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NGO assisting transgenders and widows in getting their 'Identity'

NGO assisting transgenders and widows in getting their 'Identity'

16 Sep 2014

New Delhi: Identity proof, a ration card, birth certificate or even a bank account - acquiring these and more for sex workers, widows, single mothers, the elderly and other subaltern sections of the society can pose quite a challenge. A bunch of spirited community workers have come together through a civil society initiative to help the deprived sections of society negotiate with power centers and get their basic documents of survival.

Transgenders,   Widows,   ‘Others’ community,   Single Windows,   Centre for Advocacy and Research,   NFAC,   PWESCR ,  
Shias in Uttar Pradesh demand Azam Khan’s removal

Shias in Uttar Pradesh demand Azam Khan’s removal

31 Jul 2014

Lucknow: The Shias have asked Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav to clear ambiguities in Waqf Board appointments, allegedly been done at the behest of Urban Development and Wakf Minister Azam Khan.

Uttar Pradesh,   Azam Khan,   Akhilesh Yadav,   Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister,   Shia,   Shia community ,  
China building multi-ethnic city in Xinjiang to curb militancy

China building multi-ethnic city in Xinjiang to curb militancy

15 Sep 2014

Beijing: After attempt to promote mixed marriages between Muslim Uygurs and Hans in Xinjiang, China is building a pilot settlement for residents from multiple ethnic communities in rural desert area of the troubled province to curb growing militancy and facilitate cultural exchanges.

China,   Multi-ethnic city,   Xinjing,   ethnic community residents,   Uygurs,   East Turkestan Islamic Movement ,  
Salman Khan booked for 'hurting' religious sentiments

Salman Khan booked for 'hurting' religious sentiments

12 Sep 2014

Mumbai: Bollywood superstar Salman Khan was booked by the police in Mumbai for allegedly hurting the religious sentiments of a community.

Salman Khan,   religious sentiments,   Salman Khan's NGO,   Being Human,   Muslim community,  
DU's <strong>community</strong> radio to broadcast speeches for DUSU polls

DU's community radio to broadcast speeches for DUSU polls

03 Sep 2014

New Delhi: Delhi University's (DU) Community Radio will offer a platform to candidates contesting various posts of Delhi University Students' Union (DUSU) to use the medium to reach a wider audience.

Delhi University,   DU Community Radio,   DUSU polls,   Delhi University Students' Union,   Community Radio 90.4 MHz,   ,  
US airdrops aid, conducts airstrikes in besieged Iraqi town

US airdrops aid, conducts airstrikes in besieged Iraqi town

31 Aug 2014

Washington: The US military has conducted humanitarian air drop in the besieged Iraqi town of Amrili, home to thousands of Shia Turkomen who have been cut off from receiving food, water, and medical supplies for two months by the militants of the Islamic State, the Pentagon said.

US military,   Iraqi town of Amrili,   Shia Turkomen,   militants of Islamic State ,  
Islamic State poses global threat, Iraqi minister says

Islamic State poses global threat, Iraqi minister says

01 Sep 2014

GENEVA: Islamic State has committed barbaric acts against civilians in Iraq, threatening the country's territorial integrity and posing a global threat, the Iraqi government's human rights minister said on Monday in an appeal for international support.

Islamic state,   Iraq,   ISIS,   ISIS militants,   ISIL,   Iraq government,   Mohammed Shia' Al Sudani,  
Obama notifies Congress of airstrikes in Iraq

Obama notifies Congress of airstrikes in Iraq

02 Sep 2014

Washington: US President Barack Obama on Monday notified the Congress about his authorization for conducting targeted airstrikes and humanitarian assistance to help Iraqis threatened by Islamic State (IS) militants.

US President,   Barack Obama,   Iraq,   US Airstrike,   ISIS,   IS Militants,   US Armed Forces,   James Foley,   Shia Turkomen,   Iraq government,  
Priority is to rollback gains made by ISIL: Barack Obama

Priority is to rollback gains made by ISIL: Barack Obama

29 Aug 2014

Washington: Terming the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) as a ‘cancer’, US President Barack Obama has said that the top American priority was to roll back the gains made by the terrorist outfit in Iraq.

Barack Obama,   ISIL,   ISIS,   IS militants,   Iraq,   John Kerry,   Iraqi government,   Barbaric ISIS,   Shia,   Sunni,  
Indian <strong>community</strong> launches its first museum in Australia

Indian community launches its first museum in Australia

16 Aug 2014

Melbourne: Indian diaspora in Australia has opened its first museum comprising over 1200 rare pieces including pictures, paintings, photographs, coins and stamps here on the Independence day.

Indian community,   first museum,   Australia,   Independence day,   Indian High Commission,   Canberra,  

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