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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,  
Rohit <strong>Roy</strong> admires brother Ronit's talent

Rohit Roy admires brother Ronit's talent

26 Nov 2014

Panaji: Actor Rohit Roy says his elder brother Ronit is a "pot of talent" with the kind of work the 'Udaan' star is doing in film and television industry.

Yoga,   Grih Kalyan Kendra,   Ministry of Personnel,   Narendra Modi,   AYUSH ,  
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. ,  
<strong>Rights</strong> groups release anti-surveillance software

Rights groups release anti-surveillance software

21 Nov 2014

London: A coalition of human rights and technology groups including Amnesty International launched new software to allow journalists and activists to check if their computers are being spied on.

Human rights,   Technology,   Amnesty International,   Software,   Journalists,   Activists,   Computers,   Anti-surveillance software,  
First Look: Rekha looks gorgeous as a begum in 'Fitoor'

First Look: Rekha looks gorgeous as a begum in 'Fitoor'

25 Nov 2014

New Delhi: The first look of Rekha from Abhishek Kapoor's 'Fitoor' is leaked online. The veteran actress who will be seen essaying the role of a temperamental 'Begum' looks gorgeous in the picture.

Rekha,   Rekha in Fitoor,   Fitoor,   Katrina Kaif,   Abhishek Kapoor,   Aditya Roy Kapoor,  
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,  
Social norms biggest challenge in child <strong>rights</strong>: UNICEF

Social norms biggest challenge in child rights: UNICEF

23 Nov 2014

Kolkata: Prevailing social norms such as early marriage and child labour are the biggest challenge in implementing child rights in the country, a UNICEF official said.

UNICEF,   State of the World's Children Report,   David Mcloughlin,  Convention on Rights of The Child,   CRC,   ,  
Barack Obama seeks <strong>human</strong> <strong>rights</strong> waiver on war funds

Barack Obama seeks human rights waiver on war funds

14 Nov 2014

Washington: The Obama administration has repeatedly asked Congress to exempt its military effort against the Islamic State from a longstanding ban on US assistance to torturers and war criminals, highlighting doubts about finding "clean" American allies in a region wracked by ethnic animosity and religious extremism.

Barack Obama,   human rights,   war funds,   US President,   war,   American allies,   religion,  
Child trafficking on the rise: United Nation

Child trafficking on the rise: United Nation

25 Nov 2014

Vienna: One in three victims of human trafficking worldwide is a child, many of them subject to sexual exploitation or forced labour, a UN report said.

Child trafficking,   United Nation,   report,   crime,  human trafficking,   sexual exploitation,   labour,   UN report,  
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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