22 Aug 2016
Mumbai: Terming RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's comments on declining Hindu population as "outdated", Shiv Sena today said the progressive Hindu community would not accept his thoughts and asked the Centre to implement uniform civil code to maintain "social and cultural balance".
25 Oct 2016
Lucknow: Aiming to settle the ongoing family feud in Samajwadi Party, SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav on Tuesday said his family and the party are now united.
06 Apr 2016
Beijing: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar will visit China later this month to strengthen military ties despite strains in bilateral relations over Beijing's move to block India's attempts in the UN to clamp a ban on Pakistan- based terror group JeM chief Masood Azhar.
05 Apr 2016
United Nations: New Zealand's former prime minister Helen Clark has entered the race to be the next UN secretary-general, touting her decades of leadership as she aims to become the first woman to head the world body.
19 May 2015
Geneva: The United Nations said on Tuesday that some 1,850 people had been killed and more than 500,000 displaced as a result of the conflict raging in Yemen since late March. As of May 15, 1,849 people had been killed and 7,394 had been injured, the UN humanitarian agency said citing numbers from Yemen health facilities.
09 Dec 2014
Geneva: The year 2014 has been 'devastating' for children, as millions of them were exposed to armed conflicts, Ebola outbreak and torture, the United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef) said on Monday.
18 Dec 2014
JERUSALEM:Israel's foreign minister on Thursday described as a gimmick a Palestinian-proposed UN Security Council draft resolution that calls for a peace deal within a year and an end to the occupation of Palestinian territories by the end of 2017."Certainly this will not hasten an agreement because without Israel's consent, nothing will change," Avigdor Lieberman said in a statement.
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.
22 Nov 2014
United Nations: The United Nations has adopted the first-ever resolution calling on governments to stop child marriages, despite misgivings from countries who had hoped to include sex education as key to preventing the practice.
13 Apr 2015
Beijing: China, which is yet to fully endorse India's permanent membership of the United Nations Security Council( UNSC), on Monday said it supports India's "desire" to play a bigger role in the United Nations( UN) and will strive to work out a"package plan" to reform the powerful organ of the world body.