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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......

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......

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......

Why corporates must design projects to involve local populace

The future belongs to companies that design and implement business models that make local communities direct beneficiaries, notes Rajni Bakshi. Image: Villagers walk towards the Mahan forest......

Why corporates must design projects to involve local populace

The future belongs to companies that design and implement business models that make local communities direct beneficiaries, says Rajni Bakshi. Image: Villagers walk towards the Mahan forest......

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......

  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
UN rights experts urge Parliament to withdraw anti-gay bill

A group of United Nations human rights experts have urged the Parliament of Kyrgyzstan to reject a bill that would introduce criminal and... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/kyrgyzstan-un-rights-experts-urge-parliament-to-withdraw-anti-gay-bill-news-international-ol1nLmhjfccbh.html
British lawmakers urge European Union to stop Sri Lanka trade perks if UN probe not given access

Leading British lawmakers urged the European Union on Thursday to remove preferential trade tariffs from Sri Lanka if it fails to address human... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/world/report-british-lawmakers-urge-european-union-to-stop-sri-lanka-trade-perks-if-un-probe-not-given-access-2038849
UN Committee Calls on Countries to Protect Right to Privacy

Germany and Brazil are the main sponsors of the resolution on privacy in the digital age. A United Nations panel has approved a resolution that... ...

http://www.computerworld.in/news/un-committee-calls-on-countries-to-protect-right-to-privacy
More than 400 arrested as protests spread

4:27am IST FERGUSON, Mo. (Reuters) - National Guard troops and police aimed to head off a third night of violence on Wednesday in Ferguson,... ...

http://in.reuters.com/article/2014/11/26/usa-missouri-shooting-idINKCN0J80RX20141126
Two studies identify a detectable, pre-cancerous state in the blood

From the Wires Findings pave way for new lines of cancer research focused on detection and prevention Nov. 26, 2014 05:13 PM BOSTON ,... ...

http://in.sys-con.com/node/3243322

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