United Nations General Assembly: News

13 Oct 2022

Russia-Ukraine crisis

Ukraine joining NATO will guarantee World War 3: Russian official

Ukraine joining the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) — which Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has been pushing for long — would certainly lead to World War III, Russia's Security Council deputy secretary Alexander Venediktov told TASS, the state news agency, on Thursday.

11 Oct 2022


UNGA: India votes to reject Russia's secret ballot on Ukraine

India on Monday voted against Russia's demand for a secret ballot on a draft resolution condemning Moscow's unlawful annexation of four Ukrainian territories in the 193-member United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).

24 Sep 2022

Shehbaz Sharif

India strongly responds to Pak PM raising 'Kashmir' at UNGA

India responded sharply on Friday to Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif's speech to the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), in which he raised the issue of Jammu and Kashmir.

20 Jul 2022


Know everything about International Chess Day 2022

Observed every year on July 20, International Chess Day is celebrated to honor the oldest and most popular game in the world.

World Food Safety Day: Significance, theme, and call to action

Every year 4,20,000 people die eating contaminated food across the world, out of which 1,25,000 are children under the age of five.

25 Sep 2021

Narendra Modi

'When India reforms, world transforms,' PM Modi says at UNGA

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today addressed the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York, United States.

25 Sep 2021


Will Taliban speak at UNGA? Here's what the UN says

The Taliban, which now rules Afghanistan, is unlikely to participate in the ongoing session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York, reports said.

25 Sep 2021


Who is Sneha Dubey, India's UN representative who lambasted Pakistan?

Sneha Dubey, India's representative at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), has garnered praise for her fiery response to Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's speech at the forum on Friday.

Pakistan globally recognized for supporting terrorists: India at UNGA

Pakistan has an established history and policy of harboring and actively supporting terrorists, India said at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), as it criticized its neighbor.

22 Sep 2021

Narendra Modi

PM Modi leaves for US; will meet Biden, address UNGA

Prime Minister Narendra Modi left for his visit to the United States this morning, where he is scheduled to hold several bilateral meetings and address the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).

22 Sep 2021


Taliban requests to address UN; names Suhail Shaheen as envoy

The Taliban has reportedly sent a request letter to United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, asking to address world leaders at the ongoing UN General Assembly.

04 Sep 2021

Narendra Modi

PM Modi to visit US, meet President Biden this month

PM Narendra Modi is reportedly scheduled to visit the United States to meet President Joe Biden and other top officials at the end of September.

08 Feb 2021


Rich nations must vaccinate entire planet against COVID-19: Ex-UNGA president

Rich countries must do whatever it takes to vaccinate the entire planet against COVID-19, including easing intellectual property rules to let developing nations manufacture vaccines, according to the former president of UN General Assembly.

Coronavirus pandemic will not be last, says WHO chief

The coronavirus pandemic will not be the last one, World Health Organization Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Sunday.

26 Sep 2020


Indian diplomat walks out, then shreds Imran Khan's UNGA speech

Lodging a strong protest after Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan brought up Kashmir at the United Nations General Assembly, the Indian diplomat walked out of the hall in New York when his pre-recorded message was being played on a large screen.

24 Sep 2020

Narendra Modi

SAARC must overcome cross-border terror; obstruction in trade, connectivity: Jaishankar

Cross-border terror, blocking connectivity, and obstructing trade are the key challenges that the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) must overcome, Minister of External Affairs S Jaishankar said on Thursday at an informal virtual meeting of SAARC Foreign Ministers held on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly (UNGA).

Donald Trump tears into China for unleashing coronavirus; demands accountability

The raging coronavirus pandemic took center stage at the UN General Assembly with US President Donald Trump blaming China directly for unleashing the virus onto the world and also urging world leaders to hold Beijing accountable.

23 Oct 2019

Pakistan News

Government of India issues travel advisory for Turkey

Indians traveling to Turkey have been advised by the government to exercise caution. On Wednesday, the Indian Embassy in Turkey issued a travel advisory and told them they can contact Indian missions if they need any assistance.

