN conference

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday addressed the 14th session of the Conference of Parties to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification held in Greater Noida and said that his government has launched a programme to double the income of farmers in the coming years.

Sep 09, 2019, 13:08 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi will address UN conference on combating land desertification

During the Conference, an estimated 7,200 participants that include Ministers and representatives of governments, non-government and intergovernmental organisations, scientists, women and youth from the 197 parties are expected. 

Sep 09, 2019, 06:44 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi will address UN conference to combat desertification

The Conference of Parties (COP) is the decision-making body responsible for monitoring and reviewing the implementation of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. It brings together the 196 nations and territories – called Parties – that have signed on to the Framework Convention.

Sep 02, 2019, 07:46 AM IST

Taal Thok Ke: Pakistan trying to disrupt Kashmir peace? Watch special debate

In this segment of Taal Thok Ke, we bring to you panel discussion on concurrent issue. In today's debate, we ask: Pakistan trying to disrupt Kashmir peace? Watch special debate. #AtankParLautaPakistan #TaalThokKe

Aug 17, 2019, 18:36 PM IST

Watch: Syed Akbaruddin calmly shuts down Pakistani journalists, video goes viral

A Pakistani journalist had raised questions about India’s stand of not initiating dialogue with the neighbouring country unless it puts an end to terrorism.

Aug 17, 2019, 14:02 PM IST

UN diplomats from across the world pay tribute to late Sushma Swaraj

Diplomats of about 50 countries at the United Nations (UN) have written condolence messages in a tribute to former external affairs minister late Sushma Swaraj, who died of a cardiac arrest on Tuesday.

Aug 10, 2019, 12:26 PM IST

5W1H: Time for Pakistan to accept reality and stop meddling in India's internal affairs, says MEA

The Narendra Modi Government on Friday asked Pakistan to stop meddling in the internal matters of the country and urged it to reconsider its decision to suspend the Samjhauta and Thar Express train services between the two countries over New Delhi's recent move to scrap Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir.

Aug 09, 2019, 17:00 PM IST

Eat less meat, reduce food waste and you'll help save Earth: UN

Food waste and meat consumption are big contributors to global warming, with food waste producing between 8% and 10% and livestock 14.5 per cent of global emissions, according to the World Wildlife Fund. 

Aug 09, 2019, 08:09 AM IST

Tribute film to Rituparno Ghosh gets UN backing

A tribute film to the late acclaimed Bengali filmmaker Rituparno Ghosh has evinced interest of the United Nations.

Aug 08, 2019, 17:16 PM IST

World not doing enough about climate change: UN

The natural environment is deteriorating at an alarming rate: sea levels are rising; ocean acidification is accelerating; the last four years have been the warmest on record; one million plant and animal species are at risk of extinction, and land degradation continues unchecked.

Jul 11, 2019, 16:46 PM IST

In big diplomatic win for India, 55 Asia-Pacific countries endorse bid for non-permanent UNSC seat

India has been a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council on seven occasions in the past several decades.

Jun 26, 2019, 10:41 AM IST

Special arrangements for 5th International Yoga Day in Ranchi, Jharkhand

- Preparations are in full swing in Ranchi to host the International Yoga Day 2019. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will perform yoga with thousands of yoga enthusiast at Prabhat Tara Ground as part of the celebration on 21st June. Watch to know more about the special arrangements made for IYD 2019.

Jun 19, 2019, 19:26 PM IST