The bank announced that creating this senior position reiterates their commitment to battling discrimination against LGBTI people globally.
Several remote areas of Brazil that are unconnected by road and whose residents are wholly reliant on rivers are struggling with a dangerously low HDI, socially inequality and limited urban infrastructure.
The meeting, called ‘The idea of a university’, was hosted by the left-wing student group All India Students Association (AISA) at the arts faculty at Delhi University’s north campus.
Over 14,000 NGOs are waiting to hear about their renewal applications. Without the renewal, they will be unable to receive or utilise FCRA funds after October 31.
Days after the Dalit rally ‘Chalo Udupi’ rally concluded, Sangh parivar-affiliated youth group Yuva Brigade carried out a shudhikalasham (purification) ceremony in the surroundings of the Sree Krishna temple in Udupi alleging it was rendered ‘impure’ due to the presence of Dalits.
Nearly two decades after Balmati Naik died of starvation in Barlabaheli village in Odisha, her orphan son – who never fully recovered from the malnutrition of his childhood – and his family, are still struggling to survive.
The move comes India has expelled a Pakistan high commission staffer after he was arrested by the Delhi police for being in possession of defence-related documents.
Because of the security forces, we can celebrate not just our festivals but our freedom, our democracy, our civil rights and even our right to be uncivil.
Aides to Theresa May say she wants to give away as little as possible about her negotiating strategy until she gets an indication from EU leaders of what she can get from the talks.
China is “more concerned that the boycott will negatively affect Chinese enterprises to invest in India and the bilateral cooperation”.
Women in the Afghan society have limited freedom to work outside their homes, and working on construction sites is considered by many as a step too far.
Nadia Murad and Lamiya Aji Bashar were among thousands of Yazidi women and girls abducted, tortured and sexually abused by ISIS fighters.
“There is a multitude of records to show that the allegations made by Mr. Cyrus Mistry are unwarranted,” the statement read.
There is an onus on all of us to have a stake in the scientific enterprise, understand its philosophy and practice and see how well it may be put to use, to make us more prosperous and knowledgeable.
Grassroots Innovation – Minds on the Margin are not Marginal Minds is a compendium of rural innovations encountered by Anil Gupta during his travels over the last couple of decades.
The recent violent rape and murder of a 16-year-old Argentinian girl has sparked a region-wide protest movement against sexual violence in Latin America.
The court was hearing a petition that alleged Gandhi was guilty of violating Section 123 (3) of the Representation of the Peoples Act by appealing for votes on the basis of religion.
ISRO scientists have separately claimed that data from a CartoSat satellite was used to assist with the surgical strikes and that they invented the lightest material ever. Why were these claims made?
Eradicating TB won’t happen unless the number of people who are latent carriers is tackled. A new estimate suggests it’s a much bigger problem than previously thought.
Pakistan Supreme Court’s Decision to Hang a Schizophrenic is Unethical and Against International Law
It is extremely problematic to carry out the death sentence until the person is capable of understanding why they are being punished.
Attacks by state-sponsored vigilante groups have increased in the last week after the CBI reported to the Supreme Court about police excesses in Chhattisgarh.
Michel Aoun, a staunch supporter of Hezbollah, was surprisingly endorsed by Saad-al Hariri, whose government was overthrown in 2011 by Hezbollah and its allies.
Mehmood Akhtar was arrested by the Delhi police crime branch on Wednesday following an intelligence input.
The green-eyed Afghan woman Sharbat Gula faces up to 14 years in prison if convicted of fraud.
Cyrus Mistry’s letter, which raises questions of potential write-downs and alleged strategic missteps, has spooked the market and erased any influence Ratan Tata’s return may have had.
Enraged by last week’s suspension of their push for a referendum to remove Maduro, thousands turned out in protest against him.
The index is showing a steeper plunge in wildlife populations than two years ago, when the WWF estimated a 52% decline by 2010.
Burundi’s decision to quit adds momentum to the mounting African opposition to the International Criminal Court.
To tackle the migration crisis, it may be necessary to look at the rights of a migrant instead of just ‘tolerating them’, and even rethink mobility as a human right.
ISIS fighters have tried to divert the attention of forces from Mosul by launching attacks on other cities.
The researchers found that the HIV virus first jumped from the Caribbean to New York City around 1970, triggering the North American epidemic.
An overwhelming 191 UN member states voted for the resolution to end sanctions against Cuba imposed in the 1960s at the height of the Cold War, with only Israel joining the US in abstention.
Shahbaz Sharif, the chief minister of Punjab, reigns over a police force that uses encounters as one of its main law enforcement tools.
The Gender Beat: ‘Walking While Trans’ Can Be Death Sentence in US; Argentine Women Protest Gender Violence
A round-up of what’s happening in the worlds of gender and sexuality.
Alana Hunt has detailed the dialogues she had on Kashmir with people across the world in her interactive art project ‘Cups of Nun Chai’.
Witi Ihimaera is one of New Zealand’s best-known novelists and author of the short story Whale Rider, which has been adapted into an award-winning film. Ihimaera is also believed to be the first member of the Maori community to have published a novel.
Some advice to Man Booker winner Paul Beatty on how to cope with his newfound fame.
Value addition always lends more value for any crop that is marketed. It can be the common rice or wheat, or even the most ignored millet like ragi, when it is converted into some sort of value-based product like ready-to-mix dough in powder form, it brings in better […]
The Kiwi response was similar to the non-committal statement made by Brazilian President Michel Temer in Goa earlier this month.
The organisers claim that they were instructed to either cancel the event or disinvite Ayyub, who was meant to be the chief guest.