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 Sep 2016
New York: Pakistani establishment seems to have developed severe paranoia of everything Indian since the Bloody Sunday unleashed by the terrorists harboured and nurtured in the safe havens set-up by them.
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.
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.
01 Sep 2016
New York: Elephant populations in Africa has declined by as much as 30 per cent between 2007 and 2014, the results of a pan-African survey of savanna elephants have shown.
24 Oct 2014
New Delhi: On the United Nations Day on Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted the world body and said it was time for its member nations to further the cause of world peace and prosperity.
25 Sep 2014
New Delhi: Centre on Thursday announced USD 12 million contribution to the United Nations to help it fight the deadly Ebola virus in the African continent.
27 Oct 2011
The world's population will reach 7 billion in five days, the UN has said as it urged the global community to seize the opportunity and invest in health and education of its youth.