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Law panel moots joint custody of kids, but can it work in India?

The 20th Law Commission has mooted the concept of shared parenting and joint custody rights to a child in case the parents opt for a divorce, both parents have equal access to the child and there......

What India should learn from the Manipur ambush

The site of the ambush in Manipur Manipur needs an integrated politico, military, socio-economic approach, says Sanjeev Nayyar. An attack by Naga militants in Chandel district of Manipur resulted......

Angelina Jolie to UN: 'We are failing to save lives in Syria'

Actress Angelina Jolie Pitt has strongly criticised the UN Security Council for its lack on unity and political will on resolving the Syrian crisis, stating that the powerful body has the power to......

Jnanpith winner: 'Right-wing groups have brought shame to India'

Image: Professor Bhalchandra Nemade, winner of the 2014 Jnanpith Award. Photograph: Sanjay Sawant/Rediff.com   'I stand by what I said. It is understandable that Rushdie got angry and called......

'Don't accept the stereotype of being the weaker sex'

Winners of the Stree Shakti Puraskars share their stories on how they are empowering women. Upasna Pandey/Rediff.com reports They have fought long, lonely and hard battles against discrimination,......

Community sanitation: Indian wins prestigious global citizen award

A young Indian has won a prestigious global citizen award and $100,000 cash prize for his work to build community sanitation facilities, an area that aligns with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's......

When will you speak on GM crops, Mr Modi?

Scientists are hoping that the prime minister, who often talks about the importance of science and technology, will respond positively to their prudent pleas on genetically-modified crops, notes......

India's most astute deal maker is now a bankrupt entrepreneur

A look at the life and times of maverick businessman Chinnakannan Sivasankaran Chinnakannan Sivasankaran On August 26, the Supreme Court of Seychelles declared Chinnakannan Sivasankaran, better......

All about job creation and destruction

In India, where the vast majority of workers are employed in the informal manufacturing sector with no job protection, expansion, contraction and re-allocation of jobs must be going on an immense......

Uday Kotak is EY's world entrepreneur of the year

Ernst & Young has named Kotak Mahindra Bank Executive Vice-Chairman and Managing Director Uday Kotak its ‘world entrepreneur of the year’ for 2014. For the award, announced in Monaco......

'Discussion about death penalty is happening worldwide'

After a hiatus of six years, National award-winning director S P Jananathan is back with a brilliant political thriller titled Purampokku Engira Podhuvudamai which released last week.  An......

How Mohammed Rafi regained his confidence

Mohammed Rafi, one of the finest playback singers to have worked in Bollywood, would have turned 90 today, December 24.To mark the occasion, we reproduce veteran film journalist Raju......

Review: Go watch Neer Paravai!

Neer Paravai is a beautiful record of the lives of a community, their hopes and dreams, and the harsh reality of their lives, writesPavithra SrinivasanAfter his National Award-winning Thenmerku......

Review: Gramam tries to be perfect but fails

Watching Malayalam film Gramam is like reading something that is grammatically correct but not emotionally stirring, notes Paresh C PalichaGramam, directed by Mohan Sharma, is set in Palakkad......

When Gul Panag turned 30

Acting in Turning 30 brought Gul Panag face to face with her fears. "I confronted my fears when I was playing the role of Naina Singh," the actress said at a press conference in......

Games security stayed in shadows, kept focus on sport

From ordinary police on the beat to the shadows of Britain's security establishment, the sighs of relief are almost audible. Terrorism is an act of theatre, an adage goes, but thanks to firm and......

Pakistan keen to start with a bang against Kenya

Keen to re-establish their reputation dented by the spot-fixing scandal, unpredictable Pakistan will look to launch their cricket World Cup campaign on a rousing note when they take on minnows in......

London Olympics to have airport-style security

Sports fans attending the London 2012 Olympics can expect airport-style security screening at venues, the policeman in charge of safety at the Games said on Thursday.Met Assistant Commissioner......

Images: Kohli inspires India to victory

Virat Kohli's sparkling century helped India script a 40-run win against an injury-hit New Zealand in the first One-day International to take a 1-0 lead in the five-match series in Guwahati on......

Ball rules bat as Pakistan take control at Lord's

Pakistan exploited heavy cloud cover and humidity to the full on Tuesday to seize the advantage over Australia in an old-fashioned English Test match in which ball dominated the bat throughout.......
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Educators choose NEA Social Justice Activist of the Year

PRWeb 2015-07-05 Inaugural award recognizes the commitment educators make to the success of every student ORLANDO, Florida (PRWEB) July 05,... ...

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Healthcare hackathon attracts more participants

Jugaad-a-thon, a hackathon for the healthcare sector has seen participation double this year when compared to the last year. Organised by GE... ...

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San Antonio's Historic Missions Receive UNESCO World Heritage Status

/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The wait is finally over: The San Antonio Missions have officially been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The... ...

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Oklahoma Citizen Wins National Title

PR.com 2015-07-05 Oklahoma City, OK, July 05, 2015 --( PR.com )-- Elizabeth Reeve recently competed in the Today's American Woman National... ...

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- Sir Fazle Hasan Abed of Bangladesh is the 2015 winner of World Food Prize

Sir Fazle Hasan Abed of Bangladesh was announced recently as the 2015 winner of the World Food Prize, the most prominent global award for... ...

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