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The Handshake19, Jan 2020, 12:25 PM IST
The Handshake | India takes a firm stand against China at UNSC
Hello and welcome to this episode of The Handshake, my name is Amal Chowdhury and today we will be talking about how India retaliated when China pitched for a discussion on Kashmir at the United Nations Security Council. After China once again pitched for a discussion on Kashmir at the United Nations Security Council, India on Thursday said that Beijing should draw “proper lessons” and “refrain” from repeating this step in the future.
Views16, Jan 2020, 10:24 AM IST
Behind the scenes: How India ensured a Pakistan-China flop at the UN on Kashmir
China and Pakistan failed to rake up the Kashmir issue at the UN. South block officials that MyNation spoke with said that China was left isolated.
India2, Jan 2020, 1:22 PM IST
67,000 babies welcomed in India on New Year’s Day: United Nations Children's Fund
Indian babies accounted for 17% of the estimated 3,92,078 babies that were born globally on New Year's Day.
India10, Dec 2019, 4:54 PM IST
How This Indian's Small Change Transformed UN's Declaration of Human Rights
Hansa Mehta was single handedly responsible for amending a critical feature of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights i.e. the UDHR, adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in 1948.
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.