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DRDO seizes missile autoclave from Chinese ship, allowed to leave for Pak

Based on a high-level intelligence tip-off, the Department of Revenue Intelligence and Kandla Customs detained the Chinese ship on February 3 for misdeclaring a “dual use” industrial autoclave, which can be used in the manufacture of ballistic missiles, as an industrial dryer.
Merchant vessel MV Da Cui Yun.(File photo/ALAmy)
Merchant vessel MV Da Cui Yun.(File photo/ALAmy)
Updated on Feb 21, 2020 10:05 AM IST
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Vietnam to raise South China Sea situation in security dialogue with India

In August, India said it had an “abiding interest in the peace and stability” of the region and called for adherence to international laws, including the UN Convention for the Law of the Sea.
Satellite images show Vietnam has carried out significant land reclamation at two sites in the disputed South China Sea, but the scale and pace of the work is dwarfed by that of China, a US research institute said.(Reuters File Photo)
Satellite images show Vietnam has carried out significant land reclamation at two sites in the disputed South China Sea, but the scale and pace of the work is dwarfed by that of China, a US research institute said.(Reuters File Photo)
Updated on Oct 02, 2019 08:43 PM IST
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Highlights| ‘Time to say goodbye to single use plastic’: PM Modi at COP 14 UN Convention in Greater Noida

PM Narendra Modi addresses the 14th Conference of Parties (COP14) to United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) in Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh.
PM Narendra Modi at the 14th Conference of Parties (COP14) to United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) in Greater Noida.(ANI)
PM Narendra Modi at the 14th Conference of Parties (COP14) to United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) in Greater Noida.(ANI)
Updated on Sep 09, 2019 12:23 PM IST
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UN convention with focus on land degradation begins today

Out of the 196 countries, 122 countries including India have agreed to become land degradation neutral (LDN) by 2030, as specified in the goal 15.3 of the sustainable development goals.
India has promised to convert nearly 50 lakh hectare degraded land into “fertile land” in the next 10 years.(Representative Image/HT File Photo)
India has promised to convert nearly 50 lakh hectare degraded land into “fertile land” in the next 10 years.(Representative Image/HT File Photo)
Updated on Sep 02, 2019 05:24 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByJayashree Nandi

Noble laureate Kailash Satyarthi calls for UN convention to stop digital child abuse

Kailash Satyarthi said he was in talks with the government to lead in proposing a UN convention to stop the use of technology for child abuse.
Noble laureate Kailash Satyarthi has called for a UN convention to address the issue of digital child sexual abuse and trafficking.(HT File Photo)
Noble laureate Kailash Satyarthi has called for a UN convention to address the issue of digital child sexual abuse and trafficking.(HT File Photo)
Published on Aug 17, 2019 03:09 PM IST
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Supreme Court constitution bench to hear plea on female genital mutilation

Female genital mutilation is practised by Dawoodi Bohra Muslims.
A view of the Supreme Court on July 09, 2018.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
A view of the Supreme Court on July 09, 2018.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Sep 25, 2018 12:50 AM IST
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States, UTs yet to reply on ratifying UN convention against torture

The Union ministry of home affairs had circulated a draft of The Prevention of Torture Bill, 2017 that recommended amendments to India’s domestic laws, making them compatible with international standards and enabling the ratification.
The Law Commission recommended that the Centre ratify the United Nations Convention Against Torture and even proposed life in jail for public servants convicted of torture.(Representative image)
The Law Commission recommended that the Centre ratify the United Nations Convention Against Torture and even proposed life in jail for public servants convicted of torture.(Representative image)
Updated on Apr 08, 2018 11:06 PM IST
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