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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......

US welcomes passage of UNHRC resolution on Lanka

The United States has welcomed the passage of a resolution on Sri Lanka sponsored by it at the United Nations Human Rights Commission, saying the vote sent a clear signal to Colombo that the......

Rights groups slam UN resolution on Sri Lanka

As the United Nations Human Rights Council adopted a United States-sponsored resolution on human rights violations in Sri Lanka, prominent rights groups on Thursday criticised it for failing to......

Govt eases environment rules to push investments

Through a quick series of notifications, the Union environment ministry has eased rules for mining, roads, power and irrigation projects and other industrial sectors. It has diluted a host of......

Moeen Ali wears bands supporting Palestine, ICC to investigate

In what has so far been a non-controversial Test match in Southampton, there was a whiff of the same on the second day.  England player Moeen Ali was seen wearing a pair of 'Save Gaza'......

India, Pakistan to play six bilateral series from 2015 to 2023

Arch-rivals Pakistan and India will play six bilateral series in cricket's future tours program after Narayanaswami Srinivasan was elected chairman of the International Cricket Council (ICC) on......

  People speak for united nations rights council

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cnanu  shree
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

atoz
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

atoz
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
Islamic State militants behead US journalist, release video

BAGHDAD: Islamic State insurgents posted a video on Tuesday purportedly showing the beheading of US journalist James Foley and images of another US... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/middle-east/Islamic-State-militants-behead-US-journalist-release-video/articleshow/40456740.cms
Marriott International Supports Diversity Partners

Marriott International continues its commitment to diversity and inclusion through its support of three of its diversity partners National Council... ...

http://www.travelandtourworld.com/news/article/marriott-international-supports-diversity-partners/
J&K a disputed territory, needs a final settlement

Nayanima Basu | New Delhi August 20, 2014 Last Updated at 00:40 IST The Pakistani government on Tuesday said while Kashmir is a disputed subject... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/current-affairs/pakistan-to-india-j-k-a-disputed-territory-needs-a-final-settlement-114081901356_1.html
Governor McAuliffe Announces Creation of Virginia Oyster Trail

Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced the creation of the Virginia Oyster Trail, a major tourism development project connecting travelers to... ...

http://www.travelandtourworld.com/news/article/governor-mcauliffe-announces-creation-virginia-oyster-trail/
Muslim intellectuals slam ISIS brutality in Iraq

carrying out "brutality" in the name of Islam. "Indian Muslims are shocked by the brutality being perpetrated by ISIS against Christians, Shias,... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/muslim-intellectuals-slam-isis-brutality-in-iraq-114081901263_1.html

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