United Nations
India  /  Published 29.04.20

UN officials see reprisal in Kashmir lawyer jail

Five special rapporteurs of the United Nations have dubbed the continued incarceration of veteran Kashmir lawyer Mian Qayoom a reprisal for his opinions and claimed that he is being denied a free tria...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 19.04.20

UN agencies flag online class pitfalls

Two UN agencies have warned against any large-scale shift towards online education, saying it would deepen socio-economic inequalities and warning that virtual platforms can leave children vulnerable ...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

World  /  Published 08.08.19

Climate change threat to food supply, says UN

The world’s land and water resources are being exploited at “unprecedented rates,” a new UN report warns, which combined with climate change is putting dire pressure on the ability of humanity t...
By Christopher Flavelle/ NYTNS in New York

World  /  Published 10.04.20

UNSC meets for first time to discuss coronavirus

The UN Security Council underlined the need for unity and solidarity with those affected by the COVID-19 and expressed support for the efforts of Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on the potential im...
By PTI in United Nations

India  /  Published 08.04.20

400 million workers in India may sink into poverty: UN report

About 400 million people working in the informal economy in India are at risk of falling deeper into poverty due to the coronavirus crisis which is having 'catastrophic consequences', and is expected ...
By PTI in United Nations

World  /  Published 01.04.20

Covid-19 is worst crisis since World War II: UN

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has warned that the world faces the most challenging crisis since World War II, confronting a pandemic threatening people in every country, one that will bring a ...
By AP in United Nations

World  /  Published 31.03.20

In a 1st, UNSC adopts 4 resolutions remotely

The UN Security Council, currently under China's presidency, unanimously adopted four resolutions, voting for the first time remotely as diplomats and United Nations staff work from home due to the co...
By PTI in United Nations

India  /  Published 24.03.20

Coronavirus outbreak: Food supply shadow on the poorest

Thirty per cent of India’s lowest income class, already undernourished, could be hit the hardest by the coronavirus pandemic, going by the analysis of an official report and a warning from the Unite...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 23.03.20

No longer a ticking time bomb

We are living through a demographic aberration. The world population had taken millions of years to reach one billion in 1800 AD. But the figure nearly doubled within 100 years and hit the six-billion...
By Jaydev Jana in

India  /  Published 21.03.20

Halt use of capital punishment: UN

The UN has called on all nations to stop the use of capital punishment or put a moratorium on it, a day after four men convicted of gang-raping and murdering a 23-year-old woman were hanged in India.S...
By PTI in United Nations


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