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Rights Activists to drop copies of 'Interview' movie in North Korea  Dec 19, 5:34 pm
Washington, Dec 19 (ANI): The controversial film "The Interview" may have been put on the backburner by Sony following public threats, but an activist group is planning to drop DVDs of the movies in North Korea using balloons.
Malala Yousafzai 'heartbroken' by horrific Peshawar school attack  Dec 17, 10:20 am
London, Dec 17 (ANI): Pakistani Nobel Prize laureate and child education activist Malala Yousafzai has said that she is "heartbroken" by the horrific Taliban attack at the school in Peshawar and stands united with the Pakistani government and armed forces.
Two years after Dec 16, activists say no decrease in sexual crimes despite amended laws  Dec 16, 11:23 am
Kolkata, Dec. 16 (ANI): Women's rights activist Malini Bhattacharya on Tuesday said that although there have been some positive changes in the law since the December 16 gang rape that shook the nation two years ago, incidents of sexual violence against women have still not gone down.
Hong Kong pro-democracy activists suspect Beijing of monitoring them 'covertly'  Dec 15, 3:00 pm
London, Dec 15 (ANI): Pro-democracy protest leaders in Hong Kong suspect Beijing of monitoring them covertly, a report said.
Kiran Bedi hails PM Modi's anti-drugs stance  Dec 14, 3:30 pm
New Delhi, Dec. 14 (ANI): Former IPS officer-turned-social activist Kiran Bedi on Sunday hailed Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a transformative and educating leader, lauding his message to the youth to stay clear of narcotic substances.
Hong Kong police arrest 200 democracy activists while clearing main protest site at Admiralty  Dec 12, 5:34 pm
London, Dec 12 (ANI): Nearly 200 pro-democracy activists have been arrested in Hong Kong as police cleared the main protest site at Admiralty.
PM Modi congratulates Satyarthi, Malala for winning Nobel Peace Prize  Dec 10, 7:51 pm
New Delhi, Dec. 10 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday congratulated Indian child rights activist Kailash Satyarthi and Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai for being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for 2014.
'I am one of those 66 million girls who are out of school', says Malala  Dec 10, 7:51 pm
Oslo, Dec. 10 (ANI): Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai, who received the Nobel Peace Prize for 2014 along with Indian child rights activist Kailash Satyrathi at a ceremony here on Wednesday, said she was one of those 66 million girls who are out of school.
Shackles of slavery not stronger than quest for freedom: Kailash Satyarthi  Dec 10, 7:36 pm
Oslo, Dec. 10 (ANI): Indian child rights activist Kailash Satyarthi, who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize along with Pakistan's Malala Yousufzai at a ceremony here on Wednesday, explained to the world that no matter how evil the restraints of slavery are, they cannot beat someone's hunt for freedom.
Kailash Satyarthi, Malala Yousafzai conferred Nobel Peace Prize  Dec 10, 6:32 pm
Oslo, Dec.10 (ANI): Indian child rights activist Kailash Satyarthi and Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai received the Nobel Peace Prize for 2014 at a ceremony held here on Wednesday for their struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education.
Activists welcome decriminalization of Section 309  Dec 10, 4:59 pm
New Delhi, Dec. 10 (ANI): Various activists and lawyers have welcomed the government's decision to strike off Section 309, which criminalizes any attempt to commit suicide, from the Indian Penal Code on the recommendation of the Law Commission of India as long pending and justified.
Malala Yousafzai, Kailash Satyarthi arrive in Oslo to receive joint Nobel Peace Prize  Dec 9, 5:29 pm
Oslo (Norway), Dec.9 (ANI): India and Pakistan will be proud nations on Wednesday, when child rights activist Kailash Satyarti and Taliban-attacked teen Malala Yousafzai are jointly confereed with this year's Nobel Peace Prize.
