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75th session of UN General Assembly opens

75th session of UN General Assembly opens

🕔09:37, 16.Sep 2020

United Nations, Sep 16  The 75th session of the UN General Assembly was declared open by new General Assembly President Volkan Bozkir. In his opening remarks, Bozkir asked UN member states to uphold multilateralism. “The context in which we are

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Those responsible for Sopore killings should be held to account: UN chief

Those responsible for Sopore killings should be held to account: UN chief

🕔07:41, 2.Jul 2020

United Nations, July 2  Those who were responsible for the killing of a civilian and a CRPF head constable in Kashmir have to be made to account for it, according to the spokesperson for Secretary-General Antonio Guterres. Asked about the

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UN recognition for Kerala in fight against Covid-19

UN recognition for Kerala in fight against Covid-19

🕔08:13, 24.Jun 2020

Thiruvananthapuram, June 24  Kerala on Tuesday was among those honoured for tackling the Covid-19 pandemic when the United Nations celebrated the Public Service Day. The function, held on a virtual platform, saw the participation of UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres

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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 projects India’s growth rate at 5.7% for 2019-20

UN projects India’s growth rate at 5.7% for 2019-20

🕔20:49, 17.Jan 2020

United Nations, Jan 17  The UN projects India’s economy to grow by 5.7 per cent in the current fiscal year and expects it to rise to 6.6 per cent in the next. The projection in the UN’s World Economic Situation

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Modi meets Pacific Small Island nations leaders at UNGA

Modi meets Pacific Small Island nations leaders at UNGA

🕔09:16, 25.Sep 2019

New York, Sep 25  India on Tuesday announced $1 million to each of the 12 Pacific Small Island Developing States (PSIDS) for developmental projects in their countries that are threatened by rising sea levels. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, at the

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India’s population time bomb ticking: To beat China’s, be 10 times of US’

India’s population time bomb ticking: To beat China’s, be 10 times of US’

🕔06:44, 18.Jun 2019

United Nations, June 18 The Earth will be home to some 9.7 billion people in 2050 and by 2100 the number will increase to 11 billion. India’s population will surpass China’s by 2027, and despite being one-third the size of the

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UN cuts India’s growth rate by 0.6%, but at 7% it retains top spot

UN cuts India’s growth rate by 0.6%, but at 7% it retains top spot

🕔11:01, 22.May 2019

United Nations, May 22  Although the UN has downgraded India’s growth rate for the current fiscal year to 7 per cent, a cut of 0.6 percent from the projection made in January, it continues to be the world’s growth leader.

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N.Korean cyberattack looted $13.5mn from Indian bank: UN

N.Korean cyberattack looted $13.5mn from Indian bank: UN

🕔10:13, 29.Mar 2019

United Nations, March 29  Starved for foreign funds due to UN sanctions, North Korea carried out a $13.5 million cyber heist of Cosmos Bank using a network across 28 countries by breaking its internal safety measures, according to the world

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Sikkim to get ‘100 pc organic state’ UN award in Rome

Sikkim to get ‘100 pc organic state’ UN award in Rome

🕔10:14, 15.Oct 2018

New Delhi, Oct 15  The “100 per cent organic state” Sikkim, the first in the world, will get the “Oscar for best policies” at a UN ceremony in Rome and it bolsters efforts to attain the Sustainable Development Goals, an

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Early help for Horn of Africa herders key to cutting drought impact: UN

Early help for Horn of Africa herders key to cutting drought impact: UN

🕔09:29, 27.Jul 2018

Rome, July 27  Rapid help to herders om Horn of Africa countries – where the weather has become ever-more unpredictable – can reduce the impact of drought and avert humanitarian emergencies, a UN Food and Agriculture Organisation report said on

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Haley vows to strengthen India-US relations

Haley vows to strengthen India-US relations

🕔07:33, 28.Jun 2018

New Delhi, June 28  US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley, who is in India, said she is here to strengthen bilateral relations and to continue the democratic bonds. The highest ranking American of Indian origin in US President Donald

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India to contribute $500K to UN Central Emergency Response Fund

India to contribute $500K to UN Central Emergency Response Fund

🕔11:14, 14.Dec 2016

United Nations, Dec 14 India will contribute $500,000 to the UN Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF), Indian diplomat Anjani Kumar has announced at the high level pledging conference here.Kumar, a counsellor at India’s UN Mission, said on Tuesday that this contribution

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UN launches electronic library

UN launches electronic library

🕔09:32, 13.Feb 2016

United Nations, Feb 13  The UN launched Friday an electronic library, the first comprehensive global search, discovery, and dissemination platform for digital content created by the United Nations, said a UN spokesman on FridayTo begin with, the United Nations iLibrary,

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UN head calls for partnership with India to shape new future

UN head calls for partnership with India to shape new future

🕔14:06, 27.Jan 2015

United Nations, Jan 27  A strong partnership between India and the UN based on shared Gandhian values is critical to “shape a new future” that embraces sustainable development, Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has said in a Republic Day message. “Mahatma

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Pakistan again raises Kashmir in UN

Pakistan again raises Kashmir in UN

🕔12:33, 8.Oct 2014

United Nations, Oct 8  Raising the Kashmir issue yet again at the UN, Pakistan dragged the UN Military Observer Group (UNMOGIP) into the current situation along the Line of Control where cross-border shelling has flared up. “UNMOGIP must be enabled

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UN says 285,000 displaced in Ukraine crisis

UN says 285,000 displaced in Ukraine crisis

🕔10:42, 6.Aug 2014

Kiev, Aug 6  At least 285,000 people have fled Ukraine’s restive areas as of early August, up 55,000 from the number of mid-July, according to a UN report. Among the affected population are people who have been displaced from southern

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