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India backs UN resolution condemning Israeli settlements in Palestine

India on Saturday voted in support of the United Nations resolution that condemned Israel’s activities of settlement in “the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, and in the occupied Syrian Golan”.

MEA spokesperson Arindam Bagchi appointed as India's permanent representative to UN

New Delhi: External affairs ministry spokesperson Arindam Bagchi has been appointed as India’s new permanent representative to the United Nations (UN) and other international organisations in Geneva, a Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) statement said on Monday.

'Political convenience cannot be basis for response to terrorism': India at UN amid row with Canada

Amid the Indo-Canadian diplomatic row and continued tension with China, India Tuesday said "political convenience" cannot be the basis for a response to terrorism or extremism, and called on the global community to respect the rules-based order and the UN Charter.

UN will 'accept' India's name change to 'Bharat' if formalities completed

New Delhi/IBNS: The United Nations Friday said it "will change India's name to Bharat in UN records" if New Delhi completes all the formalities for the same, a spokesperson for the global body told NDTV. 

Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations to visit India today

New Delhi: The Deputy Secretary-General (DSG) of the United Nations Amina J. Mohammed is paying an official visit to India from 3-5 July 2023.

$40 million in cash as humanitarian aid reaches Afghanistan

Kabul: A fresh batch of $40 million in cash as humanitarian aid reached the cash-strapped and war-torn Afghanistan on Wednesday, Da Afghanistan Bank (DAB), the country's central bank, said in a statement on Thursday.

'Frozen' UNSC in danger of becoming more non-functional: India

New Delhi: Criticising the UN Security Council for being a “frozen 1945 invented mechanism” that is unable to voice the concerns of the wider UN membership, especially the global south, India has called for the world body to become more representative of the developing world and warned of it becoming more non-functional if the move is delayed.

UK supports India's bid to assume permanent seat in UNSC

New Delhi/IBNS: In more power to New Delhi, the United Kingdom has supported India's bid to assume a permanent seat in the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), which is one of the six principal organs of the United Nations, media reports said.

2 BSF personnel part of UN Force killed in DR Congo amid anti-UN protests

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.

India to surpass China as the world’s most populous country in 2023: UN report

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.

'Unsatisfactory but unsurprising': US over India's stand on Russia-Ukraine war

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.

'Why elevate one religiophobia to the exclusion of others?' India at the UN

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.

At the UN, India pushes for 'quiet and constructive diplomacy' to resolve Ukraine issue

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.

India, US joint exercise 'Yudh Abhyas' begins in Alaska

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.

Discrimination used as an excuse to take up terrorism: India's UN Envoy

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.