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'UN's permanent members do not want any change'

UN Ebola mission chief Anthony Banbury (on screen) speaks to members of the United Nations Security Council during a meeting on the Ebola crisis at the UN headquarters in New York. Photograph:......

Sri Lanka sabotaging war crimes probe: UNHRC

The United Nations Human Rights Council has accused Sri Lanka of sabotaging a UN-mandated probe into the country's nearly three decades-long brutal civil war, drawing a sharp reaction from Colombo......

UN 'regrets' Alamuddin's decision to not serve on Gaza probe

The United Nations has expressed regret that noted human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin will not be able to serve on an independent inquiry commission that will investigate possible human rights......

US hails passage of UNHRC resolution on Sri Lanka

The United States has welcomed the passage of United Nations Human Rights Council resolution on Sri Lanka and said that it sends a "clear message" to the Rajapaksa government that the international......

India says frustration building over paralysis in UNSC

India has said frustration is building up among the international community over the United Nations Security Council's inability to respond to global crises due to lack of reforms in its structure......

A pragmatist who's set to unveil big reforms

Panagariya has advocated a more liberalised spending, arguing that greater capital expenditure could relax some of the infrastructure bottlenecks facing the country, says Ishan Bakshi. Image:......

Govt's land law revives lost order of sarkar raj

The ordinance has returned near absolute power of discretion in land acquisition, except in tribal areas, into the hands of the bureaucracy yet again Even after the National Democratic......

'In 15 years, India will be what China is today'

Arvind Panagariya has been appointed as the vice-chairman of the newly announced NITI Aayog. Panagariya is Professor of Economics and Jagdish Bhagwati Professor of Indian Political......

Forest land: As India Inc cheers, rude shock awaits the tribals

As per revised rules every four tribals is likely to be displaced or affected by projects, as their habitations were rich in natural resources Image: Dongria Kondh tribe from the sacred Niyamgiri......

Climate Change: Looking for hope beyond Lima conference

With the weaker-than-expected agreement at the recent Climate Change Conference at Lima, there is an urgent need to highlight endeavours in civil society and business for a sustainable global......

It's time BCCI is brought under RTI ambit: Bedi

Bishan Singh Bedi. Photograph: PTI Hurt by Supreme Court's intervention in deciding the fate of BCCI president-in-exile N Srinivasan, former India captain Bishen Singh Bedi said it is time the......

How Afghan women's cricket is crushed by bombs, threats, tradition

‘Afghanistan's cricket board does not support cricket for women, even though I have 3,700 girl cricketers’ Many Afghan cricketers learn the game as a refugee in Pakistan ‘(The......

ICC appoints Sachin Tendulkar as ambassador for 2015 World Cup

Sachin Tendulkar poses with the 2011 World Cup trophy. Photograph: Ritam Banerjee/Getty Images Indian cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar, who is the all-time leading run-getter in World Cup history,......

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Q. EXPLAIN: Why India voted against Sri Lanka at UNHRC
Cnanu Shree:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/explain-why-india-voted-against-sri-lanka-at-unhrc/22364305/answers/

cnanu  shree
Q. EXPLAIN: Why India voted against Sri Lanka at UNHRC
Cnanu Shree:  A. Sri Lanka [ Images ] is our next door neighbour. Geography bounds us. We have overwhelming trade ties with them. India [ Images ] is their biggest...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/explain-why-india-voted-against-sri-lanka-at-unhrc/22364306/answers/22364314

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Q. do you think that the UN council is a biggest failure ?
Atoz:  A. Sri Lanka [ Images ] is our next door neighbour. Geography bounds us. We have overwhelming trade ties with them. India [ Images ] is their biggest...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/do-you-think-that-the-un-council-is-a-biggest-failure-/22218666/answers/22364313

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Q. Centre penalizing non-Congress governments:says Ms. Jayalalithaa-The central government seems to be hell-bent on penalizing non-Congress governments,' in her speech in the National Development Council (NDC) meeting here.This government at the centre doesn't seem to understand that the people living in the states under non-Congress governments are as much citizens of India as those in states where the Congress party is in power,' - Do you support her view?
Atoz:  A. She is absolutely right. Another standing example is the BJP government in Karnataka is constantly being harassed by the congress government. No...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/centre-penalizing-non-congress-governmentssays-ms.-jayalalit/22218666/answers/21002115

  Web results for United Nations Rights Council
Jayanthi's letter to Sonia surprises Tamil Nadu Congress

Chennai, Jan 30 The Tamil Nadu unit of the Congress has been taken by surprise by the outpourings of former union environment minister Jayanthi... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a525008.html
At 30,000 crore, Indians, the biggest foreign investors in real estate sector of Dubai

Indians were the biggest foreign investors in real estate sector of Dubai last year, having invested more than Rs 30,042 crore. The amount is... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/world/report-indians-the-biggest-foreign-investors-in-real-estate-sector-of-dubai-2056612
U.S. armed drone program in Yemen facing intelligence gaps

Followers of the Houthi movement demonstrate to show support to the movement in Sanaa … WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is facing... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/exclusive-u-armed-drone-program-yemen-facing-intelligence-222320517.html
Conclusions of the 2nd meeting of the International Contact Group for Libya

African Press Organization 2015-01-29 ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, January 29, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The International Contact Group... ...

http://www.bizwireexpress.com/showstoryAPO.php?storyid=9206
Reforming FCI or cutting back food security?

The Shanta Kumar Committee on restructuring FCI has suggested the reach of the National Food Security Act be curtailed to 40 per cent of the... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/reforming-fci-or-cutting-back-food-security-115012901297_1.html

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