21 Dec 2015
Bern: Yemen's warring parties have agreed on a broad framework for ending their war at talks in Switzerland but they first have to agree a permanent ceasefire, after a week-long truce was widely violated, the United Nations said yesterday.
19 Dec 2015
United Nations: UN Security Council members approved a resolution outlining a peace process for Syria involving talks by representatives of the Damascus government and the opposition, but the draft says nothing on the critical issue of what role President Bashar Assad will play.
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.
29 Sep 2015
New Delhi: India has been advocating for getting permanent membership in the United Nations Organisation for the last few decades. Despite being the largest democracy and an emerging economy in the world, India needs to get over major hurdles in its bid to get permanent UNSC membership.
22 Feb 2016
New Delhi: With the emergence of 'economic liberalisation' post-World War-2, many new economic-centres had emerged. Unlike the pre-World War-2 era, when USA, USSR and Europe were major economic hubs, the economic scenario has changed as Asian countries like China, Japan and India have marked unprecedented growth.
18 Jun 2016
New Delhi: Taking the tussle between Centre and Delhi Government forward, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley yesterday alleged that Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal was using government's advertisement fund to manage media.
27 Dec 2013
United Nations: The year 2013 turned out to be a milestone for the United Nations, as after years of inertia, it found diplomatic solutions to two major issues - Syrian chemical weapons and Iran's contested nuclear programme - but the brazen killing of peacekeepers, including Indians, highlighted complex challenges faced by the world body.
13 Jun 2016
Beijing: Notwithstanding a US push for India's NSG membership, China today said members of the elite club "remain divided" on the issue of non-NPT countries joining it and insisted that there "was no deliberation" on the bid by India and other nations at the Vienna meeting.
06 Jun 2016
Geneva: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today left for the US after ending his engagements in Switzerland, where he secured the European nation's support for India's NSG membership ahead of a key meeting of the 48-nation bloc.
12 Jun 2016
New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee today embarked on a six-day visit to three African nations -- Ghana, Ivory Coast and Namibia -- to boost trade ties with these countries known for having "solid political system, where democracy has taken roots".