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READ: Anna Hazare's letter to the PM

Warm Greetings, In 2003, the then Secretary General of the United Nations Kofi A Annan, during the "UN Convention Against Corruption" noted, "Corruption is an insidious plague that has a wide......

India ratifies UN convention against corruption

Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh issueda statementin New Delhi on Thursday morning,before his departure for Kabul, onIndia completing the process of ratification of the United Nations Convention......

India to ratify UN Convention against Corruption

India on Monday said the ratification of United Nations Convention Against Corruption was currently underway and was likely to be "completed soon".The remarks by the external affairs ministry came......

Present govt will not recover black money: Jethmalani tells SC

Noted jurist Ram Jethmalani on Tuesday accused in the Supreme Court the National Democratic Alliance government and the previous United Progressive Alliance dispensation of failure to bring back......

Punishment for corruption just got stricter

Bringing corruption into the heinous crime category, the Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved official amendments to an anti-graft legislation enhancing the penalty under it to a maximum of seven......

Corruption hurting economic growth: Kofi Annan

Battle against corruption is going beyond the local realms with the United Nations launching a frontal attack against the "insidious menace" terming it as a progenitor of poverty, terrorism and......

Bribery by foreign officials? Govt to move fresh bill soon

Bribery by foreign nationals is not covered under any domestic anti-corruption laws at present. A Bill that makes accepting or giving bribe by foreign public officials a criminal offence entailing......

Why can't Modi make a case for reform?

For fear of being ‘anti-poor’, prime minister is unwilling to discuss National Democratic Alliance government's economic reforms Narendra Modi set out with characteristic energy to......

India is proficient in making laws but lax in enforcing them

The loudest criticism of the new black money law is that while it is meant to prosecute and punish Indians with illegal foreign incomes and assets, the much bigger problem of black money in the......

Free medicine plan remained on paper only

Many health policy initiatives of the government could not be rolled out for various reasons in 2012 during which the country faced fresh challenges on disease prevention as dengue and Japanese......

Making of Amelia: 'It was go, go, go all the time'

Mira Nair's Amelia was shot at many fabulous locations. She says it was important to the film that it had a sensuous look. She says she was most inspired by 'the things in life that inspired......

Sports Shorts: Davis Cup to remain annual event

Switzerland's Roger Federer. Photograph: Denis Balibouse/Reuters The Davis Cup will remain an annual tournament despite persistent complaints from some players that it over-burdens an......

Sports Shorts: 'Run against Blatter or shut up'

FIFA chief, Sepp Blatter. Photograph: Clive Mason/Getty Images Opponents of FIFA President Sepp Blatter should run against him instead of merely criticising his decision to go for another term at......

Images: Liverpool continue to slide, Chelsea held

Liverpool's new owners watched their team slump to a comprehensive 2-0 defeat at Merseyside rivals Everton which sent them second bottom of the Premier League on Sunday. Manchester City won 3-2 at......

Form book is against United in Spain: Ferguson

Manchester United will have to rip up the form book if they are to claim victory at Valencia in Champions League Group C on Wednesday, according to the English club's manager, Alex Ferguson.......

WADA's decade of hope against dope

The following are 10 significant events that have helped to shape the fight against the use of performance-enhancing drugs in sport in the decade since the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) was......
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Narcotic drugs on the outskirts of Jammu

Puyesh Kant Sharma In the scientific age if you cannot prove it substantially, you can neither write nor talk in public. It is not only the... ...

http://www.dailyexcelsior.com/narcotic-drugs-on-the-outskirts-of-jammu/
West Bengal Heading for Massive Struggle

CPI(M) and the Left Front will unleash a wave of struggles on the burning issues of people in the state. The preparation and campaign for... ...

http://peoplesdemocracy.in/2015/0802_pd/west-bengal-heading-massive-struggle
The Noose Casts A Shameful Shadow

The death penalty has historically enabled tyranny. King Hammurabi of Babylon (1800 BC) codified the death penalty for 25 different crimes,... ...

http://www.outlookindia.com/article/the-noose-casts-a-shameful-shadow/294979
UN urges action to combat human trafficking, give victims hope and justice

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday urged every country to join the fight against human trafficking as United Nations agencies and their... ...

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3-day mock MUN conference begins today

CHANDIGARH: The sixth edition of the three-day, 'Bhavan Vidyalaya Chandigarh Model United Nations Conference' will begin on Friday. The theme of... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chandigarh/3-day-mock-MUN-conference-begins-today/articleshow/48288509.cms

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