Hospitals in India discriminate against poor: Rahul Gandhi

Hospitals in India discriminate against the poor, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi said here Friday.

Video of child beating boy in Lebanon goes viral

Lebanon ordered an investigation Saturday into horrific video footage that has gone viral on the Internet showing a small child beating a boy, believed to be Syrian, urged on by adults.

Girl student ends life over alleged discrimination in school

A 17-year-old girl student of a government school studying in class 11 committed suicide by hanging in her house here today alleging discriminaton against girls by the institution, police said.

Andhra panel to look into discrimination against Muslim prisoners

The Andhra Pradesh State Minorities Commission will visit jails in Telangana to get first-hand information about complaints of discrimination against Muslim inmates, an official said Tuesday.

`Chronic stress leads gay teenagers to binge drinking`

Chronic stress caused by difficult social situations, including discrimination, victimisation and homophobia, leads to higher rates of binge drinking among lesbian and gay adolescents compared to their heterosexual peers, a study showed.

UN rights monitor criticises Bahrain over Shiite expulsion

United Nation`s (UN) religious freedom monitor urged today that Sunni-ruled Bahrain to halt discrimination against its Shiite majority and its spiritual leader, who was expelled from the Gulf kingdom this week.

Indians among migrants facing discrimination in Australia

Migrants, including Indians, face `high levels` of discrimination in Australia on the basis of `skin colour, ethnic origin or religion` but at the same time they are positive about life in the country, a recent study has suggested.

SC notice on discrimination against HIV children

The Supreme Court Monday issued notice to the central and all state governments on a petition seeking framing of guidelines to ensure that there is no discrimination against HIV positive children during school admissions.

Winter Olympics 2014: Google Doodle marks the Sochi Games

To mark the start of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, Google has come up with a colourful and vibrant doodle.

Latin America minorities face discrimination: UN

Despite a decade of economic growth across most of Latin America, people of African descent throughout the region still face discrimination and earn less, a UN agency has said.

No discrimination with states, says Azad

The Government is committed to provide improved health facilities to the people and does not discriminate with any state in health matters, Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said on Thursday.

Sikh family alleges discrimination at US park

A Sikh family in California is contemplating a lawsuit against an amusement centre after it stopped them from using a go-kart track because of their turbans.

End discrimination of widows: UN Women acting head

UN Women acting head and Deputy Executive Director Lakshmi Puri on Friday called on the international community to end discrimination against widows so they can live in dignity and fully participate in society.

Ricky Martin calls for gay rights law in Puerto Rico

Singer Ricky Martin called Wednesday in a letter sent to the Puerto Rican House of Representatives for the legislative body to approve a bill which would prohibit discrimination due to sexual orientation on the island.

UK set to outlaw caste discrimination

Caste discrimination is to be outlawed in the UK, as the government on Tuesday took a U-turn after its policy was rejected by the House of Lords for a second time, bringing much cheer to about 400,000 Dailts in the country.

Chinese tourists allege discrimination in Maldives resort

A luxury resort in Maldives has been accused of discriminating against Chinese tourists by not providing them with electric kettles and purposefully preventing them from eating instant noodles in their rooms.

Kashmir Sikhs allege discrimination

Sikhs in the Kashmir valley on Saturday alleged that they are being neglected by both the central and the state governments.

Obese women faces discrimination during job hunt: Aus study

A new Australian study has found that obese women face discrimination when applying for jobs.

Strong laws sought to fight discrimination against HIV-hit

Advocating the need for a strong law to fight discrimination against HIV-infected, civil society members here on Wednesday denounced the recent act of a Madurai school which barred entry of a 12-year-old who tested positive for the virus.

NC govt should shun discrimination: BJP

BJP on Friday criticised the National
Conference-led government for meting out "discriminatory
treatment" on regional basis in providing relief.