20 Jan 2015
United Nations: India has told the UN that its top organ, the Security Council, "uniquely" lacks the legitimacy to counsel nations on merits of political inclusiveness due to its non-representative character.
20 Jan 2015
United Nations: The UN Security Council has strongly condemned the recent increase in Boko Haram attacks, and demanded that the Islamist extremist group immediately cease all hostilities, media reported on Tuesday.
03 Jul 2016
United Nations: India has demanded in the UN that perpetrators of terror attacks and the nations that sponsor and provide safe havens to terrorists must be made accountable as it called for early adoption of the Comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism (CCIT).
16 Aug 2013
New Delhi: Child issues concerning malnutrition, sanitation, protection and basic education are the prime focus areas currently for UNICEF in India, a top official of the UN body said on Friday.
25 Oct 2016
Lucknow: Aiming to settle the ongoing family feud in Samajwadi Party, SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav on Tuesday said his family and the party are now united.
05 Jun 2015
New Delhi: World Environment Day is a big annual celebration started by the United Nations General Assembly to engage millions of people from different countries across the globe as well as draw attention of political and health organizations to implement some effective actions.
26 May 2015
New Delhi: The international community's response to devastating earthquakes in Nepal has been disappointing, a United Nations official said on Monday, adding that donors were focusing more on reconstruction than much needed aid such as food and shelter.
02 Jul 2016
New Delhi: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar yesterday said Tejas, which was inducted into the IAF after a wait of 33 years, meets the critical lightweight fighter aircraft requirements of the force and will also be available for export to India's friendly nations.
23 May 2015
United Nations: The UN Security Council has expressed deep concern for thousands of civilians trapped in the Syrian city of Palmyra after it was captured by Islamic State fighters.
08 May 2015
Washington: Cell phone data can be used to help developing countries plan electrical infrastructure based on population distribution and projected energy consumption, researchers said.