Tag: UNGA

International community must come together to assist Afghan people: UNGA president-elect

The international community must come together to assist the people of Afghanistan in realising their aspirations, president-elect of the UN General Assembly Abdulla Shahid said on Friday, amid growing global concern over the deteriorating security situation in the conflict-ridden country. Shahid, the foreign minister of the Maldives, also said at a leading think-tank that the […]

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COVID-19, revival of economy among key focus areas for UNGA President-elect Abdulla Shahid

New Delhi: The President-elect of the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly Abdulla Shahid on Thursday (July 22) said his key focus areas would be recovering from COVID-19 pandemic and the revival of economies globally. Shahid is in India for his first foreign visit in that capacity. Calling it “presidency of hope”, Shahid […]

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Use of weaponised drones for terrorism needs serious attention: India at United Nations

United Nations: The possibility of the use of weaponised drones for terrorist activities against strategic and commercial assets calls for serious attention by the global community, India has told the UN General Assembly, a day after two explosives-laden drones crashed into the Indian Air Force (IAF) station at Jammu airport. A fresh attempt to attack […]

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संयुक्त राष्ट्र में म्यांमार पर हुई वोटिंग से भारत रहा दूर, ये रही वजह

म्यांमार पर बुलाए गए संयुक्त राष्ट्र की आमसभा की बैठक (UN General Assembly resolution on Myanmar) में भारत ने वोट देने से इंकार कर दिया. म्यांमार में लोकतंत्र बहाली के लिए बुलाई गई बैठक में संयुक्त राष्ट्र में एक मसौदा पेश किया गया था जिसमें सभी देशों को वोट करना था. भारत ने कहा, मसौदा […]

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संयुक्त राष्ट्र में भारत ने कहा- पाकिस्तान समेत सभी देशों के साथ ‘सामान्य’ दोस्ताना संबंध चाहते हैं हम

संयुक्त राष्ट्र: भारत ने संयुक्त राष्ट्र में कहा है कि वह पाकिस्तान समेत सभी देशों के साथ ‘सामान्य’ दोस्ताना संबंध चाहता है और यह जिम्मेदारी इस्लामाबाद की है वह एक ‘अनुकूल माहौल’ पैदा करे. साथ ही अपने क्षेत्र का किसी भी तरीके से भारत के खिलाफ सीमापार आतंकवाद के लिए इस्तेमाल न होने दे. संयुक्त […]

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Maldives FM Abdulla Shahid Elected President of UNGA, Jaishankar Congratulates Him

Maldives Foreign Minister Abdulla Shahid. (Image credit: Twitter) The 193-member General Assembly voted on Monday to elect the President, who will preside over the 76th session of the UN body that will commence in September. News18.com United Nations Last Updated:June 07, 2021, 23:07 IST FOLLOW US ON: Maldives Foreign Minister Abdulla Shahid was on Monday […]

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India-backed Maldives Foreign Minister Abdulla Shahid elected as UNGA President

United Nations: Maldives Foreign Minister Abdulla Shahid was on Monday elected as President of the 76th session of the UN General Assembly, garnering 143 votes out of the 191 ballots cast. The 193-member General Assembly voted on Monday to elect the President, who will preside over the 76th session of the UN body that will commence […]

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Sorry to hear Pak Foreign minister expressing himself in antisemitic manner, says Israeli diplomat

New Delhi: Israel has expressed its regret over Pakistani foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi expressing in an anti-semitic manner. Antisemitism, a form of racism in which a person shows hostility and discrimination against Jews. In response to a WION question at a virtual presser, Israel’s Charge d’affaires in Delhi Rony Yedidia Clein said, anti-semitism should be “dealt […]

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COVID-19 pandemic laid threadbare issue of digital divide: Ravi Shankar Prasad

The COVID-19 pandemic has laid bare the issue of the digital divide and recast the world’s view of digital access as a critical component to an equitable society, according to Minister of Electronics and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad, who underlined that technology is meant to be a “great equaliser” and not a source of […]

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