25 Dec 2014
United Nations: Terror wrought by the feared Islamic State, Ebola crisis, Syrian civil war, Gaza war and unrest in Ukraine posed significant challenges for the United Nations in 2014, a year that ended with a message of harmony from India as the world body adopted Prime Minister Narendra Modi's idea to commemorate an international Yoga day annually.
20 Dec 2014
Freetown: UN Chief Ban Ki-moon has pledged support for Ebola-ravaged countries seeking to end the world's worst outbreak of the virus and rebuild their health systems as he began a tour of the three hardest-hit nations.
02 Dec 2014
Baghdad: At least 1,232 people were killed and 2,434 were injured as a result of acts of terrorism and violence committed in Iraq during November, United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) said on Monday.
10 Sep 2014
Washington: Thirteen years after the tragic events of 9/11, South Asians in particular Muslim, Sikh, Hindu and the Arab communities face an increasingly hostile climate in the United States, according to a report.
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.
08 Jan 2015
Gandhinagar: Guyanese President Donald Ramotar, the chief guest at the 13th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas, on Thursday urged India to play a more active role on the global stage and be the voice of the developing world.
07 Jan 2015
Washington: US has committed USD five billion in civilian assistance and another one billion for emergency humanitarian assistance to Pakistan under the Kerry-Lugar-Berman (KLB) authorisation which has recently expired in October 2014, officials have said.
02 Jan 2015
New Delhi: AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal on Friday launched 'I Fund Honest Party' challenge under which he nominated 11 people, including his brother and sister, to donate money for the party ahead of Delhi assembly polls.
02 Jan 2015
New Delhi: Former AAP legislator and party candidate from Model Town Assembly seat, Akhikesh Tripathi, on Thursday organised 'Dinner with Arvind Kejriwal' event for garnering funds for the upcoming polls.
04 Dec 2014
United Nations: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon has called for efforts to ensure that the technology of the 21 century is accessible to persons with disability so that critical information can reach them.