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India welcomes UN Peacebuilding Commission work in Sri Lanka

India has welcomed the work of the UN Peacebuilding Commission (PBC) in Sri Lanka and elsewhere.

Pakistan again raises Kashmir at UN Security Council

Pakistan has raised the Kashmir issue yet again at the Security Council, trying to twin it with the Palestinian problem.   India has tended more often to ignore the Pakistani taunts at the UN no other country pays any attention to them.

Indian women pioneers at UN hailed

Four Indian women pioneers at the UN – Hansa Mehta, Lakshmi Menon, Begum Hamid Ali and Vijayalakshmi Pandit – were hailed on Tuesday as role models who worked to champion gender equality at a nascent world organisation.

Delhi will be world's biggest city by 2028: UN

“Tokyo remains the world's largest city in the world with 37 million inhabitants; Delhi, however, is projected surpass Tokyo as the worlds largest agglomeration around the year 2028,” John Wilmoth, the Director of Population Division of the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA), said on Wednesday at the release of the revisions to the World Urbanisation Prospects 2018 report.

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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...