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UN Secretary General criticises Hungary for actions against migrants

United Nations secretary general, Ban-ki-Moon on Wednesday criticised Hungary and said that he was "shocked" after Hungarian police fired tear gas and water cannon...

Jayalalithaa urges centre to move UN over Sri Lankan war crimes

Tamil Nadu chief minister J. Jayalalithaa on Wednesday urged the central government to move a resolution in the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC)...

UN adopts doument for security council reforms, India calls it big...

Thr UN General Assembly on Monday unanimously adopted a negotiating text for the Security Council reforms, setting the stage for talks on the long...

Narendra Modi to address Madison Square Garden like crowd in America’s...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit America in September to attend meetings at the United Nations before flying out to the Silicon Valley, where...

India set to become world’s most populous country by 2022, not...

India is set to overtake China to become the world's most populous country in six years less than the earlier expected time period, the...

Make marital rape a crime, govt panel tells Centre

A Centre-appointed panel is proposing to make marital rape an offence in India irrespective of the age of the wife or the relationship between the...

Won’t ban Mumbai terror accused Hafiz Saeed: Pakistan

Pakistan has ruled out the possibility of banning Jamaat-ud Dawah chief and a key terror suspect in 26/11 attacks of Mumbai, Hafiz Saeed. News agency PTI...

Yoga that united the world, but left India divided

By Rifat Jawaid Follow me on twitter @RifatJawaid As expected, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's brainchild, International Yoga Day, created not one but two Guinness World Records...

International Yoga Day at Rajpath in pictures

  Prime Minister Modi performing asana.   'Yoga instructor' Prime Minister also took time off to walk around the yoga enthusiasts!   Another asana being performed by Narendra Modi   Delhi's...

PM Modi joins sessions on International Yoga Day

Prime Minister Narendra Modi joined thousands of participants in Delhi to mark the first International Yoga Day. Dressed in a white top with a tricolour...

India’s virtual memorial wall for UN peacekeepers unveiled

Taking the first step towards building a permanent monument at the UN headquarters, India has launched a virtual Memorial Wall to commemorate its soldiers who laid...

Half of the world to be online by year end- UN...

A new United Nations report predicts that half of the world will be connected to internet by the end of 2015. UN agency International Telecommunications...