United Nations
Opinion  /  Published 23.09.20

All in class: Accessible online education

With the pandemic running into months, countries all over the world are in a bind over education. It is not possible to stop all teaching indefinitely. Yet in-person classes pose a danger to the healt...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 05.09.20

Poor balance: can India help its women?

By The Editorial Board in

World  /  Published 04.09.20

UN decries new Hong Kong law

UN human rights experts have told China a new security law for Hong Kong “infringes on certain fundamental rights” and voiced concerns that it could be used to prosecute political activist...
By Reuters in Geneva

India  /  Published 15.08.20

Oli, Modi sidestep thorns in call

Nepal Premier K.P. Sharma Oli sought to break the ice that had settled on bilateral relations with India over the past few months with a phone call to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday afternoo...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 06.08.20

India hits out at China for attempting to raise Kashmir issue at UNSC

Hitting out at China for making yet another effort to raise the Kashmir issue at the UN Security Council, India on Thursday asked Beijing to draw proper conclusions from such "infructuous attempt...
By PTI in New Delhi

World  /  Published 28.07.20

Indian activist in UN advisory group on climate change

A climate activist from India has been named by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to his new advisory group comprising young leaders who will provide perspectives and solutions to tackle the worse...
By PTI in United Nations

Opinion  /  Published 24.07.20

A compassionate partnership with Africa

The global outbreak of Covid-19 has sent the world into a state of panic. Nations are battling a pandemic that is disrupting world markets, stalling global trade, challenging emergency healthcare prep...
By Aparajita Biswas in

Opinion  /  Published 23.07.20

Change the spots: 75 years of the UN

Reform or perish. This is a perfectly acceptable mantra for survival for institutions — local and global — in the modern world. The United Nations would thus do well to heed the advice of ...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 21.07.20

Assam floods: UN says it stands ready to support Indian government

The United Nations stands ready to support the government of India if required as devastating floods in Assam have displaced lakhs and killed more than 100 people, a spokesperson for the UN Secretary ...
By PTI in United Nations

India  /  Published 15.07.20

PM to give keynote speech at UN Economic and Social Council

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will virtually address the UN on Friday at the High-Level Segment of the ECOSOC, his first since India was overwhelmingly elected as a non-permanent member of the powerful...
By PTI in United Nations


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