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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......

RTI Act remains in limbo for securities market

Stay orders keep law out of citizen access even years after CIC rulings on opening market institutions to scrutiny The Right to Information (RTI) Act has resulted in governments falling,......

Why sugar is turning sour for Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh every year fixes the price at which sugar mills can buy sugarcane from farmers. For political reasons, it has always been kept high.  Image: Sugar mills in Uttar Pradesh......

Bureaucrats to boardrooms: Murthy on India's remarkable journey

Image: Students wave national flags in Chandigarh. Photograph: Ajay Verma/Reuters India has made a remarkable journey from a top-down system of economic decision-making to one that unleashed our......

Sugar mills face bitter reality at festival time

The Supreme Court has upheld the Allahabad High Court's directive to mills to sell sugar pledged with banks to pay cane farmers. This might make things worse for the industry, which is already......

Why India may never become a world power

The power of a nation is directly related to the revenues it realises from its citizens. But India loses a gargantuan Rs 5.8 lakh crore, as the I-T department drags its feet over recovering......

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......

Sports Shorts: EPL club QPR face Football League ban

QPR Chairman Tony Fernandes and a friend during the Premier League match between Queens Park Rangers and Sunderland at Loftus Road on August 30. Photograph: Paul Gilham/Getty Images  Queens......

Sports Shorts: Platini threatens Ribery with suspension following international retirement

Franck Ribery of France. Photograph: Julian Finney/Getty Images France winger Franck Ribery's decision to retire from international football after missing the World Cup could lead to a suspension......

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Q. How many you remember who won the noble prize for peaceout of of total of ............. ?
:  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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Q. Identify the person P C Alexander.
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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Q. what is a refugee?
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. what is the full form of UNCHR ?
Sneha Biswas:  A. UnitedNationsHigh Commissioner forRefugees. 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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Bad enactment, no enforcement

In response to public clamour against corruption, Parliament has been passing anti-graft legislation. But lawmakers, public servants and... ...

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BJP adamant on holding Amit Shah's rally in Kolkata

Claiming that West Bengal Chief Minister was "afraid" of rise of the party, Bharatiya Janata Party national secretary Siddarth Nath Singh said they... ...

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Ruling BJP and five other major political parties continue to insult RTI Act

By unanimously boycotting the CIC hearing, RTI experts say, political leaders across party lines do not want betterment and transparency for the... ...

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8 nations sign energy pact, next summit in ...

5.04 pm: SAARC countries sign energy pact, next summit in Islamabad SAARC countries on Thursday signed an energy cooperation pact even as Nepal... ...

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Fresh Ceasefire Violation by Pak After Day-long Lull; 1 Civilian Injured

am: Fresh firing by Pakistani Rangers has begun in the Arnia sector early on Sunday. One person has reportedly been injured in the firing. A... ...

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