The Indian government denounced China’s move to block their proposal at the UN to designate Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist Sajid Mir, wanted for his involvement in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, as a global terrorist.

PM Modi gears up to lead Yoga Day session at UN Headquarters

Speaking on the occasion of International Day of Yoga, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said India has always nurtured traditions that unite, adopt and embrace, and made a fervent appeal to eliminate contradictions, hurdles and resistances through yoga.

Djokovic stirs controversy with message about Kosovo clashes at French Open

Serbian tennis superstar Novak Djokovic brought the political controversy and communal tensions in his nation into the limelight at the French Open yesterday following his first-round victory.

Artificial Intelligence is a serious threat to human existence, says new scientific report

The unchecked advance of Artificial Intelligence (AI) could pose a serious threat to human existence, says a new report published by BMJ Global Health.

Population of India will overtake that of China by mid-2023, confirms UN

India will overtake China as the most populous country in the world by mid-2023, as per a UN report released today. The UN data said that India’s population would surpass that of China’s population by 2.9 million.

Taliban curbs on women drive UN to think of leaving Afghanistan

The United Nations announced its imminent withdrawal from Afghanistan in May if it cannot convince the Taliban to permit local women to work for the organisation.

India likely to be among countries worst-hit by water scarcity by 2050: UN report

A United Nations report has stated that India is expected to be among the most severely affected countries as the global urban population facing water scarcity is projected to increase from 933 million in 2016 to 1.7-2.4 billion people in 2050.

Global temperatures set to cross Paris limits in a decade: UN report

The UN’s climate advisory panel claimed that the world will cross the key 1.5-degree Celsius global warming limit in about a decade, warning that devastating impacts of climate change are hitting faster than expected.

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