United Nations
World  /  Published 26.07.21

Australia saves reef heritage status

Australia has garnered enough international support to defer an attempt by the United Nations’ cultural organisation to downgrade the Great Barrier Reef’s World Heritage status because of ...
By AP in Canberra

World  /  Published 10.07.21

Ready to support Syria: India at UN

Expressing concern over the involvement of external actors in Syria, India has said it is committed to advancing a Syrian-led and Syrian-owned UN-facilitated political process to bring long-term secur...
By Our Bureau, PTI in United Nations

India  /  Published 07.07.21

India to UN: Take on terrorism collectively

India has cautioned that 20 years after the 9/11 terror attacks, there are attempts again to divide terrorism into different terminologies such as violent nationalism and right wing extremism, asserti...
By Our Bureau, PTI in United Nations

India  /  Published 07.07.21

India cites law as world frowns

By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 07.07.21

On a two-way street

The State being held accountable by courts is a cherished feature of democracies. Even a submission to the jurisdiction of international courts is applauded on some occasions. But sovereign powers are...
By Ameyavikrama Thanvi


India  /  Published 06.07.21

'Stan detained under due process of law'

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet and the UN's independent experts have repeatedly raised the cases of Swamy and 15 other human rights defenders with the government of India ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 06.07.21

UN disturbed over Swamy's death

The UN body on human rights on Tuesday said it was deeply saddened and disturbed by the death of 84-year-old rights activist Stan Swamy during his pre-trial detention. It said UN High Commissioner fo...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 30.06.21

India airs weaponised drone worry at UN

India on Monday flagged the use of weaponised drones for terrorist activities at the United Nations General Assembly, stating that they provide an easy-to-use low-cost option to extremists. This effo...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 29.06.21

UN: India flags drone concern

The possibility of the use of weaponised drones for terrorist activities against strategic and commercial assets calls for serious attention by the global community, India has told the UN General Asse...
By Yoshita Singh in United Nations

India  /  Published 26.06.21

Bihar: UN bid to curb Covid rumour

The United Nations, in collaboration with civil society organisations, has initiated a movement called “Verified” in Bihar aimed at ending the Covid-19 pandemic by empowering people with s...
By Dev Raj in Patna


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