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  • Portugal’s Antonio Guterres appointed as next UN chief

    Portugal’s Antonio Guterres appointed as next UN chief

    World | October 13, 2016 22:42 IST

    Portugal’s former prime minister Antonio Guterres has been appointed as next United Nations Secretary-General on Thursday. The 193 U.N. member states elected Guterres by acclamation, following the Security Council's nomination of the 67-year-old form

  • india calls for transparency and choice in electing un

    India calls for transparency and choice in electing UN Secretary-General

    World | October 21, 2015 13:06 IST

    United Nations: India has called for drastic reforms in the election of the secretary-general to introduce transparency and choice in the process of picking a successor to Ban Ki-moon next year and said it should not be

  • supreme court irked over poorly maintained judicial files

    Supreme Court irked over poorly-maintained judicial files

    India | September 04, 2015 7:59 IST

    New Delhi: Poor maintenance of judicial records of a sensitive case on Thursday irked a Supreme Court bench which came down heavily on its registry and summoned the Secretary General of the apex court. "Ask the

  • nato leader visits afghanistan

    NATO leader visits Afghanistan

    World | November 06, 2014 11:18 IST

    Kabul, Afghanistan: NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg is in Kabul on an unannounced trip to visit troops and meet with the country's new leaders.Stoltenberg, who took over as the head of the Western alliance on

  • un calls for more efforts to eradicate poverty

    UN calls for more efforts to eradicate poverty

    World | October 18, 2014 6:25 IST

    United Nations: The UN on Friday marked the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, with its Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon calling for more efforts to eliminate poverty in all its forms as 2.4 billion people

  • arms trade treaty to be effective in december un

    Arms Trade Treaty to be effective in December: UN

    World | September 26, 2014 6:55 IST

    United Nations: The UN has announced that a treaty designed to regulate the multi-billion-dollar international arms trade will enter into force in December after it was ratified by the 50th country on Thursday."Today marks a

  • world leaders meet with multiple crises on agenda

    World leaders meet with multiple crises on agenda

    World | September 24, 2014 11:10 IST

    UNITED NATIONS: Facing a world in turmoil from multiple crises ranging from wars in the Mideast and Africa to the deadly scourge of Ebola and growing Islamic radicalism, leaders from more than 140 countries open

  • un stresses on need for afghan unity government

    UN stresses on need for Afghan unity government

    World | September 12, 2014 7:10 IST

    United Nations: UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has spoken with Afghan presidential candidates, stressing the need to agree on a government of national unity, a spokesperson said on Thursday."Yesterday, the secretary general had separate telephone

  • nato offers comprehensive support to ukraine

    NATO offers comprehensive support to Ukraine

    World | September 05, 2014 7:40 IST

    Cardiff: NATO has established "a comprehensive and tailored package of measures" to help Ukraine, the alliance's Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said on Thursday.The assistance from NATO, totalling about 15 million euros (about $19 million),

  • don t expect medals from hockey teams after govt apathy

    Don't expect medals from hockey teams after Govt apathy: Narinder Batra

    Hockey | September 04, 2014 17:59 IST

    New Delhi: Hockey India secretary general Narinder Batra on Thrusday said the country should not expect a medal from the national teams in the upcoming Asian Games in the wake of government's "shoddy treatment" of

  • ioa president secretary general skip cwg felicitation

    IOA president, secretary-general skip CWG felicitation

    Other Sports | August 09, 2014 11:49 IST

    New Delhi: Indian Olympic Committee (IOC) president N. Ramachandran and secretary-general Rajeev Mehta Friday skipped the sports ministry's felicitation of the medal winners of the 2010 Commonwealth Games.Sources told IANS that Ramachandran was out of

  • p k grover to be acting lok sabha secretary general

    P K Grover to be acting Lok Sabha secretary general

    Politics | July 31, 2014 12:34 IST

    New Delhi: Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan has appointed P K Grover, Secretary to officiate as Secretary General, Lok Sabha with effect from July 31, 2014, till the date of his superannuation. Grover retires on

  • un pledges to help kenya combat terrorism

    UN pledges to help Kenya combat terrorism

    World | June 28, 2014 21:43 IST

    Nairobi: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Saturday said the world body is determined to work with the Kenyan government in combating terrorism."It is my hope that under President Kenyatta's leadership, Kenya will enjoy prosperity, peace,

  • prof furqan qamar takes over as aiu secretary general

    Prof Furqan Qamar takes over as AIU Secretary General

    India | June 26, 2014 17:17 IST

    New Delhi: Professor Furqan Qamar has taken over as Secretary General of Association of Indian Universities (AIU) after serving as the Vice Chancellor of the Central University of Himachal Pradesh.  The post of the AIU

  • aiba threatens to sue batra hockey india

    AIBA threatens to sue Batra, Hockey India

    Hockey | May 30, 2014 17:33 IST

    New Delhi: A livid International Boxing Association today said it plans to sue Hockey India Secretary General Narinder Batra for alleging that AIBA accepted money to approve the ad-hoc ‘Boxing India' group for running the

  • fifa secretary general happy with cuiaba stadium despite

    FIFA Secretary General 'happy' with Cuiaba stadium despite delays

    Soccer | April 24, 2014 13:05 IST

    SAO PAULO :  FIFA's top World Cup official is satisfied with the pace of work at the stadium in the western Brazilian city of Cuiaba even though a delay in the delivery of seats prompted

  • jerome valcke don t waste time at brazil world cup stadium

    Jerome Valcke: Don't waste time at Brazil World Cup stadium

    Soccer | April 23, 2014 6:54 IST

    SAO PAULO : FIFA's top World Cup official visited the delayed stadium that will host the opener in less than two months and said there is "not a minute" to waste to get the venue

  • arab league secretary general elaraby arrives in delhi

    Arab League secretary general Elaraby arrives in Delhi

    World | December 16, 2013 21:55 IST

    New Delhi: The  Secretary General of the Arab League, Dr. Nabil Elaraby arrived in New Delhi on Monday to bolster bilateral ties and possibly sign an updated Memorandum of Cooperation of the Arab-India Cooperation Forum. New

  • un chief condemns beirut bombings

    UN chief condemns Beirut bombings

    World | November 20, 2013 6:36 IST

    United Nations: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon Tuesday strongly condemned the deadly bombings that rocked the Iranian embassy in the Lebanese capital of Beirut, leaving 23 people dead while causing injuries to 146.Ban extended his

  • fifa secretary general to meet ambani munjal

    FIFA secretary general to meet Ambani, Munjal

    Soccer | September 03, 2012 21:48 IST

    New Delhi, Sep 3: FIFA secretary-general Jerome Valcke will be meeting leading Indian industrialists Mukesh Ambani and Pawan Munjal during a four-day visit to the national capital from Wednesday as the world soccer body looks

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