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CHRI asks Indian government to uphold constitutional obligations in Assam

Noting the emerging situation in Assam state arising out of the National Register of Citizens process, a leading human rights organization has urged the Government of India and the Assam Government to “uphold their constitutional obligations to assure the safety and security of all, without fear or favour”.

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Indian Army veterans not forgotten

2018 is being celebrated by the Indian Army as the ‘Year of Disabled Soldiers in the Line of Duty’ and in keeping with its glorious traditions special emphasis is laid on welfare of disabled soldiers by way of facilitating job opportunities for them, war widows and their dependents.

Watch out for the Pashtun awakening in Pakistan!

The extra judicial killing of  27-year-old shopkeeper Naqibullah Mehsud led to something unprecedented in Pakistan. It saw the country’s Pashtun youth come out in large numbers to protest the brutality and raise their voice against years of atrocities.

Why there is no end to violence in Buddha’s chosen land Sri Lanka?

On March 7th 2001 AFP reported an offer by the then Sri Lankan President Chandrika Kumaratunga to finance a possible international operation to save the priceless Bambiyan Buddha statues threatened with destruction by the Taliban rulers in Afghanistan.

I sing a song rooted in Lahore's Pre-Partition History

In 1945 O.P. Nayyar recorded a private song at His Master's Voice Recording Company's Studio in SHAH DIN BUILDING on the Mall, near Charing Cross. OP Nayyar became a Bollywood legendary music director but was originally from Lahore.
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In northeast India, water-management practices to deal with climate change

In a small village on the north bank of the Brahmaputra in Assam in northeast India, farmer Horen Nath stood gazing at his partially submerged paddy field. The floods had kept their annual date but mercifully, the farmer said, the waters have started receding. "The weather has become very strange of late. We always had ample rain,

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UAE, Saudi Arabia can help India meet any oil deficit, says UAE envoy

Even as the US-imposed sanctions on Iran has put India’s energy security in jeopardy, United Arab Emirates Ambassador to India Ahmed Albanna has allayed fears of an oil shortage, saying hi...

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