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Entertainment5, Dec 2019, 10:55 AM IST
Priyanka Chopra receives UNICEF's Danny Kaye Humanitarian Award
The India star was named the 2019 recipient of the Humanitarian Award by the United Nations Children's Fund in June this year and received the award at the Snowflake Ball here Tuesday night.
India29, Nov 2019, 9:22 AM IST
Foreign minister S Jaishankar confident that India would be permanent member of UNSC
Foreign Minister S Jaishankar expressed confidence in the Rajya Sabha on Thursday that India would become a permanent member of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) “one day” and said the work in this direction was progressing step by step.
India21, Nov 2019, 8:35 AM IST
World Television Day: The significance, importance of TVs in our lives
November 21 of every year is celebrated as World Television Day. The first World Television Forum took place on this day in 1996 and the UNGA decided to mark the day as World Television Day.
India17, Oct 2019, 4:19 PM IST
Article 370 abrogation: PM Modi punctures Congress’s claims of religion-based decision
PM Modi criticised the Congress for bringing in the angle of religion in its criticism of the government for abrogating Articles 370 and 35A
Trending16, Oct 2019, 8:53 AM IST
World Food Day 2019: A push for healthy, mindful eating to eradicate starvation
October 16 marks World Food Day to create awareness globally on those who suffer from hunger and ensure food security and nutritious diets for all. World Food Day highlights the fact that food is a basic and fundamental human right.
India15, Oct 2019, 11:57 AM IST
PM Modi, Rajnath Singh pay tribute to India's Missile Man on birth anniversary
In 2010, the United Nations decided to recognise Dr APJ Abdul Kalam's birth date (October 15) as World Student Day.
India15, Oct 2019, 9:07 AM IST
APJ Abdul Kalam’s birth anniversary: Remembering ‘Missile Man’ on World Students' Day
The United Nations Organisation (UNO) had declared the former President APJ Abdul Kalam’s birth anniversary as World Student Day. APJ Kalam was the 11th President of India and was a motivational figure to many.
India9, Oct 2019, 8:58 AM IST
India pays regular budget dues on time and in full to the UN
India is among the very few countries that pay their regular budget dues in full and on time to the United Nations. Only 33 other nations paid their regular budget assessments in full within this 30 day due period.
Culture1, Oct 2019, 3:54 PM IST
International Day of Older Persons: Let's pledge to respect the custodians of traditions
The day came into existence on December 14, 1990, when the United Nations General Assembly voted to establish October 1 as the International Day of Older Persons.
India1, Oct 2019, 1:33 PM IST
21-year-old Madurai-based law aspirant to address UNHRC Social Forum
A 21-year-old Madurai-based law aspirant, Premalatha has been invited to address the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) Social Forum. The law student named Premalatha will address the forum at the screening of 'A Path to Dignity: The Power of Human Rights Education', a 2012 documentary in which she featured.
World27, Sep 2019, 4:28 PM IST
Infosys wins UN Global Climate Action Award
"This year, we had over 670 incredible applications for the UN Global Climate Action Award. It is our pleasure to award Infosys," said Niclas Svenningsen, manager of the UN Climate Change Global Climate Action Programme.
World27, Sep 2019, 12:26 PM IST
Pakistan FM Shah Mehmood Qureshi evades question on Hafiz Saeed
Earlier, the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) approved a request by Pakistan to allow global terrorist Hafiz Saeed to access his bank accounts for "basic expenses" to help his family
World26, Sep 2019, 12:41 PM IST
Pakistan knocks on UNSC’s door to allow global terrorist Hafiz Saeed to use bank account
Pakistan has requested the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to allow global terrorist Hafiz Saeed to withdraw money for monthly expenses. The council has 'approved' the letter after no objections were raised to it within the set deadline.
Shows25, Sep 2019, 6:30 PM IST
What we need to learn from Mahatma Gandhiji, a repository of values
The year 2019 marks the 150th birth anniversary of the Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi. In a fitting tribute, world leaders at the UN paid tributes to the stalwart, eulogising his traits of Ahimsa and equality for all, among others