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China’s hold on Azhar’s UN terror listing to lapse

The six-month validity of the technical hold imposed by China on India’s bid to get JeM chief Masood Azhar designated as a terrorist by the UN will “lapse” soon and the Pathankot attack mastermind cou

Aung San Suu Kyi makes UN debut with speech

Myanmar Foreign Minister Aung San Suu Kyi (Photo: AP)

Former political prisoner Aung San Suu Kyi made her first speech at the UN General Assembly since forming a democratically elected government and called for international understanding as Myanmar grap

Nawaz Sharif rakes up Kashmir at UN, alleges brutalities

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif speaks during the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly. (Photo: AP)

Raking up Kashmir at the UN, Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday made a number of allegations with regard to the current unrest in the Valley.

2 Indians, 1 Indian-American get UN honour

Two Indians and an Indian-American are among 17 people selected for the inaugural class of UN Young Leaders for Sustainable Development Goals for their leadership and contribution to end poverty, figh

North Korea nuclear threat clouds UNGA meet


A US B-1B bomber (right) flies over Osan airbase with a South Korean Air Force jet in Pyeongtaek, South Korea, on Tuesday. The US flew nuclear-capable supersonic bombers over ally South Korea in a show of force meant to cow North Korea after its fifth nuclear test. (Photo: AP)

50 million Omrans ‘uprooted’ by war, violence

Omran Daqneesh

Almost 50 million children throughout the world are “uprooted” forcibly displaced from their home countries by war, violence or persecution, the United Nations children’s programme said on Wednesday.

Dawood Ibrahim’s 6 addresses in Pak on UN panel’s list

India’s consistent stand that Dawood Ibrahim is based in Pakistan has got a virtual endorsement from the UN which has confirmed six addresses of the underworld don in Pakistan.

UN strikes through 1 Dawood address

After dropping three of the nine addresses provided by India, the UN Security Council’s ISIL and Al-Qaeda Sanctions Committee did not amend six of Dawood Ibrahim’s addresses mentioned in the listing —

AR Rahman enthrals audience at UN concert

A.R. Rahman and his troupe perform on the occasion of India’s 70th Independence Day  at United Nations General Assembly. — PTI

Oscar-winning composer A.R. Rahman enthralled a packed audience at the iconic UN General Assembly hall with his renditions of Indian Carnatic legend M.S.

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

Two aspects of the Indian Army’s “surgical strikes” and their aftermath are worthy of note.

India formally ratified the Paris climate agreement on Sunday, notwithstanding that last week Donald Trump was trashing global warming as a hoax and efforts to control it as expensive and ineffective.