Delhi Govt. bans Uber cab service after rape incident   Dec 8, 5:17 pm
New Delhi, Dec. 8 (ANI): The Delhi Government has banned Uber Taxi Service from functioning in the national capital with effect from today after one of its drivers was accused of raping a 27-year-old woman last Friday.
Social activist condemns Delhi rape, salutes victim for fighting back  Dec 8, 11:30 am
New Delhi, Dec. 8 (ANI): Social activist Kavita Srivastava on Monday condemned the incident of alleged rape with a 27-year-old woman by a cab driver and praised the victim for courageously fighting back.
Women activists condemn Delhi cab rape case, stress on need for gender sensitization  Dec 7, 2:46 pm
New Delhi, Dec. 7 (ANI): Delhi Commission for Women chairperson Barkha Shukla Singh on Sunday condemned the recent rape of a 27-year-old woman in the national capital and stressed on the need for gender sensitization.
Hong Kong Chief Executive warns pro-democracy protesters not to return to streets   Dec 2, 2:23 pm
London, Dec 02 (ANI): Hong Kong Chief Executive CY Leung has warned pro-democracy protesters to restrain from returning to the clash sites after some of the worst clashes between police and the activists.
Anna Hazare criticizes BJP over black money issue  Dec 1, 4:16 pm
Nagpur, Dec. 1 (ANI): Veteran social activist Anna Hazare on Monday criticized the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at the Centre for making false assurances to the nation that they would bring back the black money stashed abroad within 100 days.
Women not willing to tolerate 'nonsense' anymore: Kiran Bedi  Dec 1, 2:59 pm
New Delhi, Dec. 1 (ANI): Former IPS officer-turned-social activist Kiren Bedi on Monday said that following the incident of eve-teasing in a public bus in Rohtak, it is evident that women are not willing to tolerate what she termed as 'nonsense' anymore.
Pro-democracy activists in fresh clash with police in Hong Kong   Dec 1, 1:05 pm
London, Dec 01 (ANI): Pro-democracy activists protesting against China's decision to vet candidates in Hong Kong's 2017 elections have clashed with the police near government offices in some of the worst unrest in the past two months of protests.
Malala invites Pak rape survivor Kainat to Nobel award ceremony in Oslo  Nov 29, 2:14 pm
Karachi, Nov 29 (ANI): Rights activist Malala Yousafzai has invited rape survivor Kainat Soomro to Oslo, Norway to attend the Nobel award ceremony on December 10.
Badaun rape and murder case: Social activists slam CBI's 'suicide' conclusions  Nov 27, 11:52 am
New Delhi, Nov. 27 (ANI): Social activists on Thursday slammed the Central Bureau of Investigation's report on the Badaun case which reportedly stated that the two teenage cousins who were found hanging from a tree in May this year had committed suicide.
IPL spot fixing case: It's time for SC to convert observations into directions, says sports activist  Nov 24, 8:42 pm
New Delhi, Nov. 24 (ANI): With the Supreme Court lashing out at suspended Board Of Control for Cricket In India (BCCI) chief N. Srinivasan for conflict of interest and questioning whether he could own a team in the Indian Premier League (IPL), sports activist Rahul Mehra on Monday said its time that the apex court should now convert its observations into directions.
Social activists condemn Shaina NC for her gender remark on Mayawati  Nov 23, 6:02 pm
New Delhi, Nov. 23 (ANI): Social activists on Sunday condemned Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Shaina NC's unwarranted comment against Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati, saying her statement is anti-women and shameful.
Nepram labels attacks against north-eastern people as 'politically motivated'  Nov 20, 3:15 pm
New Delhi, Nov.20 (ANI): Expressing shock over the increasing attacks on the north-eastern people around the country, writer-activist Binalakshmi Nepram on Thursday claimed that such attacks were 'politically motivated'.
Amnesty releases software to track down spying programs used by governments  Nov 20, 2:39 pm
London, Nov 20 (ANI): Amnesty International has reportedly released a software program that can detect spying software used by governments to spy on their political opponents and monitor activists.