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37,000 People Displaced In Northwestern Myanmar, Many Have Fled To India: United Nations

Nov 03, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Amid the fighting between local defense forces and military in Myanmar, about 37,000 people are displaced in the northwestern region, a United Nations spokesperson said.

Taliban Likely To Open Secondary Education For Girls: UN Official

Oct 16, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

UNICEF Deputy Executive Director Omar Abdi said Taliban's education minister told him that they are working on a 'framework' to allow all girls to continue their schooling beyond the sixth grade.


UN Extends Its Political Mission In Haiti After US-China Row

Haiti is one of just 15 countries -- and the second largest in population -- that continue to recognise self-ruling democratic Taiwan which China claims as part of its own territory.

UN Supports 5-Point Plan To Stop Violence And Restore Peace In Myanmar

Sep 30, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The plan that calls for stopping violence, constructive dialogue, appointment of an ASEAN special envoy as mediator and humanitarian aid has got ASEAN support.


Russia Blocking Independent Experts On Sanctions In Africa: UN Diplomats

The UN diplomats said the Russia's refusal to sign off on members of new expert panels is already delaying investigations of sanctions violations in South Sudan, Congo and Central African Republic.

23 September, 2021

Taliban Having Remote Chance To Take Part In UNGA; Diplomats Of Ousted Govt Still In Office

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A week ago on September 15, Guterres had received a letter from the currently accredited Afghan ambassador, Ghulam Isaczai, stating that he and other members of his team, still occupying the Afghan mission at the United Nations, will represent Afghanistan in UNGA.


22 September, 2021

Taliban Nominates Shaheen As Afghan Envoy To UN, Wants Him To Participate At UNGA

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The nomination sets up a confrontation between the Taliban and Afghanistan’s fallen government envoy, Gram Isakuzai, who has held his post so far.


20 September, 2021

UN Chief Urges China, US To Restore 'Functional' Relationship, Avoid New Cold War

Associated Press (AP)

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said the world's two major economic powers should be cooperating on climate and negotiating more robustly on trade and technology even given persisting political fissures.


04 September, 2021

UN Secretary-General Antonio Gueterres To Convene Meeting On Afghanistan Funding

Associated Press (AP)

U.N. spokesman Stephane Dujarric made the announcement Friday and said Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will also appeal 'for full and unimpeded humanitarian access to make sure Afghans continue to get the essential services they need.'


16 August, 2021

UN Security Council Meet On Afghanistan Following Taliban Takeover

Outlook Web Desk

This is the second time UNSC has convened a meeting within a week.


13 August, 2021

UN Secretary General Is Meticulous About Tracking Developments In Afghanistan, Says His Spokesman

Outlook Web Desk

'We are particularly concerned about the shift of fighting to urban areas, where the potential for civilian harm is even greater,', said Stephane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General.


09 August, 2021

Humans Actions Right Now Could Limit Climate Change: IPCC Report

Outlook Web Bureau

The report said limiting greenhouse gas emission would ensure benefits through improvement in air quality.


25 June, 2021

UN Accuses Israel Of Violating International Law, Urges To Immediately Halt Building Of Settlements

Associated Press (AP)

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres reports on implementation of a 2016 Security Council resolution that declared settlements have no legal validity, demands a halt to their expansion in the West Bank and east Jerusalem


01 April, 2021

India Condemns Violence In Myanmar, Demands Release Of Leaders

Outlook Web Bureau

Myanmar's military toppled the country's elected government on February 1 and seized power for one year, detaining top political figures, including de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi and President U Win Myint.


27 March, 2021

India Gifts 2 Lakh Covid Vaccine Doses For Peacekeeping Missions, UN Officials Express Gratitude

Outlook Web Bureau

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres had said that he is “extremely grateful” for the gift of 200,000 Covid-19 vaccine doses for UN peacekeepers announced by India.


26 March, 2021

India To Gift 2 Lakh Covid Vaccine Doses To UN Peacekeepers On March 27

Outlook Web Bureau

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres had said that he is 'extremely grateful' for the gift of 200,000 Covid-19 vaccine doses for UN peacekeepers announced by India.


26 February, 2021

Indian Economist Ligia Noronha Appointed As Assistant SG & Head of UNEP NY Office BY UN Chief

Outlook Web Bureau

Noronha will succeed fellow Indian and development economist Satya Tripathi.


13 February, 2021

Indian-Origin Employee At UN Declares Candidacy For Secretary-General Position

Outlook Web Bureau

Antonio Guterres had confirmed last month that he will seek a second five-year term as chief of the world organisation.


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Leader of Opposition in Uttarakhand Assembly Pritam Singh during a protest near the State Secretariat against the Devasthanam Act, in Dehradun.

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Indian Player Mayank Agarwal plays a shot during third day of the first Test cricket match between India and New Zealand, at Green Park stadium in Kanpur.

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MP & Bollywood actor Sunny Deol with his son Karan Deol (L) during Karan's birthday celebrations, at Sunny Super Sound studio in Mumbai.

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Sharad Agarwal, Head, Lamborghini India flags off a convoy of over 50 Lamborghinis as part of the Lamborghini Espierenza Giro India 2021, at Manesar in Gurugram.

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Lok Janshakti Party (Ramvilas) President Chirag Paswan inspects Bapu Auditorium for preparation of his party foundation day function, in Patna.

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