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China, India stand very differently at UN: Akbaruddin

China, India stand very differently at UN: Akbaruddin

🕔18:08, 12.Jul 2020

Hyderabad, July 12  India’s former permanent representative at the United Nations, Syed Akbaruddin on Saturday said countries like China and India stand very differently at the UN, in terms of their perspective and approach. Akbaruddin was speaking during an online

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Akbaruddin isolated Pakistan at UN, engineered India’s ICJ win over UK

Akbaruddin isolated Pakistan at UN, engineered India’s ICJ win over UK

🕔12:58, 29.May 2020

United Nations, May 29  Having deft diplomacy to successfully isolate Pakistan on the Kashmir issue at the UN and engineered India’s unprecedented victory for the judgeship of the World Court over a Security Council permanent member, Syed Akbaruddin has wound

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India isolates Pakistan at UN by winning the diplomatic war

India isolates Pakistan at UN by winning the diplomatic war

🕔11:54, 17.Aug 2019

New Delhi, Aug 17  On Friday morning, India secured a major diplomatic victory at the UN by reiterating its unequivocal position on Jammu and Kashmir and Pakistan being the cradle of terror. By restating its position on how Pakistan remains

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India suggests voting to break UNSC reform deadlock

India suggests voting to break UNSC reform deadlock

🕔13:40, 21.Nov 2018

United Nations, Nov 21  To break the decade-long deadlock in the negotiations for Security Council reform, India has suggested adopting the General Assembly’s rules of procedure with voting to deny “naysayers” their virtual veto under the current process. India’s Permanent

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India calls for international backing for Afghanistan peace efforts with Taliban

India calls for international backing for Afghanistan peace efforts with Taliban

🕔10:22, 9.Mar 2018

United Nations, March 9  India has expressed its support for the Afghanistan government’s offer to the Taliban to participate in a peace process without preconditionsdespiteAthe group’s “irreconcilable” nature, and called for international backing for Kabul’s reconciliation efforts. “These efforts of

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India hits out at secretive operations of UNSC, demands reforms

India hits out at secretive operations of UNSC, demands reforms

🕔09:33, 7.Feb 2018

United Nations, Feb 7  India has hit out at the secretive functioning of Security Council sanctions committees, which operate in a “subterranean universe” with no accountability, and called for reforms to make their decision-making transparent. The “decisions of the Sanctions

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UN reforms inadequate for challenges world faces: India

UN reforms inadequate for challenges world faces: India

🕔10:15, 4.Oct 2017

United Nations, Oct 4  The reforms under consideration for the global organisation are not adequate for meeting the challenges posed by a “creaking and crumbling” world order confronting a furious pace of change, India’s Permanent Representative Syed Akbaruddin has told

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Boost development to enhance women’s role in preventing conflicts: India

Boost development to enhance women’s role in preventing conflicts: India

🕔11:28, 29.Mar 2016

United Nations, March 29  Drawing attention to the challenges posed by women’s under-representation in roles for preventing and ending conflicts, India has said that problem has to be met through broader development programs targeting women.“The issue of Women, Peace and

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India evacuates 4,640 nationals, 960 others from Yemen

India evacuates 4,640 nationals, 960 others from Yemen

🕔11:47, 10.Apr 2015

New Delhi, April 10  India has so far evacuated 5,600 people, including 4,640 of its nationals and 960 nationals from 41 countries, from Yemen, the government said on Thursday as it concluded the evacuation efforts from Sana’a with airlifting of

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PM Modi arrives in Seychelles

PM Modi arrives in Seychelles

🕔10:55, 11.Mar 2015

Victoria, March 11 Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Seychelles on Tuesday to a warm welcome from the Indian community on the first leg of his three-nation visit. The prime minister was welcomed on arrival in Seychelles by President James

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Indian envoy to attend Sirisena swearing-in

Indian envoy to attend Sirisena swearing-in

🕔15:36, 9.Jan 2015

By Prakash Bhargava New Delhi, Jan 9  India’s high commissioner to Sri Lanka, Y.K. Sinha, will attend the swearing-in ceremony of president-elect Maithripala Sirisena in Colombo Friday evening. This was stated by external affairs ministry spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin. Sirisena defeated

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No talks planned with Pakistan: India

No talks planned with Pakistan: India

🕔13:43, 26.Nov 2014

Kathmandu, Nov 26  India Wednesday said there was “no structured meeting” planned between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif. “We (have not planned) any structured meeting between our prime minister and the Pakistani prime minister simply

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Modi meets Hollande, calls for common fight against terror

Modi meets Hollande, calls for common fight against terror

🕔12:38, 15.Nov 2014

Brisbane, Nov 15  Prime Minister Narendra Modi met French President Francois Hollande on the margins of the G20 summit here Saturday and the two leaders expressed keenness to extend economic ties. Modi spoke of global cooperation against terror and stressed

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India axes talks over invite to separatists, Pakistan terms it setback

India axes talks over invite to separatists, Pakistan terms it setback

🕔19:15, 18.Aug 2014

New Delhi, Aug 18  Taking a tough stand at Pakistan’s engagement with Kashmiri separatist leaders, India Monday called off the Aug 25 foreign secretary-level talks, terming unacceptable “the continued efforts to interfere” in its internal affairs. Pakistan described the decision

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Foreign secretaries meet on, Modi voiced ‘core concerns’ about Pakistan : India

Foreign secretaries meet on, Modi voiced ‘core concerns’ about Pakistan : India

🕔20:04, 13.Aug 2014

New Delhi, Aug 13 Ahead of the much-awaited foreign secretary-level talks on Aug 25, India and Pakistan Wednesday exchanged some sharp words after Prime Minister Narendra Modi accused Pakistan of waging a proxy war against India. India’s external affairs ministry

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India rescues 58 more nurses from troubled Iraq

India rescues 58 more nurses from troubled Iraq

🕔10:09, 24.Jul 2014

New Delhi, July 23 Days after rescuing 46 nurses who were in the control of Sunni jihadists in Tikrit, India has rescued 58 more nurses from violence-hit Iraq in an “extremely difficult” operation, an official said Wednesday. External affairs ministry

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Indian workers in Iraq uncontactable: MEA

Indian workers in Iraq uncontactable: MEA

🕔11:34, 18.Jun 2014

New Delhi, June 18  The 40 Indian workers who have reportedly been kidnapped by militants in Iraq’s Mosul city remain “uncontactable”, the external affairs ministry said Wednesday, though it refused to confirm the report. “There are reports that there are

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1,000 Indian students evacuated from eastern Ukraine region

1,000 Indian students evacuated from eastern Ukraine region

🕔10:40, 5.Jun 2014

Kiev/New Delhi, June 5  Around 1,000 Indian nationals, mostly students, are returning home from the restive region of Lugansk in eastern Ukraine after the Indian mission arranged to bring them safely to capital Kiev and the onward journey to India.

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Gunmen kidnap Indian national in Afghanistan

Gunmen kidnap Indian national in Afghanistan

🕔07:25, 3.Jun 2014

Kabul, June 2 Unidentified gunmen Monday kidnapped an Indian national in western Afghanistan’s Herat province, an official said. Ehsanullah Hayat, spokesman of Herat’s governor, confirmed the abduction of the Indian man and said he was working for a foreign organisation.

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