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India by his side, Maldives minister Abdulla Shahid is UNGA president

June 08, 2021 3:47 am

Maldives Foreign Minister Abdullah Shahid was elected president of the 76th UNGA with an overwhelming majority — he received 143 votes out of 191 ballots cast, while Afghanistan’s former Foreign minister Zalmai Rassoul got 48 votes.

UNGA fails to acknowledge violence against Buddhism, Hinduism, Sikhism: India

December 03, 2020 2:59 pm

First Secretary in India’s Permanent Mission to the UN Ashish Sharma said India is not just the birthplace of Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism and Sikhism, but is also the land where the teachings of Islam, Judaism, Christianity and Zoroastrianism have taken strong root.

India slams Pakistan for 'weaponising' women's rights issues at UNGA

October 08, 2019 11:49 am

Women are still married as children, trafficked into forced labour and sex slavery and every day more than 800 women die from preventable causes related to pregnancy and childbirth, Tripathi said.

India rebuts Pakistan, China over reference on Kashmir as Modi concludes whirlwind US visit

September 28, 2019 8:47 pm

At the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly, India called for a global front against terror while highlighting several progressive schemes, as countries discussed a wide array of international issues.

India at UNGA: Imran Khan's nuke remark 'brinkmanship, not statesmanship'

September 28, 2019 6:44 pm

Responding to Khan's address to the United Nations General Assembly, Vidisha Maitra, First Secretary MEA, said, "Will Pakistan acknowledge that it is the only government in the world that provides pension to an individual listed by the UN in the Al-Qaeda and Daesh sanctions list?"

Mahatma Gandhi's message of non-violence relevant today: What PM said at UNGA

September 27, 2019 9:35 pm

Speaking about the enormity of the Lok Sabha elections this year, the Prime Minister said the world's largest democracy voted for my government and me.

France says main priority at UNGA is to de-escalate US-Iran tensions

September 23, 2019 9:34 am

French President Emmanuel Macron is due to meet British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, whose countries are also parties to the nuclear deal, on Monday, as well as Trump and Rouhani.

Imran Khan reaches US on Saudi Crown Prince's 'special aircraft'

September 23, 2019 11:22 am

Khan was barred from using a commercial flight by the Saudi Crown Prince, who said, "You are our special guest and you would be going to the US on my special aircraft," ANI quoted Pakistani news channel Dunya news.

'Howdy Modi' event will be new milestone in India-US ties: PM

September 20, 2019 9:36 pm

The 'Howdy Modi' mega rally, which is scheduled to be held on Sunday, will be hosted at the NRG Stadium in Houston.

BJP seeks Shashi Tharoor's apology for criticism of Sushma Swaraj's speech at UNGA

October 02, 2018 4:24 am

Alleging that Shashi Tharoor had violated the norm that the country’s stand at the UN is not criticised domestically, Sudhanshu Trivedi said, “How is it the Congress and its leaders always speak in the same lines as that of Pakistan? The party should clarify.”