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India beats China to win crucial election to UN commission on women

In a significant victory, India got elected as Member of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women, the principal global body focussed on gender equality and women empowerment, beating......

Why is Right to Health denied to political dissidents?

The callousness with which these political dissidents are being treated goes against the Supreme Court's directive, given right at the beginning of the lockdown.The apex court had directed states......

COVID-19: 'Good behaviour will reduce deaths'

'We cannot be naughty and expect the government to do good!''We have to behave ourselves and then we can expect the government to support us.''If we are able to protect ourselves well, then we......

'Our scriptures, they all respect nature: Bhoomi, Prithvi and Dharti Mata'

'Respect nature, working with (it) rather than against it.' IMAGE: Dr Rattan Lal, winner of thr 2020 World Food Prize. Photograph: Kind courtesy Worldfoodprize.org   Dr Rattan Lal, a soil......

India records largest reduction in poverty in 10 yrs, says UN report

About 273 million Indians moved out of multidimensional poverty between 2005-6 and 2015-16, according to a United Nations report, which noted that India has recorded the largest reduction in the......

The truth about India's ease of doing business claim

'The recalculated ranking showed India should have had a higher ranking earlier (113 in 2012 instead of 132) and lower ranking later (114 in 2018 instead of 100).''This would mean that there has......

September 1st week exports jump 13.35%, imports down 21.37%

India's exports during the first week of September jumped 13.35 per cent year-on-year to $ 6.12 billion, official data released on Thursday showed. At the same time, imports declined by 21.37 per......

India will beat China to become world's largest employer

A report published in British journal The Lancet reckons India’s working population will surpass China’s in the mid-2020s. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com India’s gross......

Every 3rd tablet in the US market is from India

India lost its competitive advantage as China gave fiscal benefits to its local manufacturers. Besides, recent policy flip-flops have, however, dented India’s image as the ‘pharmacy of......

More bad news for India, IMF pegs 2020 growth rate at 1.9%

With this subdued forecast, India is likely to record its worst growth performance since the 1991 liberalisation. However, it is among the only two major economies, which will register a positive......

'The sari is the most sensuous attire an Indian woman can wear'

'As an actor, I think about the beauty of getting comfortable in the uncomfortable.' Photograph: Kind courtesy Shruti Bapna/Instagram Shruti Bapna's role in Breathe: Into The Shadows had got her a......

Are masala movies dead?

'What we have is 'masala redeemed' as opposed to just 'masala resurrected',' argues Sreehari Nair. IMAGE: Rajinikanth in Petta. Can there be a greater proof for the death of masala cinema than......

Samuel Singh puts Afro in Bhojpuri beats

His latest recreation, Manoj Tiwari's Rinkiya Ke Papa, has garnered over 3.5 million views on YouTube in just two weeks.Dhruv Munjal speaks to the Nigerian singer. Photograph: Kind courtesy Samuel......

Former India footballer Veeru Babu dead

IMAGE: Image used for representational purposes. Photograph: PTI/Files Former international footballer V Veeru Babu died at a hospital in Visakhapatnam, where he was undergoing treatment, on......

World 400m champion Naser provisionally suspended by AIU

IMAGE: Salwa Eid Naser won gold at the World Championships in Doha last year with a time of 48.14 seconds, the third fastest in history, to become the first Asian to claim the women's 400 metres......

Manchester Utd make surprise Ighalo swoop

Barcelona snap up Portuguese forward Francisco Trincao from Braga for 31 million euros (26 million pounds). IMAGE: Nigeria's Odion Ighalo has Premier League experience, having scored 33 goals in......

U-19 WC: Aus score last-ball win over England

All-rounder Connor Sully shines, taking two wickets and scoring a crucial 35. West Indies hand debutants Nigeria embarrassing 246-run defeat. IMAGE: Australia's players celebrate a dismissal......

U-19 WC: West Indies beat England via DL method

IMAGE: West Indies' Nyeem Young with the Man of the Match award after his match-winning show against England. Photograph: Cricket World Cup/Twitter Nyeem Young produced a brilliant all-round......
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Gionee S12 Lite is official and the smartphone will be launched on October 5 in Nigeria, as per a report. The smartphone comes with pretty basic... ...

https://gadgets.ndtv.com/mobiles/news/gionee-s12-lite-price-specifications-launch-october-5-report-2302548
Hopes dashed but still dreaming, Nigeria turns 60 - Times of India

Hopes dashed but still dreaming, Nigeria turns 60 - Times of India ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/rest-of-world/hopes-dashed-but-still-dreaming-nigeria-turns-60/articleshow/78376577.cms
Sterling Biotech promoters 'fugitive economic offenders'

People familiar with the location of the Sandesaras said that they were last seen in Nigeria, but intelligence agencies have suggested that they... ...

https://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/sterling-biotech-promoters-fugitive-economic-offenders/story-ijXXsr6IXTdxQU6bo9m4XI.html
UN Experts Urge Nigeria To Lift Singer's Death Sentence

UN rights experts asked Nigeria on Monday to release a 22-year-old singer who was condemned to death over an allegedly blasphemous song, and said... ...

https://www.ndtv.com/world-news/music-is-not-a-crime-un-experts-urge-nigeria-to-lift-singers-death-sentence-2302327
Auschwitz memorial head volunteers to serve sentence

Piotr Cywinski wrote to Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari about the case of Omar Farouq, who was recently convicted in a Sharia court in Kano... ...

https://www.hindustantimes.com/world-news/nigeria-blasphemy-row-auschwitz-memorial-head-volunteers-to-serve-sentence/story-gwXMPUW8WSui1V9lQCW7OM.html

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