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Terrorism continues to be one of the gravest threats to humankind:S Jaishankar

New Delhi: India's External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Tuesday said terrorism continues to be one of the gravest threats to humankind.

UN human rights body moves SC over CAA, India calls it an internal matter

New Delhi/IBNS:  The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights has filed an intervention in the Supreme Court over the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), the Ministry of External Affairs said on Tuesday.

Chinese UN envoy calls for more cooperation with Damascus to offer Syrians aid

United Nations/Xinhua: China's ambassador to the United Nations (UN) on Friday called on humanitarian organizations to step up their cooperation with the Syrian government to deliver relief after abstaining in a Security Council vote that renewed a mechanism for cross-border aid into the country.

Mamata Banerjee calls for UN referendum on CAA

Kolkata/IBNS: In a surprising statement while protesting against the new controversial citizenship law, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday called for a United Nations referendum on the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019.

Pakistan taking Chinese help to frame Indians for terror: Reports

New Delhi: Living under the shadow of action by international terror financing watchdog Financial Action Task Force (FATF) which could place it under the Dark Grey List, a desperate Pakistan is taking the help of its all-weather ally China to counter India by framing Indians for terror, media reports said.

PM Modi meets Pacific Island Leaders at UN

New York: Prime Minister Narendra Modi met the the Pacific Island leaders on the sidelines of the 74th UNGA here on Tuesday.

Mahatma Gandhi's values serve as moral compass for enlightened leadership: PM Modi

New York: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the values promoted by Mahatma Gandhi serve as moral compass for enlightened leadership, hosting a high-level event on the sidelines of the 74th UNGA  in the ECOSOC Chamber of the UN Headquarters to commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of the Father of the Nation.

India will soar high if Pakistan raises Kashmir issue at UN: Syed Akbaruddin

United Nations, Sep 20 (UNI) India's top envoy to the United Nations, Syed Akbaruddin, has asserted that their country would soar high if Pakistan stooped low by raising the Kashmir issue at a high-level UN General Assembly session here next week.

Will take Kashmir issue at UN General Assembly: Pak PM Imran Khan

Islamabad, Aug 26 (IBNS): Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday said that he will raise the Kashmir issue at every international forum, including at the UN General Assembly.

US Immigration service says will review naturalization test

Moscow, July 20 (Sputnik/UNI) US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced on Friday it would review the test for applicants for the country's citizenship.

Pakistan and other members of Asia-Pacific Group at UN back India

United Nations, Jun 26 (UNI) In a significant diplomatic win for India, the country's candidature for a non-permanent seat at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has been unanimously endorsed by the Asia Pacific group, comprising 55 nations.

On Azhar ban, Pak faces unique predicament, says MEA: BJP slams Oppn

New Delhi, May 2 (UNI): The government and the ruling BJP were at the same page on Thursday stating that the Pulwama terror attack did play a major role in listing of Masood Azhar as a global terrorist.

Onus now on Pakistan to implement UN's ban on Masood Azhar : MEA

New Delhi, May 2 (UNI): A day after United Nations Security Council (UNSC) put Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar on sanction list, India on Thursday said that the onus is now on Pakistan to ensure effective implementation of the decision of the powerful world body organ against the individual.

UN chief urges India and Pakistan to dial down tensions in wake of Kashmir attack

New York, Feb 21 (IBNS): United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Tuesday called on India and Pakistan to take steps to defuse tensions in the wake an attack in Kashmir late last week that left dozes of Indian security forces dead.

UN rights chief ‘strongly condemns’ attack on Indian security forces in Kashmir

New York, Feb 20 (IBNS): The top United Nations human rights official has strongly condemned the suicide bomb attack against Indian security forces in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir on 14 February and has called on authorities to bring those responsible to justice.