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​New realities: Parliamentary BRICS
The idea to establish a parliamentary forum emerged as a result of the active development of diverse cooperation within the framework of BRICS.

24.03.2015 14:12

Rising China arms exports threaten US influence worldwide – report
Chinese-made advanced weapons systems flooding the international market over the next 10 years will cause instability, and make it a lot harder for the US to intervene in other countries, Foreign Policy magazine warned.

23.03.2015 14:33

Cheats never prosper: More than 1,000 arrested over mass cribbing in India
Hundreds of people, including teachers, parents and police, have been arrested in northeastern India after evidence of rampant cheating emerged during state exams. Some detainees had scaled the walls of school buildings to help the students.

22.03.2015 14:11

Delhi to make 33% of cops female to help tackle violence against women in Indian capital
The Indian government says one third of Delhi’s police force will be made up of women. It is the latest move to try and tackle widespread sexual abuse and violence against women in the Indian capital and hopes to make the force, ‘more gender sensitive.’

21.03.2015 10:36

‘India should protect humans, not just cows’: Cardinal after elderly nun gang-rape
India should be as concerned about its people, as it is about its cows – a sacred animal in Hinduism – said the head of India’s Catholic bishops as he spoke out after an elderly nun was gang-raped in a convent last week.

18.03.2015 20:49

‘Thou shall not indulge in steaks’: Indian state to hand out 3-yr jail terms for beef sales
The parliament of Haryana state in northern India has banned the slaughter of cows and sale of beef in a unanimous vote. The law imposes both a fine and a rigorous imprisonment term ranging from three years to 10 years for killing the animal.

17.03.2015 17:08

Elderly nun gang-raped at Christian missionary school in India
An elderly nun at a Christian missionary school in India was gang-raped by up to eight male attackers as she tried to prevent them from robbing the building at night.

14.03.2015 18:31

​Bride & prejudice: Groom minus wife after failing simple math test
An Indian bride has refused to marry her groom during a wedding ceremony after he failed to solve a simple mathematical test. She asked him what 15 plus 6 equals. When he answered “17”, she simply ‘left him at the altar’.

13.03.2015 10:44

2nd Indian student claims German professor rejected him over country’s ‘rape problem’
A second Indian male student has come forward claiming that the Leipzig professor, whose unfair rejection of another applicant made waves earlier this week, also turned down his application for an internship because of his country’s “rape problem.”

12.03.2015 15:51

Self-defense stick: Indian doctor’s device wards off would-be rapists
As rape cases make headlines in India, a local doctor believes he has invented the ultimate deterrent for would be attackers. It’s a baton which includes a stun-gun, a GPS tracking device and a knife – all rolled into one.

11.03.2015 13:46

German prof apologizes after denying internship to male Indian due to ‘rape problem’
A German professor has apologized for denying an internship to a male Indian student, citing India’s “rape problem” as a reason for his disqualification. It comes after Germany’s envoy wrote a scathing letter objecting to the professor’s reasoning.

09.03.2015 20:53

India ready to spend $25bn on Russian 5G fighter jets
The stalemate over the 4th-gen Rafale fighter jets deal with France has forced the Indian military to accelerate an even larger project with Russia on the joint development and purchase of an equal quantity of 5th-gen fighters.

09.03.2015 10:44