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Empty Desk Array At UN To Highlight Education Loss Due To COVID-19 Pandemic

Sep 18, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The installation on the UN headquarters grounds has been unveiled to urge leaders to prioritize school reopening.

India Gifts 2 Lakh Covid Vaccine Doses For Peacekeeping Missions, UN Officials Express Gratitude

Mar 27, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres had said that he is “extremely grateful” for the gift of 200,000 Covid-19 vaccine doses for UN peacekeepers announced by India.

Indian Economist Ligia Noronha Appointed As Assistant SG & Head of UNEP NY Office BY UN Chief

Noronha will succeed fellow Indian and development economist Satya Tripathi.

Asked UAE For Proof Of Life For Missing Emirati Princess: UN Human Rights Office

Feb 19, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The 35-year-old princess is the daughter of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the ruler of Dubai

Indian-Origin Employee At UN Declares Candidacy For Secretary-General Position

Antonio Guterres had confirmed last month that he will seek a second five-year term as chief of the world organisation.

29 January, 2021

UN Chief Antonio Guterres Lauds India's Covid-19 Vaccine Assistance To Nations

Outlook Web Bureau

India has airlifted more than 6 million Covid-19 doses to nine countries in Phase-I under its initiative termed 'Vaccine Maitri'

26 January, 2021

Hope Border Tensions Can Be Dialled Down Through Dialogue: UN Chief On India-China Clash

Outlook Web Bureau

Indian and Chinese troops were involved in a clash in the high-altitude Naku La region in North Sikkim on January 20

16 January, 2021

'Vaccinationalism' Is Self-Defeating: UN Chief Grieves Over 2 Million Covid Deaths

Outlook Web Bureau

According to the coronavirus tracker, the deadly virus has so far claimed 2,008,237 lives and infected 93,816,953 people globally.

16 January, 2021

UN Expects To Initiate Process To Elect Next Chief By Jan 31

Associated Press (AP)

The General Assembly elects the secretary-general on the recommendation of the 15-member Security Council where the five permanent members have veto power

14 January, 2021

India Conveys 'Deep Displeasure' To WHO Chief Over Incorrect Map

Outlook Web Bureau

The WHO map currently shows the union territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh in a shade different to the rest of the country.

24 December, 2020

Covid-19 'Greatest Crisis Of Our Age', Says UN Secretary Antonio Guterres


UN faced worst crisis since WW-II in 75 years, mounted a comprehensive global response to combat the pandemic.

17 December, 2020

India Slips But Neighbours Fare Better In Human Development Index: UNDP Report


Human Development Index is the measure of a nation's health, education, and standards of living.

16 December, 2020

UN Chief Appoints Siddharth Chatterjee As United Nations Resident Coordinator In China


Resident Coordinators are the UN Secretary-General's representatives for development at the country level.

01 December, 2020

235 Million People Will Require Help In 2021 As Pandemic Has Reaped Carnage, Says UN

Associated Press (AP)

Extreme poverty has risen for the first time in more than a generation, fuelled by Covid-19, conflicts, forced migration and global warming.

17 November, 2020

Pakistan Becomes 'Pavlovian' Whenever India Is Mentioned: India At UNGA


The Indian envoy was responding to Pakistan's opposition to India's membership in the UN Security Council.

21 October, 2020

356 Million Children Living In Extreme Poverty; COVID-19 To Exacerbate: UN


UNICEF, World Bank Group warn that any progress made in recent years, has been 'slow-paced, unequally distributed, and at risk' due to the economic impact of the pandemic.

21 October, 2020

Principle Of Self-Determination Deliberately Misused: India Slams Pak At UN


India also said that the principle of self-determination was not established by the UN to be used as a justification for undermining the territorial integrity of any member state.

17 October, 2020

VP Naidu Calls For Building Equitable Society On International Day For Eradication of Poverty


The theme for this year addresses the challenge of achieving social and environmental justice for all.

Photo Gallery

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar rides a cycle along with ministers and MLAs, from the Chief Minister's residence to his office at the Civil Secretariat on the occasion of 'World Car-Free Day', in Chandigarh.

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U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken meets with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly 76th session General Debate in UN General Assembly Hall at the United Nations...

Photo by AP/PTI

Students attend a class in a school after the Madhya Pradesh government allowed schools to reopen for 1st-5th classes after further ease in COVID-19 restrictions, in Jabalpur.

PTI Photo

Confiscated Rhinoceros horns being burnt in the presence of Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma to mark the World Rhinoceros Day, in Golaghat district.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a passenger for COVID-19 test, at Dadar Railway Station in Mumbai.

PTI Photo/Kunal Patil

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Virat Kohli’s Abrasive Leadership Style Gave Indian Cricket A New Dimension

Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader

Sep 20, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu