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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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Work with young people, YouTube sensation Lilly Singh tells UN

At a UN forum where often ageing politicians and diplomats hold forth on global issues, the young YouTube sensation Lilly Singh, a Canadian of Indian origin, took the stage to remind them that the future belonged to youth and that they have the key to solving the world's problems.

"Love Sonia" all set to go to United Nations

After winning the heart of audiences in London, Melbourne & India, "Love Sonia" is all set for a special screening at the United Nations in New York on October 11, the International Day of the Girl Child.

Pakistan's one-trick pony act on Kashmir doesn't resonate at UN: India

India will be focusing on a multilateral agenda at the High-Level UN General Assembly (UNGA) session that begins on Tuesday and let Pakistan be a “one-trick pony” on Kashmir if it wants to, India's Permanent Representative Syed Akbaruddin has said.

"Love Sonia" all set to go to United Nations

After winning the heart of audiences in London, Melbourne & India, "Love Sonia" is all set for a special screening at the United Nations in New York on October 11, the International Day of the Girl Child. 

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Sikkim shines; receives FAO award for becoming world's first organic state

Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling received the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation's (FAO) prestigious Future Policy Gold Award from its Deputy Director Maria Helena Semedo, who commended the Himalayan state for setting an example to the world by becoming the first totally organic state.

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China backs Pakistan's request for IMF assistance

China has endorsed Pakistan’s request to the IMF for a bailout package, but cautioned that it should not affect economic cooperation between Islamabad and Beijing.

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