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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

India  /  Published 01.10.18

Naidu terror plea to UN

Vice-President M. Venkaiah Naidu said on Monday that the world must come together to fight against terrorism and urged the United Nations to come up with “strong, coded actions” to tackle terror, ...
By PTI in New Delhi

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North East  /  Published 31.07.19

UN tag plea for Meghalaya whistling village

Around 56km from the Meghalaya capital lies Kongthong, which is known as a whistling or singing village.Since time immemorial, mothers here have composed a unique tune, locally called jingrwai ïawbei...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong

World  /  Published 30.07.19

Afghan government, foreign forces ‘killed most civilians’

At least 3,812 Afghan civilians were killed or wounded in the first half of 2019 in the war against militant groups, including a big increase in the number of casualties caused by government and forei...
By Reuters in Kabul

World  /  Published 25.09.18

Trump at UN: Iran leaders sow chaos, death

President Donald Trump blasted Iran on Tuesday as a “corrupt dictatorship” that is plundering its people to pay for aggression abroad, using his speech to the UN General Assembly to threaten more ...
By Reuters in New York

World  /  Published 23.09.18

Day after military parade attack, Iran warns US & allies

President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday Iran was ready to confront the US and its Gulf Arab allies, a day after an attack on an Iranian military parade killed 25 people, including 12 members of the el...
By Reuters in Dubai

World  /  Published 18.09.18

UN report seeks action on Myanmar

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By Nick Cumming-Bruce in Geneva


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