31 Aug 2015
Mumbai: Eros International Media Ltd has announced a new collaboration with actor-filmmaker Farhan Akhtar's Excel Entertainment for worldwide rights of 'Rock On 2'. Written and directed by debutant filmmaker Shujaat Saudagar, the film is the sequel to the 2008 rock musical drama 'Rock On'.
25 Aug 2015
New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued a notice to the Delhi Chief Secretary in a matter of alleged corporal punishment inflicted on an eight-year-boy by a teacher at a government-run school in the Shalimar Bagh area here.
21 Aug 2015
London: Teenage Pakistani female education rights activist Malala Yousafzai, who survived a Taliban assassination bid in 2012 and became the youngest recipient of a Nobel peace prize, has secured high marks in UK's national school exams.
15 Aug 2015
Guatemala City: Nine human rights activists have been killed since the beginning of the year in Guatemala, mainly in indigenous communities opposed to infrastructure and mining projects, civil organisations have said.
14 Aug 2015
Washington: Ahead of Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit, US has pressed hard on human rights issues including religious freedom and deteriorating situation in Tibet Autonomous Region, prompting China to fight back by referring increasing racial attacks in America.
31 Aug 2015
Patna: Union Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani today formally inaugurated the academic session of Indian Institute of Management (IIM) in Bodh Gaya in Bihar, officials said.
14 Aug 2015
New Delhi: Calling for a debate on the human rights versus animal rights issue, the National Human Rights Commission has issued notices to Delhi government and Union Health Ministry in the wake of a recent fatal attack on a seven-year-old boy by a pack of street dogs in the city.
12 Aug 2015
New Delhi: A Delhi court today fixed October 6 for recording the statement of Manipuri rights activist Irom Sharmila, who is facing trial for allegedly trying to commit suicide while undertaking fast-unto-death at Jantar Mantar here in 2006.
04 Aug 2015
Islamabad: Pakistan today hanged a convicted 'teen' killer after postponing his execution four times amid opposition from human rights groups which said he was a juvenile at the time of crime in 2004.