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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.
Updated on Feb 21, 2020 10:05 AM IST
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.
Updated on Oct 02, 2019 08:43 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Rezaul H Laskar
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.
Updated on Sep 09, 2019 12:23 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | HT Correspondent
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.
Updated on Sep 02, 2019 05:24 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |Jayashree Nandi
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.
Published on Aug 17, 2019 03:09 PM IST
Singapore |Press Trust of India
Female genital mutilation is practised by Dawoodi Bohra Muslims.
Updated on Sep 25, 2018 12:50 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |HT Correspondent
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.
Updated on Apr 08, 2018 11:06 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Azaan Javaid