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Gates foundation will invest $80 million to fight gender discrimination

While speaking at the Women Deliver International Conference in Copenhagen, Melinda Gates announced the funding to collect data on the gender gap, reports Sharat Pradhan. IMAGE: Melinda Gates,......

'Fortune' favours Kejriwal: Delhi CM among world's 50 greatest leaders

Arvind Kejriwal has been named among the world’s 50 greatest leaders by Fortune magazine with the Delhi chief minister being the sole Indian leader on the list topped by Amazon CEO Jeff......

The young Indians who are shooting for the moon

The atmosphere at the sparkling new Axiom Research Labs facility is informal and collegial. This is not surprising, since most of Axiom's 80-strong workforce is just out of college. It's also......

India Gate goes orange for UN's violence against women

As part of a global 'Orange the World' campaign, the iconic India Gate on Wednesday lit up in the colour orange celebrating the International Day of Elimination of Violence against Women. The......

What The World Needs: A Fellowship of Minds

'They don't always agree with our governments, their teachers or their parents, but it is the conviction of their ideas, and their determination to share them with the world that, I believe, is one......

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.......

Nita & Devashish narrate a beautiful story of hope, love, laughter

Besides being busy with their professional lives, Nita and Devashish have a common cause for which they both struggle hard, real hard to support economically weak cancer patients from across......

'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......

What you didn't know about TV's hottest actor

Sushant Singh Rajput left his engineering studies midway to pursue his passion for performing arts - dance, direction, acting and more. He started as a dancer with the Shiamak Davar troupe, and......

Rubbing shoulders with Big B, Mohan Lal

After working with Chiranjeevi Sarja in the Kannada film Gandedhe, Ragini Dwivedi is all set to star opposite his uncle Arjun Sarja in a Tamil film. The actress, who is shooting in Ooty for Major......

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.......

Exclusive! A year to go as Mary Kom set sights on gold at Rio Olympics

'I will try my best to win gold at the Olympics. You can be assured that I will put in more than 100 per cent to achieve it.' IMAGE: M C Mary Kom during a training session at the Balewadi Stadium......

Junior fencers can't represent India at Asian event

India's junior fencing team will not be able to participate in the Asian Junior and Cadet Championship scheduled to be held in Thailand under the national flag owing to IOC's ban on India and this......

Tainted athletes training at SAI is serious: Maken

Taking note of banned athletes like Ashwini Akkunji and Sini Jose training at the Sports Authority of India (SAI) Centre at Sonepat, Sports Minister Ajay Maken on Wednesday admitted that this is a......

Asian chess: Easy for Negi, Sasikiran held

Second seed Krishnan Sasikiran was held to a draw by Oliver Barbosa of the Philippines in the first round of the ongoing Asian Individual Chess Championship in Mashhad, Iran.Fresh from his exploits......
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Will the biggest contingent of Indian athletes result in the highest ever medal haul too?

By Praveen Thampi London 2012 was a dream for a medal-starved nation. For the 1.2 billion-odd Indians, the puny six medals we won in the British... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/sports/rio-olympics-will-the-biggest-contingent-of-indian-athletes-result-in-the-highest-ever-medal-haul-too/articleshow/53355922.cms
Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights hears from human rights institutions and civil society from the United Kingdom, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, and Angola.

) - The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights this morning heard from civil society organizations from the United Kingdom, the former... ...

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Using technology to empower women in Afghanistan

By Virginia Vigliar Roya Mahboob knew that she wanted to build a career in technology from the first time she set her eyes on a computer in the... ...

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Prancing Ponies Foundation Gearing Up for First All-Female Ferrari Rally in the US

Ferrari Rally from San Francisco to Santa Barbara Raises Funds for Summer Leadership Program for College Bound Girls SAN FRANCISCO,... ...

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DIY apparatus no barrier to Dipa Karmakar's soaring ambitions

LONDON: When BACKGROUND X My first target is to reach the final round: Dipa Karmakar Dipa Karmakar. () NEW DELHI: The first Indian female... ...

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