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Press briefings notes on Egypt and Ukraine

Spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights:  Rupert Colville
Location:      Geneva
Date: 31 January 2014
Subjects:      1) Egypt and 2) Ukraine
1)   Egypt
We are extremely concerned about the increasingly severe clampdown and physical attacks on media in Egypt, which is hampering their ability to operate freely.

In recent months, there have been numerous reports of harassment, detention and prosecution of national and international journalists as well as violent attacks, including several that led to injuries to reporters trying to cover last weekend’s third anniversary of the Egyptian revolution. Unconfirmed reports suggest that several journalists were wounded by live fire as well as rubber bullets last Saturday, some of which may have been fired by opponents of the government as well as by police and other government forces. This accentuates the difficult and increa…
Arvind Kejriwal in press conference praises his government.
AAP Party in Delhi a party of unemployed youths lower class whose hopes have nosedived but find easy way to be associated with. Party has failed even to pay to their volunteers even meagre amount to sustain further has not been able to provide food or proper working structure for the party. Arvind the only voice projected with funds and some incongruous statements which remains still unanswered is the quick fix of the party.    A political party indulging in self praise has failed to bring neutral observes as Lokpal on the working of AAP as they had promised before coming to power,their appointment of lokpal which is being ensigaed by various e channels is not very much different from the federal structure.Thus AAP is getting disconnected from Delhi people  every day and their loud mouth spokesperson further dilute their popularity.people hopes have b…
6th Edition of India Art Fair brings the best Indian and International contemporary art
with 91 exhibiting booths and 1000 artists
An expanded specially curated Art Projects programme will span the outdoor and indoor fair space with 24 large
scale installations and space specific works in a variety of mediums
India Art Fair announces the first edition of a Mentor and Protégé programme. A philanthropic arts initiative to
provide and sustain artistic aspirations to the Indian art world
New Delhi – India Art Fair, India’s premier modern and contemporary art fair, is pleased to announce its 6th edition from 30th
January – 2nd February 2014 (with a VIP Preview by invitation on 30th January) at NSIC Grounds, New Delhi. YES BANK is
Presenting Partner for the 6th Edition of India Art Fair.
Since its founding in 2008, India Art Fair has grown to be an epicenter for art in India, with a global reputation for being one of South
Asia’s leading art f…
India’s illiterate adults stands at 287 million: UNESCO30012014

India has the highest population of illiterate adults and constitutes 37% of the global total though India ’s literacy rate rose from 48% in 1991 to 63% in 2006 
According to the Education for All Global Monitoring Report 2013-14 by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), India has the highest population of illiterate adults at 287 million which is 37% of the global total. India’s literacy rate rose from 48% in 1991 to 63% in 2006 while for the latest year, population growth cancelled the gains so there was no change in the number of illiterate adults.  
The Report also mentioned about education spending in various countries and highlighted that India reduced its spending on education from 4.4% of GNP in 1999 to 3.3% in 2010 while it spent 10% of its government budget on education in 2011 which is a reduction from 13% in 1999. In one of India ‘s wealthier states, Kerala, education spend…
Exploring New Agri-business model29012014

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DR Congo still needs humanitarian aid29012014 DR Congo still needs humanitarian aid despite advances towards peace in east – UNA market street in Goma, the capital of the eastern province of North Kivu in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Photo: IRIN/Kenneth Odiwuor

27 January 2014 – Despite significant progress towards peace in the strife-torn eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the international community must keep humanitarian aid flowing into a country where nearly 3 million people, half of them children, are currently displaced, according to the United Nations.
“We are united by the goal of responding to the needs of the most vulnerable in the DRC,” UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Deputy Executive Director Yoka Brandt said over the weekend at the end of a high-level joint visit with the UN World Food Programme (WFP) and UN refug…