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Oct 27, 2017
Rohingya crisis: Myanmar allows United Nations to resume food distribution in RakhineMyanmar authorities have agreed to allow the United Nations to resume distribution of food in northern Rakhine state which was suspended for two months, the World Food Programme (WFP) said.
Oct 27, 2017
Qatar steps up efforts to protect migrant workers' rights, but activists are not celebrating just yetThe Qatari government is initiating wide-ranging reforms in its labour system to protect and respect migrant workers’ rights. Migrant workers constitute 88 percent of the population there.
Oct 06, 2017
ICAN wins Nobel Peace Prize 2017: Staunch anti-nuclear campaigners work with 468 NGOs in over 100 countriesThe Geneva-based organisation, ICAN, has for the past decade been sounding the alarm over the massive dangers posed by nuclear weapons and campaigning for a global ban.
Oct 04, 2017
Soumya Swaminathan is WHO's new deputy director-general; ICMR chief known for work on TB, HIVDr Soumya Swaminathan, director general of the ICMR, has been appointed the Deputy Director-General, Programmes, of the World Health Organisation
Oct 03, 2017
Rohingyas in Bangladesh sceptical about Myanmar's assurance to take them back, fear persecutionRohingya Muslims in Bangladesh were sceptical on Tuesday about their chances of ever going home to Myanmar, even though the government there has given an assurance it would accept people verified as refugees.
Sep 28, 2017
Rohingyas in Bangladesh are in desperate need of help, says UN refugee chief Filippo GrandiRohingya refugees who have fled violence in Myanmar for shelter in neighbouring Bangladesh are in desperate need of help, UN refugee chief Filippo Grandi has said
Sep 23, 2017
Campaigners against female genital mutilation call upon UNHRC to address issueA group of campaigners against the female genital mutilation has called for stopping the practice in India and urged the UNHRC to address the issue
Sep 21, 2017
FIFA president Gianni Infantino appeals to European bosses to reform 'rat race' of transfer systemGianni Infantino also said that the transfer market “doesn’t necessarily reflect very well” on the sport, although he still believed it played an important role in redistributing resources.
Sep 19, 2017
Rohingya crisis: India stresses on restoring normalcy in Myanmar, says situation must be handled with restraintIndia stressed on restoration of normalcy in Myanmar's Rakhine state where violence has triggered an outflow of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees to Bangladesh
Aug 24, 2017
Volkswagen unveils production variant of T-Roc SUV; to launch in NovemberVolkswagen announced that the T-Roc will be launched in Germany come November at a price range of $20,000 (approximately Rs 15 lakh).