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FULL TEXT of Sushma's address at UNGA

'We are completely engaged in fighting poverty; alas, our neighbour Pakistan seems only engaged in fighting us.''A country that has been the world’s greatest exporter of havoc, death and......

India's controversial 'messengers of God'

Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim is controversy's child. Here's a look at few other gurus who have attracted controversy in recent times.  Gurmeet Ram Rahim Leader of the Dera Sacha......

Challenges await as Yogi completes 100 days as UP CM

Formidable challenges including funds for the farm loan-waiver, and law and order stare him at his face, with the opposition claiming the misses have outnumbered the hits. IMAGE: Uttar......

Artist protests 'Fearless Girl' with a peeing dog statue

For nearly three months, the “Fearless Girl” statue stared down the “Charging Bull,” at Wall Street in New York City, an iconic, 11-foot, three-ton monument to “peace,......

'My job is not to represent the world; my job is to represent the United States of America'

The following is the full text of US President Donald Trump’s first address to a joint session of the Congress on February 28, as prepared for delivery and released by the White House press......

Girl power meets Wall Street bull

A statue of a defiant little girl was placed in front of Wall Street's Charging Bull to challenge the 'traditionally male environment' of the industry, on International Women's Day. PLEASE ALSO......

Google has made teachers less awe-inspiring, grandparents more idle: Modi

‘If Facebook were a country, it would be the third most populous one and the most connected.’ 'The status that now matters is not whether you are awake or asleep, but whether you are......

How girls are duped into 'bonded labour' in India's textile mills

Brands such as Gap, Primark and C&A which source some of their garments from Tamil Nadu say they do regular audits to ensure their suppliers comply with their codes of conduct.   From her......

Ahmedabad: Two steps forward, one step back

Since many of Modi’s urban policies were initiated in Ahmedabad, the city may act as a template to examine what can be expected in a country that is witnessing the biggest migration from......

Why the child labour law should not be amended

The proposed changes to the child labour law to allow children and adolescents to work for their families would be most retrograde and regressive, say Shinzani Jain and Paranjoy Guha Thakurta.......

Review: Dangal is India's best sports film

If sporting films were pitted against one another, Dangal would be champion, says Raja Sen. This summer, India learnt the name Produnova. An intricate gymnastic move named after a legendary Russian......

'The Censor Board is forcing people to rebel'

'We cannot be the country that created the Kamasutra and then we show flowers kiss and a child is born.''Censorship makes no sense today. People are already watching all sorts of things......

'I haven't fallen madly in love with anyone but I'm quite happy'

'Single life is pretty good. I like the attention. If I feel lonely, I just call my mom and she sleeps in my bed,' Kalki Koechlin tells Rediff.com contributor Paloma Sharma. "I’m only......

'Investing in girls is about the smartest thing you can do'

Over Dosas in Mumbai, Oscar winner Megan Mylan tells Vaihayasi Pande Daniel why she chose India and girl empowerment as the subject of her new documentary. Image: Megan Mylan (centre) with her......

Burqa Boxers represents India at Locarno

The sole Indian representation at the ongoing Locarno film festival is a little known independent film called Burqa Boxers. It is a moving tale of three Muslim women, who take up boxing to......

Revenue share is 'starving' grassroots: Cricket Australia

Cricket Australia chief James Sutherland believes the revenue-share model which the body is trying to dump in its ongoing pay negotiations with players is ‘starving’ the grassroots of......

'Dangal will add to the momentum of women's wrestling'

'Sakshi's medal will do to women's wrestling what Sushil's 2008 Olympic medal did to wrestling in general.''It will make more and more families put their daughters into wrestling.''More and more......

Possible for Saina to get back to the top, says Padukone

'She (Saina) will come back, it's just a matter of time.' 'There is no lack of talent, but ideally we should have academies in every state. Then we can compete with China.' IMAGE: Saina Nehwal......

Dipa Karmakar: Vaulting from primitive beginnings to the Olympics

'Dipa has shown India just what female gymnasts are capable of doing. By becoming the first Indian woman gymnast to go to the Olympics, she has broken down so many barriers. She has paved the way......

With This Ring... Mary Kom and women's boxing in India

Why did two Canadians make a documentary on women's boxing in India?Harish Kotian/Rediff.com finds out. IMAGE: Anna Sarkissian, left, and Ameesha Joshi with India's boxing queen M C Mary Kom.......
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$ 6 for 38 days work - Child exploitation rife in Rohingya camps

COX‘S BAZAR/KUTUPALONG, Bangladesh: Rohingya refugee children from Myanmar are working punishing hours for paltry pay in Bangladesh, with some... ...

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Gudiya gangrape-murder puts spotlight on women safety in HP

An odd five kilometres along what can be termed as a semblance of a road that leads uphill from the road to Kotkhai, is a newly constructed tap... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-gudiya-gangrape-murder-puts-spotlight-on-women-safety-in-hp-2557955
Hadiya and the Freedom to Marry in Kerala

A 24 year old, now named Hadiya is the latest to be the centre of attention on the topic of ‘love jihad’. Formerly Akhila, she converted to... ...

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Give world's poorest women control over sex, birth, to cut inequality - UN

A failure to give the worlds poorest women control over their bodies could widen inequality in developing countries and thwart progress towards... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/638225/give-worlds-poorest-women-control.html
Hugh Hefner dies at his Playboy Mansion

Hugh Hefner lived until the age of 91. He lived his life to the very definition of 'fun'. The iconic founder of Playboy magazine died of natural... ...

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