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Malala wishes to go back to Pakistan, join politics

Malala wishes to go back to Pakistan, join politics

24 Oct 2014

Islamabad: Pakistani teenage rights activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai has expressed her desire to join politics and return to the Swat Valley where she was shot in the head by the Taliban.

Pakistan,   Rights activist,   Nobel Peace Prize,   Malala Yousafzai,   Swat Valley,   Taliban,  
BHRC gets 'forged' letter attributed to Bihar CM, orders probe

BHRC gets 'forged' letter attributed to Bihar CM, orders probe

24 Oct 2014

Patna: The Bihar Human Rights Commission (BHRC) was in for a shock on Friday when they received a letter, purportedly from Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi, which was later found to be forged on scrutiny.

Patna,   Bihar Human Rights Commission,   BHRC,   Bihar Chief Minister,   Jitan Ram Manjhi,  
Protesters in Hong Kong to vote on government proposals

Protesters in Hong Kong to vote on government proposals

24 Oct 2014

Hong Kong: Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong say they will hold a straw poll on government proposals they had rejected earlier in  the week as the campaign in the Chinese-controlled city entered the fifth week on Friday. With crowds likely to swell at the weekend, student leaders late on Thursday announced a plan for an electronic poll of protesters on reform proposals tabled by senior city government officials in talks on Tuesday that failed to break the deadlock.

Hong Kong,   China,  United Nations Human Rights Committe,   Chinese Central Government,  
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 ,  
We are <strong>human</strong>, we seek humaneness: Big B on stardom

We are human, we seek humaneness: Big B on stardom

24 Oct 2014

Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who has been given the tag of 'Shahenshah' of Bollywood by his fans from across the globe, is humbled by the love and respect he received, but says “stars are just human, not some divinity ... we seek humaneness".

Big B,   Amitabh Bachchan,   Shahenshah,   Shamitabh,   Do,   Big B,  
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 ,  
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,  
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 ,  

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