The govt decided to form special tribunals to try rioters under a tough anti-terrorism law amid continued unrest
The opposition has been demanding midterm elections since it boycotted the divisive polls last year.
Ban Ki-moon welcomed the proposal of setting up a force of 7,500 troops to fight Boko Haram militants.
UN chief commended General Iqbal Singh Singha on the completion of his assignment as force commander of the UN mission in the Golan.
The Security Council is due to discuss the worsening crisis in Ukraine at a meeting on Wednesday, requested by Lithuania.
He pointed out that India was the second largest donor to the Democracy Fund, next only to the US.
The UN climate conference to be held in Paris this year, is tasked with cutting greenhouse gas emissions.
Ban Ki-moon reiterated UN’s commitment to giving equal rights and entitlement to “those with different sexual orientation”.
Sudarshan Iyenger has said that the presence of Ban Ki-moon at VGGIS is not a “healthy decision”.
The canal-top power plant is country’s first with a total 483 solar tablets of 6.5 X 2.3 metres laid atop it.
Ban Ki-moon urged the Government of Pakistan to stop the executions of convicts and reimpose the moratorium on the death penalty.
The treaty will help prevent transfer of weapons to terrorists and human rights abusers.
He asked all countries, political leaders and security-related officials to protect human rights and dignity.
He said that Kashmiris need to be engaged in the process and their rights must also be respected at all times.
Ban said that no country can dictate to another sovereign country