Tag: United Nations

Imran Khan’s threat of unleashing nuclear devastation qualified for brinkmanship and not statesmanship: India tells UNGA

Newsroom24x7 Network New York City: India has blasted Imran Khan exercising the right of reply to the Pakistani Prime Minister’s statement in the general debate during the 74th session of the UN General Assembly on Friday, 27 September 2019. India has described every word spoken by Imran Khan in the august Assembly as “callous portrayal

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UN: Crisis talk to reform a labyrinthian institution

Lalit Shastri It has been observed that many who are responsible for carrying out the mandate of a UN subsidiary organ like the UNICEF have their own agenda. They dislike continuity and instead of carrying forward projects initiated by their predecessors, they prefer to pick a new agenda when they have the opportunity so that

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Former Prime Minister of Portugal Guterres will be next UN Secretary-General

Newsroom24x7 Staff New York: The Security Council Thursday (6 October) formally chose the former Prime Minister of Portugal, António Guterres, as its nominee to be the next Secretary-General of the United Nations for a five-year term when incumbent Ban Ki-moon steps down on 31 December. The recommendation, made in a resolution adopted in a private meeting by

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India and Qatar for urgent need to pursue UN reforms and call for more representative Security Council

Newsroom24x7 Staff Doha: India and Qatar have expressed grave concern about the security situation in Syria, Iraq, Libya and Yemen and reiterated the importance of peaceful resolution of these issues through dialogue and political negotiations. In the context of the UN reforms, the leaders of both countries – Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi and

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India and China must work together to combat the global menace of terrorism: Pranab Mukherjee

Newsroom24x7 Staff President of India Pranab Mukherjee, who has just just concluded his State visit to the People’s Republic of China from May 24 -27, 2016 today said he has conveyed to the Chinese leadership that there is a national consensus within India on strengthening India-China ties. India attaches high importance to its relations with China.

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International Day of Yoga: NCC to organise largest ever demonstration of Yoga

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi/Bhopal: On June 20- International Day of Yoga – National Cadet Corps (NCC), the premier youth organisation in India is preparing to organise the largest ever demonstration of Yoga by a uniformed organisation on a single day concurrently at multiple venues across India NCC has made preparations for participation by more than

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“New model of major country relationship between China and US has made much headway”

Newsroom24x7 Staff Beijing: Foreign Minister of China Wang Yi said on Sunday that in the last two years the new model of major country relationship between China and US has made much headway. The Chinese Foreign Minister made this observation while addressing the media-persons here along with US Secretary of State John kery. He said

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Nations must stand united to face extremism, terrorism and other issues: Shinzo Abe

Newsroom24x7 Desk Tokyo: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has emphasised that the issues we continue to face – whether the issue be extremism, terrorism, the threat of nuclear proliferation, climate change, or terrible infectious diseases – are ones that extend beyond the framework of individual nations. The situation teaches us one thing and that is

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Cyclone Pam: UK provides emergency assistance

Newsroom24x7 Desk London: The UK will provide up to £2 million to support international relief efforts following the widespread damage caused by Cyclone Pam, International Development Secretary Justine Greening has announced. Working closely alongside the Governments of Vanuatu, Australia and New Zealand, the Department for International Development will provide support to UN organisations and aid

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Children being recruited for conflict in South Sudan

Newsroom24x7 Desk Despite the global commitment to put an end to the serious human rights violations. recruitment and use of children by the parties to the conflict in South Sudan is going on and according to UNICEF, 12,000 children were reportedly forced to participate in the conflict in 2014. The conflict that has resulted in the

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Prime Minister Modi reiterates GoI’s commitment to complete freedom of faith

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today broke his silence on the issue of religious intolerance and was emphatic in stating that his government will ensure that there is complete freedom of faith and that everyone has the undeniable right to retain or adopt the religion of his or her choice without coercion

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Heads of Mission should help in positioning India in a leading role: Narendra Modi

PM to Heads of Indian Missions Use the current global environment to position India in leading role “You are vibrant representatives of a glorious heritage” India has a great responsibility to help the world counter new threats to global peace India must lead the fight against climate change; love for nature is part of Indian

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Obama’s National Security Strategy: blueprint for a decisive US leadership

Newsroom24x7 Desk Washington DC, Feb. 7: US will advance its security and that of its citizens, and U.S. allies and partners by maintaining a national defense that is the best trained, equipped, and led force in the world and by reinforcing its homeland security to protect Americans from terrorist attacks and natural hazards; striving for

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Partnership with India will be vital to U.S. strategic interests: Obama

Newsroom24x7 Desk Six months ahead of US President Barack Obama’s Visit to India for Republic Day the American Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs in its Fact Sheet (August 25, 2014) had summed up US relations with India by quoting the President himself who had called India one of the defining partnerships of the 21st

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