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India abstains from UN vote, LGBT community slams PM Modi's silence

Expressing disappointment over India’s move to abstain from voting in the United Nations Human Rights Council to appoint an independent investigator to help protect the rights of homosexuals......

This govt is stupendously stupid: LGBT activists on UNHRC absention

Adopting an evasive approach, India on Friday abstained from a United Nations Human Rights Council vote to appoint, for a period of three years, an Independent Expert to help protect the rights of......

Controversial security law in Malaysia grants absolute power to Najib

Malaysia's controversial National Security Council act, criticised by the opposition parties and human rights groups for giving absolute powers to the premier, has became law but did not obtain......

Pak human rights activist, friend gunned down in Karachi

Khurram Zaki, a leading Pakistani rights activist known for his strong stance against hatred and violence targeted at Shia Muslims, and his friend have been shot dead by motorbike-borne Taliban......

Pakistani bus driver's son Sadiq Khan is new mayor of London

The 45-year-old former human rights lawyer also becomes the first Muslim Mayor of London. IMAGE: Labour's Sadiq Khan aposes for a photograph with traders at East Street Market in......

Microsoft CEO Nadella's debut book to come out in 2017

In the book, Nadella explores how people, organisations, and societies can and must transform -- hit refresh -- in their persistent quest for new energy, new ideas, relevance and renewal. Microsoft......

Get your photo, logo on postage stamp for Rs 12 lakh!

India Post is eyeing a jump of about Rs 100 crore in turnover at Rs 141 crore from the philately segment this fiscal. An individual or a corporate entity can now get their photo or logo......

'Young India will look at Raghuram Rajan as a terrific achiever'

'India's biggest loss is that we will not have anyone as principled and as courageous as Rajan.' "Those who benefitted from crony banking and the existing system will definitely criticise Raghuram......

Rajan takes on critics in a hard-hitting speech

'The poor will not suffer disproportionately due to bouts of sharp inflation, and the middle class will not see its savings eroded. All this awaits us as we stay the course,' Raghuram Rajan said.......

Anurag Kashyap, making his own rules

There is something about Anurag Kashyap -- whose Raman Raghav 2.0 releases June 24 -- that puts the cinema watchdogs on alert, says Veenu Sandhu. IMAGE: Shahid Kapoor in Udta Punjab. Hours before......

'No sex, no horror. Not yet'

'I get scared of horror films.' 'Chak De! India was (first) offered to me but Shah Rukh Khan also needs to get some good films.' 'When has Aamir seen me without clothes?' When Salman Khan was......

Salman Khan's 'raped woman' comment lands him in trouble

Superstar Salman Khan has landed himself in yet another controversy after he reportedly compared himself with a raped woman when quizzed about the grueling Sultan shoot. Salman, 50, had to undergo......

FIFA candidate and AFC head Salman signs amended human rights pledge

FIFA presidential candidate Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa has signed an amended version of an Amnesty International pledge to end human rights abuses and corruption in the sport should he......

'Next FIFA boss should be outsider with good human rights record'

IMAGE: Members of the media film the FIFA logo outside their headquarters in Zurich on October 8. Photograph: Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters The next FIFA president should be an external candidate with a......

Won't mess up like I did while recommending Greg Chappell: Ganguly

IMAGE: Former India captain Sourav Ganguly, left, with former coach Greg Chappell during the Indian team's practice session in 2005.Photograph: Reuters Entrusted the responsibility of picking......

Russia cries foul, rest of world welcomes IAAF's ban

‘Sad day for Russian athletes. The people in charge should be punished, they created the culture of dope’ ‘I will not be quiet, I will take steps. I will go to the human rights......
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Nigerian Shiites march to demand release of leader on International Quds Day

Yemeni women wave a Palestinian flag during a rally gathering supporters of the Shiite Huthi movementto mark the Quds (Jerusalem) International... ...

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Buddhist mob sets fire to Muslim prayer hall in Myanmar

United Nations Nay Pyi Taw, July 2 A mob of Buddhists set fire to a Muslim prayer hall in Myanmar on Friday, the day that UN Special Rapporteur... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a660447.html
IS gunmen kill 20 foreigners before commandos end siege

Bangladesh army says all 20 of the hostages killed are foreigners; Islamic State claims responsibility Dhaka: Islamic gunmen shouting Allahu Akbar... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Politics/aqjKVPBVoFdOPRlwarW3CO/Bangladesh-police-storm-restaurant-rescue-some-hostages.html
Overcoming Indias Official Homophobia Will Be Economically Beneficial To India Says Shashi Tharoor

Sixty-six years after adopting one of the world's most liberal constitutions, India is being convulsed by a searing debate over a colonial-era... ...

http://www.indiatimes.com/news/lgbtq-overcoming-india-s-official-homophobia-will-be-economically-beneficial-to-india-says-shashi-tharoor-256054.html
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Washington: Describing India as an "important Pacific power", the draft election manifesto of the DemocraticParty has said it would continue to... ...

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