January 29, 2023 20:43 (IST)
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'Hosting Laden and attacking neighbouring Parliament...': Jaishankar hits back at Pakistan over Kashmir at UN

New Delhi/IBNS: India's External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar has strongly responded to Pakistan's raising of the Jammu and Kashmir issue, the flashpoint between the two Asian countries, at the United Nations Security Council or UNSC.

Evidence planted on activist Father Stan Swamy's laptop over alleged terror links: US firm report

New Delhi/IBNS: Multiple incriminating documents were planted in the computer of Father Stan Swamy, the 83-year-old activist-priest who was arrested for alleged terror links in 2020 and who died in custody a year later, a new report by an American forensic firm reveals.

Zero-tolerance approach can defeat terrorism, says Indian envoy to UN Ruchira Kamboj

United Nations: India's permanent representative to the United Nations Ruchira Kamboj has said terrorism still remains a global challenge and only a unified and zero-tolerance approach to this can defeat it.

Indian Foreign Secretary Vinay Kwatra meets UN chief Antonio Guterres

New York:  Indian Foreign Secretary Vinay Kwatra recently met UN chief Antonio Guterres here.

UN counter-terrorism meeting: US diplomat Chris Lu visiting India

New Delhi: A senior US diplomat in the UN Chris Lu is travelling to India to participate in a UN counter-terrorism meeting and address important issues between New Delhi and Washington.

'Contempt will be initiated if the authorities fail to act': Supreme Court tells Centre on hate speeches

New Delhi/IBNS: Two days after United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres criticised India over its human rights record and the increasing hate speeches during a three-day visit, the Supreme Court Friday made some strong observations on the subject.

China again backs Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist at UN

United Nations: China has blocked India's proposal at the United Nations to list the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorist Shahid Mahmood as a global terrorist.

'Human rights of Uyghurs must be respected but country-specific resolutions not helpful': India after abstention from vote against China

New Delhi: A day after abstaining from voting against China on the issue of alleged human rights violations of Uyghur Muslims at the UN Human Rights Council, India on Friday said that the abstention is in line with its position that country-specific resolutions are never helpful and dialogue is the only way to resolve such matters.

India condemns North Korea's recent ballistic missile test

New Delhi/Geneva: India has condemned the launch of a ballistic missile by North Korea over Japan and said that these moves affect the peace and security of the region and beyond.

India's Foreign Minister spells out India’s concerns about politicization of terrorist listings and stalling of proposed UN reforms

The 11-days that India’s External Affairs Minister (EAM) S. Jaishankar allocated for his recent visit to the United States (US) to attend the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) and numerous other multilateral and bilateral events were a sign of the increasing confidence and assertiveness that India is now displaying on the international stage.

West Bengal wins 'International Travel Award' for being 'Best Cultural Destination'

Kolkata/IBNS: The eastern Indian state of West Bengal has bagged an international award for being the "Best Destination for Culture", Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said Monday.

Human Rights: India contributes USD 400,000 to UN trust funds

Marking its commitment  to global promotion and protection of human rights and support for UN Human Rights, India recently contributed USD 400,000 to four voluntary trust funds.

Ship with Ukrainian grain arrives in Albania

Belgrade/UNI: A vessel loaded with 6,000 tonnes of Ukrainian wheat arrived in the Albanian port of Durres on Wednesday, as per media reports.

PM Modi asks UN Chief Guterres to bring the attackers of Indian peacekeepers to justice

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday urged UN Secretary-General António Guterres to expedite the investigations into the recent attack on Indian peacekeepers in Congo.

Cabinet approves Agreement between India and United Nations on a ‘Say Finding Application’ to be used in the Palais des Nations, United Nations Office at Geneva

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the proposal for signing of an agreement between the Government of India and the United Nations on a ‘Way Finding Application’ to be used in the Palais des Nations,  United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG).