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India to restore 26 million acres of degarded land, says PM Modi

'Sadly, land degradation affects over two-thirds of the world today,' Modi said

15 Jun 2021 6:59 AM

To prevent outbreaks like COVID-19, zoonotic diseases need to be curbed, says UN

COVID-19 is one of the worst zoonotic disease, but it is not the first. Ebola, SARS, MERS, HIV, Lyme disease preceded it, UNEP Director said

07 Jul 2020 12:41 PM

Ninth largest recipient of FDI in 2019, India will continue to attract investments: UN

Investments from India are expected to decline in 2020, with largest MNEs revising their earnings down by 25% in early 2020 due to pandemic

16 Jun 2020 12:19 PM

WHO to review covid response after Trump attack

WHO Director-General Tedros us acknowledged there had been shortcomings and told the virtual assembly he welcomed calls for a review

19 May 2020 1:12 PM

Covid-19 is this century’s global inflection point

In the post-Covid-19 world the institutions of global governance would have to be revisited and remodelled

31 Mar 2020 11:56 AM

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Anti-CAA: 'Mamata Banerjee speaking Pakistan's language,' says BJP's Dilip Ghosh

He also accused Banerjee of speaking the language of Pakistan.

20 Dec 2019 6:11 PM

Activists frustrated with climate talks dump horse manure outside Madrid summit

Attached to the pile of manure was a short message to leaders saying 'the horseshit stops here.'

15 Dec 2019 11:48 AM

UN body slams Pak over ‘discrimination’ of religious minorities

The commission has cited several prominent examples to substantiate that minorities in the country are portrayed as second class citizens.

15 Dec 2019 11:35 AM

Indian-American Anil Raj killed in a terrorist attack in Kabul

There were five other civilians who were injured, including staff, Pompeo told reporters at a news conference here.

27 Nov 2019 9:00 AM

World should keep in mind plight of children in Kashmir: Pak

Pakistan has been trying to internationalise the Kashmir issue.

20 Nov 2019 9:02 PM

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Pak FM Qureshi writes letter to top UN officials to reject bifurcation of Kashmir

At Pakistan's request, Qureshi's letter has since been circulated to the UN membership as an official document of the Security Council.

19 Nov 2019 12:06 PM

'We sail for home!' Greta Thunberg on her way to UN climate summit

During her trip, Greta excoriated world leaders at the United Nations, met former US president Barack Obama.

14 Nov 2019 9:42 AM

UK's treatment of Julian Assange putting his life 'at risk': UN expert

Assange is facing extradition request by US over charges he violated US Espionage Act by publishing military and diplomatic files in 2010.

02 Nov 2019 9:23 AM

Supreme Court dealing slowly with petitions on Kashmir situation: United Nations panel

The European Union MPs are the first high-level foreign delegation to Kashmir since August 5.

29 Oct 2019 8:21 PM

'UN chief hasnt shown courage,' says Official on Jamal Khashoggi's killing

The report revealed that the late Saudi journalist was the victim of a 'deliberate and premeditated execution'.

28 Oct 2019 9:49 AM

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'Number of Syrian refugees crossing into Iraq from Syria has increased': UN

Turkey had launched the offensive on Oct 9 after US announced withdrawal of its troops from northern Syria.

26 Oct 2019 12:42 PM

Without help from US, UN climate fund struggles to meet goal

The fund supports projects that help poor countries tackle climate change, both by reducing emissions and responding to inevitable impacts.

24 Oct 2019 5:21 PM

Disappointed over NRC being wrongly linked with issue of minority rights: India at UN

First Secretary in India's Permanent Mission to the UN Paulomi Tripath said updating National Registrar of Citizens (NRC) is a statutory.

24 Oct 2019 12:16 PM

UN Headquarters to remain closed in the weekend due to budget crunch

It should be noted that the war-wracked Syria was the last country to have paid up its dues to organisation by end of the 30-day due period.

19 Oct 2019 11:00 AM

India slams Pak for raising Kashmir issue at UN

India maintains Kashmir is a bilateral issue with Pakistan and no third party has any role in it.

19 Oct 2019 10:46 AM

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