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UN General Assembly President commends India's peacekeeping commitment

United Nation General Assembly President Miroslav Lajcak commended India's commitment to UN peacekeeping when he met India's Minister of State for External Affairs M J Akbar in the Slovakian capital, Bratislavia.

Indian civilisation built on “waves of migration,” India tells UN

India has acknowledged at an international forum that its civilisation was built upon successive waves of migration like most countries and it was a scientific fact.

Differentiate between legal and illegal immigration, India tells UN

Differentiate between legal and illegal migration or risk hurting immigrants who follow the law while benefiting criminal human trafficking networks, India has told the UN.

UN received 54 complaints of sex abuse, exploitation in 2018 first quarter

The UN received 54 complaints of sexual abuse or exploitation during the first three months of this year, Farhan Haq, the Deputy Spokesperson for Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, said. The allegations were reported from all UN entities and partners. 

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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,

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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...

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