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Indian Army colonel in UN peacekeeping operation injured in South Sudan

As the UN peacekeeping operations in South Sudan struggles with inadequate resources and widening mandates, an Indian Army colonel was injured in crossfire between...

Over 6,500 families flee Ramadi amidst IS attack

By NewsGram Staff Writer UN spokesperson Farhan Haq said on Monday that close to 6,500 families in Ramadi, Iraq, have been dislocated as the Islamic State...

France backs India’s call for a permanent seat in UN Security Council

By NewsGram Staff Writer During a session of General Assembly, commemorating the 70th anniversary of World War II, France has extended its support for India’s...

New York city tables resolution to recognise June 21st as Yoga Day

By NewsGram Staff Writer A resolution to recognise June 21st as ‘World Yoga Day’ has been tabled in the New York City in line with the...

India requests UN to drop annual human rights resolution on Myanmar

By NewsGram Staff Writer In order to uplift the citizens of Myanmar affected by violence, India asked UN members to drop the annual ritual of...

For Israel and Palestine one choice stands above all: Whether to choose peace or death, says UN Secretary-General Ban Ki moon

By NewsGram Staff Writer Addressing the Security Council over the situation in Middle East, the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki moon on Tuesday said that the...

United Nations backs India’s concerns over black money, calls for action on recovering money hidden in safe havens

By NewsGram Staff Writer "Track down and recover black money hidden in safe foxhole," called out a group of law officials in a major United...

Toxic mine: Gold worth £7 billion up for grabs, but its buried under 42 million tons of e-waste

By NewsGram Staff Writer A report by the United Nations University (UNU) has revealed that the amount of “e-waste” generated globally is increasing by two million...

Boko Haram, Islamic State use sexual violence as a tactic of war, says a UN report

By NewsGram Staff Writer Amidst mounting cases of sexual violence in the war-ravaged conflict zones, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has come out with a report...

UNESCO may soon declare Yoga as Indian heritage

By Newsgram Staff Writer UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova said that yoga is in the list of elements to be considered by the Intangible Heritage...

India and Seychelles to establish a Joint Working Group and expand cooperation on marine economy

By Newsgramm Staff Writer Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi who reached Seychelles late on Tuesday as a part of his three nation visit in the Indian...

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