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India lauds Brazil’ support for actions to combat terror: Modi

PM Modi with Brazil PresidentBenaulim (Goa) : India today appreciated Brazil’s support for its actions to combat terrorism and said the two countries agreed that the world must come together to fight the menace [...]

October 17th, 2016 | Posted in Highlights,Nation,Topnews | Read More »

Pranab leaves for China tomorrow

Pranab MukherjeeNew Delhi : In continuation of high-level engagements, President Pranab Mukherjee sets off on a four-day visit to China tomorrow with an aim to further broaden ties between the two [...]

May 23rd, 2016 | Posted in Nation | Read More »

Buddhism can help nations tackle pressing challenges: UN Chief

Vesak Day celebration in BodhgayaUnited Nations : In current times of hateful rhetoric aimed at dividing communities and violent conflicts, the Buddhist teachings of compassion and non-violence can help the international community tackle pressing [...]

May 21st, 2016 | Posted in Highlights,Topnews,World | Read More »

ISIS executed over 4,000 in Syria in last two years: report

isisLondon : The Islamic State militant group has executed over 4,000 people within two years, a UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said, calling on the UN to stop the [...]

April 30th, 2016 | Posted in Highlights,World | Read More »

S Korea’s Park says North preparing nuclear test

south korea flagSeoul : South Korean President Park Geun-Hye today said North Korea appeared to be readying for a fifth nuclear test in defiance of tightened UN sanctions imposed after its last [...]

April 18th, 2016 | Posted in Highlights,World | Read More »

Syria peace talks to resume on April 11: UN

Staffan de Mistura Staffan de Mistura     Geneva : Syria peace talks will likely resume in Geneva on April 11, but regime negotiators will only arrive several days later after the completion of parliamentary elections [...]

April 5th, 2016 | Posted in Highlights,World | Read More »

N Korea fires five short-range missiles into sea

AP3_21_2016_000136BSeoul : North Korea today fired five short-range missiles into the sea off its east coast – the latest in a series of missile launches ordered by leader Kim Jong-Un [...]

March 21st, 2016 | Posted in Highlights,World | Read More »

99 sexual abuse cases against UN peacekeepers; no Indians involved

peacekeepers         United Nations : Nearly 100 allegations of sexual exploitation across 69 countries were received by the UN against its peacekeepers last year with no Indian personnel involved [...]

March 5th, 2016 | Posted in Highlights,Topnews,World | Read More »

UNSC expansion should be based on contemporary realities:India

United NationsUnited Nations : Asserting that efficiency of the Security Council does not depend on “numbers”, India has said the UN top body’s expansion should be based on “contemporary realities” and [...]

February 23rd, 2016 | Posted in Highlights,World | Read More »

Ban Ki-moon reiterates concern over Nepal blockade

Stéphane Dujarric         United Nations : UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has reiterated his concern over the obstruction of essential supplies on the Nepal-India border underlining the landlocked country’s right to [...]

November 11th, 2015 | Posted in Highlights,World | Read More »