20 Jun 2016
New Delhi: ‘We haven’t claimed the copy right on yoga yet’, this is what Prime Minster Narendra Modi had said while addressing the US Congress during his visit to United States.
05 Oct 2015
Washington: India accounted for the largest number of poor people in any country in 2012, but its poverty rate was lowest among countries having large number of poor population, a latest World Bank report has said.
01 Dec 2015
New Delhi: The United Nations Climate Change Conference is the 21st session of the Conference of Parties (COP). World leaders have come together to discuss major climate change issues and carbon emission cuts in their respective countries. It has come across a platform for leaders to initiate projects related to renewable and sustainable forms of energy.
26 Nov 2015
Rio De Jenario: Mud from a dam that burst at an iron ore mine in Brazil earlier this month, killing 12 people and polluting an important river, is toxic, the United Nations' human rights agency said yesterday.
03 Jul 2016
United Nations: India has demanded in the UN that perpetrators of terror attacks and the nations that sponsor and provide safe havens to terrorists must be made accountable as it called for early adoption of the Comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism (CCIT).
10 Jun 2016
United Nations: UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's support for early implementation of the Paris climate agreement during his just-concluded US visit.
17 Nov 2015
New Delhi: Senior diplomat and former high-profile spokesperson of the External Affairs Ministry Syed Akbaruddin has been appointed as India's Permanent Representative to the United Nations, succeeding Asoke Mukerji.
07 Sep 2016
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday arrived in Vientiane, Laos, where he will attend the 14th India-Asean Summit and the 11th East Asia Summit.
05 Aug 2016
Kolkata: Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar says it is his fellow actor Salman Khan's "large heartedness" that prompted him to promote the former's forthcoming movie ‘Rustom’ and it also shows the spirit of unity in the film industry.
19 Sep 2016
United Nations: Condemning the militant attack on an army camp in North Kashmir's Uri town that killed 17 soldiers, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon hoped the perpetrators of the crime will be brought to justice and re-establishing stability and preventing any further loss of life will be the priority of "all involved".