United Nations (UN): 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.
23 Sep 2023United Nations General Assembly
India slammed Pakistan for bringing up the Kashmir issue at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on Friday (local time).
17 Sep 2023Libya
The death toll from the ravaging flooding in Libya's eastern coastal city of Derna surged to 11,300, with over 10,000 still missing, the United Nations (UN) said on Saturday.
08 Sep 2023Droupadi Murmu
The United Nations (UN) will change India's name to Bharat in its records once New Delhi completes all necessary processes, a spokesperson for the intergovernmental organization told NDTV.
07 Sep 2023Narendra Modi
An official of the United Nations (UN) has reportedly confirmed that the organization considers name change requests from countries amid the "India" to "Bharat" row.
04 Sep 2023Volodymyr Zelenskyy
In a significant development, Ukraine has announced that its Defense Minister Oleksoo Reznikov would be succeeded by Rustem Umerov, a prominent Crimean Tatar lawmaker.
28 Aug 2023Afghanistan
Days after the Taliban government in Afghanistan allegedly stopped scores of female students from leaving the country to study in Dubai, global rights organizations and activists have expressed dismay over the move.
07 Aug 2023Rohingya Muslims
The police arrested around 25 Rohingya refugees for allegedly taking part in the communal riots in Haryana's Nuh district last week, Live Hindustan reported.
27 Jul 2023Antonio Guterres
Soldiers in Niger have reportedly announced on national television the official removal of President Mohamed Bazoum from power.
13 Jul 2023Sudan
The United Nations (UN) on Thursday said at least 87 people, including ethnic Massalits, were buried in a mass grave in Sudan's West Darfur State, reported Reuters.
11 Jul 2023United Nations Development Programme
The United Nations (UN) on Tuesday praised India for lifting 415 million people in the country out of poverty within 15 years.
07 Jul 2023Climate Change
With the rising global temperatures and unprecedented changes in weather conditions, climate change has become a serious (and burgeoning) threat to the world.
27 Jun 2023Ukraine
A United Nations (UN) monitoring team in Ukraine said on Tuesday that Russia had detained over 800 civilians since the Russia-Ukraine crisis began in February 2022, with almost 77 of them being executed, according to Reuters.
24 Jun 2023Joe Biden
Pakistan has rejected a joint statement by India and the United States urging it to take action against cross-border terrorism.
21 Jun 2023Narendra Modi
Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's historic event at the United Nations (UN) Headquarters on International Yoga Day, the Congress mocked him, crediting India's first PM Jawaharlal Nehru for popularizing yoga.
21 Jun 2023India
India on Wednesday condemned China's move to block a proposal at the United Nations (UN) to declare Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist Sajid Mir a "global terrorist."
13 Jun 2023Antonio Guterres
Almost 90% of people globally are biased against women, according to a new United Nations (UN) report, highlighting that progress toward gender equality has stalled.
05 Jun 2023Environment
World Environment Day is observed on June 5 every year. Organized by the United Nations (UN), the initiative primarily aims to raise awareness to protect the environment.
02 Jun 2023India
Ruchira Kamboj, India's permanent representative to the United Nations (UN), said that the current composition of the UN Security Council (UNSC) no longer aligns with the "realities of our interconnected and multipolar world," reported PTI.
17 May 2023India
India's economic growth is expected to be the fastest in the world in 2024 amid economic challenges faced by other South Asian nations, a new report by United Nations (UN) said.
17 May 2023Technology
Plastic pollution could be brought down by 80% by 2040, says a new report from the UN.
26 Apr 2023Singapore
Singapore hanged an Indian-origin man convicted of drug trafficking on Wednesday despite calls from the United Nations (UN) and other international organizations to reconsider the execution.
25 Apr 2023United Nations Security Council
India rebuked Pakistan for bringing up the Kashmir issue at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) meeting on Monday.
21 Apr 2023Climate Change
Global temperatures were the highest in the last eight years, according to the World Meteorological Organization's (WMO) annual report for 2022.
20 Apr 2023China
China took a sharp dig at India after a United Nations (UN) report predicted India would overtake China as the world's most populous country by mid-2023.
20 Apr 2023Yemen
Around 85 people died and hundreds were injured in a stampede during a charity distribution event in war-torn Yemen's capital Sanaa on Thursday, news agency AFP reported, quoting Huthi officials.
19 Apr 2023India
India is on the cusp of becoming the world's most populous country by mid-2023, the data released by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) showed on Wednesday.
18 Apr 2023Antonio Guterres
The death toll from three days of severe battle between the regular army and paramilitaries in Sudan has risen to at least 185, with more than 1,800 injured, according to the United Nations Special Representative for Sudan Volker Perthes.
17 Apr 2023Sudan
Per a release from the doctors' union, the number of casualties due to the intense clashes between the regular army and paramilitaries in Sudan has increased to at least 97, with many more injured.
