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  • Jul 06 / 2016
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Middle East

You cannot let more people die on your watch in Syria: Deputy UN relief chief

New York, Jan 16 (Just Earth News/IBNS): With hundreds of thousands of Syrians living in a “nightmarish reality dictated by a conflict that respects few rules and obeys no laws,” the United Nations deputy humanitarian chief told the members of the UN Security Council on Friday that they cannot let more people “die on their watch.” Food, [...]

  • Jul 06 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

Committed to Protecting Customs, Rituals at Sabarimala: TDB Prez

Committed to Protecting Customs, Rituals at Sabarimala: TDB Prez Express News Service ’Pathanamthitta: Travancore Devaswom Board president Prayar Gopalakrishnan has said that the TDB is committed to protecting and preserving the ongoing customs and practices of Sabarimala Lord Ayyappa temple. Addressing a news conference here on Tuesday, Prayar Gopalakrishnan said that Sabarimala Lord Ayyappa, reverred [...]

  • Jul 05 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

Govt considering Aadhaar Card for NRIs: Swaraj

New Delhi, Jan 9 (PTI) The government is considering giving Aadhaar cards to Non-Resident Indians and a decision on it will be taken soon, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said today while inviting the diaspora community to actively participate in India’s growth story. In her address to the first limited edition of Pravasi Bhartiya Divas, [...]

  • Jul 05 / 2016
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Middle East

UN chief condemns attack on Indian Consulate in Afghanistan

From Yoshita Singh United Nations, Jan 5 (PTI) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has condemned the terror attack on the Indian Consulate in the Afghan city of Mazar-e-Sharif and underlined the need to protect diplomatic posts, his spokesperson said. “On the attack on Mazar-e-Sharif, obviously, it is an attack we condemn. Especially in light of [...]

  • Jul 04 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

Sena taunts ally BJP after leaders threaten attack on author

Mumbai, Jan. 5 — The Shiv Sena, on Monday, taunted ally BJP after some of its leaders threatened a violent attack on Marathi author Shripal Sabnis for remarks against Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Surprisingly, the Sena backed Modi against the allegations but issued veiled taunts to chief minister Devendra Fadnavis over ensuring Sabnis’s safety. The editorial [...]

  • Jun 28 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

NGT upheld its ban on beach camping near Ganga in Rishikesh

DEHRADUN: In a big blow to beach camp owners who were hoping for a reprieve, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Thursday upheld its ban on beach camping near the Ganga from Kaudiyala to Rishikes in Uttarakhand, an order which it had passed in March. The tribunal, which had in August cancelled fresh permission for [...]

  • Jun 28 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

Lessons on Child Rights in School Syllabi Soon

Express News Service Belagavi: Karnataka State Human Rights’ Commission president Meera Saxena said lessons about protection of child rights and other rights would be included in the state school syllabus from the next academic session. After inaugurating ‘World Human Rights’ day programme here on Thursday, she said children would come to know about their rights [...]

  • Jun 28 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

‘Human Rights Being Violated Despite Laws’

Shivamogga: It is worrying that human rights are being violated despite stringent laws in force, said chief judicial magistrate Jaishankar. He was speaking after inaugurating the Human Rights Day celebrations organised jointly by the Karnataka Human Rights Commission, district administration, District Legal Services Authority and District Bar Association, here on Thursday. He expressed serious concern [...]

  • Jun 28 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

A turning point?

Guwahati, Dec. 3 — India has been polarized in recent times, and how! Over the last couple of years, we have been witness to the slow but steady rise of intolerance towards others ‘ a case of ‘It’s my way or the highway’, for those who dare to disagree with the vocal ones. People who [...]

  • Jun 27 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

No one can question loyalty of Indian Muslims: AMU VC

Aligarh, Dec 1 (PTI) AMU Vice-Chancellor Zameer Uddin Shah has said that Indian Muslims are second to none in their loyalty to the country and no one has the right to question it. “No one has the right to question our loyalty and suggest that Muslims should leave the country,” Shah said yesterday while addressing [...]

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