21 Oct 2014
United Nations: India has initiated efforts to have June 21 commemorated each year as the 'International Day of Yoga' at the United Nations, aiming to bring to fruition the idea floated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his maiden address to the UN General Assembly last month.
18 Oct 2014
Aizawl: Mizoram has launched a Rs 26 crore project to increase livelihood opportunities for the poor and protect the eco-system, an official said here on Saturday.
17 Oct 2014
United Nations: India underscored its strong commitment to eradicating all forms of child labour and making secondary education more accessible to girls, as UN diplomats saluted Nobel Peace Prize winners Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai for their tireless efforts to defend rights of children.
16 Oct 2014
United Nations: The global famine warning system is predicting a major food crisis if the Ebola outbreak continues to grow exponentially over the coming months, and the United Nations still hasn't reached over 750,000 people in need of food in West Africa as prices spiral and farms are abandoned.
15 Oct 2014
New Delhi: Supporting peace, Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) Spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin on Wedesday said that the issues between India and Pakistan could only be resolved through dialogues.
14 Oct 2014
New Delhi: India on Tuesday said it was willing for a "serious dialogue" with Pakistan on all outstanding issues including Kashmir but maintained that Islamabad was not interested in talks and was using "diversionary tactics" by complaining to the United Nations.
14 Oct 2014
United Nations: An Indian police inspector has been named recipient of a prestigious international female peacekeeper award by the UN's police division for her 'exceptional achievements' in her duty with UN mission in Afghanistan, including her efforts towards helping victims of sexual and gender-based violence.
14 Oct 2014
United Nations: Pakistan's latest efforts seeking UN intervention on the Kashmir issue have failed to draw any new response from the world body which reiterated that India and Pakistan need to resolve all differences through dialogue to find a long-term solution to the dispute.
20 Oct 2014
New Delhi: South Asian countries should identify specific areas of common heritage, challenges and opportunities to foster region-wide cooperation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said while committing India's full support to the SAARC process.
10 Oct 2014
United Nations: United Nations owes India USD 110 million, the second highest outstanding payment to any country, for costs relating to peacekeeping operations and troops, a top UN official said.