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Is HIV epidemic outpacing the AIDS response in Asia Pacific? By Bobby Ramakant

With nine months left to meet the HIV-related 2020 targets, we are not on track to end AIDS by 2030. In Asia Pacific region, despite unprecedented progress initially in scaling up HIV programmes for prevention, treatment, care and support (in different countries and key populations), we are still

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The frightening truth of religious intolerance against minorities in Pakistan. By Nasir Saeed

Religious intolerance and hatred against religious minorities in Pakistan have been rife for several decades, and yet, it is hardly ever recognised and addressed by the government. This obliviousness and negligent lack of action has caused severe damage to the fabric of Pakistani society and thre

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India Should Not Panic about Afghanistan. By Manish Rai

United States and Taliban have entered into an agreement in Qatari capital Doha which will pave way for US forces to leave war torn Afghanistan. Under the Doha agreement, the US has committed to reduce its force level to 8,600 from 13,000 soldiers in the next three to four months, with the remain

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Present problems of CAA-Kashmir-Afghan of 1.8 billion people of Old-India from Myanmar to Afghanistan, can be solved only through FSD-South Asia. By Hem Raj Jain

Historically from Myanmar to Afghanistan India has remained one country / political unity. During Mahabharat (epic) times mother of Kauravas (Gandhari) was from present day Kandhar and Babur & other Mughal rulers were ruling in Kabul of Afghanistan and Myanmar was part of British India. Prese

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President Trump’s visit to India: Prime Minister Modi’s government has been the real gainer. EFSAS Commentary

Those questioning the takeaways from United States (US) President Donald Trump’s visit to India may be guilty of missing the woods for the trees. The inability of the two countries to hammer out even a limited trade deal before Trump’s visit began, as also the absence of any other bil

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Iran should offer (even) military help as 32 killed by Sunni ISIS in violence against Shias in Afghanistan. By Hem Raj Jain

Normally government of properly functioning country takes care of any terrorist organization like ISIS (propagating fanaticism for the religion of  majority community, the Sunni Muslims in case of Afghanistan) but in the first place there is no government worth the name in Afghanistan and wh

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Universal access to sexual and reproductive health services is a human rights imperative. By Shobha Shukla

The Asia Pacific region is home to more than half of the global population and many low-income countries. While the region is witnessing rapid economic growth, gender inequalities persist and sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services are far from being available to all. In the lead up to this

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Moscow Calls Shots in Syria Not Ankara. By Manish Rai

Syria and Turkey are locked in one of the worst military engagement in Syria’s North-West province of Idlib since last month. Land and air forces of both the countries have confronted each other. But Damascus is not all alone its biggest ally Russia is supporting it heavily for this campaig

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Finally, UN becoming relevant to people by filing petition in SCI against GoI but needs such on Kashmir too. By Hem Raj Jain

Prez Trump should develop friendship with Government but not at the cost of Indians. The intervention application (as reported at https://thewire.in/diplomacy/un-human-rights-chief-intervention-application-supreme-court-caa ) filed by the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNHCHR)

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"No stepping out" is the life-influencing message of breast cancer thriver International Women's Day special. By Dr Rita Banik - CNS

I was born and brought in a happy family in New Delhi. I had a twin sister and a younger brother.  Both my parents were working. I graduated from Hindu College, Delhi University in 1977 and went to Peoples’ Friendship University in Moscow (erstwhile USSR) for an integrated course in Ge

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Without procedural the substantive law meaningless hence USA should introduce its institutions in Afghanistan for success of US-Taliban agreement. By Hem Raj Jain

Anybody who knows anything about law knows that what is desired is mentioned in substantive laws, but it can be achieved only through proper procedural laws. Similarly, the objectives in Afghanistan can be achieved by the USA only when the elaborate & appropriate State- apparatus and Constitu

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USCIRF’s censure merely lip service to beleaguered Muslims unless gets moved SCI regarding Delhi riots, in presence of Trump. By Hem Raj Jain

About Delhi riots in which reportedly ~ 38 have been killed and over 300 injured ‘The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom’  (USCIRF) has issued a press release  that – “As President Donald Trump’s inaugural visit to India winds down,

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Mediatory initiative in Kashmir by the United Nations is indubitable. By Dr. Ghulam Nabi Fai

The people of Jammu & Kashmir are grateful to Mr. Antonio Guterres, the Secretary General of the United Nations for having spared time in Islamabad, in the midst of myriad pressures, to discuss the very grave situation in Kashmir – a situation of a threat to the peace and stability of t

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Gender equity and human rights are pivotal for advancing progress on SDGs. ByShobha Shukla

The Nairobi Statement endorsed to mark 25 years of the 1994 International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD25) gives renewed hope and stronger thrust to gender equity and human rights. Achieving universal access to sexual and reproductive health and rights as a part of universal heal

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Trump & Taliban trying to go against time through self-defeating US-Afghanistan deal. By Hem Raj Jain

As per media reports and article by Sirajuddin Haqqani:



 (https://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/20/opinion/taliban-afghanistan-war-haqqani.html ) Taliban and the USA are going to sign a deal on February 29 for solving Afghanistan problem. But this deal is against time hence neither it is



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"Trial of Pakistani Christian Nation" By Nazir S Bhatti

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