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Paulomi Tripathi, secretary with India's permanent mission to the UN, gave a spirited response.
"Even as terrorists thrive in Pakistan, we have heard it lecture about the protection of human rights in India."
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"Once refugees are registered, they are not to be returned back to countries where they fear persecution."
A group of 72 students will perform at the UN on 21 June this year.
"Denying such access disrupts the free exchange of ideas"
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A young girl cares for her two severely malnourished siblings at the looted hospital in Rubkona. It has been been put partially back in action by UNICEF and partners. Credit: Michael Bociurkiw I ment...
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A shocking 17,000 lives were lost to malnutrition in Maharashtra's tribal belts in the last one year alone, according to an RTI reply. Acting on the Bombay High Court's directives, the Maharashtra sta...
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The OECD nations have drawn a ring of fire around the issue of international taxation and are willing to go to any lengths, including threatening poor countries with cuts in Overseas Development Assistance (ODA), to ensure that their norm-setting monopoly -- which is directly opposed to the interests of poor countries -- remains unchallenged.
Arundhati Ghose was famous for the phrase, "not now, not later".
My brother and I were brought up by our mother after my parents split up. Since I was eight years old, my relatives would advise me, "You need to be the man of the house and take care of your mother." Therefore, when I used to go for my tennis practice, I would literally beg my coach to allow me to play with the boys and not the girls. I switched from Barbies to car-racing video games...
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The US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) said they had not received visas for a long-planned trip to India. The commission, a bipartisan US federal government commission, was sche...
UNITED NATIONS -- India has asked the United Nations to ensure zero tolerance while dealing with cases of sexual exploitation in peacekeeping operations, saying cases of abuse shame the world body. "S...
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NEW DELHI -- In another blow to the "breakthrough" India-Pakistan bilateral talks on Friday, it has emerged that the Pakistan High Commission has invited separatist leaders in Kashmir to celebrate Eid...
NEW DELHI -- The Bharatiya Janata Party's claim of the India-Pakistan bilateral talks being a "breakthrough," has been seriously called into question in the three days since Prime Minister Narendra Mo...