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United Nations General Assembly


At high-level UNGA session, world leaders thank India for COVID-19 vaccine shipments

September 29, 2021 12:02 pm

Several world leaders expressed their gratitude to India and other nations for the help provided through exports of vaccines and other critical medical supplies in their national statements at the 76th UNGA session's General Debate that ran through September 21-27.

'World is facing increased threat of regressive thinking': Top quotes from PM Modi's UNGA speech

September 25, 2021 8:30 pm

Addressing the 76th United National General Assembly, Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke about a range of topics from the Covid-19 pandemic to the threat of terrorism. He also emphasised on India's actions to combat climate change and the need to protect our oceans.

Sneha Dubey, the young diplomat who hit out at Pakistan for sheltering terrorists at UNGA

September 26, 2021 1:15 pm

India's First Secretary at the UN, Sneha Dubey, is a 2012 batch IFS officer, the first of her family to join civil services, after clearing the UPSC exam on her first attempt.

PM Narendra Modi’s UNGA address: When and where to watch

September 25, 2021 12:02 pm

The YouTube channels of the United Nations and Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be live-streaming the speech at 6.30 pm.

Pakistan globally recognised for supporting terror, still hails Osama as 'martyr': India at UNGA

September 25, 2021 8:38 pm

India's First Secretary Sneha Dubey said that Pakistan holds an ignoble record of hosting the largest number of terrorists proscribed by the United Nations.

UN General Assembly: Germany struggles to define its place in the world

September 24, 2021 10:57 pm

As Germany stands on the brink of an election and the end of the Angela Merkel era, a stormy UN General Assembly raised fresh questions about its place in the world — and the depth of the challenges ahead.

Explained: Why Brazil always speaks first at the UN General Assembly

September 25, 2021 7:56 am

Every year since the 10th UNGA in 1995, Brazil has been the first to address the delegation, followed by the United States.

Joe Biden declares world at inflection point amid crises, says 'US not seeking new Cold War'

September 21, 2021 8:43 pm

"We've ended 20 years of conflict in Afghanistan," Biden said. "And as we close this period of relentless war, we're opening a new era of relentless diplomacy," he added.

UNGA General Debate begins Tuesday, Joe Biden to host PM Modi at White House

September 20, 2021 11:37 pm

Modi is expected to participate in the first in-person Quad - India, US, Australia and Japan - leaders' summit in Washington on September 24 being hosted by US President Joe Biden at the White House.

UNGA president’s Kashmir remarks unacceptable: MEA

May 29, 2021 12:06 am

“When an incumbent President of the UN General Assembly makes misleading and prejudiced remarks, he does great disservice to the office he occupies,” the MEA spokesperson said.