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Indian Army Major Suman Gawani to be honoured with UN Military Gender Advocate of the Year Award

This is the first time the UN Military Gender Advocate award has been given to an Indian peacekeeper.

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Trump halts WHO funding over handling of COVID-19 pandemic; decision criticised by UN chief, Bill Gates

Microsoft co-founder and billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates has said that the “world needs WHO now more than ever”.

Covid-19

Coronavirus outbreak biggest challenge since World War II, says UN Secretary General

A UN report estimates that up to 25 million jobs could be lost around the world as the result of the outbreak.

Covid-19

UN body goes to Indian Supreme Court against CAA; MEA hits back with sharp reply

The Supreme Court is currently hearing 143 petitions challenging the legal validity of the CAA.

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China, Pakistan’s efforts to internationalise Kashmir blocked in UNSC yet again

China, at the urging of Pakistan, tried yet again to call for international intervention in Kashmir through the United Nations only to be...

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Singapore ranks third, India 73rd in UN e-commerce ranking index 2019

Singapore came in third while India ranked 73rd out of 152 countries in a United Nations (UN) business-to-consumer (B2C) e-commerce index...

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Indian-American UNDP worker killed in Afghanistan terror attack

Anil Raj, an Indian-American aid worker, was killed in an attack in Kabul, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced at a press...

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India slams Pakistan at UNSC debate on women’s rights

Tensions ran high between India and Pakistan at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) open debate on women, peace and the global...

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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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