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Did not say there is no respect for women in India: Sania

Did not say there is no respect for women in India: Sania

26 Nov 2014

New Delhi: India's tennis star Sania Mirza took to Twitter on Wednesday to deny that she said there is no respect for women in India.

tennis star,   Sania Mirza,   Twitter,   United Nations Goodwill Ambassador for the South Asian region,   International Day To End Violence Against Women,   Tennis,   United Nations,   ,  
<strong>United</strong> <strong>Nations</strong> moves to prevent child marriage

United Nations moves to prevent child marriage

22 Nov 2014

United Nations: The United Nations has adopted the first-ever resolution calling on governments to stop child marriages, despite misgivings from countries who had hoped to include sex education as key to preventing the practice.

United Nations,   prevent child marriage,   government,   India,   UN resolution,  ,  ,  ,  ,   ,  
SAARC <strong>nations</strong> sign energy deal at summit

SAARC nations sign energy deal at summit

27 Nov 2014

Kathmandu: In a face saver, SAARC countries on Thursday signed a framework agreement on cooperation in power sector but failed to finalise the much-awaited motor vehicle and railway pacts for greater people-to-people contact and movement of goods due to opposition from Pakistan.

SAARC,   energy deal,   Pakistan,   Prime Minister Sushil Koirala,   Nepal,   ,  
Innovate to address children's problems, says Unicef

Innovate to address children's problems, says Unicef

20 Nov 2014

United Nations: The United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef) on Thursday called for addressing the most pressing problems facing children and driving innovations for the most disadvantaged ones.

children's problems,   Unicef,   United Nations Children's Fund,   Rights of the Child,   United Nations General Assembly,   Child Rights,  
 Legitimacy of unreformed UNSC at stake: India

Legitimacy of unreformed UNSC at stake: India

20 Nov 2014

New York: Describing the composition of an unreformed UN Security Council as "anachronistic", India has said the legitimacy of United Nations itself will be at stake if its most powerful body is not representative of the international community.

United Nations,   UN,   UNSC,   UN Security Council,   Sumitra Mahajan,  
Complaints by Indian workers working in Gulf on the rise: Government

Complaints by Indian workers working in Gulf on the rise: Government

27 Nov 2014

New Delhi: Complaints from Indian workers in some Gulf countries have shown an upward trend with the highest number those in Qatar in the last one year, the government told Rajya Sabha.

Rajya Sabha,   Indian workers,   United Arab Emirates ,   NRI v,  
UNSC reforms necessary to make it transparent, credible: India

UNSC reforms necessary to make it transparent, credible: India

22 Nov 2014

United Nations: Pushing for early reform of the UN Security Council, India has said that involvement of alarger number of member states in the decision making process will make it more transparent, credible and representative.

United Nations,   UN Security Council,   UNSC,   India,   Asoke Mukerji,   UNGA,   India's Permanent Representative to UN,   Golan Heights,   Mali,   ,  
Nehru messed up Kashmir issue: Subramanian Swamy

Nehru messed up Kashmir issue: Subramanian Swamy

18 Nov 2014

New Delhi: BJP leader Subramanian Swamy accused India's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru of being "short-sighted" and "contributing immensely" to the Kashmir issue.

Subramanian Swamy,   Jawaharlal Nehru,   United Nations,   Pakistan government,   Pakistan,  
India calls for early action to reform 'anachronistic' UN Security Council

India calls for early action to reform 'anachronistic' UN Security Council

20 Nov 2014

United Nations: Calling the UN Security Council an "anachronism," Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan has urged the international community to take early action to reform it in order to shore up the legitimacy of the world body itself.

UNSC,   UN Security Council,   Sumitra Mahajan,   United Nations,   World Conference of Speakers of Parliaments,   Speakers' Conference,   ,  
Make selection process of UN chief more transparent: India

Make selection process of UN chief more transparent: India

19 Nov 2014

United Nations: With the term of current UN chief Ban Ki-moon set to end in 2016, India has called for a "more inclusive and transparent" procedure for appointment of the United Nations Secretary-General, with the General Assembly having a greater say in the selection process.

UN chief selection process,   UN chief,   transparent,   India,   Ban Ki-moon,   UN chief 2016,   United Nations,  

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