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Prime Minister Modi at the United Nations General Assembly.(TWITTER.)

‘We gave Buddha to the world, not wars’: PM Modi’s top quotes at UNGA

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 27, 2019 09:31 PM IST
PM Modi was addressing the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York. The prime minister is on a seven-day visit to the United States to boost bilateral ties between the two largest democracies of the world.
At the United Nations General Assembly on Friday, PM Modi outlined that the government would ensure tapped water for 15 crore households in the next five years.(TWITTER.)
At the United Nations General Assembly on Friday, PM Modi outlined that the government would ensure tapped water for 15 crore households in the next five years.(TWITTER.)

India focussed on fight against climate change: PM Modi at UNGA

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 27, 2019 08:40 PM IST
PM Modi was addressing the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York. The prime minister is on a seven-day visit to the United States to boost bilateral ties between the two largest democracies of the world.

Imran Khan UNGA 2019 Highlights- Terrorism has nothing to do with any religion: Pak PM on Islamophobia

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 28, 2019 08:18 AM IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is asddressing the 74th United Nations General Assembly session in New York. Through the week the Prime Minister held bilateral meetings with US president Donald Trump and other world leaders, including Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Italian President Giuseppe Conte and Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad.In his address, the Prime Minister spoke about the need to deal with climate change at the earliest and emphasised on how India’s message to the world is that of harmony and peace, not dissension. Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan take the stage, where he is likely to raise the Kashmir issue.India will exercise its “right of reply” to respond to Pak PM Imran Khan’s speech in the UNGA session. Follow highlights here

Pakistan foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi(Reuters file photo)
Pakistan foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi(Reuters file photo)

Pak’s Shah Mahmood Qureshi boycotts S Jaishankar’s opening statement at SAARC meeting, brings up Kashmir issue

New York | By Yashwant Raj
UPDATED ON JUL 04, 2020 09:25 PM IST
Pakistan minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi showed up just minutes after Jaishankar left after his opening statement at SAARC.
After Jammu and Kashmir lost its special status, Pakistan has been trying to raise the issue at international forums but, barring China, has not found any support.(PTI file photo)
After Jammu and Kashmir lost its special status, Pakistan has been trying to raise the issue at international forums but, barring China, has not found any support.(PTI file photo)

Kashmir was a mess before J&K’s special status was scrapped, says S Jaishankar

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 04, 2020 11:46 PM IST
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said that the Indian government’s first concern was to ensure that there was no loss of lives in Jammu and Kashmir due to violence and demonstrations in the region post-abrogation of Article 370.
US President Donald Trump delivered a stinging rebuke to China’s trade practices at the United Nations General Assembly.(Reuters Photo)
US President Donald Trump delivered a stinging rebuke to China’s trade practices at the United Nations General Assembly.(Reuters Photo)

Won’t accept ‘bad deal’ in US- China trade negotiations, says Donald Trump at UN

United Nations | By Reuters
PUBLISHED ON SEP 25, 2019 01:52 PM IST
US President Donald Trump said Beijing had failed to keep promises it made when China joined the World Trade Organization in 2001 and was engaging in predatory practices that had cost millions of jobs in the United States and other countries.
US President said at UNGA that wise leaders always put the good of their own people and own countries first.(HT PHOTO)
US President said at UNGA that wise leaders always put the good of their own people and own countries first.(HT PHOTO)

Future does not belong to globalists but patriots: Trump at UNGA

New York | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON SEP 24, 2019 08:51 PM IST
First Lady Melania Trump was also present amongst the audience when Trump made his speech, that pitched for nationalism.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi shakes with Emir of Qatar, Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani during a bilateral meeting in New York on Monday.(PTI Photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi shakes with Emir of Qatar, Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani during a bilateral meeting in New York on Monday.(PTI Photo)

PM Narendra Modi holds bilateral meetings on sidelines of UNGA in New York

New York | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUL 03, 2020 05:36 PM IST
On the sidelines of the UNGA, Modi interacted with a number of heads of state, including Merkel, Conte, bin Hamad, Colombian President Iván Duque Márquez, President Issoufou Mahamadou of Niger, President Hage Geingob of Namibia, Bhutan’s Prime Minister Lotay Tshering and the Prime Minister of the Netherlands, Mark Rutte.
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan reached the US on Saturday on a “special aircraft” of Saudi Crown Prince, Mohammad bin Salman.(Government of Pakistan/Twitter)
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan reached the US on Saturday on a “special aircraft” of Saudi Crown Prince, Mohammad bin Salman.(Government of Pakistan/Twitter)

