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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......

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......

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......

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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UN urges country to scrap draft law violating rights of LGBT people

New York, Oct 25 (IBNS) The United Nations human rights office on Friday called on the Kyrgyz Parliament to refrain from passing draft legislation... ...

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New York put on Ebola alert as doc tests positive

City has been put on a high Ebola alert after a doctor, back from treating patients in West Africa, tested positive for the virus on Thursday,... ...

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Ethiopia to deploy 210 health workers in Ebola-hit West Africa

Addis Ababa, Oct 24 Ethiopia said Friday it will deploy about 210 health professionals to Ebola-affected countries to support the response... ...

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UN Foundation Honors Visionaries Helping the United Nations Build a Better Future

Comments NEW YORK, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In recognition of the role individuals, organizations and corporations play in... ...

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Vijay's Condolence Message for his Fans

Obama names Indian-American ambassador to Sweden | Student dies in Finland high school stabbing | Mali confirms first Ebola case | Leaders condole... ...

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