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Covid-19 is this century’s global inflection point

In the post-Covid-19 world the institutions of global governance would have to be revisited and remodelled

31 Mar 2020 11:56 AM

Post ICJ hearing, Myanmar has 'softened' stance, says Bangladesh Foreign Minister

Bangladesh and Myanmar signed a repatriation deal two years ago, but virtually no refugees have been returned to date.

16 Dec 2019 1:48 PM

UN launches humanitarian appeal for nearly USD 29 billion

UN launches USD 29 bn emergency funding appeal.

04 Dec 2019 3:38 PM

'Terror-crime nexus an existential global threat,' says Syed Akbaruddin

Akbaruddin highlighted nefarious activities of terror outfits designated by world body including Islamic State, LeT and JeM.

20 Nov 2019 10:02 AM

Leaked govt files show how China organised mass detention of Uighurs, Muslims

Beijing denies any mistreatment of the Uighurs or others in Xinjiang.

18 Nov 2019 12:19 PM

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Full and fancy life of a Fijian who found his roots in Delhi

Films were a passion in his life from his very young days and it is a passion that still continues.

15 Nov 2019 1:59 AM

Garbage dropped by China, India into sea 'floats into Los Angeles': Trump

Terming climate change as 'complex issue', Trump said he considers himself to be, 'in many ways, an environmentalist, believe it or not'.

13 Nov 2019 3:36 PM

Rockets rain from Gaza as Israel kills Islamic Jihad commander

As the rocket fire and Israeli air-strikes continued into the night, Gaza medical officials said 10 Palestinians had been killed.

13 Nov 2019 10:02 AM

Donald Trump's climate stand 'so extreme', it's waking people up: Thunberg

'He’s so extreme and he says so extreme things, so I think people wake up by that in a way,' the 16-year-old said.

13 Nov 2019 8:38 AM

'Uranium particles' detected at undeclared site in Iran: UN's nuclear watchdog

Report from the watchdog says it detected natural uranium particles of anthropogenic origin at a location in Iran not declared to agency.

12 Nov 2019 9:04 AM

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Uber chief terms Jamal Khashoggi’s murder a ‘mistake’, apologises after uproar

Khosrowshahi later said he regretted his comments, made during an interview with Axios on HBO.

12 Nov 2019 8:43 AM

US wants United Nations to take up Dalai Lama succession issue

The Dalai Lama once travelled incessantly, drawing huge Western audiences with his good-humoured lectures on compassion and happiness.

09 Nov 2019 10:48 AM

It’s high time to push UN’s democratisation

The UN now has 191 members, and Switzerland was the last to join on September 10, 2002.

06 Nov 2019 1:16 AM

India, Bangladesh, Japan, China most vulnerable to rising sea levels, says UN Chief

Guterres said the biggest threat to sustainability today in the world is climate change.

05 Nov 2019 1:05 PM

Sitharaman meets IFAD president Houngbo to boost efforts for rural communities

India has set an ambitious goal of doubling farmers' incomes by 2022.

28 Oct 2019 7:17 PM

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UN: India lashes out at Pak, says linchpins of terror networks enjoy safe havens

Pakistan raked up the issue of Kashmir at the UN, referring to the communications lockdown in the state after the abrogation of Article 370.

24 Oct 2019 3:21 PM

'We enjoy freedom living in India,' says Dalai Lama

Asked about freedom of Tibet, Dalai Lama recalled that the former PM Nehru had advised him that the UN cannot do much.

14 Oct 2019 9:07 AM

India may restrict imports of palm oil, other goods from Malaysia: report

The government wants to send a strong signal of its displeasure to Malaysian authorities, the sources said.

12 Oct 2019 9:51 AM

Stalled escalators, empty water coolers as budget crunch hits UN

The main priority now is ensuring the next paycheck for the UN's 37,000 employees.

12 Oct 2019 9:04 AM

India slams Pakistan for 'fake narrative' on J&K children

Lodhi had also alluded to reports by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights on the situation in Jammu and Kashmir.

11 Oct 2019 10:42 AM

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