12 Apr 2023Myanmar
Myanmar's ruling military junta confirmed carrying out an airstrike on Pazigyi village near Kanbalu township in the country's Sagaing region on Tuesday morning.
07 Apr 2023Israel
Israel has launched airstrikes in Gaza and struck targets that belonged to the Palestinian militant group Hamas in southern Lebanon on Friday morning, the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said.
06 Apr 2023Ministry Of External Affairs
In a significant development, India was elected overwhelmingly to the United Nations (UN) Statistical Commission for a period of four years in a "competitive" election on Wednesday.
24 Mar 2023Antonio Guterres
Farhan Haq, the Deputy Spokesman for United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, said that the organization is aware of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's two-year jail sentence, reported PTI.
23 Mar 2023Vladimir Putin
Dmitry Medvedev, Russian President Vladimir Putin's close ally, warned that Russia will launch a war and bomb any country that arrests Putin. The threatening message was made by him in a video posted on Telegram.
21 Mar 2023Climate Change
The UN has released a major climate change report, the result of research conducted over the past five years.
20 Mar 2023Air India
Air India has come under criticism once again amid repeated on-flight incidents.
19 Mar 2023Vladimir Putin
Vladimir Putin might soon be replaced as Russia's president as dissatisfaction against him is allegedly growing within the country amid the Russia-Ukraine crisis, claimed a Ukrainian intelligence official.
18 Mar 2023Vladimir Putin
An arrest warrant was issued by the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Friday against Russian President Vladimir Putin over war crime allegations of illegally deporting children from Ukraine.
11 Mar 2023Bilawal Bhutto Zardari
Pakistan's Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari choked on the word "friend" while referring to India at a press conference on Friday, reported IANS.
11 Mar 2023Space News
Earlier this month, the UN High Seas Treaty was drafted to protect marine life in oceans lying outside national boundaries.
08 Mar 2023Antonio Guterres
Gender equality is becoming an increasingly distant goal and could still be 300 years away, United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Monday while addressing the General Assembly.
06 Mar 2023Sustainability
The members of the UN have reached the first-ever agreement to safeguard marine life in the world's oceans lying outside national boundaries.
05 Mar 2023Iran
Iran is facing a new challenge as hundreds of schoolgirls in a dozen cities have been hospitalized due to an "unexplained illness."
03 Mar 2023BBC
Fugitive rape-accused godman Nithyananda fled India in 2019 and emerged almost a year later, claiming that he had established his own country, the "United States of Kailasa(USK)."
03 Mar 2023India
When an all-women delegation of fugitive rape-accused godman Nithyananda's "United States of Kailasa (USK)" attended a United Nations (UN) meeting on February 24, it raised numerous eyebrows.
02 Mar 2023Indian Penal Code
Many eyebrows were raised last month when an all-women delegation of fugitive rape-accused self-styled godman Nithyananda's "United States of Kailasa (USK)" attended a United Nations (UN) event.
28 Feb 2023Gujarat Police
In an unexpected turn of events, a woman from the fictional country "United States of Kailasa" attended a United Nations (UN) meeting in Geneva last week.
26 Feb 2023Earthquake
United Nations (UN) World Food Programme (WFP) Executive Director David Beasley on Saturday revealed he witnessed "apocalyptic" scenes during his recent visit to earthquake-hit areas in southern Turkey.
25 Feb 2023Turkey
Turkey has reportedly started rebuilding buildings destroyed by a series of devastating earthquakes that struck the country and its neighbor Syria earlier this month.
21 Feb 2023Earthquake
Fresh quakes of magnitudes 6.4 and 5.8 rocked the border region of Turkey and Syria on Monday, leaving three dead and 213 injured. Officials expect the number of deaths to rise.
12 Feb 2023Earthquake
United Nations (UN) aid chief Martin Griffiths on Saturday said the death toll from the devastating earthquakes in Turkey and Syria would likely cross 50,000.
11 Feb 2023Turkey
The death toll from a horrific series of earthquakes in Turkey and Syria earlier this week surpassed 24,000 on Saturday.
08 Feb 2023United Nations Environment Programme
About 10 million deaths could occur annually by 2050 due to anti-microbial resistance (AMR), says a United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) report launched on Tuesday.
07 Feb 2023Turkey
Another powerful earthquake measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale jolted Turkey on Tuesday, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said.
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.
30 Dec 2022Pakistan News
A Hindu woman was gruesomely murdered in Sinjhoro town, in Pakistan's Sindh province. Her body was reportedly found on Wednesday with a severed head and breasts, and skin peeled off.
21 Dec 2022Taliban
The higher education ministry of Afghanistan said that female students wouldn't be allowed in any of the country's universities until further notice.
17 Dec 2022X
Amid outrage over the suspension of the Twitter accounts of some prominent journalists, Elon Musk has decided to reinstate them.
15 Dec 2022United Nations Security Council
After Pakistan raised the Kashmir issue at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on Wednesday, India asserted that a nation that hosted al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden doesn't have the authority to "sermonize" in the powerful UN organ.