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NHRC notice to Telangana over farmers' suicides

NHRC notice to Telangana over farmers' suicides

26 Nov 2014

New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notice to the Telangana government over media reports that 76 farmers have committed suicide in the state since its formation, a statement said on Tuesday.

NHRC,   Telangana,   farmers' suicides,   National Human Rights Commission,   crop failure,   loans of farmers,  
Vehicles aging over 15 years won't be allowed to ply in Delhi: NGT

Vehicles aging over 15 years won't be allowed to ply in Delhi: NGT

27 Nov 2014

New Delhi: Expressing displeasure over increasing pollution in the national capital, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) held that all vehicles aging more than 15 years would not be permitted to ply on the city roads.

pollution,   pollution in Delhi,   National Green Tribunal,   NGT,   Delhi traffic,   pollution in India,   Pollution check in Delhi,  
Malaysia to retain and prop up Sedition Act: Najib Rajik

Malaysia to retain and prop up Sedition Act: Najib Rajik

27 Nov 2014

Kuala Lumpur: Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak on Thursday bolstered a law protecting the sanctity of Islam and the country's traditional rulers, the sultans, in an about-turn to scrap a law banning criticism of the government.

Najib Rajik,   Malaysian Prime Minister,   Sedition Act,   Islam,   United Malays National Party (UMNO),  
Experimental Ebola vaccine safe, bolsters immunity

Experimental Ebola vaccine safe, bolsters immunity

27 Nov 2014

Washington: An experimental vaccine to prevent Ebola virus disease has been found to be well-tolerated and produced immune system responses in all 20 healthy adults who received it in a Phase 1 clinical trial, researchers report.

Ebola,   Experimental vaccine,   immunity,   Ebola virus,  National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases,   ,  
FIBA suspends Japan for failing to merge leagues

FIBA suspends Japan for failing to merge leagues

27 Nov 2014

Japan's basketball teams could miss out on a place at the 2016 Olympic Games after the sport's governing body (FIBA) suspended the country's federation for failing to merge two domestic leagues.

FIBA,   Japan Basketball Teams,   JBA,   Olympic Games 2016,   National Basketball League,   Patrick Baumann,  JBA president,   Yasuhiko Fukatsu,   Mitsuru Maruo,   NBL,   ,  
Women can't be secured by curbing their freedom, says CJI

Women can't be secured by curbing their freedom, says CJI

27 Nov 2014

New Delhi: Chief Justice of India HL Dattu on Wednesday said security of women, in the wake of spate of cases of sexual assaults, could not be secured by curbing their freedom as is being advocated in some quarters.

Women,   freedom,   CJI,   women security,   National Law day,   Supreme Court,   laws,  
Haryana Minister calls on Punjab SC <strong>Commission</strong> <strong>Chairman</strong>

Haryana Minister calls on Punjab SC Commission Chairman

21 Nov 2014

Chandigarh: In a bid to chalk out a collective strategy to safeguard the rights of SC, ST and backward classes, Haryana Minister Krishan Bedi on Friday called on Punjab SC Commission Chairman Rajesh Bagha here.

Haryana Minister,   Punjab SC Commission Chairman,   rights of backward classes,   Krishan Bedi,   Rajesh Bagha,  
Punjab to set up affordable housing development authority

Punjab to set up affordable housing development authority

26 Nov 2014

Chandigarh: Aiming to provide "affordable housing for all" in next two years, the Punjab Government on Wednesday decided to set up Punjab State Affordable Housing Development Authority headed by the Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal.

Punjab,   Punjab Government,  Punjab State Affordable Housing Development Authority,  EWS,  LIG,  Forensic Science Laboratory,   NDPS,  PPSC,  Commission of Protection of Child Rights Act,  Punjab Agro Industries Corporation,   Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal. ,  
NHRC issues notice to Tamil Nadu govt on Dharmapuri infants' death

NHRC issues notice to Tamil Nadu govt on Dharmapuri infants' death

21 Nov 2014

Chennai: Taking suo motu cognisance of media reports on the series of deaths of infants in a Government Hospital in Dharmapuri, National Human Rights Commission on Friday issued a notice to Tamil Nadu government calling for a report within four weeks.

NHRC,   notice,   Tamil Nadu government,   TN govt,   infants deaths,   Government Hospital,   Dharmapuri,   National Human Rights Commission,   report,   medical college hospital,  
NHRC favours replacing of 'very old' Prison Act

NHRC favours replacing of 'very old' Prison Act

15 Nov 2014

New Delhi: Terming the 1894 Prison Act as "very old", National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Friday recommended that it be replaced to ensure basic human rights for prisoners. NHRC Chairperson, Justice K G Balakrishnan, also pitched for uniformity in prison manuals so that prisoners get the same privileges.

NHRC,   Prison Act,   1894,   National Human Rights Commission,   basic human rights for prisoners,   very old Prison Act,   prison reforms,  

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