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US asks Pak to freeze funds of terror groups, supports action against JeM

The US asked Pakistan to “freeze without delay” the funds and other assets of the UNSC-designated terrorist networks and their leaders.

16 Feb 2019 10:26 AM

Tackling the plastic menace

Millions of tons of plastic waste could be turned into clean fuels, other products.

08 Feb 2019 6:24 PM

Waiting for United Nations pageant

An inspiration to all women whose dreams took a backseat when motherhood took over, Saritha believes in body positivity.

07 Feb 2019 6:12 AM

UN experts say North Korea hiding missiles at airports

North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile programs remain intact and Pyongyang is using airports to shield its weapons.

06 Feb 2019 9:26 AM

India emerging new target for patent filing in AI: WIPO

India is emerging as a new target for patent filings in Artificial Intelligence and is among the top countries for publications.

01 Feb 2019 4:35 PM


Amit Shah praise PM Modi for speaking in hindi in UN meetings

BJP's Amit Shah heaped praises on PM Narendra Modi while referring to surgical strikes and his address in Hindi at the UN General Assembly.

29 Jan 2019 4:06 PM

UN warns trade disputes, climate could disrupt growth

Economic growth is uneven and is often failing to reach where it is most needed, the report stated.

22 Jan 2019 11:13 AM

10 United Nations peacekeepers killed in Mali attack

Gunmen killed 10 Chadian peacekeepers and injured at least 25 others.

21 Jan 2019 8:50 AM

Six Nigerian troops killed in Boko Haram raid

The jihadists attacked an army position overnight Thursday in Kamuya.

20 Jan 2019 11:47 AM

Haven't received requests to launch criminal probe into Khashoggi's murder: UN

The UN chief underlined that the Human Rights Council has the power to investigate Khashoggi's killing.

19 Jan 2019 11:46 AM


Multilateralism is needed to address global challenges: UN chief

UN SG Antonio Guterres has said multilateralism is needed to solve global challenges such as climate change and terrorism.

19 Jan 2019 8:19 AM

Palestinians launch bid for full UN membership

The Palestinians will launch a bid to become a full member of the United Nations

16 Jan 2019 12:24 PM

Myanmar delays UN refugee chief's visit

Myanmar has postponed a planned visit by the UN refugee chief to Rakhine state

15 Jan 2019 4:06 PM

Yemen's warring parties refuse to meet together

Yemen's government and Houthi rebels were in different rooms

15 Jan 2019 12:28 PM

Saudi teen is refugee, UN confirms, asks Australia to resettle

UN has found that a teenage woman who fled Saudi to Thailand is legitimate refugee and has asked Australia to take her in, officials said.

09 Jan 2019 12:42 PM


Anti-sterlite protesters killed by shots to head, chest; half from behind: Autopsy

Thirteen people were killed when police opened fire on a demonstration against Vedanta's Sterlite copper smelter in Tamil Nadu in May.

22 Dec 2018 4:26 PM

Israel’s new homeland law is reeking of racism, many liken it to ‘apartheid’

The law also enshrines Jerusalem as the capital and Hebrew as its state language, leaving Arabic with a mere special status.

12 Nov 2018 5:44 AM

India slams UNSC Sanctions Committees for 'opacity', 'lack of accountability'

India slammed in an apparent reference to China repeatedly blocking New Delhi's bid to list Masood Azhar as a global terrorist.

11 Nov 2018 2:14 PM

Reform, or world peace may turn into world order in pieces: India to UN

In UNSC Open Debate, Akbaruddin said that the Council is facing a manifold crisis of performance, credibility, legitimacy, and relevance.

10 Nov 2018 1:32 PM

UN chief urges Lankan prez to allow vote in Parl 'as soon as possible'

The political turmoil began after Sirisena sacked PM Ranil Wickremesinghe and installed former strongman Mahinda Rajapaksa in his place.

03 Nov 2018 3:27 PM