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Khurshid favours abolition of death penalty


June 27th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Law and Justice Minister Salman Khurshid Tuesday said that though there was no collective view of the government on the issue, he personally was ... Read more...

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Khurshid gives no time-frame for tabling anti-torture bill


June 26th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Union Law and Justice Minister Salman Khurshid Tuesday refrained from giving a time-frame as to when the proposed bill for the prevention of torture would ... Read more...

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Bangladesh’s toxic waters captured in photo-essay (With Images, Feature)


June 10th, 2012 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) Water, water everywhere, but not a drop to drink... A cluster of striking images by leading South Asian documentary photographer Munem Wasif turns the spotlight ... Read more...

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Government must not block internet, says UN chief


December 9th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Commenting on the Indian government's move to monitor content on social networking sites, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said access to internet and various social ... Read more...

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Illegal arms trade has direct effect on women: Activists


September 21st, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Women need to be included while addressing the issue of disarmament as illegal weapon proliferation has a direct effect on their lives and survival, say ... Read more...

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Film fest on disability begins Thursday


January 12th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Aiming to bring together voices from across the world on issues pertaining to disability, the eighth edition of the We Care Film Festival will start in the ... Read more...

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30 Tibetans detained for protesting Wen’s visit


December 16th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) About 30 Tibetans were detained by the police Thursday in two separate incidents in the capital as they were protesting against Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao's visit ... Read more...

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Blast in Islamabad’s UN office kills three (Third Lead)


October 5th, 2009 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 5 (IANS) Three people, including a foreigner, were killed Monday in a suicide bomb blast at the UN World Food Programme office in an upscale locality of this Pakistan ... Read more...

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Protesters demand immediate relief for Kandhamal victims


October 1st, 2008 - 8:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi , Oct 1 (ANI): Bollywood filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt led a protest march to the United Nations information centre in New Delhi on Wednesday demanding immediate relief for the victims ... Read more...

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