NSA: 6 held for violence in anti-Sterlite protests

Tuticorin (TN): Six people arrested for their alleged involvement in the violence during anti-Sterlite protests last month were today detained under the National Security Act (NSA), police said. The six were arrested on May 22 and are presently lodged in Palayamkottai Central Prison. They were detained under NSA as per the orders of the Home Secretary […]

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Indian man stabbed to death on Saudi street

An expatriate Indian man was stabbed to death by a local Saudi man on a street near Saudi Arabia’s capital Riyadh, media reported Tuesday. The unnamed man was stabbed by a Saudi man on the street Monday, Arab News reported Tuesday. The man died on the spot. The reason for the murder was unclear, police […]

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India asks UN to do more against sexual violence

Advocating greater participation of women in the areas of conflict prevention, peace negotiations, peace keeping and post conflict reconstruction, India wants UN organs to do more against sexual violence. New Delhi believes that the UN Secretariat and the Funds and Programmes can do more in this respect, Hardeep Singh Puri, India’s permanent representative at the […]

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UN campaign to protect Delhi women from violence

The United Nations Development Fund for Women (Unifem) Monday launched a programme here with the aim of checking violence against women and adolescent girls in public space. Delhi is one of the five cities across the world selected for the ‘Safe Cities’ programme. The other four cities where the programme, ‘Global Safe Cities Free of […]

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