Wednesday, 29 June, 2022
TopicAntónio Guterres

Topic: António Guterres

WEF’s next Davos meet will focus on the ‘Great Reset’ in a post-pandemic 2021

The 51st World Economic Forum annual meeting will also host virtual interactions between world leaders and the youth from 400 cities.

UN chief Antonio Guterres recommends scaled down annual meeting of world leaders in New York

It is likely the General Assembly gathering will be postponed or the event modified as New York remains one of the global epicenters of the coronavirus pandemic.

Ghani-Abdullah pact will help enable peace agreement, says UN chief Antonio Guterres

As per the pact, Ashraf Ghani will stay as the president while Abdullah Abdullah will helm the HCNR with executive authority and his team will have a 50% share in the Cabinet.

Must create jobs for those who lost them due to Covid-19: UN secretary general on May Day

United Nations Secretary General António Guterres says the coronavirus crisis has made people realise 'as never before' how essential workers keep societies functioning. 

Extremists taking advantage of global Covid lockdowns to recruit youths online: UN chief

Listing startling numbers, UN chief Antonio Guterres said one of every five young people was already not in education, training or employment.

United Nations chief Antonio Guterres closely following situation in Delhi: Spokesperson

Gutteres' spokeperson said it's the chief's constant position that peaceful demonstrations are allowed and security forces show restraint.

Climate and calamity are linked to culture, says PM Narendra Modi after receiving UN award

Respecting nature had always been part of Indian society, he said referring to Indian traditions

UN Secretary General to continue supporting Pakistan’s EC amid poll rigging allegations

Antonio Guterres lauded the people of Pakistan for exercising their democratic rights and wished success to the new government.

India disputes UN chief’s report on children and armed conflict

The report includes reference to incidents of violence against children in Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, and J&K

UN Secretary General says he is “concerned” about death of two Indian journalists

Sandeep Sharma and Naveen Nischal were killed in road accidents in Madhya Pradesh and Bihar respectively. 

On Camera

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J.P.Singh, joint secretary (Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran Division), MEA, meets Taliban's interim foreign minister Amir Khan Mottaki | Photo credit: Twitter/@QaharBalkhi

Hard-nosed, practical—why India has revived relations with Kabul, and why Taliban is welcoming

By protecting the Indian embassy in Kabul for the last ten months, the Taliban is sending a message to its neighbours and the rest of the world.
An employee works at Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. facility in Chakan, Maharashtra | Bloomberg file photo

Bigger cars, smaller chips — Why Mahindra is worried about increased wait time

A major focus for Mahindra will be defending its market share in the large-format SUV segment from Tata Motors and Hyundai Motor.

Defence

The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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