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New Delhi: Terming the cancellation of its FCRA registration as an attempt to "silence" its campaign, Greenpeace India tonight said that it will not be deterred by such moves and will launch a new campaign to highlight nationwide crackdown on civil liberties. The NGO which has been mired in controversy, said that the cancellation of the FCRA license was government's latest move in a relentless onslaught ...
New Delhi: India has cancelled a licence that allowed Greenpeace International's Indian unit to receive donations from abroad, the environmental group said on Thursday. The government suspended the group's licence in April and blocked foreign funds in many of its bank accounts. The government said Greenpeace misreported funds and spent money to obstruct developmental projects. The action was part ...
The Reserve Bank of India today said it would shortly put into circulation Rs 5 coins minted by the Government of India to commemorate the Golden Jubilee of Indo-Pak war 1965. The coins will have the image of "Amar Jawan" monument along with the design of olive leaves branch on its left and right sides at the center, with the inscription "VALOUR AND SACRIFICE" in English and its equivalent in Devnagri ...
(Repeats story published late Thursday; no changes to text) By Tommy Wilkes NEW DELHI, Sept 3 (Reuters) - Australia wants to join India, the United States and Japan in joint naval exercises in the Indian Ocean, widening participation in multilateral drills as China's influence in the region grows. Australian Defence Minister Kevin Andrews said expanding the exercises to include more countries ...
(Reuters) - The United States is preparing to sanction Chinese companies connected to the cyber theft of U.S. intellectual property as early as next week, the Financial Times reported on Thursday. The FT cited three U.S. officials as saying the sanctions probably would come next week in advance of Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit later in the month. Suspicions that Chinese hackers were behind ...
(Repeats story published late Thursday; no changes to text) By Tommy Wilkes NEW DELHI, Sept 3 (Reuters) - Australia wants to join India, the United States and Japan in joint naval exercises in the Indian Ocean, widening participation in multilateral drills as China's influence in the region grows. Australian Defence Minister Kevin Andrews said expanding the exercises to include more countries ...
(Reuters) - The United States is preparing to sanction Chinese companies connected to the cyber theft of U.S. intellectual property as early as next week, the Financial Times reported on Thursday. The FT cited three U.S. officials as saying the sanctions probably would come next week in advance of Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit later in the month. Suspicions that Chinese hackers were behind ...
While the police force across the country grew 10% over five years between 2010 and 2014, the numbers of women in police forces rose 59%. In conjunction with a target of 33% women in police forces, set by the Ministry of Home Affairs in 2009 (and reiterated in 2013), it may appear that India is seriously feminising its police forces, as a report by the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) details.Billion ...
Europe is facing the biggest refugee crisis since World War 2. Manipur is on the edge. Lakhs of people are affected in Assam floods. Al Jazeera does a special programme on how lakhs of toilets will transform primary school education in India. Stories abound in the Pakistani press on how India’s new foreign policy is isolating Pakistan. Karnataka farmer suicides are reaching record levels.And yet ...
(Repeats story published late Thursday; no changes to text) By Tommy Wilkes NEW DELHI, Sept 3 (Reuters) - Australia wants to join India, the United States and Japan in joint naval exercises in the Indian Ocean, widening participation in multilateral drills as China's influence in the region grows. Australian Defence Minister Kevin Andrews said expanding the exercises to include more countries ...
By Caroline Valetkevitch NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stocks edged higher on Wall Street in another volatile session on Thursday while the euro fell 1 percent on a darkening euro zone outlook as investors grew cautious ahead of the closely watched U.S. monthly jobs report. Global stock markets rallied earlier following a pledge from European Central Bank President Mario Draghi to beef up or prolong the ...
, Sept 3(ANI): In a recent study, researchers have found that the lowered intakes of sugar-sweetened beverage by children are linked to favorable HDL-C changes in their body.Researchers from TUFTS University found that there was an inverse association between SSB intake changes and HDL-cholesterol increases and a higher intake of SSBs was associated with a higher triglyceride concentration.Author Maria ...
By Matt Siegel SYDNEY, Sept 3 (Reuters) - The rise of selfie photography in some of the world's most beautiful, and dangerous, places is sparking a range of interventions aimed at combating risk-taking that has resulted in a string of gruesome deaths worldwide. The act of taking a picture of oneself with a mobile phone, placing the subject centre-stage, has exploded in popularity in recent years, ...
A 19-year-old in the city of Dongguan, in the southern Chinese region of Guangdong Province, who went to his doctor complaining of a ear ache, was horrified when he was told that 26 cockroaches were living inside his ear.Li, 19, recalled that he woke up in the middle of the night with an unbearable itch in his ear that grew increasingly painful, reports news.com.au.In desperation, he stuck a finger ...
Citizens of the small Dutch town of Noordwijkerhout had a strange shock today when their little town market received a very unexpected visitor. Named Buba, the huge pachyderm had apparently just earlier strolled out of her circus in a nearby field and decided to do a little shopping. In a video captured by a surprised shopper, the elephant is seen quite literally checking out the stalls, trunk ...
HERAT, Afghanistan, Aug 31 (Reuters) - More than 100 girls were taken to hospital from their school in western Afghanistan on Monday after breathing in toxic gas, officials said, and police were investigating whether the incident was deliberate. Elements of Afghanistan's ultra-conservative society oppose education for girls and schools have periodically come under attack. As many as 124 girls were ...
A son of a samosa vendor in Pakistan has secured the top position in Class 12 examination, a media report said on Monday.Shah Faisal, like his father, sells samosas -- a fried snack with a savoury filling.His hard work and love for education turned him into a brilliant student, The News International reported.Shah Faisal has got himself enrolled for System Engineering program in the Peshawar University ...

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