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  • India elected to 47nation UNHR council May 20, 2011

    United Nations: India and 14 other countries were on Friday elected to the 47nation UN Human Rights Council, which is based in Geneva. India was not in competition for the seat since there were four countries and four seats for the Asia block. With 189 countries voting, Indonesia received 184 votes, Philippines...
  • Manmohan back at work, meets Benin President March 4, 2009

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh held his first official meeting on Wednesday almost five weeks after his bypass heart surgery. Manmohan met Benin's President Boni Yayi on Wednesday morning at his 7 Race Course Road residence in New Delhi. He is expected to sign agreements with Yayi to institutionalise bilateral...