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SL claims victory ahead of crucial UN rights vote

Sri Lanka has described the adoption of its periodic review of human rights at Geneva's United Nations Human Rights Commission sessions without a division as a victory and an acknowledgment of its......

Sri Lanka objects to UN Human Rights Council resolution

Sri Lanka on Wednesday stoutly opposed a United States sponsored resolution coming up against the country at the ongoing UN Human Rights Council, terming it as "unfair and unjust". Addressing the......

Making amends: Myanmar govt takes first hesitant steps

In an attempt to rectify the anti-democratic policies and human rights violations of the past by the military junta that ruled the country for 23 years till a few months ago, the government of......

Purulia case: India lodges protest with Denmark

India has lodged a strong protest with Denmark over the remarks made by Danish High Court about the human rights conditions in this country while rejecting plea to extradite Purulia arms drop......

Myanmar allows UN rights expert's visit

Myanmar's military junta has agreed to the visit of an independent human rights expert from United Nations to look into the recent pro-democracy protests and action taken by the government against......

Add human rights to FTA talks: EU

A draft report prepared by Members of the European Parliament could potentially derail negotiations between India and the European Union, the country's largest trade partner, on a Comprehensive......

'Pranab's exit will not affect economic reforms'

Indian Ambassador Nirupama Rao assured audience at the Asia Society in Washington, DC on Thursday that the accession to the presidency by India's Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, would not in any......

ASEAN focuses on restoration of Myanmar democracy

The annual ASEAN summit opened on Tuesday in the shadow of the Myanmar issue with the 10 Southeast Asian member countries expected to ink a landmark Charter to transform the loosely bonded club......

Vikram is the youth envoy of UN Habitat

Catch the action in the Tamil film industry right here! Tamil actor Vikram has been selected as the Youth Envoy for the UN Habitat (United Nations Human Settlement Programme). Out of the four......

Shashi Tharoor: The Magic of Bollywood

Shashi Tharoor delivered this speech at the IIFA inauguration in Colombo on Sunday: Aayu Bovan, Vanakkam, Namaskaram, Good evening! At one level it might seem a little odd for me to be addressing......
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Chinese police shoot dead dozens after attack in Xinjiang

By Ben Blanchard BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese police shot dead dozens of knife-wielding attackers on Monday morning after they staged assaults on... ...

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Desi diplomats don't have it easy

It was an awkward moment for US Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia Nisha Biswal and US department of Commerce official Arun... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/desi-diplomats-dont-have-it-easy/article6258867.ece
Russian UN Envoy Accuses Ukraine of Crash Site Takeover

Russia's envoy to the United Nations accused Ukraine of violating a key Security Council resolution with its campaign to seize control of the crash... ...

http://www.outlookindia.com/news/article/Russian-UN-Envoy-Accuses-Ukraine-of-Crash-Site-Takeover/852031
Looking For Sanity in a World Gone Mad

R amaza is the most blessed of all months. Yet the misery and wretchedness all around remains undiminished in its severity and the untold cruelty... ...

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Wherever I may roam - Travelling in literature

Pic Courtesy: - Thinkstock What drives people to leave the comforts of their home and familiar surroundings to explore other lands near and far?... ...

http://zeenews.india.com/entertainment/bookworm/bookworm-s-trail/wherever-i-may-roam-travelling-in-literature_3344.htm

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