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Pakistan loses UN human rights council election

Pakistan on Wednesday failed to win a re-election to the United Nations' human rights body. The 193-member General Assembly voted here to elect 18 new members of the UN Human Rights Council.......

'Use UN's 70th birthday to promote human rights everywhere'

'Human rights issues continue to be exploited selectively, more often for narrow short-term political ends,' Modi tells Ban. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be one of the world leaders......

Foreigners availing research visa to undergo strict scrutiny

Foreigners intending to work in NGOs, carry out research work on human rights and environment issues will have to face stricter scrutiny of their visa applications after detection of several......

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......

US envoy: 'Human rights, religious freedom are issues we are going to raise'

'We are encouraged by what the prime minister said recently on these issues... We will keep a close eye on these issues. They are very important and as are other elements of our human rights and......

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......

RTE funding should be decided by council:Par panel

The funding pattern between the Centre and the state for implementing Right To Education Act should be referred to the National Development Council headed by the prime minister, a parliamentary......

'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......

What will it take for India to be a superpower

'There is an insistence that the government bring about reforms if India is to succeed. The fact is that many nations have done reforms, but are not Great Powers,' says Aakar Patel. What does......

NRI human rights lawyer to review Big Brother

Channel 4 has appointed non resident Indian human rights lawyer Rabinder Singh QC to join its review of the reality show Big Brother, which came under flak after Jade Goody and other housemates......

Hijab row fallout: Asian Olympic officials highlight 'rights of athletes'

The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) has criticised the world governing bodies for basketball and men's tennis, saying they were preventing athletes from representing their countries at international......

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......
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