New Delhi: Two Border Security Force personnel serving in the UN Peacekeeping force succumbed to fatal injuries sustained in the violent armed protests on Tuesday at Butembo in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
New Delhi/IBNS: India is set to surpass China as the world's most populous country in 2023, according to a report by the United Nations on Monday.
Washington/IBNS: A senior White House official on Friday said India's position at the United Nations over the Ukraine crisis has been "unsatisfactory", reports said.
United Nations/New Delhi/UNI: India has pointed out that while it condemns antisemitism, Christianophobia and Islamophobia, there is clear evidence of the growth of religiophobia affecting followers of non-Abrahamic religions as well, especially anti-Hindu, anti-Buddhist and anti-Sikh phobias.
India on Thursday pushed for a "quiet and constructive diplomacy" on the Ukraine issue and urged that any steps that increase tension need to be avoided by all sides in the larger interest of international peace and security.
New Delhi/ Alaska/UNI: The 17th Edition of Indo–US joint training exercise 'Yudh Abhyas' has started at the Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska (US), a Defence Ministry statement said.
New Delhi/IBNS: India's Permanent Representative to the United Nations - Ambassador T S Tirumurti has called on the UN bodies to reject every justification whether "discrimination, racial or otherwise" being used as an excuse for terrorism.
New York/UNI: India has said the drawdown of UN peacekeeping operations should not be driven by the "temptations of austerity" as the costs would be higher if the country were to relapse into the situation that had necessitated the UN intervention.
New Delhi/IBNS: India assumed the rotating Presidency of the United Nations Security Council for the month of August.
New Delhi/IBNS: As a responsible democracy, India does not practice disinformation campaigns, the External Affairs Ministry said Friday dismissing a report by Brussels based EU DisinfoLab that claimed 10 UN accredited defunct NGOs were revived to serve Indian interests and discredit Pakistan at the EU and the UN Human Rights Council.
New Delhi/IBNS: India on Tuesday issued a firm response to UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachellete's remarks questioning India's new FCRA regulations.
New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi called for an introspection of the United Nations, raising questions over its relevance on a number of factors in a 22-minute long speech at the virtual United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on Saturday.
New York/ IBNS: The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has foiled an attempt by Pakistan to politicize 1267 special procedure on terrorism by giving it a religious colour, Permanent Representative of India to the United Nations, T S Trimurti has said.
New York/UNI/IBNS As the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) will elect five new non-permanent members to the council on Wednesday, chances of India grabbing a seat from the Asia-Pacific category for the 2021-22 term is almost certain.
New Delhi/IBNS: India once again slammed China's effort to raise the Jammu and Kashmir issue in the United Nations by calling any issue related to the disputed territory "internal".