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Why Indrani Mukerjea gives an entire class of women a bad name

High-society incidents like this one inevitably give rise to questions about the morality and ethics of the high and mighty. Unfortunately, they also deepen prejudices and reinforce stereotypes,......

These women stood up to their tormentors

In a changing India, women are refusing to ignore eve teasing and harassment. Many are challenging their harassers, forcing police action against them. Gone are the days when men could get away......

Is she the Deepika Padukone of Indian politics?

Pankaja Munde, the BJP’s Maharashtra minister for women and child welfare, at an event recently likened NCP’s Sharad Pawar to veteran actor Dilip Kumar for his seniority and stature in......

First time in history: Saudi women to vote, contest poll

In a historic new policy, women in Saudi Arabia will be able to vote and run for office in the Kingdom’s municipal elections for the first time. Voter registration that lasts for 21 days for......

PHOTOS: First women soldiers from US army's toughest school

For 120 days, they underwent gruelling training in swamps, across mountains and woods. They spent sleepless nights as they undertook challenging hikes and faced rigorous combat training. After all......

By hiring more women, Tim Cook plans to boost diversity at Apple

Diversity reports in the recent past have spurred a national debate about the lack of diversity at Silicon Valley's tech companies and how to improve gender and race ratios. Apple Inc said it had......

Google, Startup Village to promote women entrepreneurs

Tech giant Google's Developer Group on Wednesday joined hands with Startup Village to launch 'Women Techmakers' (WTM), a global programme and brand for women in technology. The programme,......

How women-friendly are Indian workplaces?

India's still male-dominated corporate environment wittingly and unwittingly contrives to put women employees on the back foot in myriad imperceptible ways, notes Kanika Datta.  Image: Sexual......

Muktangan empowers poor women to become teachers

As the teachers began gaining confidence, it also drew the attention of other women in the community, leading to greater demand for teaching jobs, finds Ranjita Ganesan.   Image: Muktangan......

BSE fines 530 companies for delay in appointing women directors

The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) has slapped fines on 530 listed companies for failing to meet a deadline to appoint a women director and boost gender diversity in their boardrooms, a BSE official......

Meet Prithviraj's daughter, Alamkritha

A lowdown on all the goings-on in the Malayalam film industry. The latest issue of Malayalam women’s magazine Vanitha features Prithviraj and Supriya's adorable little girl, Alamkritha,......

World Athletics: Ayana denies Dibaba with stunning 5,000m gold

Almaz Ayana of Ethiopia celebrates after winning gold and setting new championship record in the Women's 5000 metres final. Photograph: Ian Walton/Getty Images Ethiopia's Almaz Ayana put on a......

Chak De! Indian women's hockey team qualifies for Rio Olympics

The Indian women's hockey team will return to the Olympics after a long gap of 36 years as it qualified for next year's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, on Saturday, after England made it to the......

World Athletics PHOTOS: Jamaican Williams stuns favourites to take hurdles gold

Jamaica's Danielle Williams (2nd from right) crosses the finish line ahead of Germany's Cindy Roleder (left) at the women's 100 metres hurdles final during the 15th IAAF World Championships at the......

World Athletics: Khushbir finishes 37th in 20km race walk

National record holder Khushbir Kaur finished a disappointing 37th while compatriot Sapna was disqualified from the women's 20km race walk event on the seventh day of the World Athletics......

World Athletics: Liu and Lu claim China one-two in walk

China's silver medalist Xiuzhi Lu, left, and gold medalist Hong Liu celebrate after the women's 20km Race Walk final. Photograph: Christian Petersen/Getty Images for IAAF China picked up a first......
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Big-hearted Vivek Oberoi

Vivek Oberoi has immersed himself in charitable activities for a long time now; and his most recent drive is a rehabilitation centre for girl... ...

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Supreme Court upholds ban on Muthalik in Goa

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday, while decrying incidents of moral policing involving the controversial Shri Ram Sene chief Pramod Muthalik,... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/150901/nation-current-affairs/article/supreme-court-upholds-ban-muthalik-goa
Meet the 29-year-old YouTuber who turned her natural hair into a massive career opportunity

(Whitney White) White's YouTube channel began in 2008, when she chopped her hair off and vlogged the process of growing it back. Mainstream hair... ...

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A Horror Film With a Difference

Unnakenna Venum Sollu, a horror film that is gearing up to hit screens on September 17, has been garnering attention for various reasons. While... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/entertainment/tamil/A-Horror-Film-With-a-Difference/2015/09/01/article3003363.ece
Ende Koodu, a home for destitutes, launched

KOZHIKODE: No abandoned women or children will sleep on the streets of Kozhikode as the Department for Social Justice, after a long wait, has... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/150901/nation-current-affairs/article/ende-koodu-home-destitutes-launched

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