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UN Convention to discuss autonomous `killer robots`

Last Updated: Saturday, May 10, 2014, 17:22

Prof Ronald Arkin and Prof Noel Sharkey will debate on the inevitability of autonomous killer robots at the UN Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons.

Torture invoked in Guantanamo 9/11 hearing

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 23, 2013, 08:48

Lawyers for the five men accused of the September 11, 2001 attacks invoked the UN Convention against Torture on Tuesday as a way to bring up their clients` alleged mistreatment in secret prisons.

White House petition on 1984 anti-Sikh violence gains support

Last Updated: Friday, December 07, 2012, 11:22

United States, Canada and Australia are signatories to UN Convention against Genocide and also have domestic laws declaring intentional attack on a religious minority as "genocide".

Government to make fresh attempt to assess anti-graft measures

Last Updated: Monday, November 26, 2012, 19:14

After failing to get a favourable response, the government has decided to start afresh its effort to review the country`s fight against corruption.

India positive about outcome of UN biodiversity convention

Last Updated: Monday, October 15, 2012, 19:21

India assumed presidency of the CBD at the ongoing Conference of Parties (COP).

COP-11: Natarajan calls for consensus on impact of LMOs

Last Updated: Monday, October 01, 2012, 20:38

The United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity began today at the Hyderabad International Convention Centre with host nation India taking over as the chair from Japan.

Implement UN Convention Against Corruption: Anna

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 25, 2012, 18:41

Anna Hazare asked PM Manmohan Singh to implement the UN Convention Against Corruption and recommendations of A N Vohra Committee to tackle graft.

Nepal ratifies UN conv against money laundering

Last Updated: Saturday, June 25, 2011, 15:37

Nepal has escaped the possibility of getting blacklisted by a global anti-money laundering agency.

India ratifies UN Convention Against Corruption

Last Updated: Thursday, May 12, 2011, 19:56

India Thursday ratified UN Convention Against Corruption which will help it deal with the problem of black-money and corruption through legislative and administrative measures.

India for finalisation of convention against global terrorism

Last Updated: Monday, March 22, 2010, 21:36

India today said it will press for the finalisation of a comprehensive convention against international terrorism by the United Nations as "a text was on the table".