The Indian national flag was installed at the United National Security Council (UNSC) stakeout on Jan 04 as India has started its 2-year tenure at the UN body for the eighth time as a non-permanent member. Flags of the five new incoming non-permanent members of the Security Council - India, Norway,...
Opponents of military rule in Myanmar canceled traditional new year festivities on Tuesday and instead showed their anger with the generals who seized power through low-key displays of defiance and small protests across the country. Emily Wither reports.
Russian Envoy Nikolay Kudashev on April 14 said that India and Russia ties remain equal, solid, comprehensive, coherent and forward looking despite any global turbulence. "Our ties remain equal, solid, comprehensive, coherent and forward looking despite any global turbulence. They're based on universal principles of interstate relations, international law, UN's Charter and respect of other interests," he said. "They're based on universal principles of interstate relations, international law, UN's Charter and respect of other interests," he said. "It was considerable step in terms of preparation for further highest level exchanges, including planned visit of Russian President Vladimir Putin to India in 2nd half of this yr," said Ambassador Kudashev on Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov's India visit. Russian Ambassador Kudashev said "In Defence, Russia remains the leading Indian partner. Internationally, we are on the same page with regards to the issues of promoting strategic stability and international security." "We stand strong in supporting the central role of the United Nations and we expand our coordination during the current Indian non-permanent membership in the Security Council," he added.
Former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley said she would back her onetime boss, former President Donald Trump, if he decides to run for the Republican Party’s presidential nomination again in 2024 and not mount a bid against him. Punch Bowl News founder Anna Palmer tells CNN why she thinks this might be.
Irish Taoiseach Micheál Martin has warned that Northern Ireland must not "spiral back to that dark place of sectarian murders and political discord" after further disorder saw 14 police officers injured on Friday night. Report by Etemadil. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
The first group of people to face mandatory hotel quarantine in Ireland has arrived at the designated facility.Around 20 passengers arriving into Dublin Airport on Friday were transferred by bus to the first quarantine centre at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Santry.
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In a seminar themed "Tapping the potential of Kashmir- Another Day in Paradise'' organized by the tourism department, MasterChef India winner Pankaj Bhadouria presented a live cooking demonstration. Students of Hotel Management (IHM) Srinagar and delegates from other countries including Kenya participated in the seminar. The program was organised by the Department of Tourism in collaboration with the Institute of Hotel Management (IHM), Srinagar.
In South Africa, Tendai “The Beast” Mtawarira is assisting young people in sports and education through his new foundation. In Kenya, Humphrey “Tall” Kayange advocates for Kenyan athletes and mentors the youth through his organization.
In an unusual incident, the police of Norway fined the country's home minister for not following Covid-19 norms. Norwegian police said on Friday they have fined Prime Minister Erna Solberg $2352.
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Prime Minister of Netherlands, Mark Rutte during virtual meet with Prime Minister Narendra Modi applauded India for its 'Vaccine Maitri' programme for helping countries amid pandemic. "I appreciate your govt's efforts to support Dutch investors who faced challenges last year during the first wave of the COVID19 pandemic. Your support helped ensure the continuation of trade between our countries even in those difficult times," said Netherlands PM Mark Rutte. He added, "We applaud India for the 'Vaccine Maitri' programme. We also congratulate India on its election as a non-permanent member of the UNSC. In our view, India is an obvious candidate for a permanent seat of an expanded council."
Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) Spokesperson Arindam Bagchi on persisting turmoil in Myanmar said that Ministry condemns any use of violence and stand for the restoration of democracy in Myanmar. "We condemn any use of violence. We believe that the rule of law should prevail. We stand for the restoration of democracy in Myanmar. We've urged the release of political prisoners and supported any attempts at resolving the current situation including through efforts of ASEAN," said MEA Spokesperson. "We remain engaged on this issue with our international interlocutors and at the UNSC, in an effort to play a balanced and constructive role," he added. "As far as border crossings are concerned, we are dealing with it as per our laws and humanitarian considerations," he further added.