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India backs Maldives foreign minister for UNGA Presidency

New Delhi, Feb 20 | India on Saturday strongly supported the candidature of Maldives' foreign minster Abdulla Shahid for President of the 76th session...

UNGA president wishes happy Lunar New Year to Chinese people

United Nations, Feb 12 | The President of the 75th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA), Volkan Bozkir, on Thursday wished a happy...

Pak, India engage in heated debate at UNGA over minority rights

By Hamza AmeerIslamabad, Jan 25 | Pakistan and India engaged in a heated debate, filled with accusations against each other, over deteriorating minority rights...

UNGA adopts resolution to safeguard religious sites

United Nations, Jan 22 | The UN General Assembly has adopted a resolution to promote a culture of peace and tolerance to safeguard religious...

UNGA Prez disappointed at failure to adopt budget, plan for 2021

United Nations, Dec 30 | Volkan Bozkir, President of the 75th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA), has expressed his disappointment at the...

UNGA president calls on people to work together to end Covid

United Nations, Dec 30 | Volkan Bozkir, president of the 75th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA), on Tuesday called on all people...

UNGA chief calls for ensuring Covid-19 vaccines accessible to all

United Nations, Dec 21 | Volkan Bozkir, President of the 75th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA), on Sunday called for ensuring that...

UNGA Prez calls for multilateralism in fight against Covid-19

United Nations, Dec 4 | UN General Assembly (UNGA) President Volkan Bozkir has called for leadership and multilateralism in the fight against the raging...

UNGA Prez calls for joint efforts to fight ‘infodemic’

United Nations, Dec 3 | UN General Assembly (UNGA) President Volkan Bozkir has called for joint efforts to fight misinformation and disinformation about the...

UNGA to hold landmark special session on Covid

United Nations, Dec 3 | The president of the UN General Assembly (UNGA), Volkan Bozkir, will host the assembly's 31st special session on Thursday...

India doesn’t even qualify for UNSC seat: Pak to UNGA

By Hamza AmeerUnited Nations, Nov 18 | Pakistan has once again expressed its disregard over Indias qualification for a seat on the 15-member UN...

UNGA decides to hold special session on Covid in early Dec

United Nations, Nov 6 | The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on Thursday decided to hold on December 3-4 a special session on galvanising...

UNGA Prez ‘saddened’ by NYC Mayor’s refusal to meet him

United Nations, Oct 24 | UN General Assembly (UNGA) President Volkan Bozkir said that he was "saddened" by New York City Mayor Bill de...

Human Rights Council elections to be held in UNGA Hall

United Nations, Oct 13 | The elections for the UN Human Rights Council will be held in the UN General Assembly (UNGA) Hall on...

History’s first virtual UNGA scares living daylights out of junketeers; low...

New York, Oct 2 | No air miles, no impressive hotel bills, no traffic gridlock in New York City, no 'summits' on the side,...

Myanmar sparks outrage after it demonstrates ‘fabrication of facts’ at UNGA

Dhaka, Sep 30 | Bangladesh is "outraged" to witness Myamar's another "blatant demonstration of falsehood and fabrication of facts" in the ongoing UN General...

Covid-19 vaccine is ‘global public good’, Hasina tells UNGA

Dhaka, Sep 27 | Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has reminded the international community that the fates of people across the globe were intertwined...

For pandemic-weary audience, Modi’s UNGA speech delivers differentiated content

By Nikhila NatrajanUnited Nations, Sep 27 | India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi's United Nations General Assembly speech on September 26 stands out among the...

B’desh PM to address 75th UNGA session on Saturday

Dhaka, Sep 26 | Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will virtually address the 75th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) on Saturday, during...

India walks out of UNGA protesting Imran’s diatribe

United Nations, Sep 25 | The Indian delegate at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) session on Friday walked out when Pakistan Prime Minister...

B’desh PM to address UNGA on Saturday in Bangla

By Sumi KhanDhaka, Sep 25 | Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will virtually address the 75th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA)...

Hasina seeks robust int’l collaboration against climate change

Dhaka, Sep 25 | Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has sought robust international collaboration as she placed a five-point proposal to the UN General...

Imran to address 75th UNGA session virtually

Islamabad, Sep 25 | Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan will address the 75th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) on Friday via video...

Ahead of Modi UNGA speech, spotlight on art of 15-min pitch

United Nations, Sep 25 | Ahead of India's turn on September 26 at the United Nations General Assembly general debate, this year's 'non-assembly' of...

UNGA Prez champions multi-lateralism

United Nations, Sep 22 | Volkan Bozkir, President of the 75th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA), has stressed on the importance of...

Pak starts anti-India campaign over Kashmir ahead of UNGA debate

By Sumit Kumar SinghNew Delhi, Sep 18 | To garner international community's attention over the Jammu and Kashmir issue ahead of the 75th session...

Kim Jong-un unlikely to address UNGA: Official

Seoul, Sep 17 | North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is unlikely to send a video address to the annual UN General Assembly later this...

UNGA’s 75th anniversary session begins amid global crisis

By Arul LouisUnited Nation, Sep 16 | The opening of the new session of General Assembly marking the start of a landmark year for...

New UNGA president says he’ll promote UNSC reform impartially

By Arul LouisUnited Nations, Sep 16 | Turkish diplomat Volkan Bozkir, who has taken over the General Assembly's presidency, has given an assurance that...

UNGA Prez urges world to galvanize multilateral action

United Nations, Sep 4 | Adhering to physical-distancing guidelines, the UN General Assembly (UNGA) met in-person for the first time in nearly six months,...

Draft decision on UNGA session put under silence procedure

United Nations, July 18 | UN General Assembly President Tijjani Muhammad-Bande has placed a draft decision on the high-level week of the 75th session...

UNGA Prez-elect pledges to build consensus, trust

United Nations, June 23 | Volkan Bozkir, rPesident-elect of the 75th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA), said that he will work hard...

World leaders shouldn’t be in NY for General Assembly: UNGA Prez

United Nations, June 18 | UN General Assembly President Tijjani Muhammad-Bande has proposed that heads of state and government as well as Ministers should...

Volkan Bozkir of Turkey elected UNGA President (Ld)

United Nations, June 18 | Turkish diplomat Volkan Bozkir has been elected President of the 75th session of the UN General Assembly.Bozkir, who was...

UNGA decides to postpone or cancel pre-scheduled meetings

United Nations, April 14 | The UN General Assembly (UNGA) has adopted decisions to either postpone or cancel pre-scheduled meetings due to the impact...

UNGA adopts resolution for ‘intensified’ intl co-operation

United Nations, April 3 | The UN General Assembly (UNGA) has adopted a resolution on COVID-19, calling for "intensified" international cooperation to defeat the...

COVID-19: UNGA to adopt ‘silence procedure’ voting due to lockdown

By Arul LouisUnited Nations, March 25 | General Assembly President Tijjani Muhammad-Bande has proposed voting on essential matters through a "silence procedure" of unanimity...

Safeguard oceans for future generations: UNGA president

United Nations, Feb 5 | UN General Assembly (UNGA) president Tijjani Muhammad-Bande urged the international community to avoid further destruction and safeguard oceans for...

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HDFC Bank’s Q4 standalone net profit rises over 18% (Lead)

Mumbai, April 17 | Lending major HDFC Bank on Saturday reported an 18.2 per cent increase in its standalone net profit for the fourth...