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UNSC reform most urgent and pressing need: Swaraj

India on Thursday said that the United Nations Security Council reform is the "most urgent and pressing need" and called for inclusion of more developing nations in the decision making structures......

UN endorses Iran nuclear deal, paves way to lift sanctions

The powerful United Nations Security Council on Monday unanimously adopted a resolution that endorses the landmark nuclear deal between Iran and six world powers and paves the way for lifting the......

UNHRC unanimously adopts resolution against Boko Haram

The United Nations Human Rights Council on Wednesday unanimously adopted a resolution appealing to international community to provide more active support to African countries fighting Nigerian......

UN expert calls for international pressure on N Korea over abductions

A United Nations human rights investigator has recommended that international pressure be put on North Korea as part of a multi-pronged strategy to know the fate of hundreds of foreign nationals......

India CAN'T become a permanent UNSC member: Sharif tells Obama

India's permanent membership in the reformed United Nations Security Council is unacceptable to Pakistan as it has not complied with UN resolutions on Kashmir, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has......

Modi's minimum government, maximum governance will work, here's how

Narendra Modi may discover that his admirable aim of Minimum Government, Maximum Governance would demand deeper institutional change than he bargained for, says Kanika Datta. The promise of Minimum......

GST is a big reform, the govt has to get it right

The GST is, by definition, a destination-based tax. To add a one per cent tax on inter-state transactions is to violate the very principle of the GST, says Dorab R Sopariwala. So, the goods......

It's the best time for Railways to bring a historic turnaround

Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu aligns priorities, funding and organisation to shape a transformation agenda, notes Vinayak Chatterjee. It is not easy being railway minister. Ask Union Railway......

Will Americans become poorer?

True rise in US real incomes was actually faster than official statistics imply Robert Gordon of Northwestern University has launched a lively and important debate about the future rate of economic......

Why India-Pakistan cricket must return to Sharjah

'We are very hopeful that the India-Pakistan series will happen in the UAE. We are geared up for that.' Waleed Bukhatir and Mazhar Khan, the men who drive cricket in the Emirates, tell Harish......

'Tainted trio will tarnish new Pakistan league's image'

Mohammad Aamir ,left, Salman Butt, right, and Mohammad Asif. Photograph: Hamish Blair/Getty Images Involving the tainted trio of Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Amir will be......

Why India vs Pakistan series in December is in 'real danger'

- 'BCCI is standing firm that they will respect the MoU signed with Pakistan, but they need permission from the recently elected government.' - I am doing everything to convince the governments to......

'Missing' Olympian wants to return, fight and train Indian boxers

'After missing out on a medal at the Olympics I was really frustrated' 'Coming to the United States was not a good idea. I was not appreciated' 'I want to pay back to my country' Gurcharan Singh......
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U.N. to hold off on independent bombing probe

UNITED NATIONS The United Nations said on Monday it would wait for the results of U.S., NATO and Afghan investigations into a deadly air strike on... ...
Pakistan National Security Advisor Rules Out Cricket Revival vs India Under 'Current Situation'

India called off most sporting fixtures between the two countries after the 2008 Mumbai attacks, though they did play a limited-overs series in... ...
Merkel pledges 1 billion euros for solar energy

NEW DELHI: As many as 18 MoUs and letters of intent and a new German assistance package for over 1 billion euros for solar projects in India -... ...
ISIS, Kurds and the PKK

From the Wires Discussion highlighted Turkey's delicate balancing act between domestic politics, security threats in the region and the interests... ...
Courtney Cunningham Tapped As CEO Of SWAY

From the Wires Oct. 5, 2015 02:15 PM MIAMI , Oct. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --Courtney Cunningham has been named CEO of SWAY , a... ...

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