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UN expects India’s economy to recover by 7.3% this calendar year

UN expects India’s economy to recover by 7.3% this calendar year

🕔07:38, 26.Jan 2021

United Nations, Jan 26  The United Nations sees the Indian economy recovering by 7.3 per cent this calendar year after a coronavirus-driven fall of 9.6 per cent last year. The UN’s World Economic Situation and Prospects 2021 report released on

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India calls for global efforts against terrorists acquiring chemical weapons

India calls for global efforts against terrorists acquiring chemical weapons

🕔12:40, 6.Jan 2021

United Nations, Jan 6 (IANS) India has expressed concern over the possibility of terrorists getting hold of chemical weapons and called for unrelenting global action against them. At a Security Council session on Tuesday on the use of chemical weapons in

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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 agencies launch database of laws to help COVID-19 response

UN agencies launch database of laws to help COVID-19 response

🕔07:25, 23.Jul 2020

Geneva, July 23  United Nations (UN) agencies launched a database of laws that countries had implemented in response to the COVID-19 pandemic to help protect the health and well-being of individuals and communities. The COVID-19 Law Lab initiative gathers and

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UN offers help to India in dealing with Assam floods

UN offers help to India in dealing with Assam floods

🕔07:30, 21.Jul 2020

United Nations, July 21  The UN offered on Monday to help India deal with the Assam floods, if required. Stephane Dujarric, the Spokesperson for Secretary General Antonio Guterres, said: “Nearly four million people have been displaced in the state of

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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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2019 in review: India soared at UN notching diplomatic wins

2019 in review: India soared at UN notching diplomatic wins

🕔07:02, 27.Dec 2019

United Nations, Dec 27  India’s strategy of soaring high to take on global issues paid it diplomatic dividends in 2019 with a recognition as a leader in combating climate change and a victory in the battle against terrorism. It also

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UN & Dr Subramanian Swamy join BEGIN India Think Tank in India’s fight against High-Tech Cryptocurrency Crimes & Terror Funding

UN & Dr Subramanian Swamy join BEGIN India Think Tank in India’s fight against High-Tech Cryptocurrency Crimes & Terror Funding

🕔22:34, 11.Dec 2019

United Nations and Dr Subramanian Swamy join BEGIN India Think Tank in India’s fight against High-Tech Cryptocurrency Crimes & Terror Funding In a bid to arrest the growing menace of high-tech Cryptocurrency based Terror Funding, BEGIN India Think Tank has

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UNHCR chief Grandi on five-day visit to Myanmar

UNHCR chief Grandi on five-day visit to Myanmar

🕔08:26, 21.May 2019

Geneva, May 21  United Nations refugee agency chief Filippo Grandi began a five-day visit to Myanmar on Monday – his first since August 2017 when a deadly military crackdown drove some 741,000 minority Rohingya Muslims to flee the country’s western

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India, Saudi Arabia condemn Pulwama, call for sanctioning of terrorists, organisations by UN

India, Saudi Arabia condemn Pulwama, call for sanctioning of terrorists, organisations by UN

🕔06:31, 21.Feb 2019

New Delhi, Feb 21  India and Saudi Arabia on Wednesday condemned “in strongest terms” the terror attack on Indian security forces in Pulwama, called upon countries to bring perpetrators of such acts to justice and underlined the importance of comprehensive

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Global economic growth to remain at 3% in 2019-2020: UN

Global economic growth to remain at 3% in 2019-2020: UN

🕔09:37, 22.Jan 2019

United Nations, Jan 22  The global economy will continue to grow at a steady pace of around 3 per cent in 2019 and 2020 amid signs that global growth has peaked, the UN has said. However, “a worrisome combination of

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Google teams up with UN to track environmental changes

Google teams up with UN to track environmental changes

🕔13:06, 17.Jul 2018

New York, July 17 The UN has entered into a partnership with Google to monitor the impacts of human activity on global ecosystems by using sophisticated online tools. The aim of the partnership is to develop a platform to enable governments,

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Technology, public mobilisation will defeat climate change: UN

Technology, public mobilisation will defeat climate change: UN

🕔10:31, 6.Mar 2018

United Nations, March 6  Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is betting that the battle against climate change will be won through the technological advances and public mobilisation even if governments fail to act. While “there are reasons to be alarmed” about the

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Kuwait assumes UNSC presidency, invites Palestine’s Abbas to address it

Kuwait assumes UNSC presidency, invites Palestine’s Abbas to address it

🕔13:43, 2.Feb 2018

United Nations, Feb 2  Kuwait, which assumed the presidency of the Security Council on Thursday, is inviting Palestine President Mahmoud Abbas to address the top decision-making body of the UN. Abbas is scheduled to address the Council on February 20,

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Egypt Assumes the 2018 Presidency of the G77 + China

Egypt Assumes the 2018 Presidency of the G77 + China

🕔11:09, 16.Jan 2018

The Handover Ceremony of the 2018 Chairmanship of the Group of 77 and China to Egypt takes place today January 12th at the UN headquarters. Ambassador Amr Aboul Atta, Egypt’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, will take over the

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Israel rejects UN’s Jerusalem resolution

Israel rejects UN’s Jerusalem resolution

🕔10:45, 22.Dec 2017

Jerusalem, Dec 22  Israel rejected on Thursday a United Nations overwhelming endorsement of a resolution calling the US to withdraw its recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Earlier in the evening, the UN General Assembly approved the decision, with 128

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India hits out at China for protecting Masood Azhar due to ‘narrow’ concerns

India hits out at China for protecting Masood Azhar due to ‘narrow’ concerns

🕔09:43, 21.Dec 2017

United Nations, Dec 21  India has hit out at China for protecting Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) leader Masood Azhar by preventing the Security Council from sanctioning him as an international terrorist because of its “narrow political and strategic concerns.” “On counter-terrorism, cooperation

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800,000 fewer Bangladeshi migrants in India: UN

800,000 fewer Bangladeshi migrants in India: UN

🕔09:48, 20.Dec 2017

United Nations, Dec 20  The number of Bangladeshis living in India has come down by 800,000 since 2000 and now stands at 3.1 million, a UN report said. In 2000, there were 3.9 million migrants from Bangladesh living in India,

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With 16mn, India tops world in number of migrants abroad

With 16mn, India tops world in number of migrants abroad

🕔09:52, 19.Dec 2017

United Nations, Dec 19  Indian tops the world in the number of migrants sent abroad and more than half of the 16.59 million live in the Gulf region, according to a UN report. The 2017 International Migration Report released here

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Create International Diwali Day at UN: Kazakh diplomat

Create International Diwali Day at UN: Kazakh diplomat

🕔11:16, 12.Dec 2017

United Nations, Dec 12  A senior Kazakhstan diplomat has suggested that the UN adopt an International Diwali Day to commemorate the festival that he said embodies the values of the world body. Following up the success of creating an International

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