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Lanka`s order on NGOs undermines freedom of speech: US

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 16:30

Expressing concern over Sri Lankan government`s recent order on non-governmental organisations, the US has said the move undermines freedom of speech and assembly.

New Namibia party linked to South Africa firebrand Malema: Official

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 18:23

South Africa`s radical Economic Freedom Fighters party, led by firebrand Julius Malema, has spawned a sister party in neighbouring Namibia, officials of the new group said Wednesday.

China indicts activist who backed press freedom

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 21:23

A prominent Chinese activist who has pushed for human rights and democracy has been charged with gathering crowds to disrupt public order, more than 10 months after he was taken into police custody, his lawyer said today.

Media freedom curtailed during UPA regime: Javadekar

Last Updated: Saturday, June 21, 2014, 22:44

Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar on Saturday said "emergency mindset" continued during the UPA regime which curtailed media freedom in the country.

Freedom fighter Ragho Shankar Gade passes away

Last Updated: Saturday, June 21, 2014, 12:02

Veteran freedom fighter Ragho Shankar Gade, associated with Bhai Kotwal, who had organized youths to fight the British rule, died in Badlapur here, family sources said Saturday.

Govt will not interfere with freedom of the press: Prakash Javadekar

Last Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014, 23:53

Minister of state for Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar on Friday said that the NDA government would not interfere with freedom of the press under any circumstances.

Hong Kong travel agency told to pull Mandela advert

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 16:17

The South African consulate in Hong Kong on Tuesday told a travel company to immediately pull a front-page advertisement featuring an image of a fist-pumping Nelson Mandela above the word "freedom".

Veteran freedom fighter, ex-MP Shanti Patel dead

Last Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014, 14:40

Eminent freedom-fighter, veteran trade unionist and former parliamentarian Shanti Patel died here early Friday following age related problems, family sources said.

Protect lives of religious minorities: US to Pak

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 07:31

After 25 Shia pilgrims were killed by terrorists in Balochistan, the US has severely condemned the tragic incident and has asked Pakistan to take steps to protect the lives of its religious minorities.

US expresses concern over the space for media freedom in Pakistan

Last Updated: Saturday, June 07, 2014, 08:20

The US has expressed concern over the space for media freedom in Pakistan where the licence of Geo News channel was suspended for 15 days.

US expresses concern over the space for media freedom in Pak

Last Updated: Saturday, June 07, 2014, 08:09

The US has expressed concern over the space for media freedom in Pakistan where the licence of Geo News channel was suspended for 15 days.

Musicians to strum vivid notes at Delhi music festival

Last Updated: Thursday, June 05, 2014, 19:13

Songs about personal milestones and obstacles, compositions of chaotic life and concrete jungles - a musical gig June 13 will introduce new voices and fresh notes to the capital`s music aficionados.