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In Pictures: World Population Day 2018

In 1989, the United Nations established July 11 as World Population Day. The theme for this year is 'Family Planning is a Human Right.'

published on : 11th July 2018

World Human Rights Day: A look at 10 Countries with least free places on Earth

Human Rights Day is observed every year on 10 December – the day the United Nations General Assembly adopted, in 1948, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This year, Human Rights Day kicks off a year-long campaign to mark the upcoming 69th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, a milestone document that proclaimed the inalienable rights which everyone is inherently entitled to as a human being; regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, language, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property, birth or other status. It is the most translated document in the world, available in more than 500 languages.

published on : 10th December 2017

Victoria's Secret, Shanghai 2017: What's happening behind the scene?

Much has been talked and discussed on the Victoria's Secret's show in China. According to a string of recent reports, the Chinese government is running serious interference on the upcoming Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, set to air on November 28 from Shanghai.

published on : 20th November 2017

IN PICTURES | Tibetan Youth Congress workers stage protest against Chinese President Xi Jinping

Students for Free Tibet (SFT), a Tibetan NGO for Tibetans’ rights staged a protest against Chinese President Xi Jinping in New Delhi on 18th October 2017. 

published on : 18th October 2017

Road to Doklam: Landmarks near Doka La Pass where India and China engaged in an eyeball war

A look at the people, places and culture at one of the most tense borders in recent times, when the Indian and Chinese armies were involved in a two-and-a-half month standoff over China's attempt to build a border road in Doklam, a territory it claims for itself but is seen as a part of India's tiny friendly neighbour Bhutan.

published on : 29th August 2017

Enter the bizarre mind of Takashi Miike with these 10 mind-blowing movies

From direct-to-video films to films which set festival circuits on fire, Miike has made films which are extreme, graphic and bizarre to an extent but unapologetic in showing wavering emotions. Here are ten essential films you should watch to get a glimpse of Miike's cinematic mind.

published on : 24th August 2017

How the North Korean missile launch is affecting the world   

North Korea has threatened the world nations by conducting three nuclear tests, and recently a fourth one, amid tensions over fresh US sanctions and UN moves to censure Pyongyang for its human rights violations.

published on : 12th August 2017

 Massive earthquake of 6.5-magnitude hits China

At least 12 people were killed when a 6.5-magnitude earthquake struck southwestern China.

published on : 9th August 2017

20 years since Britain handed over Hong Kong to China

Once known as Victoria after the British queen, Hong Kong island's waterfront formed the core of the British settlement after Hong Kong island was handed over as a colony in 1842.

published on : 28th June 2017

Hong Kong remembers the bloodiest riot that gave way for Cultural Revolution in China

Although far removed from the severity of the 1967 riots, with no fatalities, it was described as the city's worst violence since then. 

published on : 4th May 2017