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Rohingya genocide investigation: UN has 'no right to interfere', says Myanmar army chief 

The statement comes a week after UN investigators called on him and other top generals to be prosecuted for genocide against the Rohingya minority.

published on : 24th September 2018

India's Ministry of Information and Broadcasting among 30 founding members​ of UN Global Media Compact 

The Compact seeks to inspire media and entertainment companies around the world to leverage their resources and creative talent to advance the Goals.

published on : 24th September 2018

Nelson Mandela: A life of soaring symbolism, now harnessed by UN

The UN is declaring 2019-'28 as the 'Nelson Mandela Decade of Peace,' and a declaration being adopted at Monday's summit identifies the personal qualities that made him a transcendent humanitarian.

published on : 24th September 2018

UN General Assembly: Climate action, peace, security are key priorities for India

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj arrived in the city Saturday to attend the high-level UNGA session and will address world leaders on September 29.

published on : 24th September 2018

Gridlock and K-pop: Five things to know about the UN General Assembly

About 130 world leaders are gathering at the United Nations this week for the annual high-level debate to address pressing global issues ...

published on : 24th September 2018

Most nations to miss UN target on chronic diseases: study

Only 35 nations are on track to meet UN Sustainable Development Goal 3.4 launched in 2015  for women, and even less for men, the study revealed.

published on : 21st September 2018

About 271 million people in India moved out of poverty between 2005-16: UN report 

The poverty rate in the country has nearly halved, falling from 55 per cent to 28 per cent over the ten-year period.

published on : 20th September 2018

Hafiz Saeed to approach court to retrieve frozen assets of JuD, FIF

The Pakistan government had also frozen all bank accounts of both organisations and stopped them from collecting funds.

published on : 19th September 2018

Indian national employed in UN Women dismissed for sexual misconduct

UN Women had said last month that the Office of Audit and Investigation of UNDP had completed its investigation into the sexual misconduct allegations involving the UN Women staff member.

published on : 19th September 2018

UN should resolve Kashmir issue in peaceful manner: Turkey

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan last year had advocated a multilateral dialogue to resolve the Kashmir issue.

published on : 14th September 2018

NBW warrant by Maharashtra court a political ploy by BJP, Modi couldn't digest UN invitation to Naidu: TDP

Senior TDP leader E Peddi Reddy, said that Naidu would be delivering a talk on the sidelines of United Nations General Assembly in the US, and attempts are being made to thwart the same.

published on : 14th September 2018

UN team reaches Kerala to review post-flood needs

A team of officials from the United Nations has reached the state capital for reviewing the post-flood scene and to study the needs.

published on : 14th September 2018

Hunger reached 'alarming' 10-year high in 2017, according to latest UN report 

The report estimates that the number of undernourished globally, increased to 821 million in 2017; meaning that one in every nine people, does not have enough to eat.

published on : 12th September 2018

India regrets Kashmir issue being raised at UN Human Rights Council

In her first address to the HRC, Bachelet had said the recent human rights report on Kashmir had not been followed up.

published on : 12th September 2018

Myanmar waging 'campaign against Reuters journalists': United Nations

A fresh report from the UN rights office decried "the instrumentalisation of the law and of the courts by the government and military in what constitutes a political campaign against independent journ

published on : 11th September 2018
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