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Lord Ganesha meat ad breached advertising standard code: Watchdog

Lord Ganesha meat ad breached advertising standard code: Watchdog

Australia's advertising watchdog ruled that the controversial Lord Ganesha ad violated the advertising code. 

Nov 22, 2017, 22:16 PM IST
Huge win for India, global watchdog demands report from Pakistan over terror funding

Huge win for India, global watchdog demands report from Pakistan over terror funding

This is seen as a big diplomatic win for India.

Nov 05, 2017, 07:37 AM IST

Egypt adds media watchdog to blocked websites list

Egypt has blocked more than 100 websites since May, including media sites seen as critical of the government.

Aug 18, 2017, 17:26 PM IST
Aviation watchdog DGCA to get powers to impose penalties

Aviation watchdog DGCA to get powers to impose penalties

There are stringent provisions in place for the DGCA to deal with violations, including those related to airlines, pilots, crew members and other entities.

May 28, 2017, 17:39 PM IST
This expensive sunscreen fails SPF protection tests – Here's how to choose the best one for your skin

This expensive sunscreen fails SPF protection tests – Here's how to choose the best one for your skin

As per a research carried out by consumer watchdog Which?, Avon’s Sun+Multi Protection Sun Lotion SPF30 (150ml) costing £10 failed to offer its claimed level of protection.

May 18, 2017, 11:00 AM IST
European Games: OSCE says Azerbaijan orders shutdown of its Baku office

European Games: OSCE says Azerbaijan orders shutdown of its Baku office

Azerbaijan has ordered the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) to close its Baku office ahead of the European Games, the watchdog said on Wednesday.

Jun 10, 2015, 19:09 PM IST

Eurozone bank stress tests set for 2016: Report

Europe's banking supervisory board will carry out stress tests of big eurozone banks in 2016, according to an interview with the watchdog's president Daniele Nouy released on Saturday.

Jun 07, 2015, 06:11 AM IST

Watchdog says ex-Nazis got USD 20.2 million in Social Security

More than 130 suspected Nazi war criminals, SS guards and others who may have participated in the Third Reich's atrocities during World War II collected USD 20.2 million in retirement benefits, according to the Social Security Administration's inspector general.

May 31, 2015, 12:00 PM IST

Warplanes pose increased risk to civilian jets over Europe: Watchdog

Up to 400 migrants died after a boat capsized off the Libyan coast on Sunday, international NGOs said, citing survivors who were saved and brought to Italy.

Apr 15, 2015, 00:15 AM IST

Maldives watchdog warns of deepening political crisis

 A political crisis in the Maldives will deepen unless parties hold emergency talks following the arrest of ex-president Mohamed Nasheed on terrorism charges, an anti-corruption watchdog said Wednesday.

Feb 25, 2015, 15:33 PM IST

UK failing to protect female domestic violence victims: Watchdog

The British government is failing to provide adequate refuge and support for female victims of domestic violence, particularly asylum seekers, those with disabilities and members of the LGBTI community, a parliamentary watchdog said on Thursday.

Feb 19, 2015, 05:42 AM IST

Sudan seizes print runs of 13 newspapers: Watchdog

 Sudanese security officers seized the print runs of 13 newspapers on Monday in one of the most sweeping crackdowns on the press in recent years, a media watchdog said.

Feb 16, 2015, 16:26 PM IST

UN warns Britain over child voodoo victims, sex tourists

Hundreds of children are believed to have been kidnapped in Africa and brought to Britain for brutal voodoo rituals, a UN watchdog said today, urging London to step up its fight against the scourge.

Jun 20, 2014, 01:59 AM IST

S.Africa police probe own officer after airport shooting

South Africa`s police watchdog Thursday launched a probe into a deadly shooting at Cape Town`s international airport after it emerged that the alleged gunman was a police officer.

May 30, 2014, 01:24 AM IST

Ponting calls for swift action on corruption

Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting has called for swift action on cricket`s corruption crisis, saying there is nothing worse for the game than the shadow hanging over it.

May 29, 2014, 07:38 AM IST

OPCW team visits Syria chlorine site after attack: Rebels

A Syrian rebel commander said a team from the world`s chemical weapons watchdog investigating an alleged chlorine attack against rebel-held Kafr Zita managed to visit the town on Tuesday, hours after coming under attack.

May 28, 2014, 02:28 AM IST

Syria targets civilians with crude bombs: Watchdog

An international rights organisation says the Syrian government is indiscriminately targeting civilians and civilian infrastructure with crude bombs in rebel-held districts of the northern city of Aleppo.

Apr 29, 2014, 14:17 PM IST

Israel rejects Gazan`s plea to run in W. Bank marathon

Israel`s Supreme Court has refused to allow a Palestinian Olympian from the Gaza Strip to take part in a marathon in the occupied West Bank, an Israeli NGO said Tuesday.

Apr 08, 2014, 23:26 PM IST

Children blackmailed into sex abuse online: British watchdog

Children as young as eight are being blackmailed into performing sex acts live on webcams, causing some of them to self-harm or even commit suicide, a British watchdog warned on Friday.

Sep 20, 2013, 21:40 PM IST

Syria gives chemical weapons details to watchdog

Syria has submitted details of its chemical weapons to Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) in The Hague, the organisation informed on Friday.

Sep 20, 2013, 19:07 PM IST