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Facebook files compliance report before Delhi court

Facebook India today filed its compliance report before the Delhi court which had ordered it and 21 other websites to remove objectionable content from their websites.

The Gender Agenda: Making HIV Responses Work for Key Affected Women and Girls

The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN-ESCAP) Inter governmental meeting on HIV/AIDS and Millennium Development Goals is being held in Bangkok from 6th to 8th February, 2012. During the meeting, a side event “The Gender Agenda:

Why are health workers important?

Ireland is, in percentage terms, among the biggest recruiters of foreign trained nurses and doctors among OECD countries. According to Professor Brugha of Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland (RCSI), at the Irish Forum for Global Health's Conference on the Global Health Workforce, by 2008 a two-fold higher percentage of foreign trained nurses were registered in Ireland compared to the OECD country ranked second.

Agents fleece Punjab youths promising jobs in UAE, Saudi Arabia

UAE, Saudi Arabia and Jordan, were among the most favoured destinations among gullible youths from Chandigarh and Punjab, to go and secure a comfortable future.
Chandigarh-based unscrupulous travel agents, who were dealing in work permit visa without a valid licence were getting maximum queries for these nations. It was jobs in construction companies, electrical assignments and driving that attracted youth from the region.

India unveils a photographic Exhibition “India through Sri Lankan Eyes” at the Deyata Kirula 2012

India’s contribution to the ongoing Deyata Kirula Exhibition has been a photographic exhibition titled “India through Sri Lankan Eyes” and a photographic portrayal of the Development Partnership between India and Sri Lanka being carried out through a number of projects under grant assistance from India and through the concessional Lines of Credit extended by India.

Let the elected rule

None can dispute Iran’s right to be a nuclear power like Israel. The Zionist state’s undeclared possession of nuclear arsenals is an open secret to the entire world including the US and the UN, who are very much after Iran now.

I am not obsessed with becoming PM, asserts Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday said he was not "obsessed" with becoming the Prime Minister but remained committed to transform Uttar Pradesh where people have been "fooled" for the last 22 years by successive regimes.

Dr. Hanan Ashrawi Welcomes the Agreement Signed in Qatar

In response to questions from various local and media outlets, PLO Executive Committee member and Palestinian lawmaker, Dr. Hanan Ashrawi said, “We welcome the reconciliation agreement signed in Doha today as an expression of commitment to bring about national unity and reconciliation in Palestine.

Careful Consideration Needed To Lift Sanctions On Burma

Political climate in Burma at the moment is all about sanctions imposed by US and EU. Actually it is the occasion to fulfil what the regime wants for their continue grip on power.

Government allocated largest slice of fund for the development of the North - President Mahinda

President Mahinda Rajapaksa who visited Jaffna yesterday participated in the opening of three buildings in the Chavakachcheri Hospital, a swimming pool at the Jaffna Central College and also in the discussion held at the Jaffna Secretariat about the situation regarding the development activities in the Northern province.