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PM Modi won’t go for September UNGA session

Prime Minister Narendra Modi (Photo: PTI)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will not attend the annual high-level UN General Assembly session here next month and the Indian delegation will be led by external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj, accordi

Setback to India bid for UNSC reforms

India’s push to achieve urgent reforms of the UN Security Council this year and secure a permanent seat has suffered a setback when the General Assembly decided to roll over discussions on reforming t

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

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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.

Independence Day anniversary is a time for stocktaking.

Kashmir is the northernmost geographical region of South Asia. Until the mid-19th century, the term “Kashmir” denoted only the valley between the Great Himalayas and the Pir Panjal mountain range.