Articles about Syed Akbaruddin

China tries raising Kashmir issue at UNSC, fails again!

16 Jan 2020

World
China tries raising Kashmir issue at UNSC, fails again!

Pakistan's all-weather ally China attempted to turn the attention of United Nations Security Council members towards Kashmir, but to no avail, as most participants see the tension in the Valley as a bilateral issue between New Delhi and Islamabad.

UN faces severe cash crisis, shuts ACs, escalators, empties water-coolers

12 Oct 2019

World
UN faces severe cash crisis, shuts ACs, escalators, empties water-coolers

The United Nations is facing a cash crisis, forcing the international body to make severe budget cuts.

Pakistan PM reaches US in Saudi Crown Prince's 'special jet'

22 Sep 2019

World
Pakistan PM reaches US in Saudi Crown Prince's 'special jet'

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan reached the United States on Saturday on a Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman's "special aircraft," according to reports.

J&K: After 13 days of clampdown, landlines, internet partially restored

17 Aug 2019

India
J&K: After 13 days of clampdown, landlines, internet partially restored

As assured earlier, the government eased restrictions in Jammu and Kashmir, which has been under an unprecedented security cover for days now.

After UNSC's J&K meeting, India says matter 'internal', rebukes Pakistan

17 Aug 2019

World
After UNSC's J&K meeting, India says matter 'internal', rebukes Pakistan

On Friday, India reiterated that all issues related to Jammu and Kashmir, specifically the abrogation of Article 370, putting the state under lockdown, and dividing it into two union territories, were the country's internal matter, and Pakistan should stop terrorism to initiate dialog.

International Yoga Day 2019: Modi attends mega event in Ranchi

21 Jun 2019

India
International Yoga Day 2019: Modi attends mega event in Ranchi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi led the celebrations on International Yoga Day, Friday (June 21), by attending a mega event in Jharkhand's capital Ranchi.

Jaitley says Opposition is not celebrating Azhar's global terrorist tag

02 May 2019

Politics
Jaitley says Opposition is not celebrating Azhar's global terrorist tag

The Opposition is not celebrating Masood Azhar's designation as a global terrorist as they may have to pay a political price, said Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday.

How Jews found refuge in India shapes International Holocaust-Remembrance Day

29 Jan 2019

World
How Jews found refuge in India shapes International Holocaust-Remembrance Day

Poignant tales of compassion of Jews finding refuge in India in the midst of the horror of the Holocaust were recounted as the UN commemorated the International Holocaust Remembrance Day.

Pakistan minister vows to protect UN designated terrorist Hafiz Saeed

18 Dec 2018

World
Pakistan minister vows to protect UN designated terrorist Hafiz Saeed

In an incident that is bound to cause a furore, a Pakistan minister was seen pledging government support to 26/11 mastermind and UN designated terrorist Hafiz Saeed.

India gives a call for 'rejuvenating, revitalizing UNGA'

16 Nov 2018

World
India gives a call for 'rejuvenating, revitalizing UNGA'

The United Nations (UN) member states have become "guardians of the status quo" due to their inaction and inertia in the face of stark global challenges like terrorism and climate change, said India at UN yesterday.

#HappyDiwali: India thanks UN for releasing special Diwali stamp set

07 Nov 2018

World
#HappyDiwali: India thanks UN for releasing special Diwali stamp set

On Wednesday, India thanked the United Nations (UN) Postal Administration for special stamps it had issued earlier to commemorate Diwali.

UN Security Council needs to be reformed without delay: India

10 Oct 2018

World
UN Security Council needs to be reformed without delay: India

India has said that the UN Security Council needs to be reformed without delay or else it'll be left to nurse its self-inflicted wounds of "diminishing relevance" like terrorism, armed conflicts, and climate change.

United Nations to issue special Diwali stamp next month

08 Sep 2018

India
United Nations to issue special Diwali stamp next month

The United Nations is set to celebrate Diwali in a unique way. Its postal agency will release special stamps next month featuring festive lights and diyas.

UN: Sikhs protest against minority atrocities during Ambedkar's birth-anniversary celebration

14 Apr 2018

World
UN: Sikhs protest against minority atrocities during Ambedkar's birth-anniversary celebration

A group of Sikhs staged protests against alleged atrocities perpetrated against minority communities in India during the commemoration of Babasaheb Ambedkar's 127th birth anniversary at the United Nations Headquarters.

India to Pakistan at UNSC meeting: Change mindset on terrorism

20 Jan 2018

World
India to Pakistan at UNSC meeting: Change mindset on terrorism

At the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), India made a no-holds barred attack on Pakistan.

Twitter account of India's ambassador to the UN hacked

14 Jan 2018

India
Twitter account of India's ambassador to the UN hacked

The Twitter of account of India's Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Syed Akbaruddin was reportedly hacked by Turkish hackers.

ICJ election: How India dislodged P5-member UK to win

22 Nov 2017

World
ICJ election: How India dislodged P5-member UK to win

The re-election of India's candidate Dalveer Singh to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) was the result of New Delhi's biggest diplomatic offensives in recent times, the Times of India has reported.

Sushma Swaraj leads Indian delegation to UN General Assembly session

18 Sep 2017

World
Sushma Swaraj leads Indian delegation to UN General Assembly session

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has arrived in New York to lead the Indian delegation at the annual UN General Assembly (UNGA) session.

India won't stop till Masood Azhar is brought to justice

17 Sep 2017

India
India won't stop till Masood Azhar is brought to justice

A top Indian diplomat has said that India will not stop till Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed leader Masood Azhar is brought to justice.

Pakistan will waste time in UNGA by bringing up Kashmir

17 Sep 2017

World
Pakistan will waste time in UNGA by bringing up Kashmir

With Pakistan plans to raise the issue of Kashmir at the United Nations General Assembly, Syed Akbaruddin, India's permanent representative to the UN, said that Pakistan 'will waste time' with this.

India's raises questions of terror sponsorship in the UN

22 Jun 2017

World
India's raises questions of terror sponsorship in the UN

India has called on the UN to find out from where the "anti-government elements" in Afghanistan were procuring weapons, training and funds.

China offers "package solution" for UNSC expansion

15 Mar 2017

World
China offers "package solution" for UNSC expansion

In response to G4 countries agreeing to forgo veto powers temporarily, China has called for a "package solution" that addresses interests of all countries and groups.

India agrees to 'no veto' for UNSC permanent membership

09 Mar 2017

World
India agrees to 'no veto' for UNSC permanent membership

India's permanent representative to the UN, Syed Akbaruddin, speaking on behalf of the G4 countries - India, Brazil, Germany and Japan, said they were willing to temporarily suspend their veto rights, when elected as permanent members of the UN Security council.