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What US draft resolution seeks from Lanka government

The United States-sponsored draft resolution before the ongoing session of the United Nations Human Rights Commission urges the Sri Lankan government to conduct an ‘independent and......

Pak: UN diplomat's kidnappers issue video

The kidnappers of an American working for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Pakistan on Friday issued a video, in which he sought the world body's help for his release. John......

Senior UN official kidnapped in Pakistan

Gunmen kidnapped an American national working for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, after killing his driver in the southwestern Pakistani city of Quetta, on Monday. John Solecki,......

Kamlesh Sharma: Our Man at the Commonwealth

Come April, Kamlesh Sharma, ace diplomat and India's high commissioner to the United Kingdom, will take over as the next secretary-general of the 53-member Commonwealth. The unanimous election of......

'Most Afghan refugees are Hindus, Sikhs'

There are 11,500 refugees in India and the role of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees is to find a solution for them. Last week, two Iraqi families protested outside the UNHCR office......

Nokia to TN govt: Withdraw notice, have not evaded tax

The Indian Cellular Association (ICA), apex body of the mobile telecom industry, says it supports the stand of Finnish telecom major Nokia on the Rs 2,400 crore (Rs 24 billion) tax-dues notice it......

Market breathes easy as Ukraine escapes bear hug

Investor sentiment got a boost following remarks from the Russian President Putin that allayed fears of an imminent military conflict in Ukraine Market maintained its initial firmness into closing......

FinMin fears Vodafone may move court over tax dispute

The finance ministry is confident Vodafone doesn't have any basis to go for international arbitration to settle its tax dispute. However, it fears the telecom company might take legal recourse......

'India ready for bilateral investment treaty talks with US'

India is ready for talks with the US on a bilateral investment treaty (BIT), which would reinvigorate trade ties between the two countries, Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma has said."We......

Should India step into GMR-Maldives govt dispute?

The tussle throws up questions such as, should India support its companies overseas, even though it cannot control private companies' behaviour abroad? At the same time India needs to take into......

Angelina Jolie, Britney Spears: A day out in Hollywood

Here's what your favourite Hollywood stars have been up to.Special envoy of United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and movie director Angelina Jolie poses for photograph after giving......

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:  A. The Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded 90 times to 120 Nobel Laureates between 1901 and 2009 97 times to individuals and 23 times to...... more

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Sitapati Rao:  A. P, C. Alexander (born in Kerala on March 20, 1921) is a former Indian politician and civil servant who served as the Governor of Tamil Nadu from...... more

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Hitler :  A. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RefugeeA refugee is a person who flees to a foreign country or power to escape danger or persecution. Owing to a...... more

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Q. How should India tackle China\'s producing and pushing of fake drugs to African Countries under Made in India tag ?
Rakesh:  A. Usual procedures for manufacturing and licensing Pharmaceuticals is get the product approved in same country, register the product (should not be...... more

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Water Water Everywhere, but Not a Drop to Spare

There is already a flutter in the global agricultural produce market. Global cocoa prices have hit a three year high because of fear of El Nino... ...

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New Indian-South Africa 'academic bridge' launched

Indian High Commissioner Virendra Gupta has launched a new academic programme here under which unemployed South African youths can benefit from... ...

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Bengal, TN lead the way in 6th phase; Sachin prods, Mumbai bats in final overs

Led by enthusiastic voters in West Bengal, Assam and Tamil Nadu, 11 states voted with gusto on Thursday, bettering 2009 figures in a heart-warming... ...

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