Imran Khan flies to US in Saudi Crown Prince’s ‘special aircraft’: Report

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 22, 2019 03:42 PM IST
Before arriving in the US,Imran Khan was on a two-day visit to Saudi Arabia to muster support from the Islamic nation on the Kashmir issue.
PM Modi attended a roundtable with 17 CEOs of energy companies that were together worth $1 trillion and had operations in more than 150 countries, including India, which they want to grow.(Photo: Twitter/@narendramodi)
PM Modi attended a roundtable with 17 CEOs of energy companies that were together worth $1 trillion and had operations in more than 150 countries, including India, which they want to grow.(Photo: Twitter/@narendramodi)

‘Howdy, Modi!’ event: PM Narendra Modi kicks off US tour with a $1 trillion meeting

Hindustan Times, Houston | By Yashwant Raj
UPDATED ON JUL 02, 2020 11:16 PM IST
Prime Minister Modi will leave for New York shortly after the “Howdy, Modi!” event for a series of bilateral and multilateral meetings including a second meeting with President Trump for bilateral talks on Tuesday.
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres is likely to use the opportunity of discussions during the high-level UN General Assembly session that begins here next week to raise the Kashmir issue(Getty Images)
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres is likely to use the opportunity of discussions during the high-level UN General Assembly session that begins here next week to raise the Kashmir issue(Getty Images)

UN chief Antonio Guterres could discuss Kashmir issue at UNGA: Spokesperson

United Nations | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON SEP 20, 2019 03:39 PM IST
On Wednesday, Antonio Guterres emphasised that “dialogue” between India and Pakistan is an “absolute essential element” for reaching a solution on the Kashmir issue.
Indian Envoy to UN Syed Akbaruddin(ANI photo file)
Indian Envoy to UN Syed Akbaruddin(ANI photo file)

They may stoop low, we soar high’: India to ignore Pakistan at UN

Hindustan Times, New York | By Yashwant Raj
UPDATED ON JUL 01, 2020 10:08 PM IST
At a press conference, India’s Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador Syed Akbaruddin was asked questions about Pakistan’s purported plans of raising Kashmir.
Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion(HT Photo)
Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion(HT Photo)

News updates from Hindustan Times: Pakistan may ratchet up tension along LoC ahead of UNGA meet and all the latest news at this hour

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 18, 2019 09:04 AM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion curated for you. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
According to diplomats and national security officials based here, New York and Geneva, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval is not accompanying PM Modi on his US trip.
According to diplomats and national security officials based here, New York and Geneva, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval is not accompanying PM Modi on his US trip.

Pakistan may ratchet up tension along LoC ahead of UNGA meet

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Shishir Gupta
UPDATED ON SEP 18, 2019 09:18 AM IST
NSA Ajit Doval will be monitoring the situation in Jammu and Kashmir and the border with Pakistan when PM Narendra Modi is in the United States for the UNGA meet.
What if Narendra Modi did not mention Pakistan at all in his upcoming speech at the 74th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) debates?(PTI)
What if Narendra Modi did not mention Pakistan at all in his upcoming speech at the 74th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) debates?(PTI)

Don’t talk about Pakistan at the upcoming UNGA

Hindustan Times | By Yashwant Raj
PUBLISHED ON SEP 13, 2019 07:46 PM IST
Giving Pakistan a pass at the UNGA this year would be egregious, especially when Pakistan will be out there raising Kashmir and India at every meeting, as it has done every year and as it will again do this time. It will, in fact, be baiting India to respond
India’s push for new partnerships is expected to be commensurate with its changing stature globally.(HT imagine)
India’s push for new partnerships is expected to be commensurate with its changing stature globally.(HT imagine)

