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Why January 24 is celebrated as International Education Day

January 24, 2021 11:18 am

International Education Day 2021: As per UNESCO data, around 258 million children are out of school, 617 million children and adolescents cannot read and do basic math

India’s resolution on counter-terror adopted by UN General Assembly

November 06, 2020 2:21 am

India, a victim of state-sponsored cross-border terrorism, has been at the forefront in highlighting the serious threat to international peace and security emanating from acquisition of weapons of mass destruction by terrorist groups.

Why January 24 is celebrated as 'Education Day' globally

January 24, 2020 9:22 am

On December 3, 2018, the United Nations (UN) General Assembly adopted a resolution declaring January 24 as ‘International Day of Education'

Taliban vows future Afghanistan won't be terrorists' hotbed

July 27, 2019 12:18 pm

The conflict in Afghanistan has cost more than 2,300 American lives and hundreds of billions in taxpayer dollars. The Taliban control roughly half the country, although not the cities. About 14,000 US troops plus other NATO-led forces are still there.

Any difficulty can be overcome with patience: UN Mission Force Commander in South Sudan

July 09, 2019 12:53 pm

The video shows Tinaikar inspecting the guard of honour, formally taking charge as Force Commander and interacting with UN peacekeepers and personnel from other nations deployed with the mission.

Pakistan hub of terrorism, spreads false narrative about Kashmir: India at UN

July 03, 2018 3:45 pm

First Secretary in India's Permanent Mission to the UN Sandeep Kumar Bayyapu said, "repeated and cynical attempts by Pakistan, to spread a false narrative about the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir have not succeeded earlier and will not do so now".

Fallujah violence: Iraq to probe human rights violations as thousands flee city in two days

June 14, 2016 9:30 am

UN official said, there had been about 90,000 people in Fallujah, and between 42,000 and 43,000 have now fled including about 4,000 on Sunday and 3,300 on Monday.

A crisis of solidarity

May 10, 2016 12:02 am

Refugee and migrant crisis cannot be addressed by states acting alone,

South Sudan lets fighters rape women in place of wages: United Nations

March 12, 2016 7:56 am

UN human rights chief Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein warned that brutal rapes had been used systematically as "an instrument of terror and weapon of war."

Philippines to impound suspected N. Korean ship, deport crew

March 06, 2016 12:48 pm

It's one of the first known impositions of the toughest Security Council sanctions on the reclusive country in two decades.