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'Use UN's 70th birthday to promote human rights everywhere'

'Human rights issues continue to be exploited selectively, more often for narrow short-term political ends,' Modi tells Ban. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be one of the world leaders......

UN expert calls for international pressure on N Korea over abductions

A United Nations human rights investigator has recommended that international pressure be put on North Korea as part of a multi-pronged strategy to know the fate of hundreds of foreign nationals......

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......

Rights abuse charges haunt Rajapaksa; Cameron gives ultimatum

Human rights abuses allegedly perpetrated in the war against Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam haunted Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa on the sidelines of the CHOGM summit with UK Prime......

US welcomes passage of UNHRC resolution on Lanka

The United States has welcomed the passage of a resolution on Sri Lanka sponsored by it at the United Nations Human Rights Commission, saying the vote sent a clear signal to Colombo that the......

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......

'Allocate at least 6% of GDP for education'

National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) Chairperson Shantha Sinha talks to Prasad Nichenametla on the Commission's first year.Set up with the mandate of protecting the rights of......

COLUMN: Open fight over sustainability

Millions of people are still struggling to meet their basic needs for food, water and livelihoods and eco-systems are also being devastated, both by industry and competition for survival at the......

Ratan Tata joins global leaders for a new initiative

Nearly two months after retiring as the chairman of Tata Group, Ratan Tata is taking up a new role by joining hands with global leaders, including former Canadian Prime Minister Paul Martin and WTO......

Golden Globes 2015: The Top 10 Moments

Here's looking at some of the high points in the ceremony! There was something for everyone at the 72nd Golden Globe Awards this year, with surprises to please lovers of twist-endings, bold wins......

Liked Globe hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler? VOTE!

While their second turn as Golden Globes host was rather sedate, this year saw Tina Fey and Amy Poehler (in the picture) making some brave jokes.   There was the Bill Crosby one, where Poehler......
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Recent Measures at SOE Reforms

Sriparna Pathak Raimedhi 06 October 2015 ANALYSIS Chinese President Xi Jinping recently kicked off measures to reform state owned... ...
Lanka Will Have A Domestic Judicial Mechanism, Says Sirisena

COLOMBO: The Sri Lankan President, Maithripala Sirisena, clarified on Friday, that the judicial mechanism Lanka will set up to try war crimes and... ...

COLOMBO: The demand by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, that Sri Lanka should scrap the Commission on Missing Persons and assign its work... ...
UN to Lanka

The UN's human rights body today unanimously recommended a credible probe involving foreign judges and prosecutors into the alleged war crimes in... ...
UN urges Sri Lanka to investigate secret prisons

Sri Lanka must investigate reports of secret places of detention and set up a “credible and independent” body to clarify the fate of people... ...

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