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UN declares June 21 as 'International Day of Yoga'

Less than three months after Prime Minister Narendra Modi proposed the idea, the United Nations General Assembly on Thursday adopted an India-led resolution declaring June 21 as 'International Day......

Get your mats out: UN to declare June 21 as World Yoga Day

In a proud moment for India, the United Nations General Assembly will declare June 21 as International Day of Yoga. World International Yogay Day would be used to spread awareness about the......

India, Pakistan continue to spar over Kashmir at UN

Sparring over Kashmir at the United Nations General Assembly, India and Pakistan have again exchanged verbal volleys over the issue with the Indian delegate dubbing the remarks of his Pakistani......

5 new non-permanent members of UNSC elected

The United Nations General Assembly today elected Angola, Malaysia, New Zealand, Spain and Venezuela as the new non-permanent members of the Security Council for a two-year term beginning in......

10 things Prime Minister Modi told the UN

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly at UN headquarters in New York. Photograph: Vijay Verma/PTI Photo In his 33-minute address at the......

Protestors take on Wall Street

While the congregation of world leaders at the United Nations General Assembly uptown has been at centre stage of global media coverage, the motley gathering of protestors aiming to occupy Wall......

Govt might resort to ordinance route for insurance, coal Bills

Senior ministers in the Narendra Modi government said on Monday it might take the ordinance route for the insurance and coal mines Bills as the Opposition, stronger in the Rajya Sabha, has been......
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Rohit Soni
Q. Why do we celebrate friendship day..and why on third of August..??
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Q. First Woman President of United Nations General Assembly ?
Divya Kulkarni:  A. The first World Friendship Day was proposed for 30 July 1958. On 27 April 2011 the General Assembly of the United Nations declared 30 July as...... more

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Q. Who was the only Indian woman to become the president of the United Nations General Assembly?(a) Indira Gandhi(b) Reita Faria(c) Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit(d) None of the above
Divya Kulkarni:  A. vijaylakshmi Pandit. more

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Q. A well known diplomat, she was the first woman to become the President of the United Nations General Assembly. Who is she?
Francisco:  A. C more

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Nato ends its 13-year Afghanistan war, but insurgency boils

US General John Campbell (R), commander of Nato-led International Security Assistance Force, salutes during the change of mission ceremony in... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Politics/Xw5DVWKRpc2jw9MTUULMqO/Nato-ends-its-13year-Afghanistan-war-but-insurgency-boils.html
United Nations' Decade of Education for Sustainable Development ends on December 31 this year

The years from 2005 to 2014 were declared as the United Nations General Assembly as the Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (DESD)... ...

http://www.merinews.com/article/united-nations-decade-of-education-for-sustainable-development-ends-on-december-31-this-year/15903091.shtml
US Wants to Invade Our Country, Says N Korea; Vows to Double N-Power

North Korea has accused the United States of planning to invade the country under the 'guise' of human rights abuses, two days after the United... ...

http://www.ibtimes.co.in/us-wants-invade-our-country-says-north-korea-vows-double-nuclear-power-617837
Considering Draft Texts, Fifth Committee Speakers Debate Proposed Changes to Budget Presentations, Human Resource Management

The Fifth Committee (Administrative and Budgetary) heard the introduction this afternoon of draft texts on the terms governing entitlements for... ...

http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/considering-draft-texts-fifth-committee-speakers-debate-proposed-changes-budget-presentations-human
Sikh bodies to lobby for UN resolution after Rajnath terms 1984 riots as genocide

JALANDHAR: Union home minister Rajnath Singh's terming of the November 1984 violence against Sikhs as "genocide" has given fresh ammunition to Sikh... ...

http://m.timesofindia.com/city/chandigarh/Sikh-bodies-to-lobby-for-UN-resolution-after-Rajnath-terms-1984-riots-as-genocide/articleshow/45663908.cms

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