18 May 2015
New Delhi: India on Monday appealed developed countries to present their ambitious pre-2020 action plan to reduce emissions well before the crucial global climate conference to be held in Paris later this year.
03 Apr 2015
Bengaluru: The foreign policy of the BJP-led NDA government, reflecting the country's age-old cherished cultural and civilisational values, has enhanced India's stature globally, the party said on Friday.
11 Mar 2015
United Nations: Sri Lanka has a "historic opportunity" to set up a domestic reconciliation process that is "credible, accountable and on par with international norms and standards", the UN has said.
24 May 2015
Mumbai: State-owned United Bank of India has become the first of the 17 lenders to publicly admit that it no longer expects to recover its dues from the beleaguered Kingfisher Airlines. Interestingly, the Kolkata-based lender was the first bank to attempt to get Vijay Mallya, the chairman of Kingfisher Airlines, tagged as a wilful defaulter.
10 Mar 2015
United Nations: Libya's request for UN approval to buy fighter jets, tanks and other weaponry to fight Islamic State militants has been put on hold at the request of seven Security Council members led by Spain, diplomats have said.
08 Jun 2015
Lucknow: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will arrive in the state capital today on a two-day visit, a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson said.
07 Mar 2015
United Nations: Calling the rule of law the most effective tool to fight terrorism, India has said the national legal systems should be strengthened to apply UN's counter-terror laws.
17 Jul 2014
New Delhi: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday advocated for creating an atmosphere where adolescent and youth population of the country is able to pursue their goals and excel in their chosen fields.
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.
03 Mar 2015
Brussels: The United Nations is urging donors, organizations and countries fighting Ebola in West Africa not to give in to complacency as the death toll from the virus climbs toward 10,000.