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.
10 Mar 2016
Geneva: The United Nations Special Envoy for Syria, Staffan de Mistura, confirmed yesterday that substantive talks will start on March 14 with the delegations from the Syrian government and opposition.
22 Aug 2016
Mumbai: Terming RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's comments on declining Hindu population as "outdated", Shiv Sena today said the progressive Hindu community would not accept his thoughts and asked the Centre to implement uniform civil code to maintain "social and cultural balance".
27 Aug 2014
United Nations: Adopting a critical tone, India has told the UN Security Council that ‘imposing solutions’ from outside on nations for conflict prevention is a ‘recipe for instant disaster’ and an ‘interventionist trend’ can exacerbate conflict between and within countries.
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.
28 Feb 2016
United Nations: India has formally approached the UN to include Jaish-e-Mohammad chief and Pathankot terror attack mastermind Masood Azhar in the Security Council's sanctions list, strongly emphasising the urgency to take action against him.
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.
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.
19 Nov 2014
Suva: In an endeavour to strengthen bilateral ties between India and Pacific Island nations, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday announced setting up of USD one million fund and visa on arrival facility for 14 Pacific countries, besides several measures to boost the relationship.
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.