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.
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.
“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.
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.
Three new projects in U.S.-India State and Urban Initiative
The U.S.-India State and Urban Initiative, led by the CSIS Wadhwani Chair in U.S.-India Policy Studies and the CSIS Energy and National Security Program, has announced three new projects with the state government of Maharashtra