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12 October, 2018 4:37 PM India wins election to UN Human Rights Council

India was elected to the United Nations' top human rights body on October 12 for a period of three years beginning January 1, 2019, getting 188 votes in the Asia-Pacific category. The 193-member UN General Assembly held elections for new members to the UN Human Rights Council. The 18 new members were elected by absolute majority through a secret ballot 82

12 October, 2018 4:14 PM India Elected To United Nations Human Rights Council For 3 Years

India has been elected to the United Nations' top human rights body for a period of three years beginning January 1, 2019, getting 188 votes in the Asia-Pacific category. The 193-member UN General Assembly held elections for new members to the UN Human Rights Council. The 18 new members were elected by absolute majority through a secret ballot. Countries 82

12 October, 2018 5:24 AM India Set To Win Election To UN Human Rights Council Unopposed

India appears set to be elected to the United Nations' top human rights body in the Asia-Pacific category for a period of three years. The 193-member UN General Assembly will elect new members today to the UN Human Rights Council. The members are elected by absolute majority through a secret ballot. Countries need a minimum of 97 votes to get elected 114

9 October, 2018 4:52 AM Pay taxes on time may get you travel perks & cup of tea with your state's governor

A committee has been set-up under the Central Board of Direct Taxes to draw up a scheme which will encourage a habit of compliance with tax rules The government wants to incentivise and reward exemplary taxpayers with a cup of tea with the state governor, priority check-in at the airport, passports on priority, dedicated toll lanes, access to airport 88

31 August, 2018 4:29 PM Access Healthcare acquires Noida-based Pacific BPO

Healthcare BPO services provider Access Healthcare today said it has acquired Noida-based Pacific BPO for an undisclosed amount. The transaction will see Pacific BPO's 2,100 employees becoming a part of Access Healthcare, making the combined entity one of the largest healthcare outsourcing companies with over 11,000 employees, Access Healthcare said in a statement 70

31 August, 2018 7:09 AM Asian Games: Injured Vikas Krishan Ruled Out Of Semifinal Bout, Takes Home Bronze

Vikas Krishan suffered a nasty cut just above his left eye after an accidental clash of heads during his quarterfinal bout against China's Erbieke Tanglatihan. During his quarterfinal bout, Vikas Krishan went on to win a split decision after being forced to box at distance to protect the wound but his withdrawal means he will have to take home the bronze 117

23 August, 2018 8:05 PM Asian Games 2018: How India performed on Day 5

Jakarta/Palembang: Following is the summary of Indian contingent's performance on the 5th day of competitions in the Asian Games 2018 in Indonesia. Ankita Raina loses in women's singles semifinals to Shuai Zhang 4-6, 6-7 (6), settling for bronze. Joshna Chinappa beat Aribado Jemyca of Philippines 11-2 11-8 12-10 and Dipika Pallikal Karthik beat Rohmah 66

16 August, 2018 7:54 AM India's tobacco exports rise 7% to Rs 1,447.80 crore in April

India has exported tobacco worth Rs 1,447.80 crore in the first quarter of the current fiscal, an increase of 7 percent since last year, mainly to Europe and South East Asia, according to the Tobacco Board. In volume terms, the export of both tobacco and its products rose by 2.65 percent to 53,213 tones during the April-June quarter of the 2018-19 fiscal 81

14 August, 2018 5:11 PM Citizens of these countries once paid billions for a loaf of bread

Read on to find out more about countries that have made billionaires of its citizens, with no real prosperity to back it. Thailand’s currency, the Baht, sharply devalued in 1997 over a speculative attack. A speculative attack involves speculators borrowing large amounts of the Thai Baht and converting them to a foreign currency. The value of the Baht is decided 64

20 July, 2018 5:01 AM In India, over 6 victims for every 1,000 lived in modern slavery in 2016: Global Slavery Index 2018

Findings from the 2018 Global Slavery Index reveal that North Korea has the highest prevalence of modern slavery with the ratio of one in 10 people. In India, the 2018 index estimates that there werearound 8 million people living in modern slavery in the country in 2016. In terms of prevalence there were 6.1 victims for every thousand people. Among 113