Patil stresses for more representation at UNSC
President Pratibha Patil on Friday said that the UN Security Council should be made more representative and international financial institutions stronger.
"The United Nations Security Council needs to be made more representative and international financial institutions more robust," Patil said at a ceremony where five envoys presented their credentials to her.
India seeks to build bridges of friendship with all countries. An effective response to global challenges requires broad based institutions, she said.
Cambodian Ambassador Yous Makana, Ambassador of Poland Piotr Klodkowski, Ambassador of Switzerland Philippe Welti, Romanian Ambassador Valerica Epure and Ambassador of Estonia Merike Kokajev presented their credentials to Patil, a Rashtrapati Bhavan communique said.
The President during her address also highlighted the need for a global partnership to fight against terrorism.
In a tragic incident, a 45-year-old biker died after being hit by an unidentified vehicle in Thane's Ghodbunder road on Monday morning. The deceased, Kamlesh Premnath Vishwakarma, who works at Life Insurance Corporation of India office in Fort, Mumbai, stays with his family at Manpada, Thane. The incident took place when he was on his way to work at 6.25am on Monday near Rai Master Compound in Ghodbunder Road.
Jailed gangster Lawrence Bishnoi's father on Monday moved the Supreme Court challenging various orders, including the transit remand order of a Delhi court, in the murder case of singer Sidhu Moose Wala and also complained that lawyers in Punjab have boycotted Bishnoi, who is suspected to be involved in Moosewala's killing and are not willing to represent him.
Delhi minister Satyendar Jain's judicial custody was extended on Monday by two more weeks by a special court. Jain was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate in a money laundering case on May 30 under criminal sections of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA). He was admitted to a city hospital last week after his oxygen level dipped.
Every other person in Delhi-NCR is either on a summer vacation or dreaming about one while they deal with the heat. And they sure love vacation shopping from good ol' budget markets such as Sarojini Nagar and Lajpat Nagar. From coord sets to summery dresses, here's what the vacay planners are buying! Sellers inform us that dresses and balloon tops are popular among youngsters.
Continuing its war of words with senior Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut, the party's dissident faction on Monday alleged he was trying to destroy the Uddhav Thackeray-led political outfit on the orders of Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar.