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Peace activists cross militarized zone separating Koreas May 24, 3:29 pm
Washington, May 24 (ANI): An international group of peace activists have reportedly crossed the heavily militarized border between North and South Korea in a landmark effort to highlight the need for peace between the two nations.
Karachi, May 22 (ANI): Investigators have said that the four terrorists, who were responsible for gunning down 45 Ismailis in a bus attack near Safoora Goth last week, have revealed that they were also involved in the murder of human rights activist Sabeen Mahmud because of her campaign against Lal Masjid cleric Maulana Abdul Aziz.
Dharamshala, May 14 (ANI): Activists from the Tibetan Women's Association in Dharamshala said they will be 'disappointed' if Prime Minister Narendra Modi does not raise the issue of Tibet's freedom during his visit to China.
Prevention of Corruption Bill's provisions should have been strengthened: Prashant Bhushan May 7, 2:13 pm
New Delhi, May 7 (ANI): Lawyer and activist Prashant Bhushan on Thursday said amendments to the Prevention of Corruption Bill would strengthen it.
London, May 01 (ANI): An anti-terror court in the Swat Valley in north-west Pakistan has reportedly sentenced 10 men to life imprisonment for their involvement in the attack on education activist Malala Yousafzai.
PM Modi congratulates Maulana Wahiduddin Khan on being conferred Sayyidina Imam Al Hassan Ibn Ali Peace Award Apr 30, 7:25 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 30 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday congratulated noted Islamic scholar and activist Maulana Wahiduddin Khan after he was conferred the Sayyidina Imam Al Hassan Ibn Ali Peace Award in Abu Dhabi.
Moga molestation case: AIDWA demands action against accused Apr 30, 12:42 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 30 (ANI): All India Democratic Women's Association (AIDWA) general secretary Jagmati Sangwan on Thursday dubbed the Moga
New Delhi, Apr. 30 (ANI): Criticizing the Central Government's move not to consider marital rape as a crime, Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chairperson Barkha Shukla on Thursday said that the former was compromising on the right and independence of women.
Locals in Kolkata face problems due to shutdown in WB Apr 30, 9:37 am
Kolkata, Apr. 30 (ANI): The locals in Kolkata faced a lot of problems this morning due to the 24-hour shutdown call by the Left Party and its central trade unions to protest against violence and vote loot by activists of the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) in the recently concluded Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) elections.
Islamabad, Apr.28 (ANI): The voice of Sabeen Mahmud, a prominent member of civil society in Pakistan and a champion of rights of the missing persons in the restive province of Balochistan has been silenced forever. Mahmud was killed by unidentified motorcycle-riding gunmen on April 24 soon after hosting a seminar titled 'Unsilencing Balochistan' (Take 2)' at her The Second Floor (T2F) cafe in Karachi.
Islamist rebels capture Jisr al-Shughur in Syria Apr 26, 11:02 am
London, April 26 (ANI): Islamist rebels have captured the key north-western town of Jisr al-Shughur in Syria, activists said.
Kejriwal visits RTI activist Chetan Sharma in hospital Apr 25, 11:02 am
New Delhi, Apr. 25 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday visited Right to Information (RTI) activist Chetan Sharma after the latter was shot at by unknown assailants in the national capital.
Delhi: RTI activist shot by unknown assailants Apr 25, 8:07 am
New Delhi, Apr. 25 (ANI): Right to Information (RTI) activist Chetan Sharma has been shot at by unknown assailants in the national capital.
Pak rights activist shot dead outside Karachi restaurant Apr 25, 7:55 am
Karachi, Apr.25 (ANI): A human rights activist was shot dead here late on Friday night after hosting a talk on politics in Balochistan province.
Iconic Lotus Temple turning yellow due to pollution Apr 24, 3:00 am
New Delhi, Apr 24 (ANI): Activists on Thursday said that the pollution in the national capital's air is corroding the iconic Lotus temple made of pristine white marble.
No alternative for police, but to register complain in Mathura incident: Sudha Ramalingam Apr 23, 5:12 am
Chennai, Apr. 23 (ANI): Expressing concern over the recent Mathura alleged gang rape incident, social activist Sudha Ramalingam said that there is no alternative for the police, but to register a complaint and investigate the people responsible for the offence.
Washington, Apr. 22 (ANI): The New York Judge who issued a writ of habeas corpus in a case brought by animal rights activists on behalf of two chimpanzees, has said that she did not intend to give the animals human rights.
BJP questions Swami Agnivesh's commitment to nation Apr 18, 5:56 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 18 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday lashed out at social activist Swami Agnivesh for leading a protest march along with JKLF chairman Yaseen Malik in Jammu and Kashmir and questioned his commitment to the nation's integrity.
Yasin Malik, Swami Agnivesh detained by J-K police Apr 18, 3:27 pm
Srinagar, Apr. 18 (ANI): Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chief Yasin Malik and social activist Swami Agnivesh were detained by the Jammu and Kashmir police on Saturday while they were on their way to Narbal, on the outskirts of Srinagar.
Seventh Ambedkar Memorial Lecture: Aruna Roy says mantra of development displacing millions of Indians Apr 16, 7:55 pm
New Delhi, Apr.16 (ANI): Noted social activist Aruna Roy has questioned the concept of development as is being espoused and projected by various arms of the government.
Pro-Tamil group protests against Chittoor encounter Apr 16, 3:23 pm
Chittoor (Andhra Pradesh), Apr. 16 (ANI): Activists of a pro-Tamil group, Dravidar Viduthalai Katchi, took to the streets in Chennai on Thursday to protest against the alleged encounter of 20 suspected sandalwood smugglers.
China threatens to punish Yirenping post activists' release Apr 16, 2:16 pm
London, April 16 (ANI): China has threatened to punish a local human rights group linked to the five women's activists who were released earlier this week.
IS releases animated video depicting Jihadi John beheading Obama Apr 15, 12:00 pm
Washington, Apr. 15 (ANI): Pro-Islamic State (IS) activists have released an animated video that depicts the masked executioner Jihadi John beheading the US President Barack Obama.
BJP wants top courts to establish guidelines for filing PILs Apr 11, 4:01 pm
New Delhi, Apr.11 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday supported Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's statement that public interest litigation (PIL) activists must declare their details in a manner similar to the affidavits filed by public representatives and said the top courts must establish guidelines about the same.
New Delhi, Apr. 11 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday paid tribute to Indian activist, thinker, social reformer, writer and theologist from Maharashtra,Mahatma Jyotirao Govindrao Phule, on his 188th birth anniversary.
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