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Anita Bhatia is new UN Assistant Secretary-General

Anita Bhatia was named as Assistant Secretary-General for resource management, sustainability and partnerships and as Deputy Executive...


US opposes China, drafts resolution to blacklist Masood Azhar

The United States yesterday circulated a draft resolution to the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) that would blacklist the leader of...


US, Britain And France move UNSC to ban Jaish-e-Mohammad leader Masood Azhar

The United States, Britain and France have proposed the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) designate Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar...


India wins top UN award for promoting investment in wind energy sector

India's investment promotion agency Invest India has been conferred with United Nations Investment Promotion Award for mobilising investment...


E-Waste: A Big Problem Needing Bigger Solutions

E-Waste is a big problem that only keeps getting bigger. Why is it such a big problem and what can we do to reduce it? Here’s what you...

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Indian origin Nikki Haley resigns as US ambassador to UN

Nikki Haley's resignation is the latest departure from US President Donald Trump's national security team.


Sushma Swaraj interacts with Indian diaspora amid busy UNGA schedule

India's External Affairs Minister is in the midst of a busy week in New York, and took the time to meet representatives of the Global...


FA minister Balakrishnan reaffirms Mandela ideals at UNGA

Singapore’s Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr Vivian Balakrishnan reaffirmed the ideals of peace and reconciliation championed by Nelson...


Singapore tops chart of 188 countries on UN health goals

Singapore is on the top of the list for progress made on a set of United Nations (UN) goals to build a better future, based on...


Trump administration had to pressure India to step up activity in Afghanistan: Nikki Haley

US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley said yesterday that the Trump administration had to put pressure on India to step up its role in...


Nikki Haley: Everybody knows’ Russia meddled in 2016 US elections

American Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley said today that “everybody knows” Russia meddled in the 2016 elections and now they were...


Neeru Chadha becomes first Indian woman appointed to top UN judicial panel

International law expert Neeru Chadha became the first Indian woman to be appointed as a judge at the United Nations (UN) tribunal by...