Ruchira Kamboj

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India Is Ready To Provide Humanitarian Aid To Ukraine: UNSC Briefing

During the United Nations Security Council briefing, the Indian representative said they are ready to provide humanitarian aid to Ukraine. On August 24, India's permanent representative to the UN, Ruchira Kamboj said, India is ready to send its 12th consignment, including medicines, hemostatic bandages and a specific requests for aid to the war-hit Ukraine. Kamboj said India's aim will be to promote diplomacy, and dialogue and end the crisis… read-more

Thu, 25 Aug 2022 - 09:25 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: United Nations, United Nations Security Council, Ukraine, Indian government, Humanitarian Aid

Courtesy: ANI

India gives USD 2.5 million to UNRWA

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India Gives USD 2.5 Million To UNRWA In Support Of Palestinian Refugees

India pledged USD 2.5 million to UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA). Karim Amer, UNRWA Director of Partnerships in the Department of External Relations, voiced gratitude and appreciation to India for its ongoing assistance to Palestinian refugees. "This timely contribution is a strong demonstration of India's unwavering support to the… read-more

Mon, 25 Jul 2022 - 09:30 AM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: India, UNRWA, Palestine, Refugees, United Nations

Courtesy: ANI


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UNAMA Urges For Protection Of All Minorities After Attack On Kabul Gurudwara

United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) has strongly denounced the attack on a Sikh temple in Kabul, which is said to have caused multiple injuries. On June 18, unidentified terrorists stormed a Gurudwara in Kabul city, killing at least two people, reportedly a Sikh man and a security guard. UNAMA appeals for the safety of all Afghan minorities, notably Sikhs, Hazaras, and Sufis. 

Sat, 18 Jun 2022 - 08:32 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: United Nations, gurudwara, Kabul, Attack, United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan

Courtesy: Free Press Journal

Meghalaya CM

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Meghalaya Govt Project Gets International Recognition By UN World Summit 22

The Meghalaya Government's  Meghalaya Enterprise Architecture (MeghEA) project has got international recognition. On June 1, MeghEA project under the State Planning Department was recognised by the United Nation's World Summit on the Information Society Forum 2022.  The State government confirmed it in a press release. Furthermore, the project was also given the best 'the role of governments in the promotion of ICTs for development, an honor… read-more

Wed, 01 Jun 2022 - 08:45 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Meghalaya Government, Project, United Nations, International Recognition, Government

T.S. Tirumurti


Oil Prices, Shortage Of Food Grains Impacting Developing Countries: T.S. Tirumurti: UN

India's permanent representative T.S. Tirumurti said oil prices are skyrocketing at UN discussion, shortage of food grains, uncertain energy security disproportionately impacting the developing countries and acknowledged the recommendation of Global Crisis Response Group. World Trade Organisation limits the export of countries like India where government purchases food at support prices. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said "We need and… read-more

Fri, 06 May 2022 - 10:01 AM / by SARANNYA ACHARYA

Tags: United Nations, UN Discussion, World Food Program, T.S. Tirumurti, Developing Countries

Khalifa Sahib Mosque

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UN Secretary General Condemns Kabul Mosque Attack Which Killed 10 & Left 15 Injured

Afghanistan had series of deadly blasts in the past couple of days. An explosion damaged the Khalifa Sahib Mosque's roof on April 29, killing at least 10 people, and injuring up to 15 people during Friday's Prayer in Kabul. UN Secretary-General strongly condemned the attack. Deputy Spokesperson of the Secretary-General said that the attacks against civilians and civilian objects are strictly prohibited under International Humanitarian Law.… read-more

Sun, 01 May 2022 - 04:21 PM / by SARANNYA ACHARYA

Tags: Afghanistan, Attack in Kabul, Khalifa Sahib Mosque, Kabul, United Nations

Courtesy: ANI


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WHO Suspends UN Supply Of COVID-19 Vaccine 'Covaxin'

The WHO suspended the supply of Covaxin, an India-made (Bharat Biotech) Covid-19 vaccine through UN agencies. The decision was taken to allow the manufacturer to upgrade facilities and address deficiencies found in an inspection. In a statement, the organization pointed out that the company needs facility upgrade, "For the coming period the company will focus on pending facility maintenance, process, and facility optimization activities," … read-more

Sun, 03 Apr 2022 - 04:05 PM / by Devadutta Deb

Tags: Covid-19, Covaxin, Vaccination, WHO, United Nations

Courtesy: NDTV

Educational rights for Afghanistan children

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UN Calls For Equal Access To Education For Afghan Girls & Boys

Mette Knudsen, Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General met University representatives in Kabul for giving equal rights to boys and girls for education. "Head @Metknu met students, academics, and managers urging equal access to education for boys & girls as a fundamental need for a stable and economic prosperous Afghanistan," UNAMA News tweeted. Earlier, MoCAP members protested for women's access to education and… read-more

Thu, 17 Mar 2022 - 03:36 PM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: United Nations, Afghanistan, Education, Kabul, Taliban

Courtesy: ANI

TS Tirumurti

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TS Tirumurti Meets Australian Parliamentarians & Discusses Counter-Terrorism

TS Tirumurti, India's representative to the United Nations met Australian Parliamentarians and discussed terrorism issues. During the discussion, Australian senators James Paterson and Peter Khalil, Australia's permanent representative to the UN Mitch Fifield, Officer-in-Charge of Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate David Scharia were present. "Discussed #counterterrorism issues as Chair of UN Counter-Terrorism Committee,"… read-more

Sat, 05 Mar 2022 - 04:34 PM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: TS Tirumurti, Australia, India, Terrorism, United Nations

Courtesy: ANI

Amin Awad

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UN Chief Appoints Amin Awad Of Sudan As UN Crisis Coordinator For Ukraine

Amin Awad of Sudan who has served in a range of senior roles with the UNHCR, has been appointed as Assistant Secretary-General by United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres. Awad has over 30 years of experience and will now serve as UN Crisis Coordinator for Ukraine. Awad has worked in the field of humanitarian affairs, strategic action, planning, and development. Meanwhile, Ukrainian President Volodymyr  Zelenskyy has vowed to defend… read-more

Sat, 26 Feb 2022 - 11:48 AM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: United Nations, Antonio Guterres, Amin Awad, Sudan, Ukraine

Courtesy: ANI