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Hong Kong protests turn festive after tear gas chaos

Hong Kong protests turn festive after tear gas chaos

30 Sep 2014

Hong Kong: Tens of thousands of pro-democracy protesters have turned parts of Hong Kong into a massive street party, with the mood turning festive just a day after riot police fired tear gas in ugly clashes.

Hong Kong protesters,   Festive protest,   Tear gas,   Pro- democratic protesters,   umbrella revolution,  
Big B hails Farhan Akhtar's new song on women's <strong>rights</strong>

Big B hails Farhan Akhtar's new song on women's rights

27 Sep 2014

Mumbai: Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan has joined the list of admirers of actor Farhan Akhtar's latest song championing women empowerment.

Big B,   Farhan Akhtar,   women's rights,   Amitabh Bachchan,   women empowerment,   Chulein Aasman,   Priyanka Chopra,   Anushka Sharma,  
US announces USD 402 million for strengthening democracy in Nepal

US announces USD 402 million for strengthening democracy in Nepal

27 Sep 2014

Kathmandu: United States has announced a grant assistance of USD 402 million to Nepal to strengthen its democratic institutions.

democratic institutions,   Nepal,   US Agency for International Development,   USAID,   democracy in Nepal ,  
Lanka wins backing of 22 nations against UN <strong>rights</strong> probe

Lanka wins backing of 22 nations against UN rights probe

27 Sep 2014

Colombo: Sri Lanka has won the backing of 22 nations in its battle against  UN's war crimes probe into the country's human rights record during its brutal civil war.

Sri Lanka,   UN rights probe,   Civil war,   UNHRC,   LTTE rebels,   ,  
Delhi government forms 3 member <strong>committee</strong> for Metro fire safety

Delhi government forms 3 member committee for Metro fire safety

26 Sep 2014

New Delhi: Delhi government on Friday constituted a three-member committee to suggest fire safety norms for planning and designing of Metro stations and tunnels in the national capital.

Delhi government,   national capital,   Metro stations,   DMRC executive director,   A K Singh,   Metro Systems ,  
India sees the world as one big family, says Modi

India sees the world as one big family, says Modi

27 Sep 2014

United Nations: India believes in the philosophy if "vasudhav kutumbakam" -- of the world as one big family and has raised its voice for rights of justice, dignity, opportunity and prosperity not just for itself but for others, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in his UN General Assembly address.

United Nations,   India,   Vasudhav kutumbakam,   Rights of justice,   dignity,   opportunity,   prosperity,   Narendra Modi,   UN General Assembly,  
BHRC member proposes amendment to Human <strong>Rights</strong> Act

BHRC member proposes amendment to Human Rights Act

24 Sep 2014

Patna: Plagued by shortage of hands, a member of Bihar Human Rights Commission (BHRC) has proposed amendment of the Protection of Human Rights Act (PHRA), 1993 to induct persons as ex-officio and deemed members on the lines of National Human Rights Commission (NHRC).

BHRC,   Human Rights act,   Bihar human rights,   NHRC,   PHRA,   Ex-officio induction,  
Obama to create world's largest marine sanctuary

Obama to create world's largest marine sanctuary

25 Sep 2014

Washington: US President Barack Obama will create the world's largest marine sanctuary in the Pacific Ocean in a bid to protect sea life from climate change, the White House has said. Obama will sign a proclamation designating the marine reserve in the south-central Pacific, thereby making it off-limits to development and commercial fishing, a statement said.

Obama,   world's largest marine sanctuary,   US president,   sea life protection,   climate change,   global warming,  
Committed to women's reservation in Parliament: Venkiah Naidu

Committed to women's reservation in Parliament: Venkiah Naidu

25 Sep 2014

New Delhi: Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkiah Naidu on Thursday said the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government is committed to raise the representation of women in Parliament.

M Venkiah Naidu,   Parliamentary Affairs Minister,   Parliament,   National Democratic Alliance,   NDA,   Assocham Ladies League ,  
NCP core <strong>committee</strong> holds meeting to discuss impasse over seat sharing with Congress

NCP core committee holds meeting to discuss impasse over seat sharing with Congress

24 Sep 2014

Mumbai: Even as the stalemate continues over seat sharing with its alliance partner Congress ahead of Maharashtra Assembly polls, the Sharad Pawar-led NCP's core committee met on Wednesday morning to discuss its future course of action.

Congress-NCP alliance,   Congress-NCP ties,   Congress-NCP seat sharing,   Congress,   NCP,   Maharashtra Assembly polls,  

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