Monthly Archives December 2012

10 December 1948, marked International Human Rights Day, the day that the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UNDHR) was adopted. In honour of this occasion, the winter session our Parliament raised the issues of human rights violations in Tibet and Jammu and Kashmir. Similar issues were discussed by civil society organisations, including a talk on human right violations against refugees…

We often talk of leapfrogging development in India. We have more cell-phone users than landline connections. We have wifi connectivity in areas that don’t have road connectvitiy. When it comes to our tourism as well, we’re quick to attract those from overseas rather than from other parts of the country itself. Of course it’s no surprise that foreigners are fascinated…

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