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United Nations Environment Assembly adopts two resolutions backed by India to sustain environment

The United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) adopted two resolutions piloted by India on addressing single-use plastic pollution and sustainable nitrogen management. This is the first time an India-backed resolution has been adopted at UNEA. The fourth session being held in Nairobi, Kenya concluded on Friday. The resolution on addressing single-use plastic pollution urges member states […]

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PM Modi receives Seoul Peace Prize for 2018

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was conferred the prestigious Seoul Peace Prize for 2018 on Friday for his contribution to international cooperation and fostering global economic growth. The award was presented to him by the Seoul Peace Prize Foundation at a grand ceremony. A short film on the life and achievements of Prime Minister Modi was […]

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India calls out Pak role in shielding Jaish

India on Thursday slammed Pakistan over the Pulwama terror attack carried out by Jaish-e-Mohammed and asked the neighbouring country to stop supporting terrorists and dismantle terror infrastructure operating from its soil. India also strongly reiterated its appeal to all members of the international community to support the proposal to list terrorists, including JeM chief Masood […]

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Rights groups seek UN inquiry into China’s mass detention of Muslims

Investigations by academics and journalists over the past year have exposed a campaign that has swept around 1 million people, mostly Uighur Muslims, into indefinite detention in an expanding network of secretive re-education camps across Xinjiang. Written by Nick Cumming-Bruce Human rights groups called Monday for a United Nations investigation into China’s mass detention of […]

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UN chief hails ‘historic’ moment as Palestine takes over reins of G77

Guterres urged the G77 to bring "solutions and commitments" to, among others, the climate summit in September and enumerated other upcoming events in need of the bloc's support. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres welcomed the “historic leadership” of Palestine which assumed the chairmanship of G77, the global body’s largest intergovernmental organisation of developing countries including India. […]