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Panaji, Dec 7: A local court on Saturday extended by four days the police custody of former Tehelka Editor-in-Chief Tarun Tejpal, who was arrested for sexually assaulting a woman journalist of his organization.
New York, Dec 6 : A well-known Pakistani student activist and an anti-slavery campaigner from Mauritania are among the winners of the 2013 United Nations Human Rights Prize, it was announced Thursday.
New York, Dec 5: As preparations continue for next year’s presidential and provincial council elections in Afghanistan, the United Nations mission there Wednesday welcomed the appointment of the Media Commission as another important step towards holding credible polls.
New Delhi, Dec 4: Around 48% voters exercised their franchise till 3 pm as polling is underway in Delhi on Wednesday to elect a new assembly.
New York, Dec 3 : Expressing deep regret at the recent deaths of nine Afghan aid workers in two separate attacks, the United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator for the country has called on all actors in Afghanistan to respect and uphold the neutrality and independence of relief workers.
New York, Dec 2: Deeply worried by rising levels of violence in Bangladesh, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay Sunday urged the country's political leaders to set their differences aside, immediately halt “destructive brinkmanship” and use their influence to ease the unrest.
New Delhi, Nov 29: Former Tehelka Editor-in-Chief and sexual assault accused Tarun Tejpal on Friday was spotted at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi from where he will fly to Goa to face police interrogation there.
Islamabad, Nov 27 Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday appointed Lt Gen Raheel Sharif as the chief of the Pakistan Army.
Hyderabad, Nov 28: A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court on Thursday sentenced extradited gangster Abu Salem to seven years in prison in a 2001 fake passport case.
New Delhi/Panaji, Nov 27 Tehelka Managing Editor Shoma Chaudhury might be named in a First Information Report (FIR) against the magazine's Editor-in-Chief Tarun Tejpal, who allegedly sexually assaulted a woman journalist of his magazine in Goa recently, said reports on Wednesday.
New Delhi, Nov 26: India's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday said Tehelka Editor-in-Chief Tarun Tejpal, who allegedly sexually assaulted a woman journalist of his magazine in Goa recently, should be sent to jail like self-styled godman Asaram Bapu.
Ghaziabad, Nov 25 : A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court here on Monday convicted dentist couple Rajesh Talwar and Nupur Talwar for the mysterious murder of their 14-year-old daughter Aarushi and their domestic help Hemraj in May 2008, even as the couple said they would fight for justice in higher courts.
Srinagar, Nov 23 (JEN) Jammu and Kashmir authorities on Saturday released Tehreek-i-Hurriyat chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani after 8 days of detention in Srinagar.
Panaji, Nov 22: The Goa Police in India on Friday filed a First Information Report (FIR) against Tehelka magazine's Editor-in-Chief Tarun Tejpal for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman journalist.
New York, Nov 21 : The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) welcomed the announcement Wednesday of the final list of candidates for next year’s presidential and provincial council elections.