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2014 midnight raid: High Court to hear Somnath Bharti's plea on December 22

2014 midnight raid: High Court to hear Somnath Bharti's plea on December 22

17 Dec 2014

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court will hear Somnath Bharti's plea on December 22 challenging the NHRC order holding him guilty of "racial prejudice and unlawful acts" against 12 African women during his controversial midnight raid early this year.

High Court,   Somnath Bharti,   Justice Manmohan,   National Human Rights Commission (NHRC),   Deepak Khosla,   ,  
NSA Ajit Doval visits Pakistan High <strong>Commission</strong>, offers condolences

NSA Ajit Doval visits Pakistan High Commission, offers condolences

17 Dec 2014

New Delhi: National Security Adviser Ajit Doval on Wednesday visited Pakistan High Commission here and offered condolences to the victims of the dastardly terror attack on Peshawar school that left 148 people including 132 children dead.

National Security Adviser,   NSA,   Ajit Doval,   Pakistan High Commission,   Terror attack,   Peshawar school attack,  
Coal India to get new chief soon

Coal India to get new chief soon

18 Dec 2014

New Delhi: Coal India will soon get a new Chairman after being without a regular chief for about six months, officials said.

Coal India,   CIL Chairman,   CIL chief,   S Bhattacharya,   Coal mines,  
Sumitra Mahajan calls for balanced view on <strong>human</strong> <strong>rights</strong>

Sumitra Mahajan calls for balanced view on human rights

11 Dec 2014

New Delhi: Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan stressed on the need for balance when considering the human rights of those accused of crime and the victims.

Sumitra Mahajan,   Lok Sabha Speaker,   human rights,   National Human Rights Commission ,   NHRC ,  
Kerala Cabinet approves package for protection of tribal <strong>rights</strong>

Kerala Cabinet approves package for protection of tribal rights

18 Dec 2014

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Cabinet on Wednesday gave approval to a new tribal package, which among other things envisages an exclusive tribal panchayat for the protection of their rights.

Kerala Cabinet,   tribal package,   tribal rights,   Oommen Chandy,   tribal panchayat,   tribal belt,  
Amnesty demands release of Irom Sharmila

Amnesty demands release of Irom Sharmila

16 Dec 2014

Kolkata: Amidst a move by the central government to decriminalise attempt to suicide, international human rights body Amnesty on Tuesday appealed to the government to release Manipur's ' Iron Lady' Irom Sharmila immediately and unconditionally.

Irom Sharmila ,   human rights,   Amnesty,   Iron Lady,   Manipur,   British Medical Association,   World Medical Association,   ,  
Peshawar school siege: Pakistan to prepare <strong>national</strong> anti-terror plan

Peshawar school siege: Pakistan to prepare national anti-terror plan

18 Dec 2014

Islamabad: Pakistan will prepare a national anti-terror plan in a week, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif  said on Wednesday a day after the group of Taliban militants attacked an army school and killed 148 people including 132 children.

Nawaz Sharif ,   Peshawar school siege,   Peshawar school,   Peshawar school attack,   Nawaz Sharif,   TTP,   Taliban,   Afghanistan,  
Amnesty wants Sri Lanka candidates to uphold <strong>human</strong> <strong>rights</strong>

Amnesty wants Sri Lanka candidates to uphold human rights

13 Dec 2014

Colombo: London-based rights group Amnesty International has asked Sri Lanka's presidential candidates to publicly commit to respect human rights in the run up to the January 8 presidential elections.

Amnesty International,   uphold human rights,   Mahinda Rajapaksa,   Maithripala Sirisena,   human rights violations ,  
Uniquely-built robot can replicate <strong>human</strong> gait: Research

Uniquely-built robot can replicate human gait: Research

17 Dec 2014

London: German researchers have succeeded in teaching a uniquely-built robot how to walk like a human. Inspired by a stick insect, this one-of-its-kind robot named 'Hector' possesses elastic joints and an ultra-light exoskeleton.

robot,   human walk,   human gait,   Hector,   elastic joints,   exoskeleton,   locomotion,  
NHRC issues notice to UP government over bonded labourers

NHRC issues notice to UP government over bonded labourers

05 Dec 2014

Lucknow: The NHRC has issued a notice to the district magistrate of Mirzapur in Uttar Pradesh and the state labour commissioner following media reports that 50 bonded labourers were rescued from a brick kiln in a village, officials said on Friday.

Uttar Pradesh,   National Human Rights Commission,  NHRC,   Mirzapur,   State Labour Commissioner,   Bonded Labourers,   Bihar,   ,  

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