United Nations

UN chief affirms support for denuclearised North Korea

Guterres, who arrived in South Korea on Thursday, later met with South Korean Foreign Minster Park Jin for discussions that were expected to be centred around the North Korean nuclear threat.

published on : 12th August 2022

India to miss renewable energy targets for 2022

India will miss its renewable energy target of generating 175 GW of green energy by 2022 & now deadline to has been pushed by few months with delays in achieving targets for both solar & wind power.

published on : 7th August 2022

Despite many issues, Belagavi wins Smart City award

The Smart Solutions Challenge is an initiative of the National Institute of UrbanAffairs (NIUA) and the United Nations in India to address the city-level accessibility and inclusion challenges.

published on : 7th August 2022

UN relaxes arms embargo on Central African Republic

Sylvie Baipo Temon, the Central African Republic's foreign minister, told the council after the vote that the government welcomed the first step toward an arms embargo on armed groups.

published on : 30th July 2022

UNSC slams attack on UN Mission where two BSF men died

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has condemned the attack on the UN mission in Congo in which two Indian peacekeepers were killed by a mob on July 26.

published on : 29th July 2022

UNRWA lauds India's continued support to Palestinian refugees

"Since 2018, the Government of India has given UNRWA 20 million US dollars," Tamara Alrifai, UNRWA's spokesperson added.

published on : 26th July 2022

‘Don’t fret over UN report, India’s population on decline’

Fertility rates in India show a declining trend and there’s no need to be concerned over UN projection of country overtaking China, says expert.

published on : 13th July 2022

75-95 million more on verge of extreme poverty due to climate change, COVID: Report

The report finds that about 1 in 10 people worldwide are suffering from hunger and nearly 1 in 3 people lack regular access to adequate food.

published on : 8th July 2022

Eye on terror: In United Nations, India calls for curbs on illicit trade of small arms

The Indian demand has likely been made keeping in view the use of smuggled weapons by terrorist groups all over the world.  

published on : 5th July 2022

UN urges Taliban to follow other Muslim states on women's rights

When the Taliban seized power nearly a year ago, they had promised to pursue a softer version of the harsh rule that characterised their first period in power from 1996 to 2001, but to no avail.

published on : 1st July 2022

Aghanistan earthquake: 155 kids dead, around 65 left homeless or orphaned, says UN report

The earthquake that hit the mountainous regions in the Paktika and Khost provinces with a magnitude of 6.0, destructing homes and causing landslides, also injured 250 children.

published on : 28th June 2022

Worst is here: Survivors of Afghanistan earthquake get only limited help

Villagers are digging out their dead loved ones with their bare hands, burying them in mass graves and sleeping in the woods despite the rain.

published on : 27th June 2022

KSUM invites applications for hackathon

It seeks to bring together entrepreneurs, innovators, students, researchers, technologists and passionate professionals to evolve solutions to the challenges posed by climate change.

published on : 27th June 2022

UN chief warns of 'catastrophe' from global food shortage

“There is a real risk that multiple famines will be declared in 2022,” Guetteres said in a video message to officials from dozens of rich and developing countries gathered in Berlin. 

published on : 24th June 2022

Odisha-based 'Mo Bus' service named recipient of prestigious UN Public Service Award

The global organisation announced that Mo Bus, Capital Region Urban Transport India is the recipient of the prestigious UN Public Service Awards

published on : 22nd June 2022

Food, water concerns as floods continue to batter Bangladesh

According to the United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, about 17% of people in Bangladesh would need to be relocated over the next decade or so if global warming persists.

published on : 20th June 2022

There cannot be 'double standards' on religiophobia, India at UN amid Prophet Mohammad row

India's Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador T S Tirumurti said on Friday that India has been the greatest victim of terrorism, especially cross-border terrorism.

published on : 18th June 2022

GB Pant Hospital’s first oxygen plant to support 750 beds

The plant will cater to 750 beds in the hospital which is a super-specialty tertiary care centre. 

published on : 14th 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

Senior Indian diplomat Amandeep Singh Gill appointed by UN chief as his Envoy on Technology

Previously, Gill was the Executive Director and Co-Lead of the United Nations Secretary-General's High-Level Panel on Digital Cooperation (2018-2019).

published on : 11th June 2022
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