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Quad holds first ministerial at UNGA

Quad holds first ministerial at UNGA

🕔08:22, 27.Sep 2019

New York, Sep 27  The Quad – the four-way dialogue between the US, Japan, India and Australia – for a free and open Indo-Pacific was held at the foreign minister’s level for the first time on the sidelines of the

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Jaishankar holds meet with GCC to strengthen ties

Jaishankar holds meet with GCC to strengthen ties

🕔08:05, 27.Sep 2019

New York, Sep 27  India furthered growth in its ties with the powerful six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) as External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar held talks with foreign ministers of the GCC countries on the sidelines of the 74th UN

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Modi, Jaishankar, MoS together hold over 20 bilaterals at UNGA

Modi, Jaishankar, MoS together hold over 20 bilaterals at UNGA

🕔12:12, 24.Sep 2019

New York, Sep 24  With Pakistan aggressively focusing on Kashmir on the sidelines of UN General Assembly meet, India too has been keeping up with its diplomatic outreach and on Monday held meetings with leaders of over 20 countries. “While

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Modi holds bilaterals with Niger president, Italian PM

Modi holds bilaterals with Niger president, Italian PM

🕔12:04, 24.Sep 2019

New York, Sep 24  Prime Minister Narendra Modi held bilateral meetings with the President of Niger Issoufou Mahamadou and the prime minister of Italy Giuseppe Conte, and also met UNICEF chief Henrietta Fore, on the sidelines of the UN General

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Security Council reform, fighting terrorism key priorities for next UNGA

Security Council reform, fighting terrorism key priorities for next UNGA

🕔11:35, 14.May 2019

United Nations, May 14  The stalled Security Council reform and fighting terrorism will be priorities for the next session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA), the Nigerian diplomat who is expected to be its President has said. The reform “is

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The initiative of the President of Uzbekistan is unanimously supported by the international community

The initiative of the President of Uzbekistan is unanimously supported by the international community

🕔16:38, 15.Dec 2018

On December 12, 2018, the UN General Assembly adopted a special resolution “Enlightenment and religious tolerance” at its plenary session. The document, the draft of which was developed by Uzbekistan, was unanimously supported by all UN member states. The adoption of

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Swaraj has gruelling schedule at UNGA session

Swaraj has gruelling schedule at UNGA session

🕔10:27, 24.Sep 2018

United Nations, Sep 24  External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will see more action on the sidelines of the high-level UN General Assembly (UNGA) session this week than in its chamber, as she keeps up a gruelling schedule of one-on-one meetings

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India calls off talks with Pakistan at UNGA

India calls off talks with Pakistan at UNGA

🕔11:01, 22.Sep 2018

New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) India on Friday called off the proposed talks between the foreign ministers of India and Pakistan set to take place on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly later this month.

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Trump, Moon to meet at UN General Assembly: WH

Trump, Moon to meet at UN General Assembly: WH

🕔07:05, 5.Sep 2018

Washington, Sep 5  The White House said on Tuesday that US President Donald Trump earlier on the same day spoke with his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in, when they agreed to meet later at the UN General Assembly. According to

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India to save $1 mn in UN contributions after US pushes budget cuts

India to save $1 mn in UN contributions after US pushes budget cuts

🕔14:52, 27.Dec 2017

United Nations, Dec 27  India is likely to save about $1 million from its mandatory contribution to the world body next year as a result of the five per cent budget cut pushed by the US. India’s assessed share of

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Sushma Swaraj arrives in New York for UNGA session

Sushma Swaraj arrives in New York for UNGA session

🕔10:00, 18.Sep 2017

United Nations, Sep 18  External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has arrived here to attend the annual UN General Assembly (UNGA) session. She will hold a high level meeting with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio

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UN General Assembly President-elect calls on Modi

UN General Assembly President-elect calls on Modi

🕔12:46, 29.Aug 2016

New Delhi, Aug 29  President-elect of the 71st session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) Peter Thomson called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Monday.“Advancing India’s multilateral agenda. PM @narendramodi receives President Elect of the UNGA, Peter Thomson,” External

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US president to open high-level meeting at UN on refugees

US president to open high-level meeting at UN on refugees

🕔10:20, 22.Dec 2015

United Nations, Dec 22  The US President Barack Obama will open a high-level meeting on refugees in September 2016 at the United Nations, when world leaders will be here to attend the annual debate of the UN General Assembly.Samantha Power,

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Eight embassies jointly celebrate Nowruz in India

Eight embassies jointly celebrate Nowruz in India

🕔10:44, 23.Mar 2015

New Delhi, March 23  The embassies of eight countries — Azerbaijan, Afghanistan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan — jointly held an event here to celebrate the festival of Nowruz. Recognized by the UN General Assembly in 2010 as

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India aims to boost investment in Africa

India aims to boost investment in Africa

🕔12:35, 18.Oct 2014

United Nations, Oct 18 India aims to boost investment in industrial, economic and social sectors of Africa as the 54-nation continent tries to ramp up development to alleviate poverty, the UN General Assembly was told Friday. “Scaled-up investments in infrastructure,

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India offers cooperation to develop affordable Ebola drugs, vaccines

India offers cooperation to develop affordable Ebola drugs, vaccines

🕔10:52, 11.Oct 2014

United Nations, Oct 11  India will cooperate in the development of vaccines and drugs to fight the Ebola virus “for the poorest of the poor at realistic prices”, Indian Ambassador to the UN Asoke Kumar Mukerji has told the UN

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What leaders said at UN General Assembly on Day 2

What leaders said at UN General Assembly on Day 2

🕔11:48, 26.Sep 2014

United Nations, Sep 26  Following were the quotable quotes from the ongoing UN General Assembly’s (UNGA) annual debate Thursday (Day 2). Iranian President Hassan Rouhani stressed on global terrorism saying, “I deeply regret to say that terrorism has become globalised:

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Look forward to meeting Obama, US a vital partner: Modi

Look forward to meeting Obama, US a vital partner: Modi

🕔13:45, 25.Sep 2014

New Delhi, Sep 25  Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Thursday he looks forward to meeting President Barack Obama in Washington and is confident that his five-day visit to the US will mark the “start of a new chapter in our

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Hasina, Modi to meet in US

Hasina, Modi to meet in US

🕔12:59, 13.Sep 2014

Dhaka, Sep 13 Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi are scheduled to meet in New York this month during the UN General Assembly (UNGA), media reported Saturday. This would be the first meeting between Modi

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Jordan’s UN envoy to be new human rights chief

Jordan’s UN envoy to be new human rights chief

🕔08:46, 17.Jun 2014

United Nations, June 17  The UN General Assembly (UNGA) Monday unanimously approved the nomination of Jordan’s UN ambassador, Prince Zeid Ra’ad Zeid al-Hussein, as the new United Nations high commissioner for human rights. Prince Zeid al-Hussein was nominated by UN

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