08 Sep 2014
New Delhi: India on Monday did not rule out a meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Pakistani premier Nawaz Sharif on the sidelines of UN General Assembly session later this month, with External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj saying the government will respond according to the situation that develops.
12 Aug 2014
United Nations: The United Nations has named three experts as members of an independent inquiry commission that will probe possible human rights violations and war crimes committed, particularly in the Gaza Strip, during the recent conflict between the Israelis and the Palestinians.
19 Sep 2014
Washington: The world population may grow larger than previously estimated, reaching 11 billion people by century's end, according to an UN-led analysis published on Thursday.
28 Sep 2014
New York: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to US to boost bilateral ties and deepen economic relations will give a fillip to investment flows from institutional investors into the Indian markets, says a top Indian fund house Reliance Mutual Fund.
11 Oct 2014
United Nations: UN lauded the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to Indian child rights activist Kailash Satyarthi and Pakistani girls rights activist Malala Yousafzai, with Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and a host of UN agencies saying the honour recognises the two individuals who have worked tirelessly to defend the rights of children.
25 Sep 2014
United Nations: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has begun her 10-day trip to US with back-to-back meetings with her counterparts from seven nations, including UK and Maldives. Swaraj met the leaders at United Nations headquarters on Thursday.
29 Sep 2014
Mumbai: Public sector general insurer United India Insurance has said it is looking to re-enter the overseas markets and will soon carry out a feasibility study to assess the business potential.
30 Aug 2014
United Nations: The 44 UN peacekeepers detained on Thursday by militants in the Golan Heights are "safe and in good health", a UN spokesman said on Friday.
02 Oct 2014
Washington: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Wednesday urged countries to include oversight of shadow banking as part of their policies designed to keep the overall financial system safe.
26 Sep 2014
Bhubaneswar: Conditional bail was on Friday granted by a local court to Odisha's former Advocate General Ashok Mohanty, who was earlier arrested by the CBI in connection with a chit fund scam for his alleged links with Artha Tatwa Group's CMD Pradip Sethi.