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Three resolutions on Syria chemical attack probe fail in UNSC

Three resolutions on investigating the alleged chemical attack in a rebel-held area of Syria failed in the UN Security Council on Tuesday amid reports that the United States was preparing to attack facilities of the government of President Bashar al-Assad of Syria.

Guterres reiterates concern over Kashmir situation

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has reiterated his concern over the situation in Kashmir and his call for protecting civilians.

UN Security Council to visit Myanmar, Bangladesh to study Rohingya crisis

The UN Security Council is planning to finally visit Myanmar and Bangladesh this month to study first-hand the Rohingya crisis and “convey the relevant message,” according to Council President Gustavo Meza-Cuadra.

2 Indian-origin cabinet officials represent US, Canada at UNSC meeting

In a sign of its diaspora's growing influence, two cabinet-level officials of Indian descent represented the world's two richest countries, the United States and its neighbour Canada, at the UN Security Council's ministerial-level meeting on peacekeeping on Wednesday, 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...