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At UN, India raises human rights violations in PoK, Balochistan

Raising the issue of Balochistan for the first time before the United Nation, India on Wednesday accused Pakistan of widespread human rights violations there as well as in Pakistan-occupied......

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......

Why SL's 'lies' on death of Prabhakaran's son may soon get exposed

A recent inquiry report by the Geneva-headquartered Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights has cast serious aspersions on the claims of the Sri Lankan government over alleged war crimes......

Justice Ganguly rules out resignation from WBHRC

Notwithstanding the growing clamour for his resignation as chairman of the West Bengal Human Rights Commission, former Supreme Court judge Ashok Kumar Ganguly on Tuesday ruled it out. "No, I......

'By 2025, we will be corruption free'

'I feel now we have a leader who is non-corruptible.''But he needs time as corruption is deep-rooted in our society, and people have no shame about being corrupt.''It will take at least 7 years to......

Mallya consults 'formidable' lawyer to defend him

Award-winning lawyer, Claire Montgomery, the Queen’s Counsel, is likely to fight the Indian government’s attempt to extradite him to India. Beleaguered Indian businessman Vijay Mallya......

RBI awaits the power of one

That's all it takes to protect an institution -- just one person with no past and no greed for the future, says Shekhar Gupta. The eyes of the devoted plagiarism hunters would light up if......

'The change from pessimism to confidence is a major achievement'

'This has to be seen in the context not only of the legacy we inherited, but also of global economic weakness.''If after inheriting the very bad situation we have reached this level despite......

RBI chief's appointment: No clarity yet on selection panel's role

  It is the Prime Minister and the Finance Minister’s prerogative on how they want the appointment process to be. The government has left unclear the mandate of the selection committee......
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[Switzerland], Mar 19 (ANI): Enforced disappearances have greatly risen in Sindh, along with the forced conversion of Sindhi Hindu girls, said the... ...
Conference on state-sponsored terrorism in Pakistan held in Geneva

A conference on state-sponsored terrorism and political mainstreaming of terrorist groups in Pakistan was held at the United Nations Human Rights... ...
Second phase of #YesIBleed menstrual hygiene campaign to be launched tomorrow

On the occasion of International Women's Day 2018, Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare Ashwini Kumar Choubey will launch the... ...
Govt schools to get sanitary napkin vending units

With a view to retain adolescent girls from dropping out, government schools might soon get sanitary napkin vending machines and disposal units.... ...
UN reveals new South Sudan abuses

The witness accounts remain appalling. One South Sudanese man returned home after hiding from government soldiers to find they had blinded his... ...

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