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International NGO IMPACT reports India as among the Largest Gold Smuggling Hubs in the World

Canadian Nongovernment organization (NGO), IMPACT, in its study, named A Golden Web: How India Became One of the World’s Largest Gold Smuggling Hubs, has mentioned that India imports gold around 1,000 tons every year, which is a quarter above the official figures shown. Highlights from the report : About one-third of the total world’s gold ..

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U.S Government amends the United States-Hong Kong Policy Act of 1992 in support of Hong Kong protestors

The United States President, Donald Trump on Wednesday, November 27, 2019, signed two legislations that amends the United States-Hong Kong Policy Act of 1992 and supports the pro-democracy protesters of Hong Kong. The bills amended are: 1)Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act of 2019, under which the special trade status of Hong Kong will ..

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Kerala high court rules that right to access Internet is part of fundamental Right to Education (RTE) & Right to Privacy

The Kerala High Court has recently ruled that the right to have access to the Internet is part of the fundamental Right to Education (RTE) & also the Right to Privacy under Article 21 of the Constitution. The verdict came on a petition filed by a Kozhikode college student challenging her expulsion for not adhering ..

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2019 World Day for International Justice (WDIJ)

The World Day for International Justice (WDIJ) is observed every year on July 17 to promote international criminal justice and as a way of supporting the work of the International Criminal Court (ICC) . The aim of this day is to unite everyone who wants to support justice as well as promote victims’ rights. It ..

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India Condemns UN report on Kashmir Situation

India has lodged a strong protest with the United Nations Human Rights Office over its report on the situation in Jammu and Kashmir. UNHRC Report In 2018 the Office of UN High Commissioner for Human Rights released had released a report on Kashmir. Now an update has been released citings neither the Governments of India ..

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UN Report on Handling of Rohingya Crisis

The United Nations Report has slammed its own handling of Myanmar Rohingya crisis. The UN report makes the following observations: The report has expressed displeasure over the functioning of the agency in handling the violence against the Rohingyas. The report notes that serious errors were committed and opportunities were lost in the UN system following ..

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