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Pakistan becomes 'Pavlovian' whenever India is mentioned, says envoy at UNGA
India

Pakistan becomes 'Pavlovian' whenever India is mentioned, says envoy at UNGA

Ambassador TS Tirumurti made the remarks in response to Pakistan's Munir Akram, who voiced opposition to India’s UNSC membership

Mike Pompeo says China, Russia, Cuba getting elected to UN Human Rights Council is a 'win for tyrants'
World

Mike Pompeo says China, Russia, Cuba getting elected to UN Human Rights Council is a 'win for tyrants'

Pompeo, justifying the US' 2018 decision to leave the UNHRC, said that the election of the three countries was an indication of why we were right to leave that body

'We are at the last hour': From Guterres to Prince Charles, world leaders bat for swift action at UNGA Biodiversity Summit
World

'We are at the last hour': From Guterres to Prince Charles, world leaders bat for swift action at UNGA Biodiversity Summit

A notable absentee during the summit was US President Donald Trump, who is in the process of exiting from the Paris Agreement and has withdrawn his support from the WHO.

Coronavirus Updates: Maharashtra's COVID-19 tally crosses 13.39 lakh as 18,056 test positive; toll now 35,571
India

Coronavirus Updates: Maharashtra's COVID-19 tally crosses 13.39 lakh as 18,056 test positive; toll now 35,571

Coronavirus Updates:Maharashtra recorded 18,056 new coronavirus positive cases on Sunday, which pushed the state's overall tally to 13,39,232, the state health department said. With the death of 380 patients during the day, the toll reached 35,571, it said.

Narendra Modi raises questions on UN's COVID-19 response, asserts India's global role; full text of PM's UNGA speech
India

Narendra Modi raises questions on UN's COVID-19 response, asserts India's global role; full text of PM's UNGA speech

The prime minister also asserted that as one of world's largest vaccine manufacturer, India is ready to use its capacity for the betterment of all of humanity during the coronavirus pandemic

Narendra Modi at UNGA: 'If we don’t change, drive needed for it will weaken'; PM seeks UN reforms, wants bigger decision-making role for India
India

Narendra Modi at UNGA: 'If we don’t change, drive needed for it will weaken'; PM seeks UN reforms, wants bigger decision-making role for India

Reaffirming India's "faith and respect" in the United Nations, Modi said that the country has been "waiting for a long time" for a "logical conclusion" to the process of reforms in the UN.

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

'Litany of falsehoods': India slams Pakistan after Imran Khan rakes up Jammu and Kashmir issue at UNGA
India

'Litany of falsehoods': India slams Pakistan after Imran Khan rakes up Jammu and Kashmir issue at UNGA

The First Secretary in India's Permanent Mission to the UN, Mijito Vinito, walked out of the general assembly hall when Imran Khan started his diatribe about India

UNGA adopts 'foward-looking' declaration for multilateralism, 'inclusive development' to mark its 75th anniversary
World

UNGA adopts 'foward-looking' declaration for multilateralism, 'inclusive development' to mark its 75th anniversary

The landmark declaration was adopted at the high-level meeting of the 193-member Assembly to commemorate the milestone anniversary of the world body

Narendra Modi's address to mark UN's 75th anniversary will be 'truly significant', says Indian envoy
World

Narendra Modi's address to mark UN's 75th anniversary will be 'truly significant', says Indian envoy

The prime minister will deliver the national statement on 26 September through a pre-recorded video statement

International Day of Democracy 2020: Global leaders stress on 'need to listen', promote equality before law amid pandemic
India

International Day of Democracy 2020: Global leaders stress on 'need to listen', promote equality before law amid pandemic

With nations adopting emergency measures to address COVID-19 crisis, the UN calls on nations to uphold the rule of law, protect and respect international standards and basic principles of legality and the right to access justice, remedies and due process

World Sickle Cell Awareness Day 2020: All you need to know about the haemoglobin disorder affecting normal blood flow, its symptoms and treatment
Health

World Sickle Cell Awareness Day 2020: All you need to know about the haemoglobin disorder affecting normal blood flow, its symptoms and treatment

In 2008, the UN General Assembly designated 19 June to be observed as World Sickle Cell Awareness Day globally to recognise sickle cell disease as a public health problem.

International Day of Families 2020: From history to theme, all you need to know about how kins form healthy society
World

International Day of Families 2020: From history to theme, all you need to know about how kins form healthy society

International Day of Families is identified by a symbol that is circular in shape. It is of a solid green colour with a red image that contains a schematic drawing element of a house and a heart in the centre.

Pakistan slams India's move to alter J&K's domicile law, accuses New Delhi of 'taking advantage' of global focus on coronavirus
India

Pakistan slams India's move to alter J&K's domicile law, accuses New Delhi of 'taking advantage' of global focus on coronavirus

Pakistan has been unsuccessfully trying to drum up international support against India for withdrawing Jammu and Kashmir's special status on August 5 and bifurcating it into two Union territories.

Pakistan 'spews venom', takes to hate speech like fish takes to water: India tells UN after Islamabad again rakes up Kashmir issue
India

Pakistan 'spews venom', takes to hate speech like fish takes to water: India tells UN after Islamabad again rakes up Kashmir issue

India has slammed Pakistan for 'spewing venom and false narratives' of monumental proportions in the United Nations, saying it takes to hate speech like fish takes to water.

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

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.

Post Article 370, Pakistan facing policy crises on Kashmir; creating unrest in Valley to internationalise issue Islamabad's last arrow
India

Post Article 370, Pakistan facing policy crises on Kashmir; creating unrest in Valley to internationalise issue Islamabad's last arrow

Pakistan wants to do something spectacular to pump oxygen into the Kashmir issue that is fast becoming redundant due to fatigue and, also, losing legitimacy, with its sharp turn towards Islamic State-styled caliphate jihadism

ICAO rejects India's complaint against Pakistan denying airspace to Narendra Modi's flight to Saudi Arabia
India

ICAO rejects India's complaint against Pakistan denying airspace to Narendra Modi's flight to Saudi Arabia

Flights carrying national leaders are considered 'state aircrafts', the ICAO said in response to India's complaint against Pakistan for its refusal to let the prime minister's plane go through its airspace to Saudi Arabia.

India lodges complaint with ICAO over Pakistan's denial of permission to use its airspace for Narendra Modi's flight to Saudi Arabia
India

India lodges complaint with ICAO over Pakistan's denial of permission to use its airspace for Narendra Modi's flight to Saudi Arabia

India has taken the matter of Pakistan's move to deny permission to Narendra Modi's special flight to use its airspace, to the ICAO, sources in the government said.