18 Apr 2015
United Nations: Iran has presented a four-point peace plan for Yemen to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, calling for international action to end the "senseless" Saudi-led air campaign on Huthi rebels.
14 May 2015
New Delhi: Indian economy is likely to clock 8.1 percent growth in the current financial year, spurred by strong consumer spending amid low inflation, infrastructure projects and government's reform measures, says a UN report. Investment is also expected to rebound, although unevenly, given the still low capacity-utilisation rate at about 70 percent, it said.
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.
17 Oct 2016
Panaji: Announcing decisions taken by BRICS, PM Modi said on Monday that combating cross-border terrorism and its supporters will be a key priority for the five-nation group.
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.
07 Aug 2016
Bangkok: The highly anticipated augmented reality game Pokemon Go finally launched in Thailand on Saturday, along with 14 other countries in the Asia-Pacific.
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.
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.
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.
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.