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Bats use brain just like humans: Study

Bats use brain just like humans: Study

27 Apr 2015

Washington: Just like humans, bats also use the left and right sides of their brains to process different aspects of sounds, a new study has found.

bats,   bats brain,   human ,   human brain,   process of sound,   Latest science news ,  
NHRC holds hearing on farmers' suicides in Telangana

NHRC holds hearing on farmers' suicides in Telangana

24 Apr 2015

Hyderabad: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), headed by its chairperson K G Balakrishnan, on Thursday conducted a public hearing here on the issue of farmers' suicides in Telangana.

NHRC,   National Human Rights Commission,   farmers suicides,   Telangana farmers,   latest India news,  
NHRC strongly favours judicial enquiry into Chittoor firing

NHRC strongly favours judicial enquiry into Chittoor firing

23 Apr 2015

Hyderabad: The National Human Rights Commission on Thursday strongly favoured ordering of a judicial enquiry by Andhra Pradesh Government into the Chittoor police firing incident.

NHRC,   National Human Rights Commission,   Judicial enquiry,  Chittoor firing,   red sanders Mafia,   NGO,   Latest States News,  
Rajya Sabha passes private member's Bill on transgenders

Rajya Sabha passes private member's Bill on transgenders

24 Apr 2015

New Delhi: In a rare legislative action, a private member's Bill seeking to protect the rights of transgenders was passed unanimously by voice vote in Rajya Sabha on Friday.

Rajya Sabha,   Private member Bill,   Transgenders,   Transgenders rights,   Transgenders India,  
Himachal Pradesh told to stop sterilizing monkeys

Himachal Pradesh told to stop sterilizing monkeys

23 Apr 2015

Shimla: The Animal Welfare Board of India has asked Himachal Pradesh to stop its monkey sterilization programme till it ensures humane treatment of the primitives, an animal rights activist said on Thursday.

Himachal Pradesh,   Animal Welfare Board of India,   sterilizing monkeys,   animal rights,   Latest news on Animal rights,   Latest state news ,  
PM Modi presses for mapping of regional talent to promote skills, exports

PM Modi presses for mapping of regional talent to promote skills, exports

23 Apr 2015

New Delhi: Seeking to position India as global provider of talent, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday pressed for mapping of human resources to develop region specific talents and making the nation a services exports hub.

Narendra Modi,   PM Modi,   Human resources,   India talent,   Export hub,  
Delhi High Court quashes look out circular against Greenpeace <strong>activist</strong>

Delhi High Court quashes look out circular against Greenpeace activist

12 Mar 2015

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday set aside the look out circular issued against Greenpeace activist Priya Pillai who was offloaded from a flight to London two months back, saying her fundamental right to travel cannot be curtailed.

Delhi High Court,   Greenpeace activist,   Priya Pillai,   human rights violation,   Pillai abroad travel,  
NHRC issues notice to AP government, says smugglers' killing 'serious violation of <strong>human</strong> <strong>rights</strong>'

NHRC issues notice to AP government, says smugglers' killing 'serious violation of human rights'

07 Apr 2015

New Delhi: National Human Rights Commission on Tuesday issued a notice to Andhra Pradesh government seeking a report on the killing of 20 alleged red sanders smugglers by police in the state, observing that the incident "involved a serious violation" of human rights of individuals.

National Human Rights Commission,   NHRC notice,   Andhra Pradesh government,   Red sanders,   Smugglers,   Andhra encounter,   Smugglers encounter ,  
Union Minister Ananth Kumar takes back remarks after Oppositon uproar in Rajya Sabha

Union Minister Ananth Kumar takes back remarks after Oppositon uproar in Rajya Sabha

24 Apr 2015

New Delhi: In an embarrassment to the government, a united opposition in Rajya Sabha on Friday forced Union Minister Ananth Kumar to take back his words, which they considered as not just offensive but also denigrating Parliament.

Union Minister Ananth Kumar,   Rajya Sabha,   Parliament,   KC Tyagi,   JDU,   AAP rally,   Sitaram Yechury,   Sukhendu Sekhar Roy,  TMC,   Latest Nation news ,  
NHRC to record statements of 2 witnesses in Chittoor firing

NHRC to record statements of 2 witnesses in Chittoor firing

13 Apr 2015

New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission on Monday directed recording of statements of two people who claim to be part of a group of woodcutters of which 20 were killed in police firing in Andhra Pradesh recently.

NHRC,   Chittoor Firing,   National Human Rights Commission,   Andhra Pradesh,   Tamil Nadu,   Police Firing,   NHRC Chairman,   KG Balakrishnan,   Latest News,  

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