HARDEEP SINGH PURI

  • 'UN mission in Kashmir can be terminated only by UNSC' January 23, 2013

    United Nations: As India and Pakistan clashed in the Security Council over relevance of the UN observer group at the LoC, a spokesperson for UN chief Ban Kimoon said the force can be terminated only by a decision of the 15nation body. The United Nations Military Observer Group in India and...
  • India's UNSC term set to end, confident of returning soon December 21, 2012

    United Nations: The end of 2012 will see India complete an eventful twoyear term as a nonpermanent member of the UN Security Council, leaving the hightable of the world body with confidence of returning "very" soon having established its credentials as a dominant global power. India joined the 15nation Council in...
  • India for zero tolerance towards genderbased violence December 1, 2012

    United Nations: India has called for "zero tolerance" towards genderbased violence as it noted that protection of human rights of women in armed conflict continues to pose a "pressing" challenge. "The promotion and protection of the human rights of women and girls in armed conflict continue to pose a pressing...
  • India to showcase Aakash tablet at UN November 3, 2012

    United Nations: India will showcase its lowcost Aakash tablet at the UN, highlighting the country's innovation involved in creating the "most competitively priced" tablet computer. India's Permanent Representative to the UN Hardeep Singh Puri said a presentation on the tablet will be held on November 28 at the world body's...
  • India seeks membership of Nexport control regimes April 22, 2012

    United Nations: Citing its nonproliferation record, India told the UN Security Council that given its ability and willingness to promote global nonproliferation objectives, its membership of the four nuclear export control regimes should be "the next logical step." India's Permanent Representative to the UN Hardeep Singh Puri said India has...
  • India contributes over $ 4 million to UN fund March 31, 2012

    United Nations: India has given over $ four million to the UN Democracy Fund (UNDEF), bringing to nearly $ 30 million its total contribution to the entity launched in 2005 by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and the then US President George Bush for promotion of democratic values. India's Permanent Representative to...
  • India's envoy to the United Nations calls for terror treaty October 9, 2009

    New Delhi: Expressing concern after the second attack on the Indian embassy in Afghanistan on Thursday, India's envoy to the United Nations Hardeep Singh Puri has asked world leaders to negotiate an international treaty to tackle terrorism. Puri emphasised on the need to strengthen the legal framework in the fight against...