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Goa State Human Rights Commission (GSHRC) has issued notice to state DGP for police inaction in the alleged assault of a middle-aged woman by three persons.
Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 19:25
A Taiwanese rights activist and outspoken critic of his government`s attempts to seek closer ties with Beijing criticised Chinese authorities after he was denied entry to Hong Kong Sunday.
Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 15:54
The three-member panel appointed by the UN Human Rights Council to probe alleged human rights abuses in Sri Lanka is yet to seek entry into the country.
Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 15:39
The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) today opposed the Women and Child Development ministry`s proposal for lowering the age of a juvenile from 18 to 16, calling it "against child rights".
Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 17:43
India's foreign exchange (forex) reserves rose by $1.38 billion to $314.92 billion for the week ended June 20, led by a sharp jump in overseas currency assets, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) data showed.
Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 17:24
Thousands of people gathered in Singapore on Saturday for an annual gay rights rally celebrating sexual diversity in the city-state, despite fierce opposition from religious conservatives.
Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 13:57
A gay rights rally was set to kick off in Singapore Saturday, with organisers expecting tens of thousands of people to celebrate sexual diversity in the city-state despite fierce opposition from religious conservatives.
Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 12:53
Iraqi extremists killed at least 160 captives in a major execution in the city of Tikrit earlier this month.
Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 22:54
The UN`s human rights office on Friday urged Israel and its adversaries to exercise restraint amid a crackdown on Palestinians during a hunt for three Jewish teenagers missing in the West Bank.
Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 06:10
A top US lawmaker warned India of "consequences" on its continued violation of intellectual property rights (IPRs) hoping the new government will address America`s concerns regarding its policies that undermine IPRs.
Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 16:19
The slaying of a Libyan women`s rights activist in her home just hours after she voted in a general election drew Western and UN condemnation on Thursday.
Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 13:54
Amnesty International India today welcomed UN`s naming of three experts to conduct a comprehensive probe into alleged human rights violations in Sri Lanka during the armed conflict in 2009.
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