United Nations

UN imposes new sanctions on North Korea

27/12/2017 | International Affairs | United Nations

The Central Pollution Control Board is planning to use advanced LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) devices to vertically monitor the air quality of D ...

UN Convention against Torture

1/12/2017 | International Affairs | United Nations

The Supreme Court recently disposed of a PIL seeking to put in place a statutory framework to curb torture and custodial violence as it said that it c ...

India to contribute USD 100 million to UN partnership fund

10/11/2017 | India and the world | United Nations

India has pledged an additional USD 100 million towards the UN partnership fund, which significantly increases its support to sustainable development ...

India in UN peacekeeping missions

8/10/2017 | International Affairs | United Nations

India has sought enhanced role for troops contributing countries in the decision-making process of UN peacekeeping missions. India has asked the UN Se ...

UN nuclear ban treaty

22/9/2017 | International Affairs | United Nations

In a new attempt towards the total elimination of nuclear weapons, the United Nations has introduced a new treaty banning the use, development, testin ...

UN Security Council Unanimously Steps Up Sanctions against North Korea

13/9/2017 | International Affairs | United Nations

The United Nations Security Council unanimously stepped up sanctions against North Korea on Monday over the country’s sixth and most powerful nuclear ...

United Nations TIR Convention

23/6/2017 | International Affairs | United Nations

India has become the 71st country to ratify the United Nations TIR (Transports Internationaux Routiers) Convention. The ratification is a part of Indi ...

India elected as President of UN-Habitat

12/5/2017 | International Affairs | United Nations

India has been elected as the President of the UN-Habitat. UN-Habitat is an organ of the United Nations Organisation (UNO), which reports to the Unite ...

World Food Programme

31/3/2017 | International Affairs | United Nations

United Nations secretary has appointed former South Carolina Governor David Beasley to run the Rome-based World Food Programme (WFP). About World Food ...

Russia and China veto UN resolution to impose sanctions on Syria

6/3/2017 | International Affairs | United Nations

Russia and China have vetoed a UN resolution to impose sanctions on Syria over the alleged use of chemical weapons during the six-year war. It is Russ ...

UNSC passes resolution demanding end to Israeli settlement on occupied Palestinian territory

26/12/2016 | International Affairs | United Nations

The UN Security Council (UNSC) has passed a resolution demanding Israel to stop building settlements on occupied Palestinian territory. The resolution ...

Support for India’s permanent seat in UN security Council

16/11/2016 | International Affairs | United Nations

India’s bid for a permanent seat in a reformed UN Security Council (UNSC) has received a strong support from many UN member states, including the UK a ...

UN court rejects disarmament case against India

10/10/2016 | International Affairs | United Nations

The United Nations’ highest court has rejected nuclear disarmament cases filed by the Pacific nation of the Marshall Islands against Britain, India an ...

UN Security Council on nuclear non-proliferation and nuclear disarmament

25/9/2016 | International Affairs | United Nations

The UN Security Council approved a resolution urging quick global implementation of Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban treaty that would ban tests of nucl ...

United Nations Panel on Medicines

18/9/2016 | International Affairs | United Nations

A United Nations high-level panel on access to medicines has called for major changes to the way in which research and development (R&D) of life-savin ...

UNSC reforms: documents based negotiations on the anvil

17/9/2015 | International Affairs | United Nations

The UN General Assembly has adopted the path of text-based negotiations for carrying out Security Council reforms and, for this purpose, adopted a neg ...

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