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U.S. Consulate General Mumbai to hold Fourth Annual Short-Film Contest on Women’s Safety and Empowerment

The U.S. Consulate General Mumbai launched its fourth annual short-film contest on the theme of women’s safety and empowerment in Mumbai. The yearly contest is part o...

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A Road Trip full of Plot Holes

Cast: Richa Chaddha, Kalki Koechlin, Arslan Goni, Zarina Wahab

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Now, a Fatwa that bans posting pictures Online

The Darul Uloom Deoband School in Saharanpur, Uttar Pradesh, which ranks amongst the top Islamic schools India has issued a fatwa banning Muslims from uploading pi...

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The Right to Death

The Supreme Court on Tuesday opposed the notion of allowing patients to create a 'living will'. Known as an 'advanced medical directive' in legal jargon, the bill is meant ...

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Television and beyond

The recent BARC ratings place KBC at Numero Uno position amidst a fierce ratings war in a multi-channel environment…but it wasn’t always like this.

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Indian film ‘Any Other Day’ wins the Asia Pacific Award for Best Queer Film

Indian gay film ‘Any Other Day’ directed by Vikrant Dhote and Srikant Ananthkrishnan won the APQFFA Award for Best Asia Pacific Short Film wi...

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#MeToo – Do Sexual Harassers keep Good Science from Happening?

 Boston University (BU) is investigating sexual harassment complaints made against a prominent Antarctic geologist by two of his former graduate students. The women al...

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Nepal sets example on acceptance of Gender Diversity. Will India follow?

Nepal sets example on acceptance of Gender Diversity. Will India follow?A 40-year-old has made history, becoming Nepal's first transgender person to be issued with a marria...

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UN WOMEN captures Unique and Powerful Stories of Women from around the World

UN launches a way to capture unique and powerful stories of people around the world.

"From where I stand..." is a new series launched on UN Women that captures the ...

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Homer Simpson Inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame

Homer Simpson Inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame

Building a list of the greatest episodes of The Simpsons is something so difficult and wrenching that it shoul...

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This Universal Children’s Week, 265 million Children around the World are Working

The International Labour Organisation states in its latest World Report on Child Labo...

November 22 2017

The Breadwinner': Best Animated Feature of 2017

From executive producer, Angelina Jolie and the creators of the Academy Award-nominat...

November 21 2017

The Effects of Virtual Reality on Children

I am standing in the Arkham Asylum. Immersed in the Dark Knight’s universe as I...

November 21 2017