United Nations General Assembly: News
26 Sep 2023S Jaishankar
External Affairs Minister (EAM) S Jaishankar held a series of meetings with top United Nations (UN) leadership in New York on Monday to discuss India's G20 Presidency, regional issues, and global challenges, PTI reported.
24 Sep 2023Joe Biden
The United States (US) administration led by President Joe Biden is likely to steer clear of the ongoing diplomatic dispute between India and Canada over Khalistani leader Hardeep Singh Nijjar's June killing.
23 Sep 2023Pakistan News
India slammed Pakistan for bringing up the Kashmir issue at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on Friday (local time).
24 Feb 2023Russia-Ukraine crisis
On the eve of the first anniversary of the Russia-Ukraine crisis on Thursday, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) called for a resolution demanding Russia's immediate withdrawal from Ukraine and "lasting peace" in the country.
01 Feb 2023Nirmala Sitharaman
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman unveiled the Centre's plan to popularize millets in India and make the crop a priority area while presenting Budget 2023-24 on Wednesday.
13 Oct 2022Russia-Ukraine crisis
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 2022India
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 2022Shehbaz Sharif
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 2022Europe
Observed every year on July 20, International Chess Day is celebrated to honor the oldest and most popular game in the world.
07 Jun 2022World Health Organization
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 2021Narendra Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today addressed the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York, United States.
25 Sep 2021Afghanistan
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 2021India
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.
25 Sep 2021Imran Khan (Pakistan PM)
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 2021Narendra Modi
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 2021Afghanistan
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 2021Narendra Modi
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 2021Coronavirus
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.
27 Dec 2020World Health Organization
The coronavirus pandemic will not be the last one, World Health Organization Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Sunday.
26 Sep 2020India
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 2020Narendra Modi
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).
23 Sep 2020Donald Trump
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 2019Narendra Modi
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 2019Imran Khan (Pakistan PM)
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 2019India
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 2019India
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 2019India
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today addressed the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York.
25 Sep 2019India
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.
21 Sep 2019Imran Khan (Pakistan PM)
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.
10 Aug 2019Pakistan News
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 2019Narendra Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi led the celebrations on International Yoga Day, Friday (June 21), by attending a mega event in Jharkhand's capital Ranchi.
18 Dec 2018United Nations (UN)
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 2018India
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 2018India
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.
07 Dec 2018United Nations (UN)
UN chief Antonio Guterres has lauded the "essential" role played by Indian reformer Hansa Jivraj Mehta in shaping the landmark document on Universal Declaration of Human Rights and ensuring it contains a more gender-sensitive language.
29 Nov 2018India
Expressing solidarity with the Palestinian people, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said India hopes for an early resumption of dialogue between Palestine and Israel for moving towards a comprehensive and negotiated resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict that began in the mid-20th century.
16 Nov 2018India
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.
16 Oct 2018India
India will continue to partner fellow developing countries in a spirit of South-South cooperation to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, DMK MP Kanimozhi Karunanidhi said at the United Nations.
13 Oct 2018India
On Friday, India secured its place in the UN Human Rights Council, receiving the maximum number of votes by the General Assembly among all the countries vying for the spot.
12 Oct 2018India
There should be zero tolerance for sexual harassment against journalists and other media persons, a spokesperson for President of the UN General Assembly, Maria Fernanda Espinosa, said.
08 Oct 2018India
India's success in achieving the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals can change the face of the world, UN General Assembly President Maria Fernanda Espinosa said, describing the country as a "very important player" of the multilateral system.
03 Oct 2018India
Prime Minister Narendra Modi was awarded the 'Champions of the Earth' award, which is UN's top environmental honor, on Wednesday.
29 Sep 2018Communist Party Of China
China warned yesterday that its critical relationship with the US could break "like a glass," and used the UN General Assembly gathering of world leaders as the stage to warn Trump administration it wouldn't be pushed around on trade.
28 Sep 2018India
In a huge snub to Pakistan, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj left a meeting of the SAARC foreign ministers early. It was also attended by her Pakistani counterpart Shah Mehmood Qureshi.
27 Sep 2018Emmanuel Macron
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Emmanuel Macron have been jointly awarded the UN's highest environmental honor for their pioneering work in championing the International Solar Alliance (ISA) and promoting new areas of cooperation on environmental action.
26 Sep 2018Donald Trump
US President Donald Trump's deepest fears have come true.