United Nations General Assembly

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

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

Small islands caught between tourism economy, climate change

Small island developing states need tourism for their economic growth and development but the pollution that results puts their tourist attractions and in some cases, their entire islands at risk.

published on : 27th September 2021

‘Arsonist state where terrorists enjoy free pass’: India's attack on Pakistan in the UN

Following Khan’s address, India exercised its right to reply and reiterated that Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh were, are and will always be an integral and inalienable part of India.

published on : 26th September 2021

Taliban unlikely to participate in UNGA as diplomats of ousted government still in office

Afghanistan is scheduled to address the ongoing UN General Assembly session on September 27.

published on : 23rd September 2021

Brazilian minister who attended UNGA session tests positive for coronavirus in New York

Brazil's Health Minister Marcelo Queiroga also had a meeting with investors and was also present at the bilateral meeting between Bolsonaro and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

published on : 22nd September 2021

Small plane intercepted from restricted flight area as Biden addresses UN General Assembly

The instructor pilot was conducting a cadet flight lab in support of an engineering class when the aircraft "briefly" violated the TFR near the George Washington Bridge, the statement said.

published on : 22nd September 2021

Biden doubling vaccine purchase, calls for more global shots

At least 160 million shots supplied by the U.S. have been distributed to more than 100 countries, representing more donations than the rest of the world combined.

published on : 22nd September 2021

Racism, climate and divisions top UN agenda as leaders meet

The U.S. and Israel walked out during the meeting over a draft resolution that singled out Israel for criticism and likened Zionism to racism — a provision that was eventually dropped.

published on : 22nd September 2021

Xi Jinping to deliver important remarks in his UNGA address on Tuesday: Chinese FM

More than 100 Heads of State and Government, as well as Foreign Ministers and diplomats, will participate in person in the annual General Debate.

published on : 20th September 2021

Pakistan trying to escalate violence along border ahead of UNGA: Home Ministry officials

The Union Home Ministry has also issued a general advisory to all states and Union Territories asking them to strengthen security in sensitive places under their jurisdiction.

published on : 5th September 2019

Demonetisation a courageous decision to challenge black money: Sushma Swaraj

Prime Minister Modi on November 8, 2016, demonetised Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes in a bid to clamp down on black money, fake currency menace, terror funding and corruption.

published on : 23rd September 2017