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Human rights cell to be set up in Indian Army

Human rights cell to be set up in Indian Army

Human rights cell to be set up in Indian Army Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has approved the creation of a special human rights cell at the Army Headquarters. A special vigilance cell will also be set up under the Army Chief. The Indian Army will now have a human rights cell, to be headed by an officer of the rank of Major

Venkaiah Naidu reaches Estonia for bilateral talk

Venkaiah Naidu is in Estonia for the last leg of his five-day visit to Baltic nations

Venkaiah Naidu is in Estonia for the last leg of his five-day visit to Baltic nations Indian Vice President Venkaiah Naidu reached Estonia on Tuesday, where he will partake in discussions on bilateral relationships. Vice President Venkaiah Naidu is currently in Estonia, the final leg of his five day visit to Baltic countries, to intensify Estonia’s bilateral cooperation with India. The Vice President also

Zakir Naik banned from making speeches in Malaysia

Zakir Naik barred from delivering speeches in Malaysia

Zakir Naik barred from delivering speeches in Malaysia Islamic preacher Zakir Naik has been banned from delivering speeches in Malaysia, a day after he was interrogated by the police for his remarks against Hindu and Chinese communities. Authorities in Malaysia have banned preacher Zakir Naik from giving speeches in the country after his remarks against minorities spurred controversy. Naik was charged

External Affairs Minister to visit Dhaka for talks

S. Jaishankar will be in Dhaka to strengthen bilateral ties

S. Jaishankar will be in Dhaka to strengthen bilateral ties External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar will visit Dhaka from August 19 to 21 in an effort to strengthen bilateral ties between the two countries. In his first visit to Bangladesh, External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar will review projects and discuss bilateral ties. The visit was promulgated by Bangladesh Foreign Minister A.K. Abdul Momen in July

India and China should respect each other’s core concerns, says Jaishankar

Three-day visit of External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar to China concludes

Three-day visit of External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar to China concludes External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar has said that India and China should respect each other’s core concerns and manage their differences. In an extensive interview, External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar averred that India and China should find stronger areas of convergence and manage their differences, while respecting each other’s core concerns. “Our relationship is so big

Improvement in Sex ratio at birth; Kerala, Haryana top the list

Improvement in sex ratio at birth as Kerala, Haryana show promise

Improvement in sex ratio at birth as Kerala, Haryana show promise The sex ratio at birth (SRB) improved from 914 to 919 between the third and fourth National Family Health Surveys (NFHS), carried out in 2005-06 and 2015-16 respectively The sex ratio at birth, also defined as the number of female births per 1,000 male births, saw and improvement as it stood at

Pak expels India’s envoy, to discontinue trade with India

Pakistan expels India’s envoy and severs trade ties with India

Pakistan expels India’s envoy and severs trade ties with India Pak on Wednesday expelled Indian High Commissioner Ajay Bisaria, minutes after it discontinued trade ties with India The announcement to expel Indian High Commissioner Ajay Bisaria and downgrade diplomatic ties by suspending bilateral trade was made after an emergency meeting was held between Pak PM Imran Khan and the National Security Committee

Flood wreaks havoc in several states of India

Floods ravage several states in India

Floods ravage several states in India Intense monsoon rains lashed several states of India, devastating homes and leaving hundreds stranded. Maharashtra, Gujarat, Kerala, and Karnataka continue to witness heavy rains and flood-like situation. Although the situation in Bihar and Assam has improved, routine operations in several states have been disrupted, bringing life to a standstill. NDRF teams have been deployed for

Coalition Government falls in Karnataka; BS Yeddyurappa can become next CM

The Karnataka Assembly Speaker has declared BJP as the winner in the confidence motion vote on 23 July

The Karnataka Assembly Speaker has declared BJP as the winner in the confidence motion vote on 23 July In the confidence motion conducted on 23 July, Cong-JDS coalition attained 99 while the BJP coalition won with 105 votes. BS Yeddyurappa of BJP is projected to become the next CM. The Congress-JDS coalition government in Karnataka collapsed on Tuesday after the confidence motion

Bangladeshi Writer Taslima Nasrin gets one-year Indian Residency Permit

Taslima Nasrin is a Bangladeshi author who has written books like Lajja and Shodh

Taslima Nasrin is a Bangladeshi author who has written books like Lajja and Shodh The Indian Union Home Ministry officials stated on July 21 that Taslima Nasrin’s permit has been officially extended to one year. She has repeatedly requested for a permanent residency permit in India. Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen, who has been living in India since 2004 has got an extended

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