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    The United Nations Security Council is one of the six principal organs of the United Nations, charged with ensuring international peace and security, accepting new members to the United Nations and approving any changes to its charter.

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    Church-backed NGO in Goa booked for misusing children at anti-CAA rally
    National

    Church-backed NGO in Goa booked for misusing children at anti-CAA rally

    Officials of a Church-backed NGO and a human rights' body have been booked under sections of the Goa Children's Act and the Juvenile Justice Act for allegedly misusing children at the anti-CAA rally held on January 24 in South Goa district.

    Goa church body booked for misusing children at rally
    National

    Goa church body booked for misusing children at rally

    Officials of a Church-backed NGO and a human rights' body, which had organised an anti-CAA rally in Goa last week, have been booked under sections of the Goa Children's Act and the Juvenile Justice Act for misusing children at a rally held on January 24 in South Goa district.

    Amid 3-capital row, Andhra Minister hints at abolition of Legislative Council
    Politics

    Amid 3-capital row, Andhra Minister hints at abolition of Legislative Council

    Minister for Municipal Administration and Urban Development Botsa Satyanarayana on Thursday hinted at the abolition of Legislative Council after its chairman MA Sharif referred the three-capital Bill to the Select Committee on Discretionary Powers.

    Jagan in a dilemma over three capitals move
    National

    Jagan in a dilemma over three capitals move

    With the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Council Chairman referring the bills relating to the development of three state capitals to a select committee, the Jagan Mohan Reddy-led government is finding itself in a dilemma over the issue.

    Chandrababu Naidu lauds TDP MLCs, says they "fought extraordinarily" in council
    Politics

    Chandrababu Naidu lauds TDP MLCs, says they "fought extraordinarily" in council

    While having a teleconference with the party MLAs, MLCs and other leaders, Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief N Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday lauded his party's MLCs for fighting extraordinarily in the council on Wednesday as after the debate the Decentralisation Bill (for setting up of three capitals) was sent to select committee.

    Setback to Andhra govt as Council adopts TDP resolution
    National

    Setback to Andhra govt as Council adopts TDP resolution

    In a setback to the YSR Congress Party government in Andhra Pradesh, a resolution moved by main opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) disapproving the government's policies was adopted in the state Legislative Council on Tuesday night.

    Ministry reconstitutes AICS as Olympic year begins
    Other Sports

    Ministry reconstitutes AICS as Olympic year begins

    Indian badminton national coach Pullela Gopichand was among the notable omissions from the fresh list of members for the All India Council of Sports (AICS) that was announced by the Sports Ministry. But Gopichand said that he had informed the ministry about four months back that he wouldn't be able to attend the meetings as the 2020 Tokyo Olympics draws closer.

    China isolated in UNSC on Kashmir issue as bilateralism prevailed (2nd Ld)
    International

    China isolated in UNSC on Kashmir issue as bilateralism prevailed (2nd Ld)

    When China brought up the Kashmir issue at a consultation of the Security Council, it was met with a pushback led by the other permanent members who said it was a bilateral issue and not a matter for them isolating Beijing in the 15-member body, according to diplomatic sources here.

    Pak's use of false pretences at UN has run its course: Akbaruddin
    International

    Pak's use of false pretences at UN has run its course: Akbaruddin

    With the UN Security Council members rejecting China's bid to get it involved in the Kashmir issue, "Pakistan's practice of using false pretences to distract from addressing the malaise that afflicts it has run its course today", according to India's Permanent Representative Syed Abaruddin.

    New policy for foreign NGOs in Nepal over India, China concerns
    International

    New policy for foreign NGOs in Nepal over India, China concerns

    Nepal's Social Welfare Council is drafting a policy "to discourage" foreign non-governmental organisations (NGO) from running programmes that can hamper the Himalayan nationss relations with India and China, it was reported on Sunday.

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