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Democrats vow to help women who must travel for abortions

The governors also pledged to "protect against judicial and local law enforcement cooperation with out-of-state investigations, inquiries and arrests" regarding abortions performed in their states.

published on : 25th June 2022

Yoga has gained tremendous popularity globally: PM Modi

People from different walks of life including leaders, CEOs, sportspersons and actors regularly practice yoga and talk about how it has helped them, he said in a tweet.

published on : 13th June 2022

Lekhi discusses Ukraine conflict, impact on food, energy with UN General Assembly President

Minister of State for External Affairs Meenakshi Lekhi discussed the Ukraine conflict and its impact on food and energy as well as the situation in Afghanistan with Abdulla Shahid.

published on : 7th May 2022

'Kindly don't patronise us, we know what to do': India on abstention in UNGA on Ukraine

On February 24, Russian forces launched military operations in Ukraine, three days after Moscow recognised Ukraine's breakaway regions - Donetsk and Luhansk - as independent entities.

published on : 6th May 2022

Biden, Modi to speak as US presses for hard line against Russia

India's neutral stance in the war has raised concerns in Washington and earned praise from Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.

published on : 11th April 2022

UN to vote Thursday on suspending Russia from Human rights council 

'We believe that the members of the Russian forces committed war crimes in Ukraine, and we believe that Russia needs to be held accountable'

published on : 7th April 2022

UN to vote on suspending Russia from Human Rights Council

The UN General Assembly will vote Thursday on suspending Russia from the UN Human Rights Council.

published on : 6th April 2022

UN blames Russia for Ukraine humanitarian crisis, urges aid

There was loud applause in the assembly chamber as the result of the vote was announced: 140-5 with only Belarus, Syria, North Korea and Eritrea joining Russia in opposing the measure.

published on : 25th March 2022

Ukrainian embassy takes offence to Indian media reports on Crimea

Ever since the outbreak of the conflict in Ukraine on February 24, Polikha has been seeking India’s intervention and support in resolving this issue.

published on : 20th March 2022

Diplomacy paves the way for evacuation of Indians in Ukraine

India has abstained on a United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) resolution that deplored Russia’s aggression against Ukraine on Wednesday.

published on : 3rd March 2022

India abstains on UNGA resolution that deplores Russia's aggression against Ukraine

The General Assembly on Wednesday voted to reaffirm its commitment to the sovereignty, independence, unity and territorial integrity of Ukraine within its internationally recognised borders.

published on : 2nd March 2022

Pakistan stays on sidelines as UN debates Ukraine crisis: Report 

Pakistan says it wants to maintain close ties with both China and the United States and apparently that is why it does not want to get involved in the Ukrainian dispute, the report said.

published on : 2nd March 2022

Days after Imran's Moscow visit, envoys urge Pakistan to condemn Russian 'aggression against Ukraine'

According to diplomatic sources, Pakistan might abstain from voting in the UN General Assembly session in order to avoid taking sides in the conflict.

published on : 1st March 2022

'No winners at war': UNGA calls for immediate ceasefire at Ukraine, full return to diplomacy, dialogue

Belarusian leader Aleksandr Lukashenko hosted the first face-to-face talks between the Russian and Ukrainian delegation since Russia's special military operation in eastern Ukraine.

published on : 28th February 2022

Ukraine slows Russian advance under shadow of nuclear threat

In the face of stiff resistance and devastating sanctions, President Vladimir Putin ordered Russia's nuclear forces put on high alert, threatening to elevate the war to a terrifying new level.

published on : 28th February 2022
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