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Disabled Delhi artist asks UN to create digital 'revolution of inclusion'

A disabled young artist from New Delhi has asked UN General Assembly Presdent Miroslav Lajcak  to create a “revolution of inclusion” for the deaf by using the advances in digital technology. Lajcak assured Apoorv Om that he would do his best for promoting, writes Arul Louis

UN General Assembly must take lead in setting global agenda, says India

The UN General Assembly must take the lead in setting the global agenda and its primacy must be respected, India has affirmed, writes Arul Louis

India calls Pakistan a 'failed state'

Responding to Islamabad's bid to raise the Kashmir issue for a second day on Friday at the UN Human Rights Council meeting in Geneva, India denounced Pakistan as a “failed state” where terrorists thrive and Osama Bin Laden received protection, and demanded that it bring, writes Arul Louis

At UN, India calls for international backing for Afghanistan peace efforts


India has expressed its support for the Afghanistan government's offer to the Taliban to participate in a peace process without preconditions despite the group's “irreconcilable” nature and called for international backing for Kabul's reconciliation efforts, writes Arul Louis

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In northeast India, water-management practices to deal with climate change

In a small village on the north bank of the Brahmaputra in Assam in northeast India, farmer Horen Nath stood gazing at his partially submerged paddy field. The floods had kept their annual date but mercifully, the farmer said, the waters have started receding. "The weather has become very strange of late. We always had ample rain,


UAE, Saudi Arabia can help India meet any oil deficit, says UAE envoy

Even as the US-imposed sanctions on Iran has put India’s energy security in jeopardy, United Arab Emirates Ambassador to India Ahmed Albanna has allayed fears of an oil shortage, saying hi...