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South Asia gaining in foreign investment as developed economies seek out India as an alternative manufacturing base

The report released on Tuesday said that in contrast to large swathes of the developing countries, “investment in South Asia, particularly in India, remains strong”.

India-backed landmark resolution on AI safeguards adopted unanimously at UNGA

The unanimity at the UN underscores the fears over AI’s potential to disrupt politics and society through deep fakes and spreading misinformation, and its more sinister capabilities in warfare, development of weapons and disrupting economies.

Pakistan, allies at UN, blocking Global South from getting rightful due at UNSC, says India

The Pakistani representative also introduced a strange element into the discussion, attacking the Council’s designation of international terrorists, claiming that the Council’s actions against terrorists are “arbitrary”.

India assails ‘disguised veto’ at UNSC anti-terrorism panel protecting Pakistan-based terrorists

China has repeatedly blocked the listing of Pakistan-linked terrorists as international terrorists subject to UN sanctions.

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UNSC to focus on food security, human rights during US presidency in August

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UN Security Council condemns Pakistan suicide attack; calls for strong action against terrorism regardless of motivation

The Council’s statement that “reiterated that any acts of terrorism are criminal and unjustifiable, regardless of their motivation, wherever, whenever and by whomsoever committed”, was unanimous, even though one of its permanent members, China, often comes to the aid of Pakistan-based terrorists and protects them against sanctions.

India concerned over Ukraine developments; indirectly criticises Moscow for ending grain deal

Maintaining New Delhi’s delicate balancing act on the Ukraine issue over which it faces tremendous pressure from the West, while being dependent on Russia for crucial defence and energy needs, she did not name either country.

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India donates $1M for Hindi promotion at the UN

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Delhi G20 Summit an opportunity to start reform of global financial system: UN chief

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UN chief calls for global help to end Haiti’s ‘living nightmare’

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UN drops India from list of countries needing attention over children in armed conflicts; Pakistan chastised for ‘grave violations’

Explaining the steps involved in getting India off the list, Gamba said, “India came forth two years ago to our offices and to our people on the ground, resident coordinator in Delhi as well as the UNICEF representative in the country, and indicated that they were ready to start engagement to see if they can put in place measures that could be sustained through time that would allow for them to be removed”.

UNGA seeks adoption of comprehensive anti-terror pact proposed by India

The main roadblock to adopting the convention proposed by India in 1996 is the definition of terrorists, with some countries like Pakistan claiming that their favoured terrorists are “freedomfighters”.

Modi to participate in International Yoga Day celebrations at UN

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