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India Calls UN Comments On Action Against Teesta Setalvad 'Completely Unwarranted'

India Calls UN Comments On Action Against Teesta Setalvad 'Completely Unwarranted'

A court in Ahmedabad on Sunday remanded Setalvad and former state director general of police RB Sreekumar in police custody till July 2 in a case of fabricating evidence to frame innocent persons in connection with the 2002 Gujarat riots.

29 June 2022
Ukraine: President Zelenskyy Calls Putin A 'Terrorist', Urges For Russia's Expulsion From United Nations

Ukraine: President Zelenskyy Calls Putin A 'Terrorist', Urges For Russia's Expulsion From United Nations

In urging Russia's ouster from the United Nations, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy cited Article 6 of the UN Charter which states that a member 'which has...

29 June 2022

Patnaik Shares Odisha’s ‘Transformational’ Journey In Food Production At UN Meet In Rome

The Chief Minister added that by attaining food sufficiency, initiating large-scale growth-related programmes, designed around creating climate-resilient...

Parameswaran Iyer Appointed New Niti Aayog CEO

Parameswaran Iyer Appointed New Niti Aayog CEO

The personnel ministry order said Iyer's appointment has been made on the same terms and conditions as were applicable for Kant. Iyer had taken voluntary...

24 June 2022

Afghanistan Earthquake: Death Toll Rises To 1,150 People; Red Crescent, WFP In Action To Aid Victims

The magnitude 6 quake has left thousands without shelter. State media reported that close to 3,000 homes were destroyed or badly damaged in Wednesday's...

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24 June 2022
India Sends Humanitarian Aid To Afghanistan After Deadly Earthquake Rattles The Country

India Sends Humanitarian Aid To Afghanistan After Deadly Earthquake Rattles The Country

India’s Representative to the UN Ambassador T S Tirumurti said India has supported the Security Council Resolution 2615 that provided for humanitarian...


21 June 2022
International Yoga Day: History, Significance And Theme Of 2022, All You Need To Know

International Yoga Day: History, Significance And Theme Of 2022, All You Need To Know

International Yoga Day 2022: The ancient practice of Yoga that has stemmed from Indian culture, is widely known to balance the body and mind while boosting...


14 June 2022
UN Cuts Food Aid To 1.7 Million Hungry People In South Sudan

UN Cuts Food Aid To 1.7 Million Hungry People In South Sudan

As we breathe, 1.7 billion people have been cut off food aid in South Sudan "at the worst possible time"


12 June 2022
UN Expresses Concern Over Libya Clashes, Urges Efforts For Calm

UN Expresses Concern Over Libya Clashes, Urges Efforts For Calm

The cause of the violence in the seaside neighborhood was unclear, but videos circulated on social media showed families with children sheltering and fleeing...


07 June 2022
Ukraine Facing Sexual Violence And Human Trafficking Crisis Amid War: United Nations

Ukraine Facing Sexual Violence And Human Trafficking Crisis Amid War: United Nations

As of June 3, the U.N. human rights office had received 124 allegations of conflict-related sexual violence — 97 of them involving women and girls, 19...


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05 June 2022
Dia Mirza On World Environment Day: My Mother Has Been Battling Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder Because Of Pollution

Dia Mirza On World Environment Day: My Mother Has Been Battling Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder Because Of Pollution

On World Environment Day, actress and UN Goodwill Ambassador, Dia Mirza says that her work for the planet is her main calling as a citizen of the earth.


04 June 2022
UN Secretary-General Fears Three-Dimensional Global Crisis As War Continues In Ukraine

UN Secretary-General Fears Three-Dimensional Global Crisis As War Continues In Ukraine

The UN chief also called for urgent protection for civilians, unfettered access to provide them with humanitarian aid and safely evacuate those trapped in...


03 June 2022
UN Food Agency Drafts Food Response Plan For Crisis Hit Sri Lanka

UN Food Agency Drafts Food Response Plan For Crisis Hit Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Crisis: United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) response came after PM Ranil Wickremesinghe had warned of a food crisis in the island...