07 Oct 2019

Pakistan News

Mohammad Kaif slams Imran Khan, calls him "puppet" of terrorists

The way Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan is handling varied issues has earned him flak not only from the political corridors but also from the cricketing world, to which he belonged earlier.

29 Sep 2019


I stayed awake all night: PM Modi recounts surgical strikes

Last evening, Prime Minister Narendra Modi returned to India from an eventful week-long trip of the United States, where he attended the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).

28 Sep 2019


Brinkmanship, not statesmanship: India rebuts Imran Khan at UN

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan went on an anti-India rant for the most part of his maiden speech at the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York yesterday.

27 Sep 2019


New York: PM Modi addresses United Nations General Assembly (UNGA)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today addressed the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York.

26 Sep 2019


India and Pakistan have got to 'work it out': Trump

United States President Donald Trump, who has lately been taking a lot of interest in issues concerning India and Pakistan, on Wednesday said both warring South Asian neighbors have "got to work it out".

25 Sep 2019

Narendra Modi

Global Business Forum: Modi invites businesses to invest in India

On Wednesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered keynote address at Bloomberg Global Business Forum in New York.

25 Sep 2019

Washington DC

US House formally begins impeachment inquiry against Donald Trump

The US House of Representatives formally started an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, who is accused of taking help from a foreign leader to harm a political rival.

25 Sep 2019


'Father of India' Modi can handle Pakistan-based terrorism: Donald Trump

In his fourth meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi this year, and the second one in a span of three days, United States President Donald Trump had nothing but laudatory words for the former.

23 Sep 2019


Howdy Modi: PM Modi addresses mega rally in Houston

On September 22, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the mega "Howdy, Modi" event at the NRG stadium in Houston, Texas, in the presence of US President Donald Trump.

22 Sep 2019

Pakistan News

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.

22 Sep 2019


PM Modi arrives in Houston; will address mega event today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has arrived in Houston for his week-long tour of the United States.

21 Sep 2019

South Korea

After attending 'Howdy Modi' event, Trump will meet Imran Khan

US President Donald Trump's schedule for the next couple of days is jam-packed as he will meet several leaders from across the globe.

17 Sep 2019


Will meet Narendra Modi and Imran Khan soon: Donald Trump

On Monday, United States President Donald Trump said that he will soon meet Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan.

16 Sep 2019


Howdy Modi: Trump to attend PM's mega event in Houston

United States President Donald Trump will attend Prime Minister Narendra Modi's mega event in Houston, Texas, on September 22, the White House confirmed on Sunday.

15 Sep 2019


President Trump may join PM Modi at 'Howdy Modi' event

US President Donald Trump is likely to join Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Houston, Texas during his mega rally, ahead of the UNGA meet, on September 22. However, a final confirmation is still pending.

14 Sep 2019


At PoK-rally, Imran Khan says Kashmir events will 'provoke' Muslims

On Friday, Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan slammed India, again, for revoking Article 370, withdrawing the special status of Jammu and Kashmir, and putting the border state under unprecedented security cover.

10 Aug 2019


#KashmirIssue: UN, US, China, Russia snub Pakistan; refuse to intervene

Pakistan suffered a huge setback on the Kashmir issue after being rebuffed in all efforts to seek international intervention against India's decision to revoke Article 370 and split Jammu & Kashmir into two Union Territories.

21 Jun 2019


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.

29 Dec 2018

Global Warming

#ThatWas2018: From toilet-paper to denying climate-change, Trump was the newsmaker

US President Donald Trump is known for his unintentional funny antics.

18 Dec 2018


UN Assembly adopts refugee pact, only US, Hungary vote 'no'

The UN General Assembly yesterday adopted, by a wide majority, a Global Compact on Refugees aimed at improving efforts to manage large refugee movements but without the support of the United States and Hungary.

10 Dec 2018


SAARC meet: PoK minister present, Indian diplomat walks out

An official of the Indian High Commission in Pakistan staged a walkout of a SAARC meeting over the presence of a minister from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) at the event.

07 Dec 2018


India abstains from voting on UNGA resolution over Hamas activities

India abstained from voting on a US-sponsored UN General Assembly draft resolution that would have condemned, for the first time, the activities of Hamas and other militant groups in Gaza.