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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......

Vijay Mallya: A man who knows the law too well

Mallya has lived on the edge for long enough to know that his extradition from the UK is not a given, says N Sundaresha Subramanian. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com   His recent......

India looks at Commonwealth boost for small businesses

For many years now, India has given the Commonwealth short shrift so its support for the Commonwealth trade initiative signals a renewed interest in the body. New Delhi will most probably host a......

Congress leaders stage protests against demonetisation outside RBI offices

They alleged that the central bank has "failed miserably" in handling the situation post-demonetisation. IMAGE: Congress workers shout slogans during their RBI Gherao protest over the......

'The government would want to privatise the railways'

'For the first time railway passenger figures have fallen by 150 million.'Who is taking over the railways? It is the airlines and Volvo buses.''I think governments -- whether this one or the ones......

The desi genetic engineer and his fine crop of mustard

GM is already in our food chain for years. The approval for indigenous GM mustard should put fake fear-mongering to rest, says Shekhar Gupta.   If you want to see how some of the issues most......

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......

Truly, our greatest actor

'It's a joy working there.''It's good work and when you come back it gives you pleasure.''On returning you take a shower and look at the day and say, "Ah! Nice scenes we did!"''Here sometimes you......

Italians and racism in sport: UN hails Pescara's Muntari for walk-off

Muntari said he had complained that parts of the crowd, including a group of children, had hurled racist insults at him from the start of his Italian team's game at Cagliari in Serie A on Sunday.......

It's time to fix the IPL!

The IPL has produced more controversies in its short lifespan than any other sporting league in history, says legendary cricket writer Prem Panicker. IMAGE: IPL 3 saw drama around the Kochi......
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Delhi on high alert after inputs about possible terror strike

New Delhi:The Delhi Police have been put on high alert following intelligence inputs that a group of 20- 21 Laskar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists has... ...

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UN urges Libya to release all refugees, asylum seekers

The United Nations has urged Libyan authorities to free all asylum seekers and refugees from its detention centres.UN High Commissioner for... ...

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EC dares parties to tamper with its EVMs

New Delhi: The challenge to prove that EVMs can be tampered with will start from June 3 in which political parties can use machines deployed in... ...

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MSP, not MRP, leaves consumers at mercy of liquor vends

The recent Supreme Court order on shifting of liquor vends and bars away from highways has ensured that both tourists and locals in Himachal... ...

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ISRO receives 2014 Indira Gandhi Peace Prize

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today presented the 2014 Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace to the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). The... ...

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