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India-Myanmar exercise for UN peacekeeping

The second India-Myanmar bilateral army exercise IMBEX 2018-1' commenced at Chandimandir military station near Chandigarh on Monday, a Defence Ministry spokesman said. 

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Amjad Ali Khan's concert a tribute to Gandhi: UN chief

With his vision of music transcending nations and religions, sarod Virtuoso Amjad Ali Khan lifted the General Assembly chamber from a venue of confrontations to an arena of peace and non-violence as he performed the UN Day Concert.

Invest India wins top UN award for promoting renewable energy investment

Invest India has received the top UN Investment Promotion Award in recognition of its efforts to boost investments in the renewable energy sector in India.

UN orders withdrawal of Lankan peacekeeper from Mali

The commander of the Sri Lankan contingent in the UN peacekeeping operations in Mali has been ordered back home after a review of his human rights record, according to Stephane Dujarric, the spokesperson for Secretary-General Antonio Guterres

UNGA President to install Vijayalakshmi Pandit's portrait in her office

United Nation General Assembly President Maria Fernanda Espinosa has said that she draws inspiration from Vijayalakshmi Pandit, the first woman to hold the office, and plans to install her portrait in her office, according to an Indian MP who met her on Friday.  

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Air pollution battle in India needs a sense of urgency

If India takes the top place in GDP growth globally, why we have such lower targets in meeting air quality over five years, particularly considering the fact that it is the 65 percent of India’s young population would be the main victims of the worsening air quality, writes Rajendra Shende for South Asia Monitor . 

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Bangladesh, ADB sign deal for rural road network

 The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Bangladeshi government have signed an agreement for $200 million in loans to improve the rural road network in Bangladesh.

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