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World leaders reflect on Afghanistan at UNGA

World leaders reflect on Afghanistan at UNGA

🕔09:47, 26.Sep 2021

United Nations, Sep 25 (IANS) While addressing the UN General Assembly (UNGA), several world leaders have reflected on the present situation in Afghanistan following the South Asian country’s takeover by the Taliban after the US withdrew its troops after 20 years.

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Modi to chair open debate on maritime security at UN Security Council

Modi to chair open debate on maritime security at UN Security Council

🕔19:18, 3.Aug 2021

New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will virtually chair an open debate on maritime security at the United Nations Security Council on August 9, the Ministry of External Affairs said on Tuesday. It will be the first time

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Kazakhstan joins Second Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights aimed at abolishing the death penalty

Kazakhstan joins Second Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights aimed at abolishing the death penalty

🕔11:21, 25.Sep 2020

On September 23, at the Headquarters of the UN,the Permanent Representative of Kazakhstan to the United Nations MrKairatUmarov signed the Second Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights aimed at abolishing the death penalty. ​The document wassignedinaccordancewiththeDecreeofthePresidentoftheRepublicofKazakhstanKassym-JomartTokayev, and reflects the political

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UN welcomes India’s Covid-19 stimulus package, slashes growth to 1.2%

UN welcomes India’s Covid-19 stimulus package, slashes growth to 1.2%

🕔07:04, 14.May 2020

United Nations, May 14  The UN has welcomed India’s Covid-19 mega-stimulus package, calling the largest among developing countries, even as it slashed its growth rate for this fiscal year to 1.2 per cent. Development Research Branch chief Hamid Rashid said

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UN welcomes second Trump-Kim summit

UN welcomes second Trump-Kim summit

🕔06:41, 27.Feb 2019

United Nations, Feb 27  UN welcomes the upcoming summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korea’s top leader Kim Jong-un, a UN spokesperson said. “We very much welcome this dialogue between the leaders of the US and North Korea,”

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UN, WIR Reports: INDIA GROWS, BUT HIGH INEQALITY…

UN, WIR Reports: INDIA GROWS, BUT HIGH INEQALITY…

🕔10:22, 18.Dec 2017

UN, WIR Reports INDIA GROWS, BUT HIGH INEQALITY By Shivaji Sarkar The world economy has grown at 3 per cent but still the pace of global investment is uncertain, whereas Indian economy will grow at 7.2 per cent and is

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World population set to cross 11 billion in 2100: UN

World population set to cross 11 billion in 2100: UN

🕔10:51, 11.Aug 2015

Washington, Aug 11  There will be no end to world population growth in this century, says the UN, adding that the world’s population will increase from 7.3 billion people to 9.7 billion in 2050 and 11.2 billion at the century’s

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Yoga Day launched at UN; Ban says way to life of dignity

Yoga Day launched at UN; Ban says way to life of dignity

🕔10:46, 22.Jun 2015

United Nations, June 22 As a night of thunderstorms and a dark, cloudy morning was broken by shafts of sunlight, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon launched the First International Day of Yoga here with a call to harness the power of

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India has made notable progress on MDGs: UN

India has made notable progress on MDGs: UN

🕔12:09, 5.Feb 2015

New Delhi, Feb 5 India has made notable progress towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) set for 2015, but much needs to be done on the fronts of poverty and education, a UN report said Wednesday. Though India has

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Ban Ki-moon urges Pakistan to end executions

Ban Ki-moon urges Pakistan to end executions

🕔14:44, 27.Dec 2014

New York, Dec 27  United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called on the Pakistan government to bring an end to the executions of convicts and restore a moratorium on the death penalty. On Dec 25, Ban spoke over the

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