At UNGA session, India to focus on new partnerships

Hindustan Times, Washington | By Yashwant Raj
UPDATED ON SEP 13, 2019 06:25 AM IST
External affairs ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said in New Delhi that Modi will travel to the US during September 21-27 to participate in the high-level segment of the General Assembly in New York.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to address the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on September 27.(ANI Photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to address the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on September 27.(ANI Photo)

PM Narendra Modi to focus global at next month’s big UN event, Imran Khan to stick to Jammu and Kashmir

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Shishir Gupta
UPDATED ON JUN 17, 2020 08:42 AM IST
According to diplomats based in New York and New Delhi, as per the initial list issued by the UN, Modi will speak in the General Debate at around 7.30pm-8.00pm IST on September 27, followed by others including Khan.
“Saddened by the news of the passing of @SushmaSwaraj, an extraordinary woman & leader who devoted her life to public service,” Espinosa, who is on a visit to Britain, tweeted on Tuesday.(HT Photo)
“Saddened by the news of the passing of @SushmaSwaraj, an extraordinary woman & leader who devoted her life to public service,” Espinosa, who is on a visit to Britain, tweeted on Tuesday.(HT Photo)

Sushma Swaraj ‘extraordinary woman, leader’: UNGA President

New York | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON AUG 07, 2019 10:32 AM IST
In a tweet, Afghanistan’ s UN Mission also offered the “deepest condolences” of the Afghan people to the people and government of India on the passing away of Swaraj.
The Prime Minister will meet and address Indian Americans in Houston this time, on September 22, after New York and San Jose on previous visits.(REUTERS PHOTO.)
The Prime Minister will meet and address Indian Americans in Houston this time, on September 22, after New York and San Jose on previous visits.(REUTERS PHOTO.)

PM Modi to attend UNGA in September, address Indian diaspora in Houston

Hindustan Times, Washington | By Yashwant Raj
UPDATED ON JUL 12, 2019 11:40 PM IST
This will be PM Modi’s third UNGA as Prime Minister, and his fist since President Donald Trump took office in 2017. The date of their meeting, if they meet, will be known later when the visit is announced formally.
Vijayalakshmi Pandit, who was Jawaharlal Nehru’s sister, was elected UN General Assembly president in 1953.(Getty Images)
Vijayalakshmi Pandit, who was Jawaharlal Nehru’s sister, was elected UN General Assembly president in 1953.(Getty Images)

UNGA president to install Vijayalakshmi Pandit’s portrait in her office

United Nation | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON OCT 13, 2018 10:36 AM IST
Vijayalakshmi Pandit, the first woman to hold the office, was elected assembly president in 1953.
In her UNGA speech, Sushma Swaraj had said India had made many efforts to hold talks with Pakistan and the only reason New Delhi has called off dialogue is because of Islamabad’s behaviour.(Mohd Zakir/HT Photo)
In her UNGA speech, Sushma Swaraj had said India had made many efforts to hold talks with Pakistan and the only reason New Delhi has called off dialogue is because of Islamabad’s behaviour.(Mohd Zakir/HT Photo)

BJP targets Shashi Tharoor for criticising Sushma Swaraj’s UN speech

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 02, 2018 12:03 AM IST
Congress leader Shashi Tharoor had described Sushma Swaraj’s speech at UNGA as “disappointing” and said it was aimed at only appeasing the ruling party’s voters.
Sushma Swaraj also spoke on how the UN needed to work together as a family, while delivering her speech.(Raveesh Kumar/Twitter Photo)
Sushma Swaraj also spoke on how the UN needed to work together as a family, while delivering her speech.(Raveesh Kumar/Twitter Photo)

At UN meet, Sushma Swaraj’s sharp takedown of Pakistan. Full text of speech

UPDATED ON SEP 29, 2018 08:42 PM IST
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj’s speech at the UNGA on Saturday focused on two primary issues – terrorism and climate change.
External affairs minister SushmaSwaraj delivers her statement at the National Mandela Peace Summit at the United Nations.(External affairs ministry/Twitter)
External affairs minister SushmaSwaraj delivers her statement at the National Mandela Peace Summit at the United Nations.(External affairs ministry/Twitter)

Proud to call ‘Madiba’ a Bharat Ratna, his values needed now more than ever: Sushma Swaraj

