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India wins re-election to UN <strong>Human</strong> <strong>Rights</strong> Council

India wins re-election to UN Human Rights Council

22 Oct 2014

United Nations: In a significant victory, India was re-elected to the UN's main human rights body for the period of 2015-17, receiving the highest number of votes in the Asia-Pacific group.

UN Human Rights Council,   UNHRC,   India,   UN,   United nations,   UN General Assembly ,  
Ajay Devgn looks stunning with 'Shiva tattoo' in the first look poster of 'Action Jackson'

Ajay Devgn looks stunning with 'Shiva tattoo' in the first look poster of 'Action Jackson'

22 Oct 2014

New Delhi: The first look of poster of Ajay Devgn starrer 'Action Jackson' is revealed. Donning a Shiva tattoo the 'Singham' of Bollywood looks stunning in the new avatar.

Ajay Devgn,   Action Jackson,   Sonakshi Sinha,   Yami Gautam,   Manasvi Mamgai,   Kunaal Roy Kapur,  
All India Survey on Higher Education 2014-15 launched

All India Survey on Higher Education 2014-15 launched

22 Oct 2014

New Delhi: The Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry on Wednesday launched the All-India Survey on Higher Education (AISHE) 2014-15, an annual, web-based, pan-India exercise on the status of higher education in the country.

New Delhi,   Human Resource Development Ministry,   All-India Survey on Higher Education,   AISHE,   pan-India exercise,   higher education ,  
China 'executed 2,400' last year: <strong>rights</strong> group

China 'executed 2,400' last year: rights group

21 Oct 2014

Beijing:  The world's top executioner China put 2,400 people to death last year, a US-based rights group on Tuesday said, shedding rare light on a statistic Beijing considers a state secret.

US-based rights group,   Pro-democracy,   Hongkong,   Protest in Hongkong ,  
India's Kailash Satyarthi, Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai win 2014 Nobel Peace Prize

India's Kailash Satyarthi, Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai win 2014 Nobel Peace Prize

10 Oct 2014

Oslo: An Indo-Pak, Hindu-Muslim combination of activists Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai on Friday won the Nobel Peace Prize for 2014 for their work on promoting child rights in the troubled sub-continent.

Kailash Satyarthi,   Malala Yousafzai,   Nobel Peace Prize,   Oslo,   child right activist,   rights of children,  
Himachal Governor, CM compliment Satyarthi

Himachal Governor, CM compliment Satyarthi

11 Oct 2014

Shimla: Himachal Pradesh Governor Urmila Singh and Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Saturday congratulated child rights activist Kailash Satyarthi for wining the Nobel Peace Prize.

Shimla,   Himachal Pradesh,   Governor,   Urmila Singh,   Chief Minister,   Virbhadra Singh,   child rights activist,   Kailash Satyarthi,   Nobel Peace Prize,  
Afghanistan hangs five men over gang-rape despite concerns of <strong>rights</strong> groups

Afghanistan hangs five men over gang-rape despite concerns of rights groups

08 Oct 2014

KABUL: Afghanistan hanged five men on Wednesday over a gang rape that had shocked the country, officials said, despite requests from human rights groups for new President Ashraf Ghani to stay the executions to address concerns about the handling of the case.

Kabul,   Afghanistan,   Human rights,   Afghan President,   Ashraf Ghani,   Capital punishment ,  
BHRC member proposes amendment to <strong>Human</strong> <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,  
Members urge Puducherry government to ban fake <strong>Human</strong> <strong>Rights</strong> panels

Members urge Puducherry government to ban fake Human Rights panels

19 Sep 2014

Puducherry: Members cutting across party lines on Friday made out a strong case in the Puducherry assembly that government should ban ‘self-styled’ Human Rights organizations in the Union Territory which were started only to ‘extract money’ by intimidating private individuals and others. Raising the issue Om Sakthi Segar (AIADMK) said there were self-styled human organizations functioning in Puducherry which were started only to intimidate the industrialists and others to extract money.

Human trafficking,   Human Rights,   Puducherry assembly,   Human Rights organizations,   N.Rangasamy,  
Indian American named to lead US civil <strong>rights</strong> division

Indian American named to lead US civil rights division

16 Oct 2014

Washington: Indian-American lawyer Vanita Gupta has been chosen to lead US justice department’s civil rights division charged with enforcing laws that prevent discrimination and inequitable practices in housing, education and employment.

Indian,   NRI,   Indo-American,   Indo-American lawyer,   Vanita Gupta,   US justice department,   SAALT ,  

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