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Award for soldier suspected of torture shows disdain for human rights: Amnesty

The Indian Army’s decision to present an award to a soldier suspected of having a man tied to a moving military jeep in Jammu and Kashmir last month gives the impression that it condones human rights abuses, International India said Tuesday. “Rewarding an officer who is under investigation for a human rights violation suggests that … Continue reading Award for soldier suspected of torture shows disdain for human rights: Amnesty

UN Human Rights Office announces landmark partnership with Microsoft

GENEVA and REDMOND, Wash. The Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights on Tuesday announced a landmark five-year partnership with Microsoft Corp. As part of the agreement, Microsoft will provide a grant of $5 million (USD) to support the work of the UN Human Rights Office. This represents an unprecedented level of support … Continue reading UN Human Rights Office announces landmark partnership with Microsoft

Indian students win S Korean quiz competition

Our Correspondent Several school students of DELHI NCR won quiz competition organized by South Korean Cultural Centre India. The prizes were given by H.E. Mr. Hyun CHO, Ambassador, Republic of Korea. The top four winners got a free trip each to Korea for 6 Days and 5 Nights. 14 winners got total cash prize of … Continue reading Indian students win S Korean quiz competition

The Armoured Corps Celebrates ‘79th Armour Day’

The Armoured Corps celebrated its ‘79th ARMOUR DAY’ on 01 May 17. The event commemorates the mechanization of the erstwhile Indian Cavalry on 01 May 1938, when the SCINDE HORSE became the first Indian Cavalry Regiment to stable its horses and convert to the Vickers Light Tank and Chevrolet Armoured Cars. The elite ‘Tank’ Corps … Continue reading The Armoured Corps Celebrates ‘79th Armour Day’

Patanjali to go global, says Acharya Balkrishna at FICCI Meet

Gurugram Acharya Balkrishna, co-founder and CEO of Patanjali Ayurveda announced Patanjali’s plans of going global in the near future. He was speaking at ‘Made in India – Food Buyer Seller Meet’ organised by FICCI and ‘Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority ( APEDA) on April  20’. He urged players of food processing sector … Continue reading Patanjali to go global, says Acharya Balkrishna at FICCI Meet

India, Bangladesh must improve human rights situation: Amnesty

As Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina begin a summit meeting in New Delhi to bolster bilateral relations, the leaders should also look to address the human rights challenges in both countries, Amnesty International India said today. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is on a four-day state visit to India. “While … Continue reading India, Bangladesh must improve human rights situation: Amnesty

London Attack: Muslim Council Condemns attack, Call for Solidarity, Prayer

AMN The Muslim Council of Britain today commended the Metropolitan Police and the leadership of our Prime Minister and the Mayor of London as they reacted to the attack on Westminster yesterday. The MCB condemned the attack yesterday and today Secretary General, Harun Khan joined thousands of Londoners, including Muslims, as they converge on Trafalgar … Continue reading London Attack: Muslim Council Condemns attack, Call for Solidarity, Prayer

Rostec develops new light helicopter

Specialists of Russian Helicopters Holding forming part of Rostec State Corporation are actively developing a light single-engine multipurpose helicopter with a maximum takeoff weight of up to two tons. Serial production of these machines is to begin in 2020-2021. “Light multipurpose helicopters are the largest segment of global market for civil helicopters, which is general … Continue reading Rostec develops new light helicopter

ASSOCHAM concerned over lukewarm response over keeping shops open all days

AMN / Expressing concern over a lukewarm response on allowing small and medium scale shop-keepers to remain open for all seven days, the ASSOCHAM has impressed upon the Centre to ask the states to realise benefits of model Shops and Establishments Bill and adopt the same , for promoting retail trade which is the largest … Continue reading ASSOCHAM concerned over lukewarm response over keeping shops open all days

BSNL gives Heavy Reduction in Tariff of Satellite Internet Access

AMN /New Delhi: BSNL  today announced reduction of approximately 29% in monthly tariff of unlimited internet access in DSPT. This service now can be availed at Rs.7,099/- P.M. (service tax extra) instead of Rs. 9,999/- P.M.( service tax extra). BSNL is the only Telecom Operator which is providing unlimited internet facility through DSPT at most … Continue reading BSNL gives Heavy Reduction in Tariff of Satellite Internet Access

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Hockey India shortlists Junior probables for five-week camp

  HARPAL SINGH BEDI /New Delhi Hockey India (HI) Wednesday named 90 probables ( 53 men and 37 women ...

Ashwin wins International Cricketer of the Year award

AMN / India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin today won the coveted International Cricketer of the Year award a ...

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[caption id="attachment_30524" align="alignleft" width="482"] The death toll from Saturday's deadly 7.9 magnit ...