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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

Opinion  /  Published 14.07.20

Penned in: overcrowded jails

Overcrowded prisons are ideal for the spread of the novel coronavirus, and United Nations agencies have been sounding the alarm since early April. One of the UN’s requests was the release of pol...
By The Editorial Board in

Jharkhand  /  Published 08.07.20

CII's tribal development conclave shifts online

Encouraged by the successes of the past, the Confederation of Indian Industry's Jharkhand chapter will hold the third edition of its Tribal Development Meet on Thursday over CII'...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

Opinion  /  Published 29.06.20

So kind: Safoora Zargar's bail

The ‘humanitarian’ impulse, apparently, comes and goes. Safoora Zargar, arrested under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act on April 10, was granted bail by the Delhi High Court on Jun...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 27.06.20

Release CAA protesters: UN

Experts from the United Nations Human Rights Council have demanded the immediate release of 11 people, including six students, arrested for taking part in protests against the new citizenship matrix.&...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 05.06.20

Nethra, 13, daughter of a salon owner in Tamil Nadu’s Madurai, after she was appointed “Goodwill Ambassador to the Poo

Nethra, 13, daughter of a salon owner in Tamil Nadu’s Madurai, after she was appointed “Goodwill Ambassador to the Poor” for the United Nations Association for Development And Peace (UNADAP).Net...
By PTI in

India  /  Published 05.06.20

India spells out priorities for UNSC seat campaign

India on Friday laid out the priorities of its campaign to secure an elected seat on the UN Security Council with external affairs minister S. Jaishankar asserting that the country can play a 'positiv...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 04.06.20

Together, for a cleaner world

My daughter mentioned to me at the weekend that for the first time since her school closed in March, the lead story on the BBC News website had nothing to do with Covid-19. The focus on the coronaviru...
By Nick Low in

Opinion  /  Published 01.06.20

Grave danger

Sir — The Covid-19 pandemic has led to the United Nations delaying a crucial climate summit till late 2021. Lockdowns across the world have shown that even a short period of human inactivity can sub...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 29.05.20

Indian Army officer gets UN award

Major Suman Gawani, an Indian Army officer who served as a woman peacekeeper with the UN Mission in South Sudan last year, has been conferred with a prestigious award by the world body for her role in...
By PTI in


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