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Pak plan to execute 500 militants disturbing, says Amnesty International

Pakistan's plan to execute 500 militants who have been given death sentences is deeply disturbing and would do nothing to protect civilians from the conflict with Taliban, a leading rights group......

Bhopal gas tragedy: Amnesty demands Dow appear in court

Amnesty International has called on the Dow Chemical Company to appear before a Bhopal court this week to explain why its subsidiary Union Carbide Company repeatedly ignored summons in the 1984 gas......

Bhopal tragedy: 'Decision to summon Dow a big step'

Terming court's decision to summon Dow Chemicals in the Bhopal gas tragedy case as an "important step", Amnesty International today demanded that the company must acknowledge its responsibility......

'Leaders should deliver on Arms Trade Treaty promises'

Amnesty International has challenged governments to deliver on their promises to rapidly and rigorously implement the life saving Arms Trade Treaty, as 62 nations signed the landmark agreement in......

New anti-rape law flawed, must be rejected: Rights groups

The Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International have stated that the new criminal law on violence against women should either be replaced or amended.On February 3, 2013, Indian President Pranab......

3 US Net majors slammed for aiding China

An Amnesty International report has accused three major US companies-Google, Microsoft and Yahoo-of helping the Chinese government crush political dissent and freedom of expression.Releasing its......

Hind Lever accused of using child labour

Leading international non-governmental organisations such as Amnesty International, India Committee of the Netherlands, the FNV trade union and Novib have brought to Unilever's attention that the......

Govt eases green laws to please industry

The Narendra Modi-led government has issued around 50 fresh guidelines easing conditions for industry in about six months, beside launching an online system for applying environment clearances. The......

'New breed' Indian Diaspora has its heart in the right place

Indians all over the US are going beyond being human and are learning to be humanitarian and expand their philanthropy activities finds Ajailiu Niumai. 'The raising of extraordinarily large sums of......

'Float scheme to get back $2 trillion of black money stashed abroad'

Claiming that about $2 trillion worth of black money from India is stashed abroad, industry body Assocham on Friday said the government should float a six-month amnesty scheme to facilitate......

Rohan Gavaskar seeks BCCI amnesty

An application of former India one-day international player Rohan Gavaskar, who had joined the Indian Cricket League, seeking permission to play in domestic tournaments of the country has reached......

'FIFA is not responsible for working conditions of labourers'

‘In Qatar they are working in big companies from Germany, from France, from England and from other European countries and they are responsible of their workers and not FIFA’ Image: A......

'Urgent need to ensure Qatar World Cup is not built on exploitation of labour'

Window washers from Nepal return to ground after working on the curved facade of the Tornado Tower in Doha. (This image is used for representational purposes) Photograph: Sean Gallup/Getty Images......

Cricket Buzz: Watson in Australia's T20 squad for South Africa

Shane Watson. Photograph: Scott Barbour/Getty Images Injury-prone all-rounder Shane Watson has been named in Australia's 13-man squad for Twenty20 matches against South Africa next month as he......

Sports Shorts: Indian migrant workers still unpaid by Qatar WC builders

Workers from India, Nepal and Sri Lanka who moved to Qatar to build luxury offices for the 2022 World Cup organisers have reportedly not been paid 13 months’ wages. However, the organisers of......
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Q. As the world celebrates International Women's Day today, do you think our world is still safer for women??
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Q. Common men of India have been crying for injusticefrom P. leaders since independence. CPM , Congress slowly getting the returns who were like brothers in Central govts in long time. Who may be the next party?
Prabirb:  A. - - -- - -- - -- - -- - -- - -- - -- - -- - -- - -', World News: Ten worst countries for women - thestar.comThe image of the twenty-onest century...... more

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Q. As CM of Paschim Banga, what welfare measures has Mamata taken for the people of the state?
Francisco:  A. Politics is beyond common man.Original Story:The Ant works hard in the withering heat all summer building its house andlaying up supplies for the...... more

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Q. I have read / saw in TV that Police in UP had injectedpetrol / kerosene and Acid to the suspected to extract the truth / to make them confess for the crime they did not commit and that poor fellow died soon !Why they behave so inhumanly ?? Who allows the Police to use these kinda inhuman techniques ??
Diya AurBaatiHum:  A. Original Story:The Ant works hard in the withering heat all summer building its house andlaying up supplies for the winter. The Grasshopper thinks...... more

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Egypt court cuts activists' jail term to two years

An Egyptian appeals court today reduced the jail sentences for 23 pro-democracy activists found guilty of taking part in an unlicenced protest from... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/egypt-court-cuts-activists-jail-term-to-two-years-114122800598_1.html
57 AM No Weapons For Dictators, Human Rights Abusers As Global Arms Treaty Comes... A treaty laying down international rules for the $85 billion dollar global arms trade will go into force on Wednesday,...

A treaty laying down international rules for the $85 billion dollar global arms trade will go into force on Wednesday, compelling countries to set... ...

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Strict sharia forces gays into hiding in Indonesia's Aceh

9:06am IST BANDA ACEH, Indonesia/JAKARTA (Reuters) - Overwhelmed by fear, members of the main gay rights group in the Indonesian town of... ...

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US-funded Radio Liberty in Azerbaijan raided

Baku: Prosecutors in Azerbaijan on Friday raided the offices of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty`s local service, according to its director who... ...

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Assam on the boil as protests erupt across state

Scores of protests were on Wednesday taken out against the killing of 68 persons in an NDFB assault and alleged police firing in Assam. Assam... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/449622/assam-boil-protests-erupt-across.html

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