United Nations
World  /  Published 02.12.21

UN headquarters cordoned off

Images showed armed police surrounding the man standing on a sidewalk while holding what appeared to be a gun. According to an official speaking on condition of anonymity, the man threatened to kill ...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in United Nations

India  /  Published 24.11.21

J&K activist's arrest sparks global outrage

The arrest of prominent human rights defender Khurram Parvez on terrorism charges in Jammu and Kashmir has sparked international condemnation, with a global watchdog fearing that he faced high risk of...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

World  /  Published 23.11.21

UN for action on Afghan banks

The UN on Monday pushed for urgent action to prop up Afghanistan’s banks, warning that a spike in people unable to repay loans, lower deposits and a cash liquidity crunch could cause the financi...
By Reuters in United Nations

Opinion  /  Published 22.11.21

For a cleaner India

While observing ‘Vigilance Awareness Week’ this year, the Central Vigilance Commission unveiled a pertinent theme — “Independent India @ 75: Self Reliance with Integrity”...
By Gautam Bhattacharya

Campus  /  Published 20.11.21

Artwork by Kolkata girl Srotoswini Sinha makes it to climate change cards at UNCOP26

Srotoswini Sinha is a fine arts student at Kala Bhavana, Santiniketan ...
By Aditi Dey Roy


World  /  Published 18.11.21

'India's Afghan meet augurs well for neighbourhood'

The recent regional security conference on Afghanistan hosted by India shows how strongly regional countries are stepping up at this critical time to underline the need for stability in the war-torn n...
By Yoshita Singh in United Nations

India  /  Published 17.11.21

UNSC: India slams Pakistan again

Terrorists enjoy free pass in Pakistan, which has an established history and policy of actively supporting them and holds the ignoble record of hosting the largest number of militants proscribed by th...
By Our Bureau, PTI in United Nations

Books  /  Published 17.11.21

Resolved tells Ban Ki-moon’s inspirational story of leading the United Nations

Ban Ki-moon is a South Korean diplomat and former foreign minister who served as the eighth Secretary-General of the United Nations from January 2007 to December 2016. His book Resolved: Uniting Natio...
By Ban Ki-moon

India  /  Published 17.11.21

Pfizer to offer Covid drug cheaper in India

India is among 95 countries where the US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer will facilitate low-cost sales of its promising anti-Covid-19 candidate oral drug called Paxlovid through generic production, the c...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 15.11.21

Marital woes

The prevalence of child marriage in India lays bare the twin failures of the State. The first is a low score on the Human Development Index. Pervasive child marriage leads to a high school drop-out ra...
By Sudip Chakraborty


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