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India abstains from voting on US press freedom group's plea in United Nations

May 27, 2016

India abstains from voting on US press freedom group's plea in United Nations

The vote came after CPJ's application seeking accreditation as an NGO at United Nations, first made in 2012, was deferred seven times. #NewsTracker #UN #Press Freedom #Committee to Protect Journalists #Samantha Power #Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) #United Nations Organisation
President Pranab Mukherjee recalls India's support to China's UN membership

May 26, 2016

President Pranab Mukherjee recalls India's support to China's UN membership

President Mukherjee on Thursday recalled the Indian support to China's membership of the UN in the 60s and 70s, #India #China #Pranab Mukherjee #UN #TheySaidIt #India UN Security Council
India could take a hit of $49 bn in GDP amid volatile food prices: UN

May 26, 2016

India could take a hit of $49 bn in GDP amid volatile food prices: UN

The report said if global food prices double then China could lose $161 billion in GDP and India could lose $49 billion #GDP #United Nations #climate change #UN #food prices
President Mukherjee arrives in China: Masood Azhar, India's NSG membership on agenda

May 24, 2016

President Mukherjee arrives in China: Masood Azhar, India's NSG membership on agenda

President Mukherjee arrived in Guangzhou on Tuesday on a four-day visit to China that will see significant political and economic push to bilateral ties. #China #NewsTracker #UN #Masood Azhar #Prime Minister Narendra Modi #President Xi Jinping #President Pranab Mukerjea
Argentina's Susana Malcorra makes belated bid for UNSG post

May 24, 2016

Argentina's Susana Malcorra makes belated bid for UNSG post

Argentina's Foreign Minister Susana Malcorra has shaken up the race for secretary general of the UN with her late entry that makes her the tenth candidate and the fifth woman in an election tipped to favor a female. #United Nations #NewsTracker #UN #Ban Ki-moon #Argentina #UN Security Council #Susanna Malcora
Pranab Mukherjee in China: What the visit means for Delhi-Beijing ties

May 24, 2016

Pranab Mukherjee in China: What the visit means for Delhi-Beijing ties

President Pranab Mukherjee is on his way to China today, at a time when relations between the two Asian giants have come under some strain due to Beijing's support to Islamanbad, its trusted all weather friend both at the United Nations (UN) and as it now appears at the Nuclear Suppliers Group. #India #China #Pakistan #ConnectTheDots #UN #Beijing #Nuclear Suppliers Group #NSG #Masood Azhar #President Pranab Mukherjee #Jaish-e-Mohammad #JeM
Masood Azhar, NSG membership to dominate Pranab Mukherjee's visit to China

May 24, 2016

Masood Azhar, NSG membership to dominate Pranab Mukherjee's visit to China

In continuation of high-level engagements, President Pranab Mukherjee sets off on a four-day visit to China on Tuesday with an aim to further broaden ties between the two Asian economic giants as he will deliberate on a range of key issues including the contentious ones with the Chinese leadership. #China #Pranab Mukherjee #United Nations #NewsTracker #UN #IIT #IIM #Nuclear Suppliers Group #NSG #Xi Jinping #Masood Azhar #NIT #JeM #Le Keqiang
Buddha's teachings can help the world face pressing challenges: Ban Ki-moon

May 21, 2016

Buddha's teachings can help the world face pressing challenges: Ban Ki-moon

Buddha's teachings of compassion and non-violence can help the international community tackle pressing challenges, UN chief Ban Ki-moon said. #World #NewsTracker #UN #Ban Ki-moon #Peace #United Nations General Assembly #Buddhism #Buddha #UNGA #UN chief Ban Ki-moon #Harmony #Compassion #Vesak
Life expectancy in India on the rise, but quality health care services inadequate

May 20, 2016

Life expectancy in India on the rise, but quality health care services inadequate

UN report reveals life expectancy in India has increased by more than 10 years in the past two decades, health care still is very unequal #United Nations #ConnectTheDots #Health #UN #AIDS #life expectancy #Non communicable diseases #Health report #maternal mortality rate
Ban Ki-moon: Racist remarks by would be leaders are outrageous

May 19, 2016

Ban Ki-moon: Racist remarks by would be leaders are outrageous

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has said "would-be leaders" and politicians should not divide people and racist remarks by them are "outrageous". #Donald Trump #climate change #NewsTracker #UN #Ban Ki-moon #youth #Columbia University #Racist