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.
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.
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.
19 Jun 2016
New Delhi: As many as 57 Union ministers will spread across the country on Tuesday for the 2nd International Yoga Day programmes, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi performing the ancient Indian physical exercise in Chandigarh.
26 Aug 2014
Geneva: Islamic State (IS) militants have killed nearly 1,000 people in Iraq over the past three weeks, the United Nations said on Monday.
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.
20 Aug 2014
United Nations: The number of Ebola cases in Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria and Sierra Leone, has reached 2,240 and a total of 1,229 deaths were also registered, UN spokesman Steaphane Dujarric said on Tuesday.
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.