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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's permanent members do not want any change'

UN Ebola mission chief Anthony Banbury (on screen) speaks to members of the United Nations Security Council during a meeting on the Ebola crisis at the UN headquarters in New York. Photograph:......

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......

UN 'regrets' Alamuddin's decision to not serve on Gaza probe

The United Nations has expressed regret that noted human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin will not be able to serve on an independent inquiry commission that will investigate possible human rights......

Gujarat model of development: More hype than substance

The Vibrant Gujarat summit in 2013, under Chief Minister Narendra Modi's watch. With facts and figures, the CAG report has highlighted how Gujarat was far from a role model for states across......

'In 15 years, India will be what China is today'

Arvind Panagariya has been appointed as the vice-chairman of the newly announced NITI Aayog. Panagariya is Professor of Economics and Jagdish Bhagwati Professor of Indian Political......

Climate Change: Looking for hope beyond Lima conference

With the weaker-than-expected agreement at the recent Climate Change Conference at Lima, there is an urgent need to highlight endeavours in civil society and business for a sustainable global......

'Make in India', President tells Norwegian companies

Join the ‘Make in India’ initiative of the new Indian government was the message from President Pranab Mukherjee to Norwegian companies as he invited investors and entrepreneurs to......

India's Modi promises US CEOs a return to market reforms

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi told nearly a dozen US company chiefs on Monday that he is committed to liberalising his country's economy, which has underperformed other emerging markets......

How Afghan women's cricket is crushed by bombs, threats, tradition

‘Afghanistan's cricket board does not support cricket for women, even though I have 3,700 girl cricketers’ Many Afghan cricketers learn the game as a refugee in Pakistan ‘(The......

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......
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India Abstains From Voting on US, Palestinian NGOs at UN

India has abstained from voting on the applications of an American and a Palestinian non-governmental organisation for special consultative status... ...

http://www.outlookindia.com/news/article/india-abstains-from-voting-on-us-palestinian-ngos-at-un/899961
UN says gays are victims of violent abuse all over the world

United Nations: The U.N. human rights chief says in a new report that lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgender people are victims of "pervasive,... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/150602/world-americas/article/un-says-gays-are-victims-violent-abuse-all-over-world
martyr Kalia's father

Feeling let down by the successive Indian governments, the father of Captain Saurabh Kalia is now pinning hopes on the Supreme Court. Saurabh was... ...

http://www.thestatesman.com/news/india/india-confused-over-policy-on-pak-martyr-kalia-s-father/66822.html
Migrant boat still being held off Myanmar coast - government | Reuters

YANGON More than 700 migrants found packed aboard an overcrowded boat in the Andaman Sea were still being held offshore by Myanmar's navy on... ...

http://m.firstpost.com/world/migrant-boat-still-being-held-off-myanmar-coast-government-reuters-2273930.html
Israel says U.N. grants Hamas-linked group NGO status

By By | Reuters 5 minutes ago UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Israel on Monday accused the United Nations of granting "U.N. non-governmental... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/israel-says-u-n-grants-hamas-linked-group-193216643.html

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