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Delhi Gang-Rapist Walks Free

Delhi Gang-Rapist Walks Free The youngest convict in a notorious 2012  fatal gang-rape on a bus in New Delhi  has been released from a youth correctional facility. This was followed by sparking street protests

India Claims Return Of The £100m Diamond Koh-i-Noor

India Claims Return Of The £100m Diamond Koh-i-Noor The Kohi-i-Noor which was once the world’s largest-known diamond, worth a reported £100m and weighing 105 carats, is currently part of Britain’s crown jewels, in the Queen

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Nepalese Parliament Elects First Female President

Nepalese Parliament Elects First Female President Bidhya Devi Bhandari is now deputy leader of the ruling Communist party in Nepal who has long campaigned to secure women’s rights under the new constitution.

Top Court in India Rejects Judicial Appointment Law

Top Court in India Rejects Judicial Appointment Law The Supreme Court of India decided that a new law which is to change the structure of judicial appointments is unconstitutional. The Indian judiciary, traditionally,

Bhutan Constitutes First Children’s Parliament Constitution

Young Bhutanese democrats have signed the Constitution for Children Parliament in Bhutan. The Bhutan Children’s Parliament will meet twice yearly, bringing Bhutanese youth together to discuss issues of common concern. Through this,

Nepal Adopts New Constitution

President Ram Baran Yadav signed the new Constitution replacing the interim Constitution following years of debate.  The Constitution was signed and announced by the President who was applauded by the members of the

Myanmar President Signs Monogamy Bill

Myanmar President Signs Monogamy Bill   Thein Sein, Myanmar President, signed the Monogamy Bill into force, which legally prohibits marriage to more than one spouse or living with an unmarried partner, which