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As Russian attack continues, Ukraine’s Zelenskyy says crucial moment to decide on EU membership

Kyiv: On Day 3 of the war with Russia, Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said it was now a crucial moment to decide on the country’s membership in the European Union. He said he had discussed further effective assistance with European Council president Charles Michel. Meanwhile, Zelenskyy, who has been winning praises for his firm stance...

Ukraine-Russia crisis: First Air India flight takes off to bring Indians back

New Delhi: With tensions between Russia and Ukraine mounting, India has stepped up action to bring back its nationals in Ukraine. The first Air India flight took off to pick up Indian citizens, including students, who have registered to return. Earlier, Air India had said it would operate three flights between India and Ukraine (Kyiv...

At UNSC, India hits back at Pakistan over Kashmir issue, says J&K an integral part of India

Counsellor in India’s Permanent Mission to UN Dr Kajal Bhat reacts after Pak envoy raises Kashmir issue at UNSC New Delhi: The entire Union territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh were, are and will always be an integral and inalienable part of India, said Dr Kajal Bhat, counsellor in India’s Permanent Mission to the...

Situation in Afghanistan fragile, India tells UN Security Council

With globally designated terrorists becoming top ministers in the Taliban government that will rule Afghanistan, India has raised the Afghanistan crisis issue in the UN Security Council (UNSC), saying that the situation in the war-torn country remains fragile and is of great concern for India as a neighbour. What India said During a debate at...

Pakistan plans to get 2 Indians sanctioned for terror, fails in UNSC

The desperate attempts of Pakistan to get two Indian nationals designated as terrorists have failed to generate any result. The UN Security Council (UNSC) on Wednesday rejected Pakistan’s claims due to the lack of evidence it could produce to substantiate its claim. Notably, Pakistan had launched an initiative to designate four Indians as terrorists in...

India elected as non-permanent member of UN Security Council

India was elected as non-permanent member of the powerful UN Security Council for a two-year term on Wednesday, winning 184 votes in the 193-member General Assembly. Along with India, Ireland, Mexico and Norway also won the Security Council elections held Wednesday. There were 192 Member States present for voting and the 2/3 required majority was...