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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......

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......

India votes in support of UNHRC resolution on Gaza

India along with BRICS countries on Wednesday voted in support of a UN Human Rights Council resolution to launch a probe into Israel's offensive on Gaza. India joined Brazil, Russia, China and......

Lanka returns India's favour, releases all fishermen

Elated after India's abstention at the UN Human Rights Council vote on Sri Lanka, President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Friday ordered the release of all Indian fishermen in Sri Lankan custody for......

US hails passage of UNHRC resolution on Sri Lanka

The United States has welcomed the passage of United Nations Human Rights Council resolution on Sri Lanka and said that it sends a "clear message" to the Rajapaksa government that the international......

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......

'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......

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......

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......

  People speak for human rights councils

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Farhaan
Q. Should India now push to bring back Sarabjit Singh immediately?
Farhaan:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/should-india-now-push-to-bring-back-sarabjit-singh-immediate/25509404/answers/

Gabbar Singh
Q. Was LTTE chief's son's death a cold blooded murder?
Gabbar Singh:  A. Certainly ,They should attempt with Human Rights Council to do so ji more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/was-ltte-chiefs-sons-death-a-cold-blooded-murder/25082336/answers/25509409

cnanu  shree
Q. EXPLAIN: Why India voted against Sri Lanka at UNHRC
Cnanu Shree:  A. new photographs emerged claiming that the 12-year-old son of the militants' leader was executed by the country's armed forces.the nation's armed...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/explain-why-india-voted-against-sri-lanka-at-unhrc/22364305/answers/25082393

cnanu  shree
Q. EXPLAIN: Why India voted against Sri Lanka at UNHRC
Cnanu Shree:  A. Sri Lanka [ Images ] is our next door neighbour. Geography bounds us. We have overwhelming trade ties with them. India [ Images ] is their biggest...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/explain-why-india-voted-against-sri-lanka-at-unhrc/22364306/answers/22364314

  Web results for Human Rights Councils
World Premiere of 'Happy New Year' in Dubai Stills

Shiv Sena ready to back BJP-led coalition in Maharashtra | Bengal celebrates Kali Puja, Diwali with fireworks | Pleasant Thursday in Delhi, Friday... ...

http://chennaionline.com/acount.aspx?id=132248
Isis School of Jihad trains small children how to behead, torture and use AK47s

LONDON: Forced viewings of beheadings and torture, training with weapons almost as big as they are and daily lessons in extremist theology: if... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/middle-east/Isis-School-of-Jihad-trains-small-children-how-to-behead-torture-and-use-AK47s/articleshow/44919220.cms
UN watchdog faults Hong Kong on reforms

to enact democratic reforms, saying moves so far fell short of what was needed. Amid weeks of mass pro-democracy protests and roadblocks in the... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/un-watchdog-faults-hong-kong-on-reforms-114102300583_1.html
Shiv Sena ready to back BJP-led coalition in Maharashtra

| Bengal celebrates Kali Puja, Diwali with fireworks | Pleasant Thursday in Delhi, Friday to be cloudy | Srikanth, Kashyap big movers in BWF... ...

http://news.chennaionline.com/national/Shiv-Sena-ready-to-back-BJP-led-coalition-in-Maharashtra/3f4d8789-30ad-4245-a392-22740024d64e.col
U.N. rights watchdog calls for open elections in Hong Kong

6:36pm IST GENEVA (Reuters) - The United Nations Human Rights Committee called on China on Thursday to ensure universal suffrage in Hong... ...

http://in.reuters.com/article/2014/10/23/hongkong-china-un-idINKCN0IC1IQ20141023?feedType=RSS&feedName=worldNews

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