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Maoists target civil society: Human Rights Watch

July 30th, 2012 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 30 (IANS) Both Maoists and Indian authorities have threatened and attacked civil society activists, Human Rights Watch said in a report released Monday.This has undermined basic freedoms and ... Read more...

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South Asian New Yorkers still confront profiling

March 23rd, 2012 - 10:32 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 23 (IANS) New Yorkers of South Asian descent are confronting the impact of profiling by national and local law enforcement agencies even ten years after 9/11 terror attacks, ... Read more...

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Goa speaker biased: Parrikar

October 8th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 8 (IANS) A day after he was replaced as chairman of Goa assembly's public accounts committee (PAC), leader of opposition Manohar Parrikar of the Bharatiya Janata Party ... Read more...

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ISI runs, controls network of suicide bombers in Afghanistan

July 26th, 2010 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jul 26 (ANI): Pakistan's military spy agency, the ISI, has been accused of running the networks of suicide bombers that emerged as a sudden, terrible force in Afghanistan in ... Read more...

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Human Rights Watch says reconciliation with Taliban could harm Afghan women

July 14th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 14 (ANI): US-based campaign group Human Rights Watch has said that it would be inadvisable to engage the Taliban in talks, as doing so could cause irreversible harm to ... Read more...

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Rhino poaching on the rise worldwide

December 2nd, 2009 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 2 (ANI): A new report by TRAFFIC and the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has determined that rhino poaching is on the rise worldwide.The report was submitted ... Read more...

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India should react militarily to Pakistan terror: FICCI

November 10th, 2009 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) Hard military and economic counter actions should be the answer to Pakistan's cross border terror, says India's top business forum, regretting that New Delhi's response has ... Read more...

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Saudis launch hunt for 85 most wanted, list includes Osamas son-in-law

February 8th, 2009 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
Riyadh (Saudi Arabia), Feb. 8 (ANI): Al Qaeda mastermind Osama bin Ladens son-in-law is among 85 men listed as most wanted by the Saudi Arabian Government. According to a Washington Times report, ... Read more...

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US lawmakers shocked at Pakistan getting $ 5.6 bn without oversight

June 25th, 2008 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 25 (IANS) A key US lawmaker has expressed shock at a government audit report showing a "troubling lack of oversight and accountability" for US funds to Pakistan meant ... Read more...

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Non-communicable diseases now world’s biggest killers: WHO

May 21st, 2008 - 5:39 pm ICT by admin
Geneva, May 21 (IANS) Non-communicable diseases like heart condition and stroke are gradually replacing diarrhoea, tuberculosis and infections as the chief killers globally, according to a report by the World Health Organisation ... Read more...

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