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Sex workers strive to fight exclusion, discrimination

July 27th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata July 26 (IANS) Resolving to take forward the fight against "exclusion and "discriminatory practices", over 550 sex workers from 46 countries released a declaration at the ongoing International AIDS ... Read more...

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Competition panel launches fresh enquiry against Google

July 9th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) The Competition Commission of India has launched an enquiry against the search engine Google for abuse of dominant position and anti-competitive practices.The competition watchdog has ... Read more...

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NRI body opposes move to tax long stay in India

November 30th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 30 (IANS) The largest umbrella organization of overseas Indians has urged the Indian government to withdraw a proposal to impose tax on non-resident Indians staying over 60 days ... Read more...

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No discrimination against women: Zardari

October 5th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 5 (IANS) Pakistan is committed to ending discriminatory practices against women, President Asif Ali Zardari has said.In a message on World Teachers Day Oct 5, the president said ... Read more...

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U.S. Supreme Court rules out discrimination class-action suit against Wal-Mart

June 21st, 2011 - 8:16 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled in favor of Wal-Mart as a group of over 1 million employees had filed a class-action lawsuit against the nation's ... Read more...

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Jews support demand for recognition of Hinduism in Belgium

November 27th, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Nov 27 (ANI): In a remarkable interfaith gesture, Jews have come out in support of Hindus in their demand for recognition of Hinduism in Belgium.Rabbi Jonathan B. Freirich, prominent Jewish ... Read more...

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US Justice Department Sues Sheriff Joe Arpaio

September 3rd, 2010 - 7:12 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sep 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The US Justice department has sued Arizona's Maricopa County sheriff Joe Arpaio, his department and Maricopa County because the sheriff reportedly refused to hand over the ... Read more...

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NGO condemns discriminatory practices against HIV patients

August 20th, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 20(ANI): The Naz Foundation Trust, an NGO based here has condemned the discriminatory practices by the Global Arts Village against people living with HIV.The Naz Foundation Trust has organized ... Read more...

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Sikhs, Muslims seek end to racial profiling

June 18th, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 18 (IANS) Sikh, Muslim and African-American groups have related stories of being racially profiled across the US to lawmakers as they explored potential legislation to stop the practice."It's ... Read more...

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EU Parliament slams Pak blasphemy laws that condone ‘murder’ of minorities

May 21st, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Strasbourg, France, May 21 (ANI): The EU Parliament has slammed Pakistan for its totalitarian 'blasphemy' laws, which the Parliament feels, can be easily abused, and have "led to an increase of ... Read more...

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Time has come for armed forces’ reforms: Parliamentary panel

February 24th, 2009 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Saying it was "high time" reforms were brought in the armed forces to address "undesirable discriminatory practices" based on rank and gender bias, a parliamentary panel has ... Read more...

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Pak women MPs form caucus to protect women rights

November 22nd, 2008 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 22 (ANI): Pakistani women parliamentarians have formed a caucus with the objective of safeguarding womens rights and promoting women empowerment.Women members of the National Assembly unanimously adopted a resolution ... Read more...

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More needs to be done for Indian widows: Cherie Blair

June 24th, 2008 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 24 (IANS) Cherie Blair, wife of former British premier Tony Blair, says India needs to build on its social achievements to end the stigma suffered by widows. "India has done ... Read more...

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