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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......

Market looks to reform signals from Bihar election result

Verdict will tell whether Modi government still enjoys the popular mandate When Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi called the coming Assembly election in Bihar the 'mother of all elections',......

Of Welspun, Cyprus and the FEMA conundrum

The sluggish legal system in India makes it extremely difficult for law-enforcing agencies in the ministry of finance to punish violations of foreign exchange laws. Unfortunately, it is not just......

Will stock markets remain bullish in 2015?

It will be difficult for the Indian equity to outperform overall growth to the extent bullish observers expect, explains Jaimini Bhagwati. The World Bank has reduced its projection for global......

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......

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......

Timeline: IPL spot-fixing scandal

India pacer Shantakumaran Sreesanth and his Rajasthan Royals team mate Ankeet Chavan and Ajit Chandila were on Sunday cleared of charges by a Delhi court in the spot-fixing and betting scandal in......

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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South Africa Calls Indian Firms to Invest in Jewellery Units

NEW DELHI: South Africa today called upon Indian companies to set up jewellery manufacturing units in the country by taking advantage of its latest... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/business/news/South-Africa-Calls-Indian-Firms-to-Invest-in-Jewellery-Units/2015/07/29/article2947061.ece
Flood-like situation continues in Rajasthan's Jalore

Two people are feared dead in Sanchor town of Jalore district on Tuesday where incessant rainfall for last two days has triggered a flood-like... ...

http://m.hindustantimes.com/jaipur/flood-like-situation-continues-in-rajasthan-s-jalore/article1-1374313.aspx
Encounter ends; 3 civilians, 4 policemen dead

A screengrab of Punjab police personnel cordoning off a building where suspected terrorists are holed up in Gurdaspur district on Monday. Youth... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/other-states/gunmen-attack-punjabs-gurdaspur/article7469246.ece?ref=relatedNews
UN officials seriously concerned by verdicts in trial of former members of Qadhafi regime

The verdicts in the trial of 37 Qadhafi regime officials, including against the former leader's son, Saif al-Islam Qadhafi, handed down today by... ...

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Living conditions for more than half a million refugees living in Jordan is becoming increasingly tough, the United Nations refugee agency warned... ...

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