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You covet other's land, use terror as state policy: India snubs Pak at UN

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. (Photo: AP)

India's ambassador to the UN Syed Akbaruddin strongly hit out at Pakistan for its remarks on Burhan Wani's killing at UN.

UN chief always welcomed direct talks between India, Pak: Spokesperson

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I think the Secretary-General is obviously following the situation in Kashmir very closely, says Ban’s spokesman St phane Dujarric.

UN plans to issue Yoga Day stamps in 2017

The UN plans to issue stamps in 2017 in commemoration of the International Yoga Day, celebrated annually on June 21, after the world body adopted an India-led resolution in 2014.

UN chief Ban Ki-moon condemns Orlando shooting

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. (Photo: AP)

‘He extends his deepest condolences to the families of the victims and expresses his solidarity with people of the United States.’

Feel ashamed to call myself peacekeeper: UN official on sexual abuse

UN peacekeepers have been repeatedly accused of sexually abusing young girls and women in refugee camps. (Representational Image

In 2015 also, when 69 allegations were recorded against peacekeepers, no Indian personnel was accused of any wrongdoing.

UN for ‘get-tough agenda’ on peacekeeper sex abuse

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A former number two at the US department of homeland security is forcing the United Nations to confront one of the worst crises in its history: sexual abuse by peacekeepers.

UN alarmed by Boko Haram ties to ISIS

The UN Security Council on Friday said it was alar-med by Boko Haram’s ties to the ISIS and threw its support behind a Niger-ian-led regional summit to confront the threat.

MS tells UN technology firms can do more to combat digital terror


Microsoft told the United Nations on Wednesday that technology companies can do more to combat digital terror, but warned there was no single solution to prevent terrorists from using the web.

Indian economy to grow 7.3 per cent in 2016: UN report

Notwithstanding delays in domestic policy reforms, India’s economy is “slowly gaining momentum” and is projected to grow by 7.3 per cent this year, a United Nations report on Thursday forecast.

Pakistan opposes India’s bid for permanent UNSC membership

The United Nations Security Council in session (Photo: AP)

India had said that the problem lies in the "imbalance of influence" within the Security Council between permanent and non-permanent members

The failed coup attempt in Turkey is not a return to the periodic coups of the past but a warning to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that his overweening ambition to be a modern Ataturk in the 21st cen

Air India recently made the headlines by offering last-minute unsold seats at the price of AC rail tickets.