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Oxfam wants India to sign Global Arms Treaty

Asking India to support the proposed 'Global Arms Trade Treaty' set to be discussed at the United Nations General Assembly next month, a confederation of NGOs from across the world Wednesday said......

The government did not allow this lady to travel abroad!

Greenpeace activist Priya Pillai, who was debarred from flying overseas on Sunday, speaks to A Ganesh Nadar/Rediff.com Greenpeace activist Priya Pillai was not allowed to board a flight to London......

He served tea, I am a mason, says the man facing Modi at home

Narendra Modi's mother washed utensils to make a living. Madhusudan Mistry's grandmother, who brought him up, was a vegetable vendor. Mistry's trajectory from poverty to membership of the all......

New UN arms treaty shoots down India's concerns

The draft of a UN treaty to regulate the sale of conventional arms is facing opposition from some countries as it favours the arms exporting nations and remains silent on the illicit trafficking of......

Obama appoints Indian American Smita Singh to key post

The Obama administration has announced to appoint yet another Indian American to a key administrative post, after it named Smita Singh as member of the president's Global Development Council. "The......

Richest 1% to soon own more than rest of the world: Oxfam

The richest 1 per cent people in the world will soon have more wealth than the remaining 99 per cent of the global population, says a report. The Oxfam report on Monday came ahead of the annual......

G20 countries should tackle tax havens: Oxfam

Ahead of G20 meet in South Korea, think-tank Oxfam said on Wednesday the bloc of 20 countries should devise methods to tackle tax havens, so that the interest of developing nations could be......

Oxfam slams rich nation on subsidy

A report by international agency Oxfam on Monday flayed rich countries for using World Trade Organisation, as the "battleground to force poor nations to open their markets and then dumping excess......

A staggering $18 trillion unaccounted money stashed in tax havens

A worker counts U.S. dollar bills and Philippine pesos inside a money changer in Manila. Photograph: Romeo Ranoco/Reuters Around  $18 trillion worth unaccounted money is stashed in tax......

Hindujas are only Britons in world's richest billionaires list

Image: (From left) Srichand and Gopichand Hinduja. Photograph: Stringer/Reuters    Photograph: Reuters With an estimated wealth of nearly 14 billion dollars, India-born......

Tennis fan wins big for UK charity from beyond grave

A bet placed nearly a decade ago by a tennis aficionado has won a British charity more than 100,000 pounds after tennis legend Roger Federer secured his seventh Wimbledon win. Nicholas Newlife, an......
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Aid agencies struggle to help displaced communities in Mindanao

More than 120,000 people have been displaced as of March 2015 because of fighting between government forces and rebels of the Bangsamoro Islamic... ...

http://www.ucanindia.in/news/aid-agencies-struggle-to-help-displaced-communities-in-mindanao/28382/daily
Coke's zero tolerance for land grabs proves difficult to fulfill

WASHINGTON: The Coca-Cola Co has made a good start in axing land grabs from its supply chain, but it must work harder in proving that its bottlers... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/international/business/cokes-zero-tolerance-for-land-grabs-proves-difficult-to-fulfill/articleshow/46686702.cms
World's 1st academy for humanitarian relief launched

London: The world's first academy to train local aid workers and volunteers as first responders to disasters that occur in their own countries was... ...

http://english.manoramaonline.com/news/just-in/worlds-1st-academy-to-train-local-aid-workers-launched-in-uk.html
Thriving on the net

MOBILEe internet is already gaining a lot of traction from people across age groups in India. According to a study by Internet & Mobile Association... ...

http://www.financialexpress.com/article/industry/tech/ad-dendum-by-vishal-gondal-thriving-on-the-net/56694/
Uprooted by violence, Afghan women held like prisoners in camps …

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Afghan women and girls uprooted by violence and living in camps in major cities are most vulnerable to abuse... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/uprooted-violence-afghan-women-held-prisoners-camps-report-032529053.html

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