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UNSC meet: China, Pak slammed for double standards on terror


New Delhi: India hit out China and Pakistan at the United Nations Security Council meet on terrorism, calling out both on several counts from 'double standards' to 'hypocrisy' over the issue. Pointing out to the "practice of placing holds and blocks on listing requests without giving any justification," India's Ambassador to UN, Ruchira Kamboj, said, "It...

Indian-origin Arora Akanksha announces candidacy for UN chief


An Indian-origin employee at the UN has announced her candidacy to be its next Secretary-General, the first person to throw her hat in the ring against incumbent Antonio Guterres, who is seeking a second five-year term beginning January 2022 as chief of the world organization. Arora Akanksha, 34, working as an audit coordinator for the...