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India Welcomes P5 Vow To Prevent Nuclear War

Jan 07, 2022 PTI

India has welcomed the vow of UN Security Council's five permanent members (the P5) to prevent the spread of nuclear disarmament.

United Nations: Crisis In Africa's Sahel Region Remains Volatile

Nov 13, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

In July, UN experts said Africa became the region hardest hit by terrorism in the first half of 2021 as the Islamic State and al-Qaida extremist groups and their affiliates spread their influence.


13th BRICS Summit Pledges To Build On Multilateralism And Reform UN Security Council

The member states also reiterated their commitment to upholding international law, including the purposes and principles enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations.

Foreign Secretary Visits Washington To Meet US Officials After Pullout Of US Troops

Sep 02, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla is among the few foreign officials to be in town and the highest level Indian official to meet top officials of the Biden administration after the withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan.


Pak-Based Terror Groups LeT, JeM Continue To Operate With Impunity: India At UNSC

We must never countenance sanctuaries for terrorists or overlook their raising of resources, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said.

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09 August, 2021

PM Modi At UNSC Meet: Maritime Routes Being Misused For Piracy And Terrorism

Outlook Web Bureau

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the first Indian prime minister to preside over a UN Security Council Open Debate


31 July, 2021

India Ready To Take Charge Of UN Security Council Presidency For The Month Of August

Outlook Web Desk

The first working day of India’s Presidency will be Monday, August 2 when India’s Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador T S Tirumurti will hold a hybrid press briefing in the UN headquarters on the Council’s programme of work for the month.


30 July, 2021

UN Extends CAR Arms Embargo Despite China Appeal To Lift It

Associated Press (AP)

The council adopted the resolution, which also extends targeted sanctions on individuals and companies, by a vote of 14-0 with China abstaining


27 July, 2021

India Urges UNSC To Adopt Holistic Approach To Maritime Security Issue Ahead of August Presidency

Outlook Web Desk

India will assume the rotating Presidency of the UN Security Council on August 1, the country’s first Presidency during its 2021-22 tenure as non-permanent member of the Security Council


09 July, 2021

Two US Men, Ex-Colombia Soldiers Held In Haiti Assassination

Associated Press (AP)

Léon Charles, chief of Haiti's National Police said that 15 of the detainees were from Colombia.


29 June, 2021

Countries Deploying Cyberspace To Achieve Political, Security-Related Objectives: Foreign Secretary

Outlook Web Desk

The world is already witnessing the use of cyber tools to compromise State security through, inter alia, attacking critical national infrastructure, including health and energy facilities..


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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