United Nations
India  /  Published 03.03.20

UN agency moves SC on CAA

The principal human rights official of the United Nations has moved the Supreme Court, seeking to intervene as a friend of the court on a bunch of petitions challenging the Citizenship Amendment Act (...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

World  /  Published 01.05.19

UN designates Jaish-e-Mohammad chief Masood Azhar as global terrorist

In a huge diplomatic win for India, the United Nations on Wednesday designated Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammad chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist after China lifted its hold on a proposal to bla...
By PTI in United Nations

Opinion  /  Published 15.02.20

Here’s looking at you, Kid

India is no longer a “developing” country, at least not according to the amended list published by the office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR). Classification of countries is commo...
By Upala Sen

North East  /  Published 13.02.20

Regional party files anti-CAA pleas in UN

The Asom Songrami Mancha, a new regional political party, has filed three petitions in the United Nations against the “contentious“ Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), 2019, and termed it a “xenoph...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

Bihar  /  Published 28.10.18

Bihar girl’s videos for UN contest

Muzaffarpur girl Shalini Prasad’s two documentaries have been selected for Global Youth Video Competition. The contest has been co-organised by UN Climate Change, Global Environment Facility’s sma...
By Shuchismita Chakraborty in Patna


India  /  Published 09.09.19

India to raise target for restoring degraded land: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday announced that India would raise its target for restoring degraded land from 21 million hectares to 26 million hectares by 2030.Speaking at the 14th session of t...
By PTI in New Delhi

World  /  Published 05.11.18

Asia lawyer ‘forced to flee’ to Netherlands

The Pakistani lawyer who helped free a Christian woman sentenced to death for blasphemy said on Monday he had been forced to flee to the Netherlands for his life, and has no idea where his client is.L...
By Reuters in The Hague

Opinion  /  Published 24.09.19

Red marks in the government's green report card

Political inertia has been one of the stumbling blocks on the path of global mitigatory action against climate change. Greta Thunberg’s denouncement of the passivity of heads of states — the young...
By The Editorial Board

World  /  Published 01.11.18

US turns up terror heat on Pakistan

The US has asked Pakistan to swiftly enact a legislation that formally proscribes both Hafiz Saeed-led Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) and Falah-i-Insaniyat Foundation (FIF)It also criticised the recent removal ...
By PTI in Washington

World  /  Published 01.11.18

Dead or missing: 56,800 migrants in 4 years

One by one, five to a grave, the coffins are buried in the red earth of this ill-kept corner of a South African cemetery. The scrawl on the cheap wood attests to their anonymity: “Unknown B/Male.”...
By AP in Johannesburg


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