01 Nov 2014
Ottawa: Canada has announced it was suspending visa applications for residents of Ebola-hit nations in a bid to prevent the deadly virus from crossing its borders.
30 Oct 2014
United Nations: India has overwhelmingly won its re-election to the UN body on economic and social issues, garnering the highest number of votes in the Asia-Pacific group.
24 Oct 2014
New Delhi: On the United Nations Day on Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted the world body and said it was time for its member nations to further the cause of world peace and prosperity.
29 Oct 2014
United Nations: India was among 188 nations that voted in favour of a UN General Assembly resolution, which for the 23rd year in a row called for an end to the US economic, commercial and financial embargo on Cuba.
24 Oct 2014
Hong Kong: Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong say they will hold a straw poll on government proposals they had rejected earlier in the week as the campaign in the Chinese-controlled city entered the fifth week on Friday. With crowds likely to swell at the weekend, student leaders late on Thursday announced a plan for an electronic poll of protesters on reform proposals tabled by senior city government officials in talks on Tuesday that failed to break the deadlock.
22 Oct 2014
United Nations: In a significant victory, India was re-elected to the UN's main human rights body for the period of 2015-17, receiving the highest number of votes in the Asia-Pacific group.
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.
31 Oct 2014
London: One man's loss is another's gain, according to Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers, who could throw outcast forward Fabio Borini into the fray against Newcastle United on Saturday in the continued absence of leading striker Daniel Sturridge.
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.