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Meet the young 'uns who risked their lives for others

      Union Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi with the winners of the National Bravery Awards 2014 in New Delhi. Photograph: PIB They are the Special 24, the......

PHOTOS: The mad, mad world we live in!

Ten photographs from around the world that show we live in an odd world.    Women wearing no pants pose for photographs during a promotional event at a ski resort to echo the ‘No......

Let the women sit this one out, says India

India has told the UN Security Council that it does not subscribe to the view that women should form part of the military component of peacekeeping missions, emphasising no "useful purpose" will......

Why are CELEBS tweeting #heforshe?

On September 20, actress and UN Women’s Goodwill Ambassador Emma Watson launched HeForShe, a campaign to fight gender inequality around the world. In an amazing speech that......

That's how outdated views about women are!

A new ad campaign from UN Women, an organization dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women, has highlighted how bigoted and outdated views about women still are even in the domain......

India contributes $1 million to UN women's body

Underscoring its commitment to the UN's body on gender equality and women empowerment, India has contributed $1 million to the organisation for the current financial year. External Affairs Minister......

Women in India lag in Internet use

More needs to be done to boost women's and girl's lagging online access, tech giant Intel Corp said in a report to be released later on Thursday that calls for doubling the number of female......

Women's unhappiness = Increased unemployment

Forget about global financial imbalances -- the G8, the IMF, China, the US, somebody will figure out something someday. But what are we to do with the imbalance that is building up in our homes?......

Gender equality can counter recession: ILO

The economic downturn has hit women harder, but the trend can be arrested if governments adopt gender equality policies, the ILO said on Thursday.In its latest report titled Global Employment......

Jobs: Women still at receiving end globally

More women than ever before are working, but a persistent gap in status, job security, wages and education between women and men is contributing to the "feminisation of working poverty", the UN......

Odd, curious, heartwarming: What Bollywood tweeted in 2014

From odd to heartwarming, the best of Twitter conversations in 2014.From Supreme Court allowing women to work as make-up artists in Bollywood to Mallika Sherawat talking about women's......

The Best Actresses in Hindi cinema, 2014

Take a bow, ladies.It is truly a thrilling and liberating time to be an (established) actress in Hindi cinema, a time when risks are smiled upon and when roles are pushing various envelopes. The 10......

Hackers and the rise of Digital Terrorism

'Today it is a studio being held to ransom, tomorrow it will be a government, an entire nation. I don't see anyone laughing when that happens,' says Suparn Verma. In recent months a very scary and......

Review: Action Jackson is a milestone in feminist cinema

Action Jackson is a drinking game of a film, one well over the so-bad-it’s-good line, its main merit being that it holds some genuine surprises, says Raja Sen.“AJ,” the girl gasps......

North Koreans get warm reception in South, win match

North and South Korea put aside bitter political divisions for 90 minutes on Sunday as their women's soccer teams clashed in a regional tournament in Seoul, with the visitors scoring a decisive win......

Deepika disappoints in ranking round at Olympics

Indian women archers started their campaign on a disappointing note as they came up with a ninth place finish at the women's archery team competition in the ranking round held at the Lord's Cricket......

Experienced Americans beat fresh-faced North Korea

Top-ranked United States beat North Korea 2-0 in their women's World Cup Group C opener on Tuesday with Lauren Cheney and Rachel Buehler on target in the second half.\\nForward Cheney completed a......

The day I stop enjoying pressure I will quit: Sania

Sania Mirza heralded the rise of women's tennis in India in the 21st century. Now, she is worried about what the future holds for the game in the country. India's No 1 women's player is concerned......

Preview: Comebacks add mystique to Australian Open

The return of Maria Sharapova, Kim Clijsters and Justine Henin to the Australian Open has added even more spice to a women's tournament already overflowing with talent. There is always an element......
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azamkhan
Q. will the Western pandering of Jewish State as an exceptional state beyond reproach, defying UN resolutions with complete impunity stop ever?
Azamkhan:  A.  more

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Q. UN has submitted a report on NUDITY in Bollywood Films where it stated.. that Bollywood sell women to sell the commodity.. They display women in very distasteful manner.Whereas, actress like Kareen and Soha Ali are defending Bollywood and they blame audience that how they see Nudity and justified it of beautification of Nudity as heritage. Kareena gave example of Rajkappor who induced Nudity and she said that his creation were never objected.. but if I remember there were huge criticism at that time also.Your views.
Sharmila Bose:  A. IS is the product of regional politics and foreign invasions combined with US and Western powers unchecked diplomatic and financial support for the...... more

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Gopal
Q. India faced defeat once again against England. The same story is repeatead once again. who is to be blamed ? wrong selection or Captain Cool's un imaginative captaincy ? If it goes on Captain Cool will loose his captaincy and will go in record book as the worst ever captain outside the subcontinent . What is your views on this ?
Gopal:  A. I'm amazed that this form of brutal and crude feminism can even exist in this age of modernity and after evolution of thoughts , more

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Empowering Communities, Women and Girls in India

Today, Almas Jiwani, President of UN Women National Committee Canada, recognized the incredible contribution of the Princess Diya Kumari Foundation... ...

http://www.indiaprwire.com/pressrelease/other/20150130355163.htm
The truth behind the assassination of Gandhiji

'Godse is no more, but the mindset which gave birth to such distorted philosophy is unfortunately still with us,' notes Gandhian Chunibhai Vaidya.... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/column/the-truth-behind-the-assassination-of-gandhiji/20150130.htm
UNSC renews sanctions against DR Congo

United Nations, Jan 30 The UN Security Council (UNSC) Thursday renewed its sanctions on the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to stop the... ...

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But will males be fair ?

Poonam I Kaushish It took a plain-speaking Modi to expose India's paradox: Indian mindset continues to be trapped in 18th century mental illness... ...

http://www.dailyexcelsior.com/will-males-fair/
Subrahmanyam Jaishankar takes over as foreign secretary

Union external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj with foreign secretary Sujatha Singh and India's ambassador to the US, S. Jaishankar during a... ...

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