03 June 2022
Myanmar Violence: UN Estimates Displacement Of More Than 1 Million People

Myanmar Violence: UN Estimates Displacement Of More Than 1 Million People

The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs says in a report that an already critical situation is being exacerbated by ongoing fighting between...


29 May 2022
Tehreek-e-Taliban A Persistent Threat To Pakistan's Security, Chances Of Peace Bleak: UN Report

Tehreek-e-Taliban A Persistent Threat To Pakistan's Security, Chances Of Peace Bleak: UN Report

The UN report warned the TTP is focused on long-term campaign against Pakistan and ceasefire deals have a limited chance of success.


27 May 2022
 China And Russia Veto New UN Security Council Sanctions On North Korea

 China And Russia Veto New UN Security Council Sanctions On North Korea

The vote in the 15-member Security Council was 13-2 and marked a first serious division among the five veto-wielding permanent members of the U.N.'s most...


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23 May 2022
Monkeypox Likely Spread Through Sex Rave Parties In Europe, Says Leading WHO Adviser

Monkeypox Likely Spread Through Sex Rave Parties In Europe, Says Leading WHO Adviser

WHO has recorded more than 90 cases in a dozen countries including Britain, Spain, Israel, France, Switzerland, the US and Australia.


20 May 2022
War In Ukraine To Add 47 Million People More To Global Hunger Crisis, Warns United Nations

War In Ukraine To Add 47 Million People More To Global Hunger Crisis, Warns United Nations

World Food Program Executive Director David Beasley Beasley told at a UN Security Council meeting Thursday that 49 million people in 43 countries are already...


19 May 2022
North Korea's Suspected Covid-19 Caseload Nears 2 Million

North Korea's Suspected Covid-19 Caseload Nears 2 Million

The official Korean Central News Agency reported that more than 1.98 million people have become sick with feverish symptoms since late April, which are mostly...


19 May 2022
No Vaccines, Over A Million Cases, Here's Why North Korea's Covid-19 Outbreak Is Concerning

No Vaccines, Over A Million Cases, Here's Why North Korea's Covid-19 Outbreak Is Concerning

North Korea on Monday reported 50 deaths and 1.2 million infections in a sharp jump from six deaths and 3,50,000 cases on Friday.


04 May 2022
Record Number Of People Suffered Acute Food Insecurity In 2021:UN

Record Number Of People Suffered Acute Food Insecurity In 2021:UN

According to The United Nations, a 'toxic triple combination' of conflict, weather extremities and the economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic caused food...


03 May 2022
Ukraine War: Russia Storms Mariupol Steel Plant Where Hundreds Of Civilians Are Still Stranded

Ukraine War: Russia Storms Mariupol Steel Plant Where Hundreds Of Civilians Are Still Stranded

Hundreds of people are still stranded inside the plant that's being attacked by Russian forces.


01 May 2022
Japanese, Vietnamese Leaders Reject Use Of Force In Ukraine

Japanese, Vietnamese Leaders Reject Use Of Force In Ukraine

Vietnam abstained from a vote at the UN General Assembly in March that deplored Russia's invasion of Ukraine.


30 April 2022
Germany Takes Italy To International Court Of Justice Over War Reparation Dispute

Germany Takes Italy To International Court Of Justice Over War Reparation Dispute

In its new case, Germany argues that despite ICJ'S 2012 ruling that ensured legal immunity to the country, Italian domestic courts, since 2012, have...


27 April 2022
IAEA Chief Demands Access To Ukraine Nuclear Plant, Says Its Security Is At Stake

IAEA Chief Demands Access To Ukraine Nuclear Plant, Says Its Security Is At Stake

International Atomic Energy Agency's director-general Rafael Grossi said the IAEA needs access to the Zaporizhzhia plant in southern Ukraine so its inspectors...


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