Jammu and Kashmir
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Climate Change fuelled ancient human cultural innovation
Rapid climate change during the Middle Stone Age, between 80,000 and 40,000 years ago, sparked surge...
Man`s skeleton found in Kanjamalai hills
The skeleton of a man was found at Kanjamalai hill near Kaliamman temple in the district, police sai...
Sri Lanka to apprise Canada of human rights progress
Sri Lanka on Monday said it will apprise Canada of the progress in the human rights situation on the...
Rights, liberties threatened in Sri Lanka: HRW
Respect for basic rights and liberties has declined in Sri Lanka in the four years since the governm...
US court dismisses HR violation case against Badal
A US court has dismissed a case filed by a Sikh rights group accusing Punjab Chief Minister Parkash ...
NHRC summons Odisha chief secretary
The National Human Rights Commission has summoned the Odisha chief secretary for failing to submit a...
NHRC notice to Haryana over girls` harassment
Media reports suggest that panchayats of six villages have decided against sending girls to school o...
Indian sentenced to three years in US for human trafficking
Kaushik Jayantibhai Thakkar was sentenced to serve 36 months in prison for his role in smuggling und...
South Central Railway plans to buy more bio-toilets
The South Central Railway (SCR) plans to procure 200 more eco-friendly bio-toilets to provide the fa...
Torture evidence found in Syrian prisons
Rights activists have found torture devices and other evidence of abuse in government prisons in Raq...
India urged to protect Bangladesh war crimes witness
Authorities in India and Bangladesh should take all necessary steps to protect Shukhoranjan Bali, Hu...
India fully committed to world free of human trafficking
India is fully committed to a world free of human trafficking and it wants to achieve this goal thro...
Amnesty calls on Sharif to probe human rights abuses in Pak
Amnesty International has called on Nawaz Sharif to investigate all human rights abuses as soon as h...
Oldest fossil hominin ear bones could yield important clues on origins of humankind
Researchers believe study of early human fossil ear bones could shed new light on the earliest exist...
Urban birds `stressed by human activity`
Even species considered "tolerant" of human activity might be adversely impacted by human disturbanc...
Chinese projects in Myanmar spark protests, arrests
Authorities in Myanmar should drop charges against ethnic Arakanese activists who took part in peace...
Rights body seeks probe into deaths during Bangladesh protest rally
Bangladesh should set up an independent commission to probe the large numbers of deaths and injuries...
Human hunting originated 2 million years ago
Baylor University researchers have found the earliest archaeological evidence of human hunting and s...
Policeman arrested for human sacrifice, skeletons recovered
A senior constable was arrested in Jharkhand`s Dhanbad district on charges of trying to sacrifice tw...
How the brain tracks fast-moving tennis balls
For the first time, vision scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, have pinpointed how...
US must colonise Mars with permanent human settlement: Buzz Aldrin
Buzz Aldrin, the US astronaut who became the second man to walk on the moon, has said that the US mu...
Did humans descend from "aquatic apes"?
Did humans descend from "aquatic apes" that spent more time swimming than dragging their knuckles on...
Rights body flays Kabul for protest break up
The abuses appear intended to silence public dissent against the government.
Cartoon controversy: WB govt rejects compensation for Prof Ambikesh Mahapatra
West Bengal govt rejected compensation to Jadavpur University professor Ambikesh Mahapatra arrested ...
Earliest great ape had human-like posture
The ancient giant apes - who lived about 11.9 million years ago - may have adopted the upright postu...
Now, smart robot that tends to your every need
Indian-origin researchers have developed a new `smart` robot that can predict human actions with sur...
Human chain in Mumbai for road safety
Thousands of school children will form a human chain in Mumbai on Monday to mark the Second UN Globa...
Sarabjit`s security was compromised: Pak rights watchdog
Sarabjit could not have been fatally attacked within the prison "without the knowledge of prison gua...
Fossil of great ape provides insights into human evolution
The fossil specimen of an ape skeleton, which was unearthed in Spain in 2002, has been assigned to a...
Satellite images suggest destruction in Nigerian town
US-based Human Rights Watch (HRW) has released satellite images that suggest Nigerian troops carried...
Europe court rules Tymoshenko jailing `unlawful`
The European Court of Human Rights on Tuesday ruled that Ukraine`s detention of former prime ministe...
US has double standards on human rights: Iran
Iran has accused the US of having a "politicised and double-standard approach" over the issue of hum...
Pakistan urged to end Taliban attacks
Pakistan’s government should take all necessary steps to ensure the safety of candidates and politic...
Humans may have entered the Americas 22,000 years ago
A team of archaeologists has claimed that they have found 22,000-year-old stone tools at a site in B...
Sexual abuse at work commonplace for Afghan policewomen: HRW
A rights group revealed that Afghanistan`s policewomen suffer sexual assault by male colleagues, oft...
Magnetic bomb kills Syria ministry official: Reports
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights confirmed the official`s death and said two people in the ca...
Bangladesh backs Sri Lanka on human rights issue
Bangladesh on Tuesday said it will back Sri Lanka on the human rights issue, the Sri Lankan Presiden...
How spaceflights weaken human immune system
Results of nearly two years` worth of study on biological samples from space shuttle Atlantis, have ...
3,000-year-old skeletons found in Indonesian cave
Archaeologists have discovered remains of 66 humans dating back to 3000 years in a cave in Sumatra i...
NHRC seeks report from centre on Pakistani Hindu refugees
The NHRC on Monday sought reports from the home ministry, external affairs ministry and Delhi govern...
Dutch firm plans to set up human colony on Mars by 2023
A company from the Netherlands is planning to send four astronauts on a trip to Mars to set up a hum...
Auto-driver helps nab human trafficker in Delhi
An auto-driver helped in rescuing 12 children from trafficking in the capital, Aam Aadmi Party said ...
`Human computer` Shakuntala Devi no more
Mathematical genius Shakuntala Devi, nicknamed as "human computer", died at a hospital on Sunday fol...
Major human rights problems in Sri Lanka: US
US said Sri Lanka`s rights record in 2012 was tainted by "human rights problems" including "involunt...
Rapes expose police failure: Human Rights Watch
The brutal rape of a five-year-old girl here "has again exposed the failure of police training and r...
`336 percent jump in child rapes in a decade`
A report by rights group Asian Centre for Human Rights shows there has been an increase of 336 perce...
Early human species `hobbit` may have shrunk due to island dwarfism
A study of the remains of the creature nicknamed the "hobbit" shows that there may have been a dwarf...
Human rights in Bengal worse than during emergency: Biman
CPI(M) state secretary Biman Bose on Tuesday said that the current condition of human rights in West...
Minor girl trafficked, raped; Delhi court jails 4
A fast track court here has sentenced a man to 10 years in jail for marrying a minor girl forcibly a...
Magnitsky list: Tom Donilon to feel the heat
US National Security Advisor Tom Donilon will become the first senior US official who will feel the ...
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