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India  /  Published 02.11.18

India votes to end US embargo against Cuba

India was among the 189 nations that voted overwhelmingly in favour of lifting the economic, commercial and financial embargo imposed five decades ago by the US against Cuba.A total of 189 UN member s...
By PTI in United Nations

India  /  Published 19.09.19

Kashmir queries at UN? Delhi cool

Foreign secretary Vijay Gokhale on Thursday said Pakistan was “welcome” to raise Kashmir at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) but Prime Minister Narendra Modi would focus on what India ha...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 15.09.19

Malala Yousafzai Kashmir plea to UN

Nobel Peace Prize winner and Pakistani education rights activist Malala Yousafzai has urged the UN to work towards peace in Kashmir and help children in the Valley return to school.Malala, 22, tweeted...
By PTI in London

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 23.08.19

Kashmir: Curbs, forces foil march to UN

Tightened curbs and tens of thousands of security force personnel on Friday foiled a protest march to the United Nations office in Srinagar that had been called by unknown people and apparently advert...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

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India  /  Published 22.08.19

UN experts: End shutdown in Kashmir

Five UN human rights experts on Thursday urged India to end the clampdown in Kashmir, describing the restrictions on freedom of expression, access to information and peaceful protests as a form of “...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 28.06.19

Here’s a look back at some events that made news around the world and in our own backyard in June

Local 2017: President Pranab Mukherjee comes to inaugurate the unified academic campus of Bose Institute on June 29. The research institute, now at Sector V’s EN Block, was first started by scientis...
By The Telegraph

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

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

India  /  Published 12.06.19

India votes with Israel against Palestinian organisation

India last week voted with Israel in the United Nations Economic and Social Council (Ecosoc) to prevent a Palestinian “human rights” organisation called Shahed, which Jerusalem insists is linked t...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi


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