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India backs Maldives foreign minister for UNGA Presidency

New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) India on Saturday strongly supported the candidature of Maldives' foreign minster Abdulla Shahid for President of the 76th session of the UN General Assembly next year. During his visit to the Maldives, External Affairs Minister...

Pak, India engage in heated debate at UNGA over minority rights

By Hamza Ameer (IANS) Pakistan and India engaged in a heated debate, filled with accusations against each other, over deteriorating minority rights in each others countries at the UN General Assembly (UNGA). The accusations erupted when a resolution, co-sponsored by...

UNGA president calls on people to work together to end Covid

United Nations, Dec 30 (IANS) Volkan Bozkir, president of the 75th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA), on Tuesday called on all people to continue to work together to end the Covid-19 pandemic. "As we begin the New Year,...

Gesture of India’s friendship to one country, not against third: PM Modi

United Nations, Sep 26 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that a gesture of friendship by India towards one country is not directed against any third country. The prime minister also emphasised that when India strengthens its development...

Self-reliant India will be force multiplier for global economy: PM Modi tells UNGA

United Nations, Sep 26 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday enunciated his government''s ambitious AatmaNirbhar Bharat campaign, saying a self-reliant India will be a "force multiplier" for the global economy. Addressing the historic 75th session of the UN General...

Ditto! Imran Khan UNGA 2020 speech almost replica of 2019 litany

By Nikhila Natrajan, Sep 26 (IANS) If you blinked, you could have mistaken Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's speech at the UN General Assembly (UNGA) as the one he delivered in 2019. Retrofitted with pandemic era phrases, nips and tucks,...

India walks out of UN General Assembly as Imran begins attack

United Nations, Sep 25 (IANS) The Indian delegate at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) session on Friday walked out when Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan began his diatribe in his speech at the high-level meeting of the UNGA. First...

Without comprehensive reforms, UN faces ‘crisis of confidence’: PM Modi

United Nations, Sep 22 (PTI) The United Nations faces a "crisis of confidence” without comprehensive reforms, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said, asserting that the world needs a reformed multilateralism that reflects today''s realities, gives voice to all stakeholders,...

UN’s 75th Anniversary Declaration commits to Security Council reform

By Arul Louis (IANS) The General Assembly committed itself to put "new life" into the stalled reform of the Security Council in its Declaration for the 75th Anniversary of the United Nations on Monday. The Declaration with a 12-point action...

Volkan Bozkir of Turkey elected UNGA President

United Nations, June 18 (IANS) Turkish diplomat Volkan Bozkir has been elected President of the 75th session of the UN General Assembly. Bozkir, who was running uncontested, won unanimous support from the 178 UN member states that were present and...

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India needs stricter action as WhatsApp privacy policy goes live

New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) With the controversial WhatsApp privacy policy coming into effect from Saturday for its over...