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Human trafficking in India

Human trafficking in India

According to the trafficking protocol by the United Nations, human trafficking is defined as the recruitment, transportation, transfer, harbouring or receipt of persons, by means of threat or use of force or other forms of coercion, of abduction, of fraud, of deception, of the abuse of power or of a position of vulnerability or of the giving or receiving of payments or benefits to achieve the consent of a person having control over another person, for the purpose of exploitation. Exploitation ..., 1 week ago

UN hails India, China's climate change fight when 'others are failing'

The United Nations has hailed India and China for their leadership role and strong commitment to fighting climate change at a time when "others are failing". Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said the UN has a "very solid commitment" for climate action, ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago Paris climate deal benefitting 'only' India, China: Trump  Sify3 weeks ago What India must worry about in 2018  Rediff.com2 months ago

Secular parties must unite at national level to defeat BJP: Siddaramaiah

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said that national-level secular parties must join hands to defeat communal BJP. Speaking to reporters at the Mysuru airport on Monday, the CM said that the outcome of north-east Indian state elections, will have no ...
 Deccan Herald2 weeks ago

Not humans, but dogs protest for animal rights at UN HQ

In an unusual scenario, eight dogs in New York were made to protest in front of the United Nations headquarters against cosmetic testing on animals, as part of a campaign by The Body Shop and Cruelty-Free International, which works to end animal experiments.
 Deccan Herald1 month ago

SAI Estate Consultants launches Wajood India’s first App for brokers

RERA chief at India’s first National convention for brokers By Accommodation Times Bureau MUMBAI SAI Estate Consultants (SEC) spearheaded India’s first National Convention for brokers in association with CREBAI (Confederation of Real estate brokers ...
 Accommodation Times2 months ago #SAI Estate Consultants launches India’s first application for brokers  Construction World2 months ago

Enforced disappearances have increased in Sindh: WSC Chairperson

[Switzerland], Mar 19 (ANI): Enforced disappearances have greatly risen in Sindh, along with the forced conversion of Sindhi Hindu girls, said the chairperson of the World Sindhi Congress (WSC) Dr. Rubina Sheikh on Monday. Dr. Sheikh claimed that while ...
 Sify1 day ago

Meghalaya: Conrad Sangma to be CM with support of 34 MLAs, says BJP

National People's Party president Conrad Sangma will be the new chief minister of Meghalaya, Northeast Democratic Alliance convenor Himanta Biswa Sarma said on Sunday. Conrad Sangma met the Meghalaya Governor to stake claim to form the government in the state, with the support of 34 members, including those from NPP, Bharatiya Janata Party, United Democratic Party, Hill State People's Democratic Party and others. Speaking to reporters in Shillong, Sarma stated that there would be no deputy ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago Meghalaya Election: BJP set to form a government, asks NPP took take lead; Conrad Sangma set be CM  catchnews.com2 weeks ago

Protect freedom of navigation, combat narrow nationalism: Tran

Peace and prosperity will come to the Indo-Asia-Pacific region only when all countries step in to protect the freedom of navigation and combat narrow nationalism, Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang said today in an apparent reference to Chinas military ...
 Deccan Herald2 weeks ago

India overtakes UK in defence spending; China remains a major challenger

The nation has the fifth largest defence budget in the world, at $52.5 billion in 2017 ($51.1 billion in 2016), overtaking the UK whose defence budget fell from $52.5 billion in 2016 to $50.7 billion in 2017.  India’s defence budget broke into the world’s top five, beating the United Kingdom for the first time, a new report by a London-based global think-tank has said, signalling a key shift in the military balance between the two countries. India overtook the UK as the ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Want to know BJP's 2019 Poll Mantras?

'Religion. Nationalism. Corruption.''Jobs and achche din will pop up here and there as slogans, but these will be mere afterthoughts,' says Shekhar Gupta. IMAGE: Prime Minister Narendra D Modi addresses a rally in Kailashahar, Unakuti district, Tripura. Photograph: PTI photo Which is the defining political image of 2017? We have choices: Prime Minister Narendra D Modi flashing the 'V' sign after the Gujarat results; Rahul Gandhi in a Gandhi cap unfurling the Congress flag; a new Dalit ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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