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'Principle of self-determination deliberately misused by a particular delegation': India slams Pakistan at UN
India

'Principle of self-determination deliberately misused by a particular delegation': India slams Pakistan at UN

The UN has established the principle of self-determination as a vehicle for the worthy cause of decolonisation of Non Self-Governing Territories, the Indian statement noted

WHO chief lauds Narendra Modi for his 'commitment to solidarity' in fight against COVID-19
India

WHO chief lauds Narendra Modi for his 'commitment to solidarity' in fight against COVID-19

The prime minister, addressing the 75th session of the UNGA on Saturday, had said that even during the raging pandemic, the pharmaceutical industry of India has sent essential medicines to more than 150 countries

Modi at UNGA Updates: How long will India be kept away from decision-making bodies at UN, asks PM?
India

Modi at UNGA Updates: How long will India be kept away from decision-making bodies at UN, asks PM?

Narendra Modi Speech at UNGA 2020 LIVE Updates: "For how long will India be kept out of the decision-making structures of the United Nations?," Modi asked

Terrorism, clandestine nuclear trade constitute Pakistan's only 'crowning glory', says India at UN
India

Terrorism, clandestine nuclear trade constitute Pakistan's only 'crowning glory', says India at UN

The strong rebuttal came after Imran Khan spoke about India's internal affairs, including the issue of Jammu and Kashmir, at the high-level General Debate

India slams Turkey president Recep Tayyip Erdogan's remarks on Kashmir at UNGA, calls it 'gross interference'
India

India slams Turkey president Recep Tayyip Erdogan's remarks on Kashmir at UNGA, calls it 'gross interference'

On day two of the General Assembly, Erdogan dubbed the Kashmir conflict 'key to the stability and peace of South Asia', calling it a 'burning issue'

India rejects Pakistan's reference to Kashmir issue at UN, says Islamabad globally recognised as 'epicentre of terrorism'
India

India rejects Pakistan's reference to Kashmir issue at UN, says Islamabad globally recognised as 'epicentre of terrorism'

First Secretary Vidisha Maitra alluded to Imran Khan calling former Osama bin Laden a 'martyr' on the floor of the Pakistani Parliament

UN faces 'crisis of confidence' without comprehensive reforms, says Narendra Modi in address to world body
India

UN faces 'crisis of confidence' without comprehensive reforms, says Narendra Modi in address to world body

Modi asserted that the world needs a reformed multilateralism that reflects today's realities and gives voice to all stakeholders

International Ozone day: Everything you need to know about Vienna Convention, Montreal Protocol
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International Ozone day: Everything you need to know about Vienna Convention, Montreal Protocol

This year, the theme for the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer is ‘Ozone for life: 35 years of ozone layer protection’.

Narendra Modi likely to address virtual United Nations General Assembly on 26 September
India

Narendra Modi likely to address virtual United Nations General Assembly on 26 September

For the first time in the UN's 75-year history, the annual General Assembly session this year will be held virtually. World leaders will submit pre-recorded video statements for the session

Viswanathan Anand happy to see so many people discovering chess during pandemic
Sports

Viswanathan Anand happy to see so many people discovering chess during pandemic

The former world champion said "most Indian parents are right" that chess will help their children do better in school.

China gives lukewarm response to India's win at UNSC, says 'would like to enhance cooperation with all parties'
India

China gives lukewarm response to India's win at UNSC, says 'would like to enhance cooperation with all parties'

Along with India, Norway, Ireland and Mexico will join the Security Council as the non-permanent members for a two-year term beginning 1 January, 2021. This is the eighth time that India will sit at the council's horseshoe-shaped table.

In a first-of-its-kind election during COVID-19 pandemic, India elected to UN Security Council with overwhelming majority
India

In a first-of-its-kind election during COVID-19 pandemic, India elected to UN Security Council with overwhelming majority

India has been overwhelmingly elected as a non-permanent member of the powerful UN Security Council for a two-year term, in an unprecedented election where envoys from the 192 member states voted wearing masks and in adherence to the strict social distancing norms due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

India has expanded food security net, made strides in education and sanitation but gender equality, health need more attention
India

India has expanded food security net, made strides in education and sanitation but gender equality, health need more attention

In rural India, 36.52 percent population was getting a safe piped water supply in 2017 and it has increased to 40.50 percent in December 2019.

Donald Trump to visit India on PM's invite: From Howdy Modi to Osaka, a look at highlights from bilateral meets
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Donald Trump to visit India on PM's invite: From Howdy Modi to Osaka, a look at highlights from bilateral meets

Donald Trump is set to pay a state visit to India on 24 and 25 February at the invitation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who said that the US President's visit will be a 'very special one' and it will go a long way in further cementing India-USA friendship

UN General Assembly approves resolution condemning human right abuses against Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims
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UN General Assembly approves resolution condemning human right abuses against Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims

The UN General Assembly approved a resolution Friday strongly condemning human rights abuses against Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims and other minorities, including arbitrary arrests, torture, rape and deaths in detention

India slams Pakistan for raising Kashmir, Citizenship Act at UN, says footprint of 'every major act of terrorism' passes through Islamabad
India

India slams Pakistan for raising Kashmir, Citizenship Act at UN, says footprint of 'every major act of terrorism' passes through Islamabad

Hitting out at Pakistan, India has said the footprint of every major act of international terrorism passes through this country where terrorists are trained' in safe havens to take innocent lives.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: UN Assembly calls on all nations for truce around next year's summer Games
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: UN Assembly calls on all nations for truce around next year's summer Games

The UN General Assembly unanimously approved a resolution Monday urging all nations to observe a truce during the 2020 Summer Olympics in Japan, saying sports can play a role in promoting peace and tolerance and preventing and countering terrorism and violent extremism.

Conflicting reports arise after Donald Trump releases rough transcript of call with Ukraine; document does not reflect White House description of communication
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Conflicting reports arise after Donald Trump releases rough transcript of call with Ukraine; document does not reflect White House description of communication

President Donald Trump released the rough transcript Friday of a congratulatory phone call he had with the incoming president of Ukraine, holding it out as evidence he did nothing wrong

India accuses Pakistan of having the 'DNA of terrorism' in response to Islamabad's false claims on J&K at UNESCO meet
India

India accuses Pakistan of having the 'DNA of terrorism' in response to Islamabad's false claims on J&K at UNESCO meet

'Pakistan's neurotic behaviour has resulted in its decline to a nearly failed state with its weak economy', said Ananya Agarwal, who led the Indian delegation to UNESCO

Mexico welcomes ICJ's ruling in Kulbhushan Jadhav's case, says court deepened its jurisprudence on consular law through order
India

Mexico welcomes ICJ's ruling in Kulbhushan Jadhav's case, says court deepened its jurisprudence on consular law through order

Mexico welcomed the International Court of Justice's (ICJ) ruling in Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav's case