Terrorist groups operating in Kashmir and Naxalites are recruiting children, according to a report by Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, who urged the Indian government to act against those recruiting children.
United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Jean-Pierre Lacroix, on a visit to India, lauded the country for being the third largest troop contributor and the effort that it has put to ensure the protection of civilians in conflict-torn countries.
India says it is disappointed with the Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy (GCTS) resolution adopted by the General Assembly because it fails to advance “meaningful” international cooperation against terrorism.
Expressing skepticism at the way the Security Council deals with outrageous crimes against humanity, India has questioned how such a “grossly unrepresentative” body can act effectively to prevent them.
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,