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Explained: Delhi diplomacy to fight disaster

At climate summit in New York, PM Modi pushed the global Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure. As world observes International Day for Disaster Reduction, a look at the initiative India has taken

India hits out at China, slams CPEC: Expect others to respect sovereignty

The Ministry of External Affairs’ spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said, “The Chinese side is well aware of India’s position that Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh are an integral part of India, and that the recent developments are entirely a matter internal to us.


Nigeria's UN envoy elected GA President, says will hasten UNSC reform process

Congratulating Muhammad-Bande on his election, India's UN Ambassador Syed Akbaruddin tweeted, “A friend of India is elected as next Prez of @UN General Assembly. Congratulations from all of team @IndiaUNNewYork to Prof Tijjani Muhammad Bande of Nigeria on his election by acclamation."

India and Pak foreign ministers meeting in New York terrific news: US

On Thursday, spokesperson, Ministry of External Affairs, Raveesh Kumar announced that India has agreed to a meeting between Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj and her Pakistani counterpart Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Pakistan's request

UN General Assembly elects Ecuador minister next president

Ecuador's Foreign Minister Maria Fernanda Espinosa Garces is the fourth woman to lead the 193-member world body in its 73-year history.

India supports UN chief's ambitious plan to overhaul UN development system

The General Assembly Thursday gave the green light to a bold new plan to make sustainable development a reality, described by Guterres as "the most ambitious and comprehensive transformation of the UN development system in decades".


Muhajirs protest against human rights violations in Pakistan at UN

The protestors claimed that thousands of innocent people of their community have been killed in Pakistan over the last three decades and several thousand have been held in illegal captivity without a trial.

India calls for global action to counter use of internet for radicalisation

As leaders of the GIFCT, Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube emphasised their shared ambition to prevent terrorists from exploiting the Internet to radicalise, recruit and spread propaganda, and to protect their users from violent extremists online.

Pakistan leaders masters of 'forgetting' facts: Sushma Swaraj's top quotes from UNGA address

External Affairs Minister Susham Swaraj reiterated India's longstanding commitment to peace in the region and took a jibe at Pakistan's two face approach on terrorism.

PM Modi praises Sushma Swaraj's UNGA speech, says EAM gave strong messsage on dangers of terrorism

The external affairs minister while calling on the world nations to unite and formulate the Comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism, slammed the Pakistani PM at the UNGA and said that Pakistani politicians are "masters of forgetting facts that destroy their version.

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Top Frames: Obama, Putin at UN General Assembly, Russia launch airstrikes in Syria

Barack Obama extends his hand to Vladimir Putin during their meeting at the United Nations General Assembly in New York, Russia on Wednesday (September 30) carried out its first airstrikes in Syria in what Russian President Vladimir Putin called a pre-emptive strike against the militants.