29 Jun 2015
Geneva: Israel's blockade of Gaza has impeded the realisation of every right of the population there and strangulated its economy, a UN investigator told the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) today.
03 Jul 2015
SANTIAGO: Argentina head into Saturday's Copa America final seeking their first major silverware in 22 years while hosts Chile aim to end a century-long jinx by winning the trophy for the first time. The two Andean neighbours meet in Santiago's national stadium in a classic South American encounter steeped in history and rivalry.
03 Jul 2015
Dhaka: Cricket South Africa apologized today for using a drone camera during its practice session the previous day. Last December, the Bangladesh civil aviation authority banned all unmanned aerial vehicles, which did not have prior permission, from its airspace for national security and general safety reasons.
02 Jul 2015
Jammu: Attacking the BJP-PDP coalition government for its 'malgovernance', Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party (JKNPP) today said it will take out a protest rally on July 4 here.
30 Jun 2015
Shimla: The Himachal Pradesh State Information Commission today rejected the contention that information regarding purchase of land by Priyanka Vadra at Chharabra cannot be given for security reasons and directed the authorities concerned to provide all information in this regard to an RTI activist within 10 days.
01 Jul 2015
New Delhi: The Supreme Court today asked the Centre and the Election Commission to suggest solutions to a legal impasse arising out of a Patna High Court verdict fixing the tenures of two, four and six years to one-third members each of a total of 24 Bihar Legislative Council members to be elected on July 7.
13 Apr 2015
New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission on Monday directed recording of statements of two people who claim to be part of a group of woodcutters of which 20 were killed in police firing in Andhra Pradesh recently.
27 Jun 2015
New Delhi: The government is expecting investments to the tune of billions of dollars during the Digital India week which will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on July 1.
01 May 2015
Puducherry: The National Human Rights Commission has directed the Puducherry government to pay an interim relief of Rs one lakh to each of the four minor girls who were allegedly sexually exploited by 18 persons, including nine police officials about three months back.
30 Jun 2015
Berlin: German Chancellor Angela Merkel played down any hopes of a last-minute deal with Greece on Tuesday, just hours before its bailout deal expires, saying she was not aware of any new offer from the European Commission President.