United Nations
India  /  Published 28.06.20

Release CAA protesters: UN

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

Opinion  /  Published 28.06.20

Oh that line, it has been crossed!

You see that line? That’s the critical thing, to keep your eye on the line. There are lines. You must know that if you were properly brought up. You must have been told about lines, and what lines n...
By Sankarshan Thakur in

India  /  Published 05.06.20

Nethra, 13, daughter of a salon owner in Tamil Nadu’s Madurai, after she was appointed “Goodwill Ambassador to the Poo

Nethra, 13, daughter of a salon owner in Tamil Nadu’s Madurai, after she was appointed “Goodwill Ambassador to the Poor” for the United Nations Association for Development And Peace (UNADAP).Net...
By PTI in

India  /  Published 05.06.20

India spells out priorities for UNSC seat campaign

India on Friday laid out the priorities of its campaign to secure an elected seat on the UN Security Council with external affairs minister S. Jaishankar asserting that the country can play a 'positiv...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 04.06.20

Together, for a cleaner world

My daughter mentioned to me at the weekend that for the first time since her school closed in March, the lead story on the BBC News website had nothing to do with Covid-19. The focus on the coronaviru...
By Nick Low in

Opinion  /  Published 01.06.20

Grave danger

Sir — The Covid-19 pandemic has led to the United Nations delaying a crucial climate summit till late 2021. Lockdowns across the world have shown that even a short period of human inactivity can sub...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 29.05.20

Indian Army officer gets UN award

Major Suman Gawani, an Indian Army officer who served as a woman peacekeeper with the UN Mission in South Sudan last year, has been conferred with a prestigious award by the world body for her role in...
By PTI in

Opinion  /  Published 23.05.20

'The sneaky little virus'

When she was growing up in Britain during the Second World War, Jane Goodall, the primatologist and conservationist, read the Tarzan stories and fell in love with him. Although he married the wrong Ja...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 22.05.20

Amphan considered more destructive than Aila: UN

Cyclone Amphan, which has killed 77 people and left thousands homeless in West Bengal, is now considered even more destructive than Cyclone Aila which slammed southern Bangladesh and eastern India in ...
By PTI in United Nations

North East  /  Published 04.05.20

Naga Hoho moves UN on rights violations

The Naga Hoho on Monday appealed to the United Nations to intervene against the alleged violations of human rights in Naga areas in the Northeast and northwestern part of Myanmar amidst the Covid-19 p...
By Bhadra Gogoi in Dimapur


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