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UN General Assembly reverberates with 'Om' chants to mark International Yoga Day

The essence of yoga is balance, not only within us but also in our relationship with humanity, said Amina Mohammed.

21 Jun 2019 11:39 AM

Yoga postures light up UN Headquarters ahead of Int'l Yoga Day

On a foggy and rainy evening on Wednesday, yoga postures were projected on the North Facade of the UN Headquarters Building.

20 Jun 2019 7:25 PM

‘Has sacrificial lamb arrived?’: UN cites new recordings in Jamal Khashoggi murder

Mutreb and 10 others are now on trial in closed hearings in Saudi Arabia for their role.

20 Jun 2019 8:49 AM

‘Credible evidence’ linking Saudi’s Crown Prince to Khashoggi's murder: report

The expert also said that UN chief should launch international probe over Khashoggi murder.

19 Jun 2019 3:54 PM

India will overtake China as world's most populous country in 8 yrs: UN report

Meanwhile, the Chinese population will decrease by 31.4 million, or around 2.2 per cent, between 2019 and 2050.

18 Jun 2019 8:47 AM

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Watch: Ahead of International Yoga Day, PM Modi posts another video

The members of the Assembly chose June 21 to mark the day as it is the longest day of the year.

17 Jun 2019 12:24 PM

China, Russia reject calls for freeze on UN pullout from Sudan

The council is scheduled to vote on the mandate of the mission, known as UNAMID, on June 27.

15 Jun 2019 12:39 PM

US, 25 other nations accuse North Korea of violating UN sanctions

It said most of the excess petroleum products were obtained from dozens of illegal ship-to-ship transfers.

13 Jun 2019 2:14 PM

Thank you for supporting us: Israeli PM thanks Modi to vote against Palestinian group

India has also always played a proactive role in garnering support for the Palestinian cause in multilateral fora.

13 Jun 2019 2:11 PM

Botswana's High Court decriminalises homosexuality

South Africa is the only African nation to have legalised gay marriage.

12 Jun 2019 1:01 PM

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India criticises lack of transparency in functioning of UNSC's Sanctions Committees

India's criticism of UN's top organ came a month after getting JeM chief Masood Azhar blacklisted as a global terrorist by the world body.

07 Jun 2019 1:34 PM

Giriraj Singh asks people to make 'population control law' a movement

Earlier, the Union Minister had backed Baba Ramdev's statement to bring a law whereby third-borns should be bereft of voting rights.

03 Jun 2019 1:28 PM

2 bodies retrieved from boat off Libya's coast; 73 migrants rescued

In recent years, thousands of migrants have lost their lives after undertaking dangerous sea travel on overcrowded rubber boats.

03 Jun 2019 9:13 AM

Another Indian-origin woman gets appointed at the UN

Anita Bhatia has been appointed by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres as the Deputy Executive Director.

31 May 2019 2:34 PM

Think over consequences on future developments: N Korea warns US over ship seizure

The cargo ship was detained in Indonesian waters in April 2018. Its seizure was announced by US Justice Dept on May 9, 2019.

22 May 2019 12:41 PM

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German Ambassador calls for India to have a permanent UNSC seat

Walter J. Lindner said India is needed to be present at the UNSC permanently.

21 May 2019 1:55 PM

'Significant achievement' listing Masood Azhar as global terrorist: UNSC

It was a huge victory for India after a decade of relentless efforts to ban the mastermind of several terror attacks against India.

21 May 2019 1:37 PM

'We shall respond with great force If Tehran attack interests': Trump

The two US sources said they are still trying to establish whether the rocket attack, directed by Iran, was designed to send a signal to US.

21 May 2019 8:25 AM

India raises concern over UN's dues to Peacekeeping nations

India said that UN's total arrears currently stand at a whopping $3.6 billion, nearly one-third of the annual assessment of the UN.

18 May 2019 1:47 PM

More than 250,000 Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh get first ID cards: UN

The UN refugee agency also said the registration could serve as a tool for law enforcement to help counter human trafficking.

18 May 2019 10:53 AM

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