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Pakistan-backed Khalistani activists hold anti-India protest outside UN

Pakistan-backed Khalistani activists hold anti-India protest outside UN

Pakistan-backed Khalistani activists hold anti-India protest outside UN. A group of Sikh hardliners held a protest outside the United Nations office in Geneva to demand the release of Sikh militants arrested in India. The protest was held at the behest of Pakistan and was planned by the Sikh Federation (UK), an organization that acts as

Delhi TB Summit WHO South-East Asia

Delhi TB Summit: WHO South-East Asia countries commit to end TB

Tracking progress to eliminate tuberculosis, member countries of WHO South-East Asia Region have committed to further intensifying efforts to ensure rapid and concrete progress to End TB by 2030. In a statement adopted at the Delhi End TB Summit here, member countries unanimously agreed to actualizing and intensifying essential actions agreed to in the Delhi Call to Action which was adopted in March

Sri Lankan risks torture if deported from Australia

Canberra, Dec 14 (IANS) Sri Lankan risks torture if deported from Australia. A UN committee against torture has advised the Australian government not to deport a Sri Lankan man, fearing he might be tortured upon return, the media reported on Thursday. The Geneva-based committee of 10 human rights experts has formally requested Australia not to

Finnish bakery launches insects bread

Finnish bakery launches bread made from insects

Finnish bakery launches insects bread. Finnish bakery and food service company Fazer launched on Thursday what it said was the world’s first insect-based bread to be offered to consumers in stores. The bread, made from flour ground from dried crickets as well as wheat flour and seeds, contains more protein than normal wheat bread. Each

Hafiz Saeed walks free

Hafiz Saeed walks free, vows to gather Pakistanis for Kashmir’s freedom

Hafiz Saeed walks free. Mumbai mastermind and Jamaat-ud-Dawah (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed has been released from house arrest in Lahore. Police guards have been removed from his residence where a large number of supporters gathered to celebrate the end of his house arrest.His social media spokesman announced in a tweet that Hafiz Saeed is a

China to again block resolution declaring Masood Azhar as terrorist

Beijing, Oct 30 : In a setback to India, China will block the US resolution at the UN this week to declare Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) chief Masood Azhar an international terrorist. The Chinese Foreign Ministry said the 1267 Committee of the UN Security Council was yet to reach the consensus to ban Azhar, who is

Banners ‘Free Kashmir, other states’ appear in Geneva

Posters demanding freedom for Jammu and Kashmir and Indian states Tripura, Nagaland, and Manipur have appeared on metro buses and trams in Geneva while the 36th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) is underway in the city. Earlier in September, Ambassador Farukh Amil, the permanent representative of Pakistan to the UN had

Goof-up by Pak ambassador: Pass off picture of Palestinian woman as Kashmiri in UN

Goof-up by Pak ambassador: Pass off picture of Palestinian woman as Kashmiri in UN

Pakistan’s Ambassador to the United Nations Maleeha Lodhi in her reply to External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj’s speech at the UN showed pictures of Palestinian victims and tried to pass them off as ‘evidence’ of atrocities on Kashmiris. Maleeha Lodhi was waving a dramatic pictures of a girl with pellet injuries on her face and

Sushma to address in UN today

Union minister for External Affairs Sushma Swaraj will address in the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly on Saturday. It is believed that it will answer Pakistan on the issue of terrorism. On September 21, the PM of Pakistan Shahid Khakon Abbasi had mentioned Kashmir several times in his speech in the UN. He

Pakistan has become 'terroristan': India tells United Nations

Pakistan has become ‘terroristan’: India tells United Nations

Pakistan has now become ‘terroristan’, India told the United Nations in response to its Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi’s emphasis that Islamabad was not prepared to be anyone’s scapegoat. “In its short history, Pakistan has become a geography synonymous with terror. The quest for a land of pure has actually produced the land of pure terror. Pakistan is now Terroristan,” India said, in a statement addressed

India backs Trump over UN reforms- Daily Post India

India backs Trump over UN reforms

India has extended its support to US President Donald Trump’s efforts to reform the UN, saying it should include the permanent and non-permanent members to keep pace with the changed times. Trump, during a discussion on UN reforms yesterday, insisted that he had always seen the “great potential” of the organisation but warned that “bureaucracy” was

Canada to host 'International Peacekeeping Conference' in November

Canada to host ‘International Peacekeeping Conference’ in November

Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Canada has now come back to play its role on world stage. He said that the federal government is going to host a major peacekeeping conference on the International Peacekeeping Conference, but he did not tell how Canada would play a role in the peace mission.Canada’s Defense Minister Harjeet

Canada Fix time for deportation of immigrants in jails: UN

Fix time for deportation of immigrants in jails: UN tells Canada

Canada Fix time for deportation of immigrants in jails: UN. After reviewing the impact of policies of Canada government on minorities, the Anti-Discrimination Prevention Committee of United Nations has recommended that the former should set a deadline for immigrants in custody. The committee also emphasized cancellation of ‘Safe Third Country Treaty’ with United States.According to

Rupee softens 9 paise

Rupee softens 9 paise against dollar in early trade

Rupee softens 9 paise against dollar in early trade. The rupee weakened by 9 paise to 63.87 against the US dollar in early trade today at the interbank foreign exchange on fresh demand for the greenback from banks and importers.A strong dollar in overseas markets weighed on the rupee sentiment, currency traders said. The dollar

India slams Pakistan for raising Kashmir issue in UN forum

United Nations: India slams Pakistan for raising Kashmir issue in UN forum. India has again made it clear to Pakistan that Jammu and Kashmir will remain an integral part of the nation. At the same time, India criticized the use of terrorism as a weapon of government policy to keep an eye on its territory.During

Hardeep Puri: Journey from diplomacy to government

Hardeep Puri: Journey from diplomacy to government

Retired diplomat Hardeep Singh Puri, who was today inducted into the Union Council of Ministers, has a distinguished four-decade career in diplomacy spanning the multilateral arena behind him. The 65-year-old, who took oath as a Minister of State, has served as India’s Ambassador to the UN in New York and Geneva, and with his decades

China extends technical hold on Azhar’s terror listing at UN

China extends technical hold on Azhar’s terror listing at UN. United Nations, Aug 3: China extends technical hold on the US, France and UK- backed proposal to list JeM chief and Pathankot terror attack mastermind Masood Azhar as a designated terrorist by the UN. China had in February this year blocked the US move to

Syria has not used chemical weapons since April: Pentagon

Syria has not used chemical weapons since April: Pentagon

For all the Latest news download Daily Post news app:- Click For Android Click For IOS Chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, Joseph Dunford, on Sunday, said the Syrian Government forces have not used chemical weapons since April. The statement comes after the chemical attack on civilians by Assad in April came forward, when the

AIDS claimed 1 million lives in 2016: UN

For all the Latest news download Daily Post news app Click For Android Click For IOS AIDS claimed 1 million lives in 2016: UN.Paris, Jul 20: AIDS claimed a million lives in 2016, almost half the 2005 toll that marked the peak of the deadly epidemic, said a UN report today proclaiming “the scales have

Trump meeting Putin was embarrassing: says Democrat leaders

Trump meeting Putin embarrassing: says Democrat leaders. Washington, Jul 9, Top Democratic party leaders today slammed US President Donald Trump for meeting his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Germany, describing the move as an “embarrassment” for the country. They also slammed Trump for forming a joint working group with