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UN adopts PM Modi's proposal, 21 June to be observed as International Yoga Day

Dec 12, 2014

UN adopts PM Modi's proposal, 21 June to be observed as International Yoga Day

The UN General Assembly adopted a resolution, with a record number of 175 country co-sponsors, for observance of International Day of Yoga June 21 each year. #United Nations #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Ban Ki-moon #UN General Assembly
North Korea holds mass rally against UN resolution

Nov 25, 2014

North Korea holds mass rally against UN resolution

North Korea says the UN move is based on trumped-up allegations by defectors and backed by the United States #United Nations #NewsTracker #North Korea #UN General Assembly #International Criminal Court #Kim Jong-un #Human-rights violations
India among 34 countries in UN to vote against resolution on death penalty

Nov 25, 2014

India among 34 countries in UN to vote against resolution on death penalty

India has voted against a UN General Assembly draft resolution calling for moratorium on the use of death penalty, saying it fails to recognise each nation's "sovereign right" to determine its legal system and punish criminals according to its laws. #India #NewsTracker #Ajmal Kasab #UN #Afzal Guru #UN General Assembly #Moratorium #General Assembly's Third Committee #Mayank Joshi