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India  /  Published 06.08.20

India hits out at China for attempting to raise Kashmir issue at UNSC

Hitting out at China for making yet another effort to raise the Kashmir issue at the UN Security Council, India on Thursday asked Beijing to draw proper conclusions from such "infructuous attempt...
By PTI in New Delhi

World  /  Published 28.07.20

Indian activist in UN advisory group on climate change

A climate activist from India has been named by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to his new advisory group comprising young leaders who will provide perspectives and solutions to tackle the worse...
By PTI in United Nations

Opinion  /  Published 24.07.20

A compassionate partnership with Africa

The global outbreak of Covid-19 has sent the world into a state of panic. Nations are battling a pandemic that is disrupting world markets, stalling global trade, challenging emergency healthcare prep...
By Aparajita Biswas in

Opinion  /  Published 23.07.20

Change the spots: 75 years of the UN

Reform or perish. This is a perfectly acceptable mantra for survival for institutions — local and global — in the modern world. The United Nations would thus do well to heed the advice of ...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 21.07.20

Assam floods: UN says it stands ready to support Indian government

The United Nations stands ready to support the government of India if required as devastating floods in Assam have displaced lakhs and killed more than 100 people, a spokesperson for the UN Secretary ...
By PTI in United Nations

India  /  Published 15.07.20

PM to give keynote speech at UN Economic and Social Council

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will virtually address the UN on Friday at the High-Level Segment of the ECOSOC, his first since India was overwhelmingly elected as a non-permanent member of the powerful...
By PTI in United Nations

Opinion  /  Published 15.07.20

Penned in: overcrowded jails

Overcrowded prisons are ideal for the spread of the novel coronavirus, and United Nations agencies have been sounding the alarm since early April. One of the UN’s requests was the release of pol...
By The Editorial Board in

Jharkhand  /  Published 08.07.20

CII's tribal development conclave shifts online

Encouraged by the successes of the past, the Confederation of Indian Industry's Jharkhand chapter will hold the third edition of its Tribal Development Meet on Thursday over CII'...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

Opinion  /  Published 30.06.20

So kind: Safoora Zargar's bail

The ‘humanitarian’ impulse, apparently, comes and goes. Safoora Zargar, arrested under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act on April 10, was granted bail by the Delhi High Court on Jun...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 28.06.20

Call to free CAA protesters

Experts from the United Nations Human Rights Council have demanded the immediate release of 11 people, including six students, arrested for taking part in protests against the new citizenship matrix. ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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