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India ratifies UN trade treaty; becomes 71st country to join group

TIR will help India to integrate with Myanmar and Thailand as well as Bangladesh, Bhutan and Nepal.

19 Jun 2017 8:23 PM

Record 65.6 million people displaced worldwide: UN

Of the total, some 10.3 million people were newly displaced in 2016, around two-thirds fleeing within their own countries.

19 Jun 2017 11:21 AM

India wins re-election to UN organ on economic, social issues

The Council’s 54 member Governments are elected by the General Assembly for overlapping three-year terms.

16 Jun 2017 1:05 PM

Pakistan using terror to destabilise Kashmir: India tells UNHRC

India accused Pakistan of 'misusing' the UN platform to pursue its political objectives.

15 Jun 2017 11:41 AM

Kashmir integral part of country, Pak remains illegal occupant: India at UNHRC

India's Permanent Representative at the UN, Rajiv K Chander noted at the session that the entire state of J&K is an integral part of India.

07 Jun 2017 5:23 PM

UN accuses ISIS of executing 163 civilians in Mosul on June 1

'The brutality of Daesh and other terrorist groups seemingly knows no bounds', said Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, using an Arabic acronym for ISIS.

06 Jun 2017 3:47 PM

US' Paris accord exit may lead to 0.3 degree rise in global temperatures: UN

A WMO official, however, said that the likely impact of Trump's widely-condemned decision remains far from clear.

03 Jun 2017 11:43 AM

Yemen: Cholera outbreak kills 124, more than 7 million in high-risk areas

The World Health Organization said last month that fewer than 45 percent of health facilities in Yemen are now fully functioning.

17 May 2017 8:49 AM

At UNHRC, India says it's secular state with no state religion

Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi led the Indian delegation at the UN Human Rights Council.

05 May 2017 8:44 AM

For the first time ever, UN rights expert to visit North Korea

Catalina Devandas-Aguilar is scheduled to arrive in the isolated nation on Wednesday.

27 Apr 2017 8:17 PM