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India, Singapore among 34 nations that have paid UN dues ahead of deadline

India, Singapore, and 34 other United Nations (UN) member states paid their regular budget dues in full and on time to the world...

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“World must unite against terrorism”: Modi tells UN General Assembly, doesn’t mention Pakistan

The Prime Minister did not explicitly mention Pakistan but said that there must be more anger globally against what terrorism was doing to...

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Drama in New York as Pakistan Foreign Minister boycotts Jaishankar’s SAARC address

Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi boycotted S Jaishankar's opening statement at the meeting of the SAARC Council of Foreign...

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Gandhi’s belief in equality resonates with Singapore: PM Lee at UN event

Gandhi’s belief in the “intrinsic equality of every person” resonates with Singapore, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.

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“Climate change, terrorism or corruption, Gandhiji's ideals are the guiding light”, says Modi

Modi also inaugurated the Gandhi Solar Park at the UN headquarters and released a commemorative stamp issued by the UN.

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Climate change is existential for Singapore: PM Lee at UN Summit

Speaking at the Climate Action Summit on September 23, 2019, at the United Nations, PM Lee highlighted the importance of cooperation between...

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A healthy life is everyone’s right, Prime Minister Modi says at UN meet

Emphasising India’s holistic approach towards the health sector, Modi outlined the four main pillars of healthcare that India focuses on.

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“The world needs to act now,” says Prime Minister Modi at UN Climate Summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday reinforced India’s commitment to combat climate change.

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PM Modi arrives in New York for the second leg of his US visit

Modi will participate in the 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly on September 27, before which he has a packed bilateral and...

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Indian diaspora the largest in the world at 17.5 million: UN report

The report also says that the number of migrants globally reached an estimated 272 million, up from 221 million in 2010.

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“Deeply concerned” says UNHRC on Kashmir, raises Assam issue as well

The United Nations Human Rights Council on Monday said that it was “deeply concerned” about human rights violations in Kashmir as severe...

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UN Security Council to hold rare closed-door meeting on Kashmir today

In a first since 1965, the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) is scheduled to hold a closed door meeting on Kashmir later today.

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Pakistan asks UN Security Council to meet over India’s Kashmir decision

Pakistan on Tuesday asked the United Nations Security Council to convene a meeting over India's decision to revoke the special status given...

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No policy change on Kashmir says US, urges India-Pak to maintain calm

The United States said that it has not changed it policy on Kashmir and continues to maintain that this is a bilateral issue between India...

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United Nations expresses "deep concern" over Kashmir as Pakistan suspends trade with India

Following the Indian government’s decision to end the special status given to Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) under Article 370, Pakistan on...

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PM Modi to address UN General Assembly session in September

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the annual UN General Assembly (UNGA) session on September 28, according to a provisional list...

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UN Study: Foreign Investment in India up by 6% in 2018

A United Nations report has found that India received foreign direct investments (FDI) worth USD42 billion in 2018, helped by inflows in...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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.

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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...

USA

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...

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