Tag: United Nations

WATCH: K-Pop Band BTS Unveils New Music Video For ‘Performance To Dance’ At UN Global Event

The Korean pop sensation and one of the most famous bands of the world, BTS, addressed the United Nations on Monday (Sept 20), in a speech like no other.

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  • Tuesday, 21 September 2021
Pak Promoting 'Culture Of Violence,' Uses UN Forum For Hate Speech: India
Pak Promoting 'Culture Of Violence,' Uses UN Forum For Hate Speech: India

India reiterates its call for the application of the principles of objectivity, non-selectivity and impartiality to form the basis of discussions in the United Nations especially on the issue of religion

  • Wednesday, 08 September 2021
UN to cooperate Odisha to achieve Sustainable Development Goals

Bhubaneswar: The United Nations is ready to cooperate with the Odisha government to strengthen institutionalised monitoring framework for achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), informed a team of delegates from various agencies after meeting Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at the State Secretariat on Saturday. Patnaik had a discussion with the delegates on various models of partnership […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Woman loses house to Phailin, son to govt negligence

Nayagarh: The United Nations (UN) might have appreciated Odisha government’s handling of cyclone Phailin which hit Odisha in October 2013; but the ground reality speaks volumes about the pain and suffering that the affected people still have to put up with. Tears stream down her wrinkled face incessantly as she weeps in the memory of […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Maduro interprets Trump's UN comments as death threat

Caracas:Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has said he considered US President Donald Trump’s remarks in his United Nations General Assembly speech to be a death threat. “I know that I’m interpreting the threat that Donald Trump made yesterday (Monday) and today (Tuesday) correctly and exactly and I want to tell the public, Trump today threatened the […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Health is not a mere absence of disease: Governor

Bhubaneswar: Health is not a mere absence of disease. It is a dynamic expression of life in terms of how joyful, loving and enthusiastic one becomes. Whether it is stress relief, inner peace, improving immunity and having better health yoga is a proven practice since ancient time, said Governor SC Jamir today. Inaugurating the National […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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World not doing enough to prevent catastrophic climate disruption, says UN chief

Katowice (Poland): UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday said the world was in deep trouble and not doing enough or moving fast enough to prevent irreversible and catastrophic climate disruption. “Climate change is running faster than we are, and we must catch up sooner rather than later before it is too late,” he said in […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
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Indian peacekeeper injured in DRC rebel attack

United Nations: An attack by a rebel group has injured an Indian police peacekeeper serving an UN operation in a Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) area facing the Ebola crisis, an UN official said. Stephane Dujarric, the spokesperson for Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Monday that the attack was carried out by “suspected” Allied Democratic […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
Chamling receives FAO award for Sikkim becoming world's first organic state

United Nations: Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling received the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation’s (FAO) Future Policy Gold Award from its Deputy Director Maria Helena Semedo, who commended the Himalayan state for setting an example to the world by becoming first totally organic state. Accepting the award at the FAO headquarters in Rome on […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
MPs from across India's political spectrum showcase nation's diversity at UN

United Nations: Reflecting the diversity of India’s democracy, members of parliament from across the political spectrum and the nation are representing India at the General Assembly. India’s Permanent Representative Syed Akbaruddin described their participation in the Indian delegation to the Assembly as “a long tradition that has helped in fostering better understanding of multilateralism among […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
India elected to influential UN rights council with highest number of votes

United Nations: India was elected with the highest number of votes by the General Assembly to the influential Human Rights Council on Friday with a pledge to combat intolerance. India received 188 votes, the highest polled by any of the 18 countries elected in the voting. This is the fifth time India is elected to […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
India is set to be elected to UN Human Rights Council

United Nations: India is set to be elected unopposed to the Human Rights Council on Friday as a candidate from the Asia-Pacific region. Only five countries are running for the five vacancies from the region, therefore, all are assured of election. The other four candidates are Bangladesh, Bahrain, Fiji and the Philippines. India’s presence on […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
IMF gives credit for reforms under Modi, projects India as fastest growing

United Nations: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Tuesday acknowledged the economic reforms carried out under Prime Minister Narendra Modi and projected India to be the world’s fastest growing major economy this year and next. The World Economic Outlook (WEO) released ahead of the IMF annual meeting in Bali said, “In India, important reforms have […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
UNSC victim of 'self-inflicted wounds of diminishing relevance': India

United Nations: Warning that the Security Council is becoming a victim of “self-inflicted wounds of diminishing relevance”, India has called for united action to reform it. India’s Permanent Representative Syed Akbaruddin on Monday ridiculed attempts to prevent the reform of the Council telling the General Assembly: “We cannot pose as guardians of a status quo […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
India rips Pakistan's 'preposterous' allegation dishonouring victims' memory

United Nations: India has denounced Pakistan’s “preposterous” attempt to exploit and dishonour the memory of the innocent victims of the 2014 Peshawar school massacre by making false allegations against New Delhi. “The despicable insinuation made by the Foreign Minister of Pakistan (Shah Mahmood Qureshi) dishonors the memory of the innocent lives lost to terrorists that […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021