Arul Louis

Arul Louis

About Arul Louis

The author a New York-based journalist, is a non-resident Senior Fellow of the Society for Policy Studies

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UNESCO recognises India’s garba dance and Bangladesh’s rickshaws as humanity’s cultural heritage

“Over the decades Garba has been an integral, multivalent component of Gujarati culture in India and among the Indian diaspora across the globe”, it said.

Call at UN to make India-launched Mission LIFE a collective movement to address environmental challenges

Mission LIFE adds “a synergy of individual choices and global collaboration” as “an important force in addressing environmental challenges”, the senior UN official said.

Pakistan set to get elected to UNSC as non-permanent member

If elected, Pakistan, which has used every opportunity at the UN to bring up Kashmir even on unrelated discussions, can be expected to keep harping on it on a platform that will give it more visibility.

India-UN Development Fund is seen as ‘epitome of South-South cooperation’

India’s Permanent Representative Ruchira Kamboj said, “India stands as a pillar of leadership and advocacy for the Global South”. 

Why the UN is unable to condemn and fight global terrorism

The justification of terrorism has prevented the adoption of the CCIT and Pakistan presents the prime example of this ideology.

Fighting climate change: India walks the talk

An unusual project of the Fund was to install solar panels on the official residences of heads of state of 11 Pacific island nations as a way to highlight the importance of solar power and demonstrate its use.

The politics and hypocrisy of carbon emissions: Behind charges of India being third biggest polluter lurks West’s evasion

India is one country, but its 28 states are as diverse as the 27 nations of the European Union in language, culture, cuisine and economic development. The 27 nations together put out almost as much emissions as India at 3.1 million kilotonnes with only a population of 448 million, a third of India’s, for a per capita output of 5.5 tonnes.

With the Security Council ‘crumbling’, India says ‘naysayers’ should be stopped from blocking UN reform

A 12-member group of countries known as Uniting for Consensus, which is led by Italy and has Pakistan as a leading member, has used procedural tactics to prevent the adoption of a negotiating text because they oppose expanding the permanent membership of the Council, a demand of the majority of UN's 193 members.

Two Bangladeshi peacekeepers injured in attack on UN convoy in Mali

It was the second deadliest peacekeeping operation - 310 peacekeepers have died in the mission, 18 from Bangladesh, according to UN data.

Former Indian diplomat to head UN panel on artificial intelligence

Guterres cast a wide net for talent to be on the panel, which includes government officials and religious leaders, academics and activists, and business figures from technology companies like Google and Sony, drawn from every continent.