संयुक्त राष्ट्र मानवाधिकार परिषद में भारत को सबसे ज्यादा वोटों से निर्वाचित किए जाने पर विदेश मंत्री सुषमा स्वराज ने की खुशी जाहिर

संयुक्त राष्ट्र की 193 सदस्यीय महासभा ने यूएन मानवाधिकार परिषद (यूएनएचआरसी) के नए सदस्यों के लिए चुनाव किया. गुप्त मतदान के जरिए कुल 18 नए सदस्य चुने गए. भारत सबसे ज्यादा वोट से जीत दर्ज की. बता दें कि परिषद में चुने जाने के लिए किसी भी देश को कम से कम 97 वोटों की जरूरत होती […]

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Pak foreign minister seeks US role for talks with India

Washington,  Pakistan wants the US to facilitate talks with India as the two nations are not engaging bilaterally, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said, warning that the absence of dialogue could lead to escalation of tension. But the Pakistani request on the facilitation of the talks has been rejected by the US, the top […]

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Indonesia quake-tsunami death toll jumps to 384: disaster agency

Jakarta,29  Sep The death toll from Indonesia’s quake and tsunami jumped to 384, the disaster agency said Saturday, as hospitals struggled to cope with hundreds of injured and rescuers scrambled to reach the stricken region.So far, it said all the deaths were recorded in tsunami-struck Palu, a day after waves 1.5 metres (five feet) high slammed […]

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Lanka govt announces drastic measures to save falling rupee

Colombo, 29 Sep Faced with the falling value of the rupee against the US dollar, the Sri Lankan government today announced drastic action to curb imports and lessen the pressure on the currency. “The government in order to ease the pressure off the Sri Lankan rupee has decided to take measures temporarily effective from midnight […]

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