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UNHRC unanimously adopts resolution against Boko Haram

The United Nations Human Rights Council on Wednesday unanimously adopted a resolution appealing to international community to provide more active support to African countries fighting Nigerian......

UN expert calls for international pressure on N Korea over abductions

A United Nations human rights investigator has recommended that international pressure be put on North Korea as part of a multi-pronged strategy to know the fate of hundreds of foreign nationals......

UN agrees to defer Sri Lanka's war crime report

The UN Human Rights Council on Monday agreed to defer by six months the presentation of a report on Sri Lanka's alleged human rights violations during its civil war, following requests by the......

Sri Lanka sabotaging war crimes probe: UNHRC

The United Nations Human Rights Council has accused Sri Lanka of sabotaging a UN-mandated probe into the country's nearly three decades-long brutal civil war, drawing a sharp reaction from Colombo......

India gets re-elected to UN Human Rights Council

In a significant victory, India has been re-elected to the UN's main human rights body for the period of 2015-17, receiving the highest number of votes in the Asia-Pacific group. India is currently......

Face-off with Sri Lanka could further dent auto exports

India’s diplomatic stand on Sri Lanka’s human rights violations seems to have cost Indian vehicle manufacturers dearly. Last year, after India voted against Sri Lanka in the UN Human......

'India is relatively protected from food crisis'

One hundred million people around the world are being deprived of the right to food. "It is a human rights crisis," says Olivier De Schutter, the United Nations's Special Rapporteur on the right to......

India re-elected to UN Economic and Social Council

India has overwhelmingly won its re-election to the UN body on economic and social issues, garnering the highest number of votes in the Asia-Pacific group. The 193-member UN General Assembly......

Britain calls for ban on Zimbabwe

Britain has called onthe International Cricket Councilto ban Zimbabwe from playing international matches because of its human rights record, a government spokesman said on Monday.Britain has......

In Pix: Asia's golden age of sport

SISTAR perform during the Closing Ceremony of the 2014 Asian Games at the Incheon Asiad Main Stadium. Photograph: Getty Images The 17th Asian Games came to a close on Saturday, bringing an end to......

BCCI only interested in making money out of cricket: OCA

BCCI chief N Srinivasan. Photograph: Rupak De Chowdhuri/Reuters BCCI's decision to not send Indian teams for the Asian Games drew sharp criticism from the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) on......
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Praxis or Paralaysis

way Pakistan has evolved as a rogue entity over the years, India should develop a multi-pronged strategy rather than deceiving itself by complete... ...

http://www.dailypioneer.com/sunday-edition/agenda/cover-story/indias-pakistan-policypraxis-or-paralaysis.html
UN conference weighs efforts to combat cyber-crime

Efforts to tame the fast-growing cybercrime threat took centre stage at the United Nations Crime Congress under way in Doha, Qatar, as a diverse... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/doha-un-conference-weighs-efforts-to-combat-cyber-crime-news-international-pesna1idbagcj.html
World Bank Group and a Coalition of Partners Make Commitments to Accelerate Universal Financial Access

Access can enable people to better manage risks and escape poverty WASHINGTON, April 17, 2015 — Today the World Bank Group and a broad... ...

http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/world-bank-group-and-coalition-partners-make-commitments-accelerate-universal-financial-access
Mirwaiz leads rally from Jamia Masjid

SRINAGAR, Apr 17: Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, chairman Hurriyat (M), today led a protest rally at Jamia Masjid here against the killing of a youth in... ...

http://www.kashmirtimes.com/newsdet.aspx?q=40028
Departure of the native

K.N. Pandita The Valley witnessed massive resentment against return and rehabilitation of displaced Kashmiri Pandit religious minority. People... ...

http://www.dailyexcelsior.com/departure-of-the-native/

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