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UN body expresses concern over slavery in China and forced marriages among Indians

UN investigator also speaks of bonded labour among Dalits in India

18 Aug 2022 9:02 AM

UN Security Council to meet after Gaza destruction, rocket fire into Israel

Israeli forces pummeled the densely populated Gaza Strip on Saturday

16 May 2021 10:04 AM

Mali protest leader steps back as coup leaders promise election

President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita had resigned and dissolved parliament on Tuesday after the mutineers detained him at gunpoint

20 Aug 2020 10:22 AM

Israel doesn't want anybody to call West Bank's Area C as 'occupied'

Currently more than 450,000 Israeli settlers live in the West Bank, alongside more than 2.8 million Palestinians

25 Jun 2020 9:02 AM

Bollywood faced with tough questions

Indian celebrities are increasingly finding themselves being faced with strong political questions when at events abroad.

12 Aug 2019 5:16 AM


Al-Qaeda remains resilient, continues to cooperate closely with LeT: UN report

Al-Qaeda considers Afghan a continuing safe haven for its leadership, relying on its long-standing strong relationship with the Taliban.

30 Jul 2019 12:48 PM

India, Pak failed to address concerns in Kashmir: UN

Office of UN High Commissioner for Human Rights released its first-ever report on Kashmir, documenting the wrongdoing by India and Pakistan.

08 Jul 2019 5:57 PM

Indian Army officer appointed as commander of UN Misson

Lt. Gen. Tinaikar previously served as the Additional Director General of Military Operations at the Army Headquarters.

25 May 2019 9:12 PM

China backs UNSC resolution on Pulwama terror attack

While condemning the attack, the UNSC resolution underlined the need to hold perpetrators of these acts of terrorism accountable.

22 Feb 2019 9:39 AM

India can provide leadership in dealing drought: UNCCD

India has tremendous potential to turn challenges like desertification and droughts into opportunities.

24 Jan 2019 3:02 PM


PM Modi to get ‘Champions of the Earth Award’ on Wed

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been selected in the leadership category for his pioneering work in championing the Internati-onal Solar Alliance.

03 Oct 2018 1:04 AM

PM Modi, French Prez Macron get UN's highest environmental honour

Modi and Macron are among the six of the world's most outstanding environmental changemakers.

27 Sep 2018 1:52 PM

Pak undermines India's territorial integrity through terrorism: India at UN

Pak's Ambassador to UN again raised the issue of Kashmir while addressing High Level Forum on Culture of Peace in UN General Assembly.

06 Sep 2018 11:14 AM

Survey ranking India most dangerous for women inaccurate: Govt

The Women and Child Development Ministry said the report is based on perception of 'unknown persons'.

27 Jun 2018 9:40 PM

Highest UN peacekeeper deaths in last 70 years from India

According to UN, of the 3,737 peacekeepers who have died since 1948, 163 have been from India, the highest from any country. 

30 May 2018 1:45 PM


5G to offer USD 27 bn business opportunity for India, says Ericsson

India is aspiring to launch 5G services at par with other technologically advanced nations.

22 May 2018 6:56 PM

In the name of development, Myanmar govt takes away Rohingya land

Rakhine state has been largely sealed off from rights groups, the media and UN investigators.

12 Mar 2018 2:36 PM

International Women's Day 2018: 5 places around world where women rule

While the world celebrated International Women's Day, we take a look at five places which are exclusively ruled by women.

08 Mar 2018 10:26 AM

UN list of firms linked to Israeli settlements 'waste of time': Nikki Haley

'The US will continue to aggressively push back against anti-Israel bias, and advance badly needed reforms of the Council,' Haley said.

01 Feb 2018 11:18 AM

China, India committed to climate action when ‘others are failing’: UN chief

Guterres said UN has ‘very solid commitment’ for climate action, and African nations were the biggest victims of changing weather patterns.

13 Jan 2018 7:40 PM