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How religious tourism flies high in Yogi's UP
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How religious tourism flies high in Yogi's UP

On September 25, two days before World Tourism Day, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath took charge of the Braj Teerth Vikas Parishad (Braj Pilgrim Development Council) as its chair. Several bureaucrats from the concerned departments have also been ... Sify, 3 weeks ago

Activists blame Pakistan for harbouring terrorists and targeting minorities

Political activists and human rights defenders have blamed Pakistan for crushing voices of dissent and harbouring terrorists.At a side-event titled "Freedom of Expression" at the 36th session of Human Rights Council in Geneva, the activists from Pakistan ...
 Business Standard4 weeks ago

Forced conversions of girls leaving Pakistan's minority Hindus deeply unsettled, alarmed

[United States], Aug.19 (ANI): Case after case of minority Hindu girls being forcibly converted to Islam are being presented before courts in Pakistan's Sindh province, has left the community deeply unsettled and with a sense of alarm. An article authored by ...
 Sify2 months ago

Egypt sets up 'national council' to combat 'terror'

Egypt has created a "national council" to combat the rise of Islamist "terrorism" which has targeted its security forces and Coptic Christian minority, in a presidential decree issued today. The decree, published in Egypt's official gazette, sets up a ...
 Business Standard2 months ago

Bengaluru Declaration calls for reservation in private sector

Bringing a law to curb caste, gender and religious discrimination at workplace on the lines of the Prevention of Sexual Harassment at Workplace Act was among hundreds of recommendations made in the Bengaluru Declaration that was released by Chief Minister ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago

Saudi women rejoice at end of driving ban long backed by clerics

Saudi Arabian women awoke to news of a royal decree permitting them to drive starting next year - and some were already behind the wheel on Wednesday, even though licences will not be issued for nine months. "Saudi Arabia will never be the same again. The ...
 Deccan Herald3 weeks ago

Durga as Defence Minister, Laxmi as FM: Here’s what a ‘ministry of gods’ would look like

It wasn't long ago that M Venkaiah Naidu had called Prime Minister Narendra Modi “God's gift to the nation”. The former minister is now the Vice-President and appears to be avoiding showering individuals with such adulation, perhaps in keeping ...
 catchnews.com3 weeks ago

Freedom Files: Luring the wolf with the hen

People don't change, times do for the past holds no sway over the future. This could not be truer for Indian Princes who were caught in a time warp. Chewing their States virtually down to the bone with their excesses and utter disregard for the democratic ...
 The Financial Chronicle1 month ago

Myanmar's Suu Kyi scraps UN trip amid Rohingya crisis

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi has scrapped plans to attend the United Nations General Assembly later this month, her spokesman said Wednesday, as the Nobel laureate faces intense global scrutiny over the Rohingya refugee crisis. "The state counsellor wont ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago
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India hits back at UN rights chief over Rohingya remark

Ambassador Rajiv K Chander, the Permanent Representative of India to the United Nations, on Tuesday expressed its disapproval with remarks made by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, saying that there appeared to be an inadequate appreciation of the freedoms and rights, which are guaranteed and practised daily in a vibrant democracy that has been built under challenging conditions, in his speech. The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights had, on Monday, described the ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago Rohingyas issue: India hits back at United Nations, High Commissioner for Human Rights' remarks  catchnews.com1 month ago
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