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After IAF’s Balakot strike, fresh urgency at UN to blacklist Jaish chief Masood Azhar

US, UK and France set to move UN 1267 Sanctions Committee to get Masood Azhar listed, and will try to convince China not to veto the proposal this time.
Mirage 2000 fighter jet

India and Pakistan at the brink, foreign policy heads into the unknown in South Asia

Countries that wish for peace must press Pakistan to make better choices and uphold its obligations as a UN member state.
Security personnel at the site of suicide bomb attack, Pulwama | PTI

India moves to quickly mount diplomatic campaign against Pakistan at UN, FATF

India is seeking support of P-5 countries to ban JeM chief Masood Azhar & is looking to keep Pakistan on FATF's 'grey list'.
The Tricastin nuclear station in Bollene, France | Guillaume Plisson/Bloomberg News

As the world warms up, it is nuclear power plants that hold hope for the future

Shut down of nuclear power plants could lead to 4-6 per cent increase in carbon emissions from the power sector by 2035.
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Story of UN: How Lord Byron’s poem gave birth to the global crusader of human rights

As United Nations turns 73 Wednesday, ThePrint looks back at the circumstances that led to the creation of this international organisation.
The Hubble Space Telescope as seen from the departing Space Shuttle Atlantis

Why two NASA space telescopes went offline in a week

ScientiFix, our weekly feature, will offer you a summary of the top global science stories of the week, with links to the best sources to read them. It’s your fix to stay on top of the latest in science. 
Rohingya refugees wait in line for humanitarian aid in Kutupalong camp | Paula Bronstein/Getty Images

Supreme Court refuses to stop deportation of 7 Rohingya Muslims

The move comes after a Rohingya refugee sought to restrain the Central govt from deporting the refugees who completed their jail term in Assam.
Amit Shah

Amit Shah’s ‘ghuspethiye’ word not covered under UN definitions of refugees or migrants

Lawyer Sanjay Hedge says those excluded from Assam NRC list had issues with their documents and this does not necessarily makes them ‘illegals’.
S-400 Triumf air defence system

India prevails, US likely to exempt it from sanctions on arms import from Russia

US recommends waiver for India under CAATSA, which, many say, was aimed against New Delhi’s bid to buy S-400 air defence missile systems from Russia.
UN chief Antonio Guterres’ report refers to Kashmir, Chhattisgarh & Jharkhand | unmissions.org

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

On Camera

CJI Gogoi

Is Supreme Court handling sexual harassment allegation against CJI Ranjan Gogoi correctly?

Two advocates Monday wrote to the Bar Council of India criticising it for its support to CJI Ranjan Gogoi and called the hearing a ‘travesty of justice’.

Defence

Indian Coast Guard

Indian Coast Guard increases maritime surveillance following Sri Lanka blasts

More ships and aircraft have been deployed to ensure India faces no security threat after a series of blasts killed 290 in Colombo, a Coast Guard official said.
Graphic by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Modi & Shah have turned India into ‘Jingostan’ & are out to conquer the paranoid country

The Modi-Shah BJP has resurrected dangers & the enemy from the past, and built a scary jingoism. It’s a great diversionary tactic, but it never ends well.