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Ban Ki-moon highly impressed by Delhi's Mohalla Clinics project

07 Sep 2018

Ban Ki-moon highly impressed by Delhi's Mohalla Clinics project

The Mohalla Clinics project of the Aam Aadmi Party government in Delhi drew huge praise today from former United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, and former Norwegian Prime Minister Gro Harlem Brundtland after they visited a health facility built under the initiative.

What, why, how and more: All about International Women's Day

07 Mar 2018

What, why, how and more: All about International Women's Day

As another International Women's Day comes marching, have you ever wondered when it was first observed or why it was instituted at all?

Pakistan will waste time in UNGA by bringing up Kashmir

17 Sep 2017

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.

Ban Ki-moon rules out running for South Korea's President

03 Feb 2017

Ban Ki-moon rules out running for South Korea's President

The former Chief of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon dismissed the idea of running for South Korea's President expressing his disappointment at "the selfish ways of politicians" and complaining of "fake news."

UN Secy General: Populism spreading anti-Muslim hatred

29 Jan 2017

UN Secy General: Populism spreading anti-Muslim hatred

Speaking to Holocaust survivors, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said that the rise of populism had led to increase in "anti-Semitism, racism, xenophobia, anti-Muslim hatred and other forms of intolerance".

Former UN Sec Gen's goof ups mar presidency run

25 Jan 2017

Former UN Sec Gen's goof ups mar presidency run

Former Secretary General of the UN, Ban Ki-moon is expected to announce his bid to run for President of South Korea.

UN investigates Indian peacekeepers for entering Haiti without cholera vaccine

09 Jan 2017

UN investigates Indian peacekeepers for entering Haiti without cholera vaccine

The United Nations (UN) is investigating Indian peacekeepers in Haiti for entering the Caribbean country without getting mandatory cholera vaccinations.

UN Secretary says post midnight 'everything changes'

31 Dec 2016

UN Secretary says post midnight 'everything changes'

Outgoing UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon jokingly said that he felt like "like Cinderella - tomorrow at midnight, everything changes".

Nigeria's environment minister now UN chief's deputy

16 Dec 2016

Nigeria's environment minister now UN chief's deputy

Incoming chief of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres appointed Amina Mohammed, Nigeria's environment minister as his deputy secretary-general today.

New UN Chief Antonio Guterres takes oath

13 Dec 2016

New UN Chief Antonio Guterres takes oath

The new secretary-general of the United Nations, Antonio Gutteres was sworn in as the 9th secretary general of the UN.

Antonio Guterres to be sworn in as next UN Secretary-General

12 Dec 2016

Antonio Guterres to be sworn in as next UN Secretary-General

Antonio Guterres is set to be sworn in as the ninth United Nations Secretary-General on Monday, during a formal ceremony at the UN General Assembly.

Pak army general threatens India, UN expresses concern

25 Nov 2016

Pak army general threatens India, UN expresses concern

Pakistani Army Chief General Raheel Sharif said if Pakistan were to launch a surgical strike, "India would not be able to forget it for generations to come."

India and Pakistan DGMOs speak over border firings

24 Nov 2016

India and Pakistan DGMOs speak over border firings

Indian Army forces inflicted significant damage with heavy-calibre weapons on 15-16 Pakistani Army posts as retaliation for beheading of an Indian soldier.

Ban Ki-moon condemns Quetta attack

26 Oct 2016

Ban Ki-moon condemns Quetta attack

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon condemned the heinous attack on the Police Academy in Quetta which left 61 dead and over 100 injured.

Attack on Pakistan's police academy claimed by ISIS

25 Oct 2016

Attack on Pakistan's police academy claimed by ISIS

The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) claimed responsibility for the deadliest terrorist attack in Pakistan - the suicide bombing in Quetta hospital.

44 dead as terrorists attack police academy in Quetta

25 Oct 2016

44 dead as terrorists attack police academy in Quetta

A police academy was attacked by militants in southwest Pakistan. 44 were reported dead and almost 118 were injured.

Army gives evidence of surgical strikes

15 Oct 2016

Army gives evidence of surgical strikes

In a first-ever occurrence, the political parties were briefed by the Army, wherein, it was confirmed that Army units had indeed crossed the Line of Control and carried out the surgical strikes.

New UN chief to boost gender equality, women empowerment

15 Oct 2016

New UN chief to boost gender equality, women empowerment

After being unanimously voted as Ban Ki-moon's successor, Antonio Guterres vowed to work as a "convener and bridge-builder" prioritizing human dignity, gender equality and xenophobia.

BSF post attacked by militants in Baramulla

03 Oct 2016

BSF post attacked by militants in Baramulla

Terrorists carried out an attempted attack on two camps belonging to Rashtriya Rifles and the BSF, located on the banks of the Jhelum.

India targeted terror camps across LoC: DGMO

29 Sep 2016

India targeted terror camps across LoC: DGMO

India's Director General of Military Operations confirmed that India targeted several terror camps across the LoC last night, inflicting "heavy casualties", without letting out further details.

Pakistan violates ceasefire in Poonch, Nowgam

29 Sep 2016

Pakistan violates ceasefire in Poonch, Nowgam

Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire in Nowgam district today, targeting Indian posts this morning; full details are not yet available.

Indian Army kills 10 terrorists in Uri

20 Sep 2016

Indian Army kills 10 terrorists in Uri

Two days after 18 Indian soldiers were killed in an attack on the army base in Uri, Indian Army killed 10 terrorists on 20th September, 2016.

Uri terror attack leaves 17 soldiers killed, 19 injured

18 Sep 2016

Uri terror attack leaves 17 soldiers killed, 19 injured

Four heavily armed terrorists, known as fidayeen, or a suicide squad, killed 17 soldiers and left 19 critically injured at a terror attack at the army's administrative base in Uri.