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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......

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......

Now, a comic book for communal harmony

In an attempt to effectively educate the masses about the complexities of communalism, a new graphical account addresses this age-old sensitive issue. Communalism Explained! A Graphic Account,......

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 fitness band from Vishal Gondal to take on gyms

The Goqii fitness tracker is a wrist band that measures one's steps, calories burnt, distance travelled and even tracks the sleeping patterns.   A fitness tracker that comes for free;......

Tax on super rich can lift 9 crore out of poverty

As many as nine crore people would be out from the state of abject poverty in next 5 years if India could stop inequality from rising and levy a nominal tax on the super riches to narrow the rich......

A Plan B for global business

The ‘B Team’ feels capitalism needs to move to another model which serves people and planet better, says Rajni Bakshi. Rising inequality of incomes and assets is in the news again and......

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......

  People speak for oxfam

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Q. What is meant by \"dirty gold\"?
:  A. Dirty" gold could be a reference to gold which is not produced in an environmentally and socially responsible way. This might include...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-meant-by-quotdirty-goldquot//answers/17203436

Joseph Chacko
Q. what are the main issues facing oxfam operation managers?
Joseph Chacko:  A. Family problems more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-are-the-main-issues-facing-oxfam-operation-managers/17203424/answers/16551700

naluyimba
Q. issues faced by oxfam operation managers
Naluyimba:  A. Manager are the workers of the owner so don't bother managers are born for problems for themself / others and their family more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/issues-faced-by-oxfam-operation-managers/16551607/answers/16551697

naluyimba
Q. What have you done so far for the victims on any disaster like Haiti?
Naluyimba:  A. We have donated money through the collection agencies at the Bank and sent a parcel of sheets and clothes to Oxfam. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-have-you-done-so-far-for-the-victims-on-any-disaster-li/16551614/answers/16486247

  Web results for Oxfam
Syria refugees suffer bitter cold of Lebanon winter

Al-Saaydeh Camp: With just blankets to shield them against the icy wind and rain, Abu Ali`s family huddles in a flimsy tent in Lebanon -- among the... ...

http://zeenews.india.com/news/world/syria-refugees-suffer-bitter-cold-of-lebanon-winter_1520728.html
10 natural disasters that shook the world in 2014

Snapshot from Kashmir flood 2014 The year 2014 saw several natural disasters around the world, which renewed worries about global warming and... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/world/report-10-natural-disasters-that-shook-the-world-in-2014-2045415
How international aid has ...

Kabul: Afghanistan has new roads, sections of which many deem too dangerous to use. It has a turbine to fill electricity needs that remains in... ...

http://www.firstpost.com/world/rebuilding-afghanistan-how-international-aid-has-sustained-a-languishing-economy-2014437.html
Arms Trade Treaty enters into force offering fresh hope for the protection of civilians in 2015

Posted December 23rd, 2014 for Oxfam in Printer-friendly versionPDF version This treaty is not just a piece of paper. If robustly... ...

http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/arms-trade-treaty-enters-force-offering-fresh-hope-protection-civilians-2015
Gaza ripe for new explosion, analysts warn

Gaza City: Barely four months after a bloody conflict battered Gaza, experts warn that a new war could be in the offing if reconstruction is not... ...

http://zeenews.india.com/news/world/gaza-ripe-for-new-explosion-analysts-warn_1518710.html

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