Even as Russia and Ukraine faced off in the UN Security Council accusing each other of not wanting to settle their conflict through negotiations, India has reminded them of its call for dialogue and diplomacy and offered to support such efforts.
As part of the continuing advancements in US-India relations, the seventh edition of Exercise Sangam, a joint Naval Special Forces exercise between Indian Navy MARCOs and US Navy SEALs commenced in Goa on December 1, India’s Ministry of Defense said on Tuesday.
Diplomats and a US politician have been honored at the UN with the Diwali Foundation’s Power of One award recognizing their contributions to promoting international relations.
Melbourne-based Indian-origin teacher Veena Nair, who is ViewBank College’s Head of Technology and STEAM project leader, has been awarded for demonstrating practical application of STEAM to students, and how they can use their skills to make a real impact in the world.
India took over the presidency of the UN Security Council on Thursday promising to be a “voice of reason and a bridge builder” in a time of global polarisation that has pressed it into inaction.
When Ruchira Kamboj takes the gavel on Thursday at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), she will be following in the footsteps of an illustrious Indian woman, Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit who assumed leadership of a major UN body 69 years ago.