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PHOTOS: Vrindavan widows celebrate Holi; break 4-centuries-old taboo

A splurge of colours marked Holi for Vrindavan and the widows of Varanasi, as over a thousand of them broke the 400-year-old tradition and celebrated the festival within the precincts of the......

Men over 30 outdoing women with selfies: study

Posting a selfie after 40 years of age is pretty much a global taboo but in the over-30s, more men post selfies on Instagram than women, according to a new study. An analysis of 3,840 Instagram......

These women are breaking taboos to conquer new heights

Tucked away in a remote village in Pakistan's northern Hunza valley, close to the border with China, is the Shimshal Mountaineering School that trains its students to scale some of the world's......

"P" word may be as much taboo for him as "K" word

T P Sreenivasan, the former diplomat, assesses Day 1 on President Obama's passage to India. President Obama's stop over in Mumbai on November 6 after a long flight from Washington was thought to be......

Jaipur blasts: Victims of social taboos

Jaipur had been rocked by a series of attacks in which nearly 68 persons lost their lives and scores of others were injured. The media spared no effort in hyping this incident too, but as the days......

Discussing salary still an office taboo

When it comes to discussing salaries, most employees still follow the 'don't ask, don't tell' policy, according to a new global study.Discussing salary is still an office taboo and a majority of......

The romance of fast food

In the 1960s, when dating was socially taboo, a small cafe in Connaught Place quietly played host to numerous dates, gradually becoming a haven for marriages made in heaven. Lalit Nirula, now a......

How to get the right salary

Talking about your salary with co-workers may be among the touchiest of office taboos. But inevitably, such private matters don't stay private for long. Finding out that someone with the same job......

In Kolkata, MIT is taboo

Massachusetts Institute of Technology may not have a Kolkata address if the West Bengal government were to consult party colleagues. For the Communist Party of India-Marxist, entry of any foreign......

India banking on a breather

Negotiations on Singapore issues, that have remained a taboo for India, will be the main discussion point at the World Trade Organisation ministerial meeting in Cancun next month.Commerce ministry......

When Bollywood romanced older heroines

The taboo around romancing an older heroine seems to be fading away. While 1977's Doosra Aadmi was one of the exceptions in those days, when the heroine -- Rakhee -- was cast opposite a......

RATE Bollywood's Gay Portrayals!

How well did these actors play homosexuals? RATE THEM! Homosexuality is still a taboo in India. And Section 377 of the IPC isn’t helping either. Very few films broach the subject with......

PIX: Bollywood Gals Strip in 2012!

Stripping in Bollywood is no longer a taboo, it seems. This year so far, we've had several scantily-clad top actresses hotting up magazine covers in sexy bikinis and lingerie. Deepika Padukone......

Narthaki: A touching film on transgenders

It needs immense conviction and courage to make a film on a subject that's considered a taboo in India, and debutante filmmaker Vijayapadma has achieved that rare feat. Her first Tamil......

When lipstick was taboo for Mallika

Mallika Sherawat added another feather to her cap when she appeared on CNN's Talk Asia on Sunday, September 25. On Friday, carried the transcript of Mallika's interview, in which the......

Pakistani women break taboos in winning Asian gold

In the conservative Khyber Pakhtunkhawa province of Pakistan, young women are expected to settle down to married life and raising a family.Sana Mir, captain of the Pakistan women's cricket team......

F1 'taboo topic' with Michael: Ralf

Ralf Schumacher does not talk to his brother Michael, six-times world champion, about Formula One any more because he is eager to win the title himself.Also ReadI'm just having fun: SchumiRule......

Gay athletes at Rio Games bring hope to LGBT cause in Brazil

IMAGE: Rugby player Isadora Cerullo (BRA) of Brazil kisses Marjorie, a volunteer, after receiving her wedding proposal on the sidelines of the women's rugby medal ceremony at the Rio Games on......

Euro 2016: UEFA tells Wales to keep their children off the pitch

‘We are not 100 percent against it but we are cautious. It's nice pictures, it's always cute but a stadium is not the safest place for small kids’   IMAGE: Wales player Gareth Bale......

Turkish gay referee to be compensated after being deemed 'unfit' to officiate

Turkish media said that Dincdag had been a football referee in Trabzon for 13 years when his license was revoked in 2009 and has been unable to officiate at any match since. Homosexuality has been......
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