India's Permanent Representative Syed Akbaruddin (File Photo/IANS)

No takers for Pakistan’s ‘malware’ of lies at UN: India

United Nations: Pakistan’s “malware” of falsehoods against India has found no takers at the UN and it has to heal itself of the malaise of terrorism and subversion, India’s Permanent Representative Syed Akbaruddin has told the Security Council. Hitting back at Pakistan’s attacks on India at the Council on Thursday, he said, “My simple response […]

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Gandhi’s philosophy at core of our work: UN Secretary-General

New Delhi: Secretary-General of UN Antonio Guterres on Wednesday remembered Mahatma Gandhi on his 150th birth anniversary and said that the leader pioneered successive non-violent movements that changed history, and his philosophy is at the core of work at the UN. “Mahatma Gandhi pioneered successive non-violent movements that changed history. 150 years since his birth, […]

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India on mission mode to eradicate TB by 2025: Modi at UN

New York:¬† Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday outlined the four pillars of his government’s health policy, and declared that India is on mission mode to eradicate tuberculosis by 2025. Addressing the first-ever High-level Meeting on Universal Health Coverage at the UN, he said that health is an important ingredient of a nation’s well-being. “We […]

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Congress slams Pak for using Rahul’s name in UN letter

New Delhi: After Pakistan in its letter to the UN specifically quoted Rahul Gandhi as saying that “people are dying” in Kashmir, a visibly embarrassed Congress changed tack and instead of attacking the government, fiercely attacked Pakistan as the instigator of violence in the Valley, stressing that Kashmir is India’s internal issue. Gandhi, who is […]

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India’s envoy to UN: Issues relating to Article 370 an internal matter – 2 min read

New York: Matters relating to Article 370 on Kashmir are “entirely an internal matter of India and have no external ramifications”, Syed Akbaruddin, India’s permanent representative to the United Nations, said here on Friday after the UNSC held closed door consultations on Kashmir. Addressing the media, he said “Our national position was and remains that […]

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UN ignores Imran Khan’s claim on Kashmir annexation

United Nations:¬†Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s assertion that India was going to “annex” Kashmir has failed to evoke any reaction from the UN’s leadership. Asked during a briefing on Tuesday by a Pakistani journalist for reactions on Khan’s statement, Secretary General Antonio Guterres’s spokesperson Stephane Dujarric said: “I have not seen those comments and we […]