United Nations | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON SEP 25, 2018 11:58 AM IST
Calling Nelson Mandela a global citizen, external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj underscored that the values of forgiveness, compassion and inclusiveness of society, espoused by the late South African leader, are needed in the current turbulent times around the world.
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj greets Tredos Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director General, World Health Organisation (WHO) on the sidelines of UN General Assembly in New York, September 23, 2018.(PTI)
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj greets Tredos Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director General, World Health Organisation (WHO) on the sidelines of UN General Assembly in New York, September 23, 2018.(PTI)

Sushma Swaraj has hectic schedule at UNGA; 30 bilateral meetings on the cards

PTI, New York | By Yoshita Singh
PUBLISHED ON SEP 24, 2018 03:11 PM IST
External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj will begin her UN schedule with evented hosted by US President Donald Trump on countering drugs.
Sushma Swaraj will hold bilateral meetings with several of her foreign counterparts and attend multilateral meetings such as SAARC and BRICS during a busy week at the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly.(Syed Akbaruddin)
Sushma Swaraj will hold bilateral meetings with several of her foreign counterparts and attend multilateral meetings such as SAARC and BRICS during a busy week at the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly.(Syed Akbaruddin)

With 30 bilateral meetings on the cards, no breather in Sushma Swaraj’s UN schedule

Press Trust of India, New York | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON SEP 24, 2018 03:03 PM IST
Swaraj, who arrived here Saturday for the General Assembly week, will on Monday attend the high-level event on Counter Narcotics hosted by US President Donald Trump.
External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj being received by India's Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador Syed Akbaruddin (C) and India's Consul-General in New York, ambassador Sandeep Chakravorty (right).(PTI Photo)
External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj being received by India's Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador Syed Akbaruddin (C) and India's Consul-General in New York, ambassador Sandeep Chakravorty (right).(PTI Photo)

Pakistan’s ‘one-trick pony’ act on Kashmir doesn’t resonate at UN, says India

Hindustan Times, Washington/Islamabad | By Yashwant Raj and Imtiaz Ahmad
UPDATED ON SEP 24, 2018 11:21 PM IST
Pakistan has been raising Kashmir at the UN but no other country has joined it in making it an issue or even talking about it.
External affairs minister arrives in New York on Sunday.(Picture courtesy: Raveesh Kumar/Twitter)
External affairs minister arrives in New York on Sunday.(Picture courtesy: Raveesh Kumar/Twitter)

Sushma Swaraj arrives in New York for UN General Assembly session

New York | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON SEP 23, 2018 10:43 AM IST
External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj will address the General Debate in the morning of September 29.
Protesters throwing stones at policemen during a protest in Srinagar.(Waseem Andrabi/HT Photo)
Protesters throwing stones at policemen during a protest in Srinagar.(Waseem Andrabi/HT Photo)

Pak gets Turkey’s backing to use UN report on Kashmir at UNGA sidelines

Hindustan Times, Islamabad | By Imtiaz Ahmad
PUBLISHED ON SEP 15, 2018 10:10 PM IST
The UN report on the human rights situation in Kashmir, released in June, triggered a furore as it called for addressing past and ongoing rights violations in the region.
Union external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj(Sonu Mehta/HT File Photo)
Union external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj(Sonu Mehta/HT File Photo)

Sushma Swaraj to meet Pakistani counterpart Shah Mehmood Qureshi in US for SAARC lunch, no formal talks yet

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Jayanth Jacob
PUBLISHED ON SEP 10, 2018 11:30 PM IST
Though ties between India and Pakistan remain strained, analysts say that the lunch will provide at least a photo-op, and perhaps the exchange of pleasantries even if a meeting or a so-called pull-aside did not materialise between the two foreign ministers.
Paramilitary soldiers are seen through barbed wire in Srinagar on May 19, 2018.(AP File Photo)
Paramilitary soldiers are seen through barbed wire in Srinagar on May 19, 2018.(AP File Photo)

Kashmir integral part of India, no ‘empty rhetoric’ will change reality: Delhi’s reply to Pakistan at UNGA

Press Trust of India, United Nations | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUN 26, 2018 12:13 PM IST
India exercised the Right of Reply, strongly rejecting Pakistan’s reference to Kashmir in the 193-member UN body.
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