United Nations
World  /  Published 05.11.19

Pulling out of Paris climate deal: US tells UN

The United States has begun the process of pulling out of the landmark 2015 Paris climate agreement.Secretary of state Mike Pompeo said on Monday that he submitted a formal notice to the United Nation...
By AP in Washington

Opinion  /  Published 04.11.19

Why journalism is impossible in Kashmir

The siege imposed by the government since August 5 – the day when the BJP-led government revoked Article 370 and subsequently completely shut down communications in the valley – also brought journ...
By Majid Maqbool

World  /  Published 26.11.18

Russia-Ukraine dispute escalates sharply

A dispute between Ukraine and Russia in which each accuses the other of violating laws of the sea escalated sharply on Sunday when the Ukrainian navy said the Russian military opened fire on several o...
By Andrew E. Kramer/ New York Times News Service in Moscow

Opinion  /  Published 06.05.19

Masood Azhar and India's hour of reflection

Does Masood Azhar’s listing as a global terrorist by the United Nations security council under the 1267 sanctions committee signify the closure of a long and difficult chapter in the history of Indi...
By The Editorial Board

Style  /  Published 27.02.20

Masaba Gupta to wear out single use plastic

Masaba Gupta has launched a clothing line called ‘I Will Wear Out Plastic’ featuring clothes with detachable bags that come with the garment. It is a part of a United Nations Environment Programme...
By The Telegraph


West Bengal  /  Published 18.02.20

‘Rapid urbanisation’ hits bird numbers

Some of the birds labelled as “high concern” in a report released at a UN conference in Gandhinagar, Gujarat, on Monday could be seen in Calcutta even a few years ago, birdwatches have said.The Fi...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

World  /  Published 03.04.19

Brunei laws allow stoning for gay sex, adultery

New Islamic criminal laws that took effect in Brunei on Wednesday, punishing gay sex and adultery by stoning offenders to death, have triggered an outcry from countries, rights groups and celebrities ...
By AP in Singapore

India  /  Published 04.02.20

1.16 million new cancer cases

India had an estimated 1.16 million new cancer cases in 2018, according to a report by the World Health Organisation (WHO) that said one in 10 Indians would develop cancer during their lifetime and on...
By PTI in United Nations

Opinion  /  Published 19.03.19

India must reassess its policy on China

New Delhi’s diplomatic efforts to proscribe Masood Azhar, the founder of Jaish-e-Mohammad, as a global terrorist have — predictably — hit the proverbial Chinese wall. China has, yet again, block...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 16.03.19

India digs in heels on Masood Azhar

India is prepared for the long haul that will be required to make China agree to getting Jaish-e-Mohammad chief Masood Azhar designated as a terrorist under the United Nations Security Council’s 126...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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