Permanent UNSC membership for India — mirage or achievable?

PM Narendra Modi advocated India‘s inclusion among the permanent members of the UNSC during the 75th session of the UN General Assembly The only increase in the membership of the Security Council came in 1965, […]

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India Secures UNSC Non-Permanent Membership with Unanimous Support of Asia-Pacific Group

UNITED NATIONS (TIP): In an extremely significant diplomatic victory for India, the Asia-Pacific group of the world body, including Pakistan and China, unanimously endorsed India’s candidature for a non-permanent seat at the United Nations Security […]

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Interview : 4th International Day of Yoga

The Fourth International Day of Yoga is just a few days away. Since June 21, 2015, when International Day of Yoga was first celebrated, IDY celebrations have multiplied, spreading over a couple of days. This […]

"We greatly appreciate the Secretary General's initiative to promptly address the need to enhance coordination of the UN's Counter-Terrorism efforts, "said Ambassador Syed Akbaruddin, India's Permanent Representative to the United Nations

UN To Create Counter-Terrorism Office; India’s Syed Akbaruddin Welcomes move

India has welcomed an initiative by UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres to create a new office for counter-terrorism and stressed the nations should not allow “turf battles” to “hobble” the proposal. “Every day our collective […]

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The Diwali Stamp is a “shining tribute to the celebration of multi-culturalism”: Syed Akbaruddin

UNITED NATIONS (TIP): Over 20 countries, including two UN Security Council permanent members- France and the UK– have supported a dedication ceremony hosted by India to commemorate the release of a Diwali postage stamp by […]

UN General Assembly President Peter Thomson lit the traditional lamp at a ceremony on Oct 31 to celebrate Diwali at the UN Secretariat
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For the first time, 71 year old United Nations celebrates Diwali

UNITED NATIONS (TIP): Diwali was commemorated for the first time at the United Nations from October 29-31. The UN Secretariat building was lit up especially on the Indian festival of lights. UN General Assembly President […]

Thousands gathered to experience excitement and joy of Diwali at Times Square
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NEW YORK CITY (TIP): Diwali at Times Square 2016 is over but the memory of it will last a lifetime for many. Creating history third time in a row, it was a celebration unlike any […]

Permanent Representative of India to the United Nations, Ambassador Syed Akbaruddin speaking at the International day of Non Violence on 2nd October, 2016 at UN Photo / Mohammed Jaffer-Snapsindia

International Day of Non-Violence celebrated at the UN

UNITED NATIONS (TIP): The birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi and Non-Violence Day was observed, October 2, with a program that included, besides India‘s ratification of the Paris Agreement, performance by renowned classical music singer Sudha […]

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India ratifies historic Paris climate deal at #UN

United Nations, Oct 2 (PTI) India today ratified the landmark Paris climate deal, giving a significant push for the deal to enter into force by the end of this year. Permanent Representative to the UN […]

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Violin maestro and Padma Bhushan awardee Dr L Subramaniam calls on Ambassador Syed Akbaruddin

Violin maestro and Padma Bhushan awardee Dr L Subramaniam called on India‘s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Ambassador Syed Akbaruddin at the Indian Mission in Manhattan New York on Tuesday, July 12 and discussed […]


67th Republic Day of India | Greetings from Syed Akbaruddin

The Permanent Mission of India to the United Nations congratulates the team of Indian Panorama for publishing this special issue on the occasion of the 67th Republic Day of India. On the occasion of the […]

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Syed Akbaruddin assumes charge as India’s Permanent Representative to the UN

NEW YORK (TIP) Syed Akbaruddin, a 1985 batch Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officer, has assumed charge as Permanent Representative to the United Nations. He succeeds Asoke K Mukerji who has retired. This is  his first-ever […]

Syed Akbaruddin (left) willl succeed Ambassador Asoke K Mukerji as India's Permanent Representative to the United Nations. Ambassador Mukerji is retiring on 31st December

Syed Akbaruddin to succeed Asoke K Mukherjee as India’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations

NEWYORK (TIP): Syed Akbaruddin has been named  as the new permanent representative of India to the United Nations in New York. He succeeds Asoke Kumar Mukherjee who will be retiring at the end of December, […]