COVID-19, revival of economy among key focus areas for UNGA President-elect Abdulla Shahid

New Delhi: The President-elect of the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly Abdulla Shahid on Thursday (July 22) said his key focus areas would be recovering from COVID-19 pandemic and the revival of economies globally. Shahid is in India for his first foreign visit in that capacity. Calling it “presidency of hope”, Shahid […]

Sex for clean water: Migrants in Libya subjected to horrific sexual violence, reports Amnesty

New Delhi: Amnesty International said on Thursday (July 15, 2021) that migrants held in Libyan detention camps are subject to horrific sexual violence at the hands of guards, including being forced to barter sex for clean water, food and access to sanitation. The report, which focused on migrants intercepted in the Mediterranean and who disembarked […]

किम जोंग उन ने भुखमरी से जूझ रही उत्तर कोरियाई लोगों के लिए UN से मांगी मदद

प्योंगयांग. उत्तर कोरिया (North Korea) के लोग इन दिनों जिंदगी के सबसे बुरे दौर से गुजर रहे हैं. किम जोंग उन (Kim Jong Un) के शासनकाल में लोग दाने-दाने के लिए मोहताज हैं. उत्तर कोरिया ने संयुक्त राष्ट्र (United Nations) को भेजी स्वैच्छिक रिपोर्ट में जानकारी दी है कि 2018 में देश का खाद्य उत्पादन […]

World Population Day 2021: Know history, significance here

New Delhi: As the world observes Population Day on July 11 every year, it reminds itself of the challenges faced globally due to overpopulation. The alarming trend shows that after hundreds of thousands of years the population reached 1 billion, and then in just another 200 years, it grew sevenfold, as per United Nations.  The […]

कोरोना के खतरनाक दौर से गुजर रही दुनिया, WHO ने जताई चिंता

जिनेवा. विश्व स्वास्थ्य संगठन (WHO) के महानिदेशक टेड्रोस एडनॉम ने कोरोना वैरिएंट डेल्‍टा (Delta Variant) के प्रसार को लेकर चिंता व्यक्त की है. उन्होंने कहा कि दुनिया कोविड-19 महामारी के एक बहुत ही खतरनाक दौर में है, जहां डेल्टा जैसे संस्करण जो विकसित और रूप बदल सकते है. कम टीकाकरण वाले देशों में अस्पतालों के […]

Use of weaponised drones for terrorism needs serious attention: India at United Nations

United Nations: The possibility of the use of weaponised drones for terrorist activities against strategic and commercial assets calls for serious attention by the global community, India has told the UN General Assembly, a day after two explosives-laden drones crashed into the Indian Air Force (IAF) station at Jammu airport. A fresh attempt to attack […]

12 German soldiers wounded in attack on UN mission Mali

Berlin: Germany’s defense minister said on Friday that 12 German troops and a soldier from another country were wounded following an attack on soldiers taking part in a United Nations mission in Mali. The U.N. Mission in the country, MINUSMA, had earlier said that 15 peacekeepers were wounded when a temporary operational base in the […]

India calls UN arms ban resolution on Myanmar as ‘haste course of action’

New Delhi: India on Friday (June 18, 2021) abstained from a United Nations General Assembly resolution on Arms Embargo on Myanmar, calling the resolution a “haste course of action”. India was among the 36 countries, including Russia and China who abstained. In South Asia–Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Pakistan abstained. India’s envoy to UN, TS […]

‘Views not reflected’: India abstains on UNGA resolution on Myanmar, supports ASEAN initiative

United Nations: India has abstained on a UN General Assembly resolution on Myanmar, saying its views have not been reflected in the draft and New Delhi does not believe the resolution, tabled hastily, is conducive to “aiding our joint efforts towards strengthening democratic process” in the country. The UN General Assembly adopted the draft resolution […]

लगातार दूसरी बार UN महासचिव चुने गए एंतोनियो गुतारेस, भारत ने दिया था खुला समर्थन

Image Source : AP (FILE PHOTO) लगातार दूसरी बार UN महासचिव चुने गए एंतोनियो गुतारेस, भारत ने दिया था खुला समर्थन संयुक्त राष्ट्र: संयुक्त राष्ट्र महासभा ने शुक्रवार को पुर्तगाल के पूर्व प्रधानमंत्री रहे एंतोनियो गुतारेस को फिर से महासचिव नियुक्त किया है। उनका दूसरा कार्यकाल एक जनवरी 2022 से शुरू होगा। […]

Antonio Guterres re-elected as UN Secretary General for second five-year term

New Delhi: Antonio Guterres was re-elected as the United Nations Secretary General for a second five-year term on Friday (June 18). The term will begin on January 1, 2022. He was appointed as the UN chief by the 193-member United Nations General Assembly. Guterres has been serving as the Secretary General since 2017. He was the […]