01 Dec 2015
Paris: Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched an alliance of some 120-odd nations here on Monday to harness solar energy better and asked the rich nations to shoulder their responsibilities in protecting the environment, with funding and transfer of clean technology to poor and emerging economies without further delay.
26 Nov 2015
Rio De Jenario: Mud from a dam that burst at an iron ore mine in Brazil earlier this month, killing 12 people and polluting an important river, is toxic, the United Nations' human rights agency said yesterday.
30 Nov 2015
Paris: In a blunt warning to rich nations, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today told developed countries which powered their way to prosperity on fossil fuels that it would be 'morally wrong' if they shift the burden of reducing emissions on developing countries like India.
17 Nov 2015
New Delhi: Senior diplomat and former high-profile spokesperson of the External Affairs Ministry Syed Akbaruddin has been appointed as India's Permanent Representative to the United Nations, succeeding Asoke Mukerji.
12 Nov 2015
VALLETTA: Progress toward negotiations in Syria offers a glimmer of hope for easing the refugee crisis sweeping into Europe, a senior UN official said on yesterday as diplomats prepared for talks later in the week.
10 Nov 2015
United Nations: India has been re-elected by the General Assembly to a six year term on the UN Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL).
29 Nov 2015
Guwahati: Brazilian winger Gustavo Dos Santos' late strike enabled Delhi Dynamos to pip North East United 2-1 en route their semi-final qualification in the Indian Super League football tournament.
26 Nov 2015
Margao: Plagued by injuries, FC Goa coach Zico was satisfied with his team holding on to a 1-1 draw against NorthEast United in their 12th round Indian Super League encounter, here yesterday.
26 Nov 2015
Manchester: Hosts Manchester United passed up the chance to qualify for the Champions League round of 16 as PSV Eindhoven earned a deserved 0-0 draw to keep their own hopes alive.
27 Oct 2015
United Nations: UN agencies are mobilising and stand ready to support government-led relief operations in Pakistan and Afghanistan, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today as he condoled the loss of lives after a powerful earthquake struck the region killing 300 people.