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India  /  Published 28.09.19

Questions on terror for Imran Khan at UN

India on Friday accused Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan of “brinkmanship, not statesmanship” for his “threat of unleashing nuclear devastation” if the international community failed to rein...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 16.09.19

How Twitter reacted to Malala's plea to UN on Kashmiri students

In May 2016, art of living preacher Ravi Shankar had said Malala Yousafzai did not deserve the Nobel Peace Prize, a quote reported in several dailies and news websites. This was two years after s...
By The Telegraph and PTI in New Delhi

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

North East  /  Published 25.10.18

Rice & wine route to flavour China trade ties

The Northeast will take the gastronomical route to woo China with kiwi wine from Arunachal Pradesh and boka chaul (Oryzasativa) from Assam.These delicacies from the region will be promoted at the six-...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

India  /  Published 16.08.19

Kashmir at UN after half a century

The UN Security Council discussed Kashmir for the first time in half a century on Friday.In the absence of a statement from the Security Council, India and Pakistan, neither of which was part of the c...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi


India  /  Published 15.08.19

UN set to meet on Kashmir

The UN Security Council is to meet behind closed doors on Friday at the request of China and Pakistan to discuss India’s decision to revoke the special status of Jammu and Kashmir, diplomats said.An...
By Reuters in United Nations

India  /  Published 05.10.18

UN concern at activist cuffs

Fifteen special rapporteurs from the United Nations’ Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights have expressed concern over 10 activists being arrested under the Unlawful Activities Prevention...
By Our Special Correspondent

India  /  Published 08.08.19

Supreme Court: Urgent? Is UN going to step in?

The Supreme Court on Thursday declined to order “urgent” listing of a plea that has challenged the government’s sudden decision to scrap the provision under Article 370 that gave Jammu and Kashm...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

World  /  Published 03.10.18

UN tells US to lift Iran sanctions

The United Nations’ highest court on Wednesday ordered the United States to lift sanctions on Iran that affect imports of humanitarian goods and products and services linked to the safety of civil a...
By AP in The Hague

Opinion  /  Published 02.10.18

Diluting norms that protect the environment

Anomalies can be revealing. The United Nations has bestowed upon the Indian prime minister its highest environmental honour. Narendra Modi and the president of France have been accorded the Champions ...
By The Editorial Board


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