The council adopted the resolution, which also extends targeted sanctions on individuals and companies, by a vote of 14-0 with China abstaining.
The number of civilians killed and wounded in May and June in Afghanistan is almost as many as recorded in the preceding four months.
Carbon pollution from burning fossil fuels, methane leaks and agriculture has driven up the thermometer 1.1 degrees Celsius so far, and emissions are rising sharply again after a brief interlude.
Ambassador Tirumurti said India has not hesitated in taking a "principled position" on a wide variety of issues over the last seven months of its tenure in the Security Council.
The United Nations and International Olympic Committee launched a series of stamps to honour the role of sport for peace.
A Lebanese security source said the rockets were fired at Israel from the Qlaileh area of southern Lebanon, where a third rocket was also found.
In many instances, Afghan security forces and military have put up little or no resistance after often being left without supplies or reinforcements.
The Indian mission said that 'it is equally unfortunate that the Special Rapporteurs have made disrespectful remarks against the Hon'ble Supreme Court of India.'
India records greatest increase in number of children not receiving first dose of DTP-1 jab in 2020: UN
In 2019, 1.4 million children in India did not receive the first dose of the DTP-1 vaccine and this number rose to 3 million in 2020, the UN said.
Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said humanitarian needs are outpacing the ability of the United Nations and aid organisations to meet them, 'turbocharged by the COVID-19 pandemic.'
Marking the start of Olympic truce, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said that this temporary respite could be used to establish lasting ceasefires and find paths towards sustainable peace.
At nearly 4.4 million, South Asia recorded the highest number of children having failed to receive any routine vaccination in the past ten years, in 2020.
UN's World Food Programme partners with Rajasthan govt to improve Targeted Public Distribution System
This partnership between the WFP and the Department of Food and Civil Supplies of the Rajasthan government is part of a wider strategic Memorandum of Understanding signed late last year.
A report issued jointly by five UN agencies said hunger outpaced population growth in 2020, with nearly 10% of all people estimated to be undernourished.
WHO's expert group said the U.N. agency should develop ways to identify any potentially concerning gene editing trials and a mechanism "for reporting violations of research integrities".