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India Supports Palestine's UN Membership Bid

India Supports Palestine's UN Membership Bid United Nations : India has thrown its support behind Palestine's bid for full membership in the United Nations by voting in favor of a draft resolution at the UN General Assembly. The resolution, presented during a special session chaired by...
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International 

India not having permanent seat in UN Security Council is 'absurd': Elon Musk

India not having permanent seat in UN Security Council is 'absurd': Elon Musk New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has called the absence of India as a permanent member of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) "absurd" despite being the 'most populous' country on Earth. On Sunday, UN...
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International 

In a turn-around, India votes for UNGA resolution for Gaza ceasefire

In a turn-around, India votes for UNGA resolution for Gaza ceasefire United Nations, Dec 13 (IANS) Faced with the "challenge" to "strike the right balance", India has joined the General Assembly's call for an immediate humanitarian ceasefire in the Israel-Hamas conflict in Gaza, reversing its earlier position of abstaining. After the...
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International  Sports 

India absent at voting on UNGA resolution on 'better world through sports'

India absent at voting on UNGA resolution on 'better world through sports' United Nations, Nov 22 (IANS) Two days after the Cricket World Cup final, India has absented itself from voting on a General Assembly resolution on sports promoting "understanding among peoples and nations". Being absent during the voting on Tuesday does...
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International 

Israel rejects UN and global community's plea for immediate ceasefire drawing parallels with US action after 9/11

Israel rejects UN and global community's plea for immediate ceasefire drawing parallels with US action after 9/11 Washington, Oct 31 (IANS) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shocked the world on Monday, stating Israel would not agree to a ceasefire, saying "This is a time for war" drawing parallel with the US military action after 9/11 and Pearl...
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International 

In a first, India votes against UNGA resolution backing Palestine; it didn't condemn Hamas terror

In a first, India votes against UNGA resolution backing Palestine; it didn't condemn Hamas terror United Nations, Oct 28 (IANS) In a first, India has voted against a UN General Assembly resolution backing the Palestine cause. India's opposition to the resolution on Friday was because it failed to condemn Hamas for its terrorist attack and...
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International  India 

PM Modi 'stood in solidarity with Israel in moment of crisis’

PM Modi 'stood in solidarity with Israel in moment of crisis’ United Nations, Oct 25 (IANS) India's Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN, R. Ravindra said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi “stood in solidarity with Israel in their moment of crisis” as the country faced the October 7 terror attack. Speaking...
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International 

​UN drops India from list of countries needing attention over children in armed conflicts

​UN drops India from list of countries needing attention over children in armed conflicts United Nations, June 28 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has removed India from the list of countries that need attention over the impact of armed conflicts on children following steps taken by the nation to mitigate the situation. “In view...
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International 

UN honours 3 Indian peacekeepers killed in service amid calls for increasing protection

UN honours 3 Indian peacekeepers killed in service amid calls for increasing protection United Nations, May 26 (IANS) Three Indian peacekeepers who died in the service of the UN have been honoured with the Dag Hammarskjold Medal amid calls for better protection for personnel in its missions. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres handed over...
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Feature 

India wins Global Praise at United Nations: Nachiket Joshi

India wins Global Praise at United Nations: Nachiket Joshi New York (USA), May 5: Nachiket Joshi, Director at Global Vision India Foundation, was invited as an intervention speaker by the United Nations to participate in the 8th Annual Multi-Stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for the SDGs...
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International  India 

'Big news' is India's population growth is below replacement level: UN expert

'Big news' is India's population growth is below replacement level: UN expert United Nations, April 20 (IANS) While India's population at 1.4 billion has surpassed that of China's, the "latest big news" is that the population growth is below the replacement fertility rate in India and it has a "window of opportunity",...
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