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The Indian nun in UK who helps free women from brothels

A ‘tiny, bird-like nun’ from India has emerged as an integral part of police raids on brothels in the United Kingdon run by human traffickers. Sister Ancy Mathew is providing care for......

I have tortured and 'killed' my first wife: Naipau

Nobel laureate Sir VS Naipaul tormented his first wife for nearly four decades, regularly visited brothels in London and kept a mistress for almost 24 years before suddenly leaving her to marry a......

'Thanks to India the dream of free Tibet is alive

Tibetan activist Tenzin Tsundue hit the headlines in January 2002 when he scaled scaffolding to the 14th floor of the Oberoi Towers in Mumbai to unfurl a Tibetan national flag and a banner which......

NetIP: Of speed dating and motivational speeches

From speed dating to listening to thought provoking talks by professor Tarun Khanna of the Harvard Business School, over 800 members of the Network of Indian Professionals recently spent three days......

Kolkata-based film wins Oscar!

Acclaimed photographer Zana Briski, whose film Born Into Brothels about her work with the children of Kolkata prostitutes won the best documentary Oscar, will soon see her inspiring film expand......

No Brothels in India?

The documentary celebrating the resilient spirit of children of prostitutes in Kolkata, Born Into Brothels continues to win awards -- including the Oscar -- and acclaim worldwide, but don't ever......

No Brothels in India?

The documentary celebrating the resilient spirit of children of prostitutes in Kolkata, Born Into Brothels continues to win awards and acclaim worldwide, but don't ever count on seeing it in......

Calcutta's Red Light Kids contends for the Oscars

Zana Briski and Ross Kauffman's Born Into Brothels: Calcutta's Red Light Kids, an upbeat documentary about children of prostitutes in Kolkata who try to start a new life, is a contender for Oscar......

Sadashiv Amrapurkar's finest performances

Veteran actor Sadashiv Amrapurkar, who breathed his last this morning at Kokilaben hospital in Mumbai, will be remembered for his remarkable ability to make us both adore and abhor him with his on......

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Q. Why is Varun Gandhi highlighting the fact that he is a Gandhi. This 'Gandhi' has nothing to do with Mahatma Gandhi!!
:  A. FEROZE GANDHI - Contrary to popular belief, he was not a Parsi. He was the son of a muslim, Nawab Khan, who was the liquor supplier at Moti Lal's...... more

gem mina
Q. Is it fair to export Indias poverty through films?
Gem Mina:  A. There is no pride in keeping the poverty a secret and suffering it day after day. Better sell the poverty in a descent way and earn some money and...... more

Kamal Devdar
Q. "Can a Prostitute attain Spirituality.."?
Kamal Devdar:  A. Disciples of Buddha objected a brothel becoming his disciple.Buddha did not heed and made her a disciple..So many crooks and cheaters are becoming...... more

ankit shivam
Q. Do you think it is ethical to choose the sex of your baby?
Ankit Shivam:  A. It's ethical and is the discretion of parents. We have seen reports on girl childs being killed after they are born, sold to brothels at young age...... more

Renny Thomas
Q. i dont have faith on naptual knot.i think its nothing but asocial &legal prostitution.i only belive on comrade whats your thinking?
Renny Thomas:  A. So you were born and brought up in a brothel. Right? more

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