• the panel will function as the “national mechanism”
  • india received close to 340 recommendations
  • the latest upr of india’s human rights record was done on november 10 last year
  • interministerial panel to prepare framework on human rights issues

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Pakistan blocks Wikipedia for not removing blasphemous content
Pakistan has blocked Wikipedia, the online encyclopedia, after it refused to remove offensive or blasphemous material, according to media reports on Saturday.The blacklisting of Wikipedia comes days after the Pakistan Telecom A  ....more
'Not every failed consensual relationship is rape': SC
The Supreme Court has upheld the acquittal of a man who was found guilty concurrently by a Delhi court and the HC of raping a married woman on the promise of marriage even though she left her husband and three children to live with  ....more
Infant Dies After 'Healer' Pokes Her 51 Times With Hot Rod
A three-month-old baby girl died in the Shahdol district of Madhya Pradesh after she was allegedly poked with a hot iron rod 51 times on the stomach.The baby was reportedly suffering from pneumonia and was jabbed by the hot iron   ....more
ED questions Rahul Gandhi's aide in money laundering case
The Enforcement Directorate has questioned and recorded the statement of Alankar Sawai, a close aide of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, in a money laundering case in which TMC spokesperson Saket Gokhale was recently arrested   ....more
Bill Gates tries hand at making roti, draws PM Modi's praise
Billionaire businessman and philanthropist Bill Gates' stab at cooking a roti drew praise from Prime Minister Narendra Modi who encouraged him on Saturday to try his hand at making millet dishes too.Gates, the Microsoft co-fou  ....more
'We're on brink of collapse': Oil companies write to Pakistan PM
Oil companies in Pakistan are on the brink of collapse due to the worsening economic crisis and devaluation of the currency.The Oil Companies Advisory Council (OCAC) in a letter to the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OG  ....more
Viral: Pakistani man's Energetic Dance on Jai Jai Shivshankar at Wedding
Even though the wedding season is almost coming to an end, the viral dance video from Pakistan is a complete LIT. We recently saw a beautiful girl seizing the internet with her mesmerizing moves on popular Bollywood number   ....more
Pentagon rejects China's clarification over suspected balloon
Rejecting China's statement regarding the suspected balloon in the US, Pentagon spokesperson Brigadier General Pat Ryder said they are certain that it is a ' surveillance balloon ', adding that they had violated America's ai  ....more
US jury finds Elon Musk not liable in Tesla tweet trial
A US jury on Friday decided that Tesla CEO Elon Musk was not liable for the losses incurred by investors after he tweeted that he was thinking to take the company private and added funding secured, New York Times reported.In Au  ....more
Singer Vani Jayaram found dead at her Chennai residence
Veteran playback singer was found dead at her residence in Chennai on Saturday.A report in a daily claims that she passed away at her residence on Haddows Road, Nungambakkam in Chennai. She has reportedly suffered an injury  ....more
KIYG 2022, Day-5: Doondapati, Tamanna emerge as fastest boy and girl
Doondapati Jayara of Odisha and Tamanna of Haryana emerged as the fastest runner boy and girl of the Khelo India Youth Games 2022 but found their thunder stolen in track and field by the host's Dev Kumar Meena, who won gold in B  ....more
10 Places In Odisha Record Night Temp Below 10°C, G Udayagiri Coldest
G Udayagiri, a hill station in Kandhamal district, remained the coldest place in Odisha for the second consecutive day at 3.2 degrees Celsius, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) informed on Saturday.With cold wave c  ....more
Shalin Bhanot's Ex-wife Dalljiet Kaur Gets Engaged
Bigg Boss 16 contestant Shalin Bhanot's former wife Dalljiet Kaur has found love once again. The actress is now engaged to UK-based Nikhil Patel, who works with a finance companyThe two exchanged rings on January 3 in   ....more
Malayalam Actor Baburaj Arrested By Adimali Police
Actor Baburaj is arrested in fraud case. Baburaj got arrested in a case of embezzling money by leasing out a resort owned by him on the cable line of Anaviratty, which is facing revenue action.He is arrested by Adimali Poli  ....more
FM Nirmala Sitharaman Reacts To Adani Group Stocks Rout
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday reacted to the Adani Group stocks rout and said that the regulators will do their job. She stated that RBI, banks and LIC have themselves come out to say their exposure to  ....more
ICICI Securities Recommends "Buy" On Mid cap & Large Cap Tata Group Stocks
ICICI Securities in its recent report on two Tata Group stocks namely Tata Consumer Product Limited and Indian Hotels Company Limited assigned Buy on the stock of the companies.The brokerage has suggested buy on the stock with an at  ....more
Technology Can Help Achieve Goal Of Ease Of Living: Adityanath
Technology can help in achieving not only the goal of ease of doing business but also ease of living, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said on Saturday.He was speaking at the inauguration of a VFS Global Visa Appl  ....more
Budget shines bright for lab grown diamonds
As part of the Union Budget, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced several initiatives for the lab grown diamond industry.R D grants will be provided to one of the IITs to encourage indigenous production of lab  ....more
Smriti Irani Refutes TMC Allegations That Centre Not Providing Funds To Bengal Govt
Union Minister Smriti Irani on Saturday denied the allegations of Trinamool Congress that the Centre was not providing funds to the West Bengal government. Irani instead claimed that funds given by the Centre are not being   ....more
RP Sanjiv Goenka Group Announces Rs 10,000 Crore Investment In UP
Dr Sanjiv Goenka, Chairperson of RP Sanjiv Goenka Group, in a meeting with Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday announced an investment of Rs 10,000 crore in the state.Of the Rs 10,000 crore inv  ....more
Congress Gives Seven-day 'ultimatum' To Goa CM
The opposition Congress on Saturday asked Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant to condemn within a week the remarks of Union Home Minister Amit Shah wherein he said the BJP had resolved the Mhadei river dispute and given the water   ....more
Punjab Police conducts raids at 1,490 locations
The Punjab Police on Friday conducted raids on as many as 1,490 suspected hideouts of gangsters Lawrence Bishnoi and Goldy Brar during a day-long operation.The raids were carried out by at least 200 parties of the Punjab  ....more
Percentage Of Adivasis Declining In J'khand Under Soren Govt: Shah
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday claimed that demographic change in Jharkhand has seen the percentage of the Adivasi (tribal) population declining during the Hemant Soren government's tenure in power. Addressing the   ....more
SRK fans from Andhra Pradesh pour milk over Pathaan poster
Fans of Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan erupted in joy as the Badshah returned to the silver screens with Pathaan. This was his first film in four years and they simply couldn't keep calm.Since then, there has been a celebrato  ....more
Attempts On By Centre To Malign Bengal : Abhishek Banerjee
TMC general secretary Abhishek Banerjee Saturday slammed the Centre for sending central teams to West Bengal and said attempts are on to malign the state government as Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had not bowed down to it. Th  ....more
'Failure Of State Govt' Says Owaisi On Assam Police Crackdown On Child Marriage
All India Majlis-e-ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) president Asaduddin Owaisi on January 4 spoke about the Assam police crackdown on child marriage and said This is the failure of the state and what will the girl do who got married  ....more

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