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Pakistan requesting UNSC to allow 'pocket money' for Hafiz Saeed exposes its duplicity: MEA

According to UN provisions, all states are required to freeze the funds and other financial assets or economic resources of designated individuals.

G-4 for UNSC reform, enhanced role of developing countries

This means that India and Brazil — the two developing countries in G-4 grouping — should get a place along with China, which is the only developing country in the UNSC.

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UNSC allows Hafiz Saeed to withdraw money from his bank account for basic expenses

The 1267 Committee, which deals with terror groups like the Islamic State, the al-Qaeda and associated individuals and organisations, said that it approved Pakistan's request after no objections were placed before it by the set deadline of August 15, 2019.

China, Pakistan targeted on persecution of religious minorities at UNSC meet

Significantly, in their remarks, UK, France and Canada also spoke out against the oppression of religious minorities in China and Pakistan.

Situation in J-K: At UNSC, China makes some noise, India rebuts

Rebutting the Chinese envoy’s claim, India’s Permanent UN Ambassador Syed Akbaruddin said Zhang Jun was trying to pass off his own remarks as “the will of the international community”.

UNSC’s J&K consultation a diplomatic, strategic failure, says Congress

The Congress, which has been critical of the bifurcation of J&K and the manner in which the special status to the state was abrogated by the Centre, said changes in the law with regard to J&K is an internal matter.

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'Stop terror to start talks': India to Pak after UNSC meeting on Kashmir

India asserted that matter related to Article 370 was "entirely an internal matter" and called on Pakistan to "stop terror to start talks".

Saudi-led forces, Israel among states rapped by UN for killing children

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres reported that the highest number of Palestinian children had been killed or injured last year since 2014, mainly by Israeli forces.

55 Asia-Pacific countries unanimously back India's bid for non-permanent seat at UNSC

Until now, India has been a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council for seven terms: 1950-51, 1967-68, 1972-73, 1977-78, 1984-85, 1991-92 and most recently in 2011–2012 under the leadership of former Ambassador Hardeep Singh Puri.

'Absolutely needed': France pushes for India as permanent member of UNSC

India is at the forefront of efforts at the UN to push for the long-pending reform of the Security Council, emphasising that it rightly deserves a place at the UN high table as a permanent member.

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PM Modi Thanks Obama For Supporting India's UNSC Bid

The Prime Minister’s visit reinforced the optimism that after the hiatus in the last three years of the Manmohan Singh government, India-U.S ties are finally progressing in the right direction, though many gaps remain, particularly on economic relations. The Strategic and Commercial Dialogue, at which Ministers Sushma Swaraj and Nirmal Sitharaman led the Indian delegation […]

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