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Actor Michael Douglas accused of sexual misconduct in 1980s 20.1.2018 Hindu: Home
Douglas, 73, issued pre-emptive denials of the story in articles published over the last two weeks, including one in which he called it a fabrication.
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'Main Kuch Bhi Kar Sakti Hoon', TV serial watched by 40 crore people, changed gender beliefs in rural India 20.1.2018 Latest News India on Firstpost
What marked this soap apart was its use of education-entertainment, or 'edutainment', to talk about women's reproductive health and gender rights.
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Two key suspects in Pakistani minor's rape-murder arrested 20.1.2018 Hindustan Times - world
Pakistan’s Anees Ansari, Zainab's father, accused the police of being slow to respond when his daughter went missing. Her murder sparked clashes between angry Kasur residents and police after protesters enraged over her death attacked a police station in the city
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Delhi: Two cases of harassment registered, accused held 20.1.2018 General News
Two separate cases of harassment were registered in Vasant Kunj Police Station by two students of Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU).The first FIR was registered on January 1, by a student union leader, alleging that she was stalked and harassed by a man named Mayank Joshi.Joshi continuously used to text her, asking her to be his friend. The accused even sent the girl an expensive watch.He threatened the girl with dire consequences if she denies his friendship.A case is registered by the police under the sections 354A and 354D of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).Meanwhile, the second FIR of harassment and assault has been registered by an Iranian national against her classmate.The police has registered a case under sections 354, 354D and 506 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).Both the accused have been arrested by the Police.
Have Asked for CCTVs to Ensure Safety at Hospitals: Delhi Govt to HC 20.1.2018 The Wire

The AAP government was responding to a public interest litigation seeking directions for installation of CCTV cameras and deputing of security guards at all government hospitals under its jurisdiction.

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National Bravery Awards 2018: Meet The 18 Bravehearts Of India 20.1.2018 NDTV News - Latest
A total of 18 bravehearts from India will be honoured with the National Bravery Awards this year for their courage and presence of mind. They will receive their awards from Prime Minister Narendra...
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Chloe Sevigny would 'probably not' work with Woody Allen again 20.1.2018 General News
Actor Chloe Sevigny, who worked with Woody Allen on 2004 comedy "Melinda and Melinda", has said she would "probably not" collaborate with the filmmaker again. In an interview with Variety, Sevigny shared the "turmoil" she is going through because of her decision of working with Allen, who was accused by his adoptive daughter Dylan Farrow of sexual assaulting her when she was seven. The director has time and again denied the allegations. "I have my own turmoil that I'm grappling with over that decision. Would I work with him again? Probably not," Sevigny said. Sevigny joins a chorus of actors who have either donated their salaries from Allen's movies to the Time's Up campaign, including Rebecca Hall and Timothee Chalamet, or expressed regret in agreeing to co-star in one of his projects.
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Have asked for CCTVs to ensure safety at hospitals: Delhi govt 20.1.2018 General News
The AAP government has informed the Delhi High Court that it has issued direction to all the hospitals run by it or by autonomous bodies to install CCTVs to ensure safety of its staff and patients, especially women. A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar was further informed that the Delhi government's Director General Health Services has also asked the hospitals run by it that non functional CCTV cameras in their premises be repaired and the same be installed wherever required. Delhi government's additional standing counsel Gautam Narayan further informed the court that a total of 2,613 CCTV cameras were installed in over 30 city government's hospitals, of which 2,372 cameras were functional. The AAP government was responding to a public interest litigation (PIL) seeking directions for installation of CCTV cameras and deputing of security guards at all government hospitals under its jurisdiction. The court had issued notices to the ...
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Haryana registers highest number of gangrapes: Skewed sex ratio, access to porn behind sexual assaults, say experts 20.1.2018 Latest News India on Firstpost
The alarming rise of rape cases in 2018 in Haryana shows a society imploding from its very roots. Take the statistics.
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This TV show watched by 400 mn helped change gender beliefs in rural India 20.1.2018 Latest News
What marked this soap apart was its use of education-entertainment, or 'edutainment', to talk about women's reproductive health and gender rights
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Rs 1.5-crore jewellery looted: Chandigarh bizman's driver ends life, alleges police... 20.1.2018 Hindustan Times - chandigarh
Sector-33 loot: 50-yr-old’s body, suicide note recovered from railway tracks in Zirakpur; UT police deny allegation, say he was questioned twice during probe
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A Look At Lives Of 13 Siblings "Chained, Starved, Tortured" By Parents 20.1.2018 NDTV News - Latest
What first started as neglect, officials said, became dangerous and pervasive child abuse over the years.
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Jind gang-rape and murder: Accused's family allege torture, physical abuse of minors by Haryana police 20.1.2018 DNA: Opinion
The family of the main accused in the Jind gang-rape and murder, who was found dead earlier this week have alleged torture by the police, it has been reported. According to an Indian Express report, the family has alleged torture and illegal detention. Family members have alleged that the accused’s father, brother and two other relatives were detained by the police last week, and were only allowed to return home on Thursday. The accused’s father has even alleged that the police tortured his son and nephew who are minors.   Earlier, Haryana police said that the body of the main accused bore no sign of external or internal injuries. The body was found on Tuesday night from the Bhakhra Canal at Budehra head near Jyotisar. The post-mortem examination had been conducted by a board of doctors from the Bhagat Phool Singh Medical College in Sonepat. Kurukshetra Police had earlier said the body of the Class XII student was found in a decomposed condition and was identified by his parents from a tattoo on his ...
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Dallas family sentenced to prison over stomping pregnant teen 20.1.2018 General News
Three members of a United States (US) family in Dallas, who beat a pregnant teen and stomped on her stomach, until she miscarried, have been sentenced to prison.The Dallas Morning News reports that the now-19-year-old victim was eight months pregnant when she was attacked in 2013.Sharon Jones, 47, was sentenced to 12 years, while her daughter Cecila McDonald, 28, got seven years, and 29-year-old son, Cedric Jones Jr., was sentenced to five years in prison.Each pleaded guilty to felony family violence aggravated assault.Another man was convicted of aggravated assault in 2016 and sentenced to 10 years in prison in connection with the 2013 assault.The victim, now 19, reported the attack in 2015.The victim's brother, 24-year-old Robert Cayald, faces an aggravated sexual assault charge in the case. He was found incompetent to stand trial last year, and his case is pending.Cayald is accused of raping his 13-year-old sister in August 2012, which resulted in pregnancy.
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Minor commits suicide to escape molestation 20.1.2018 General News
A 14-year-old girl in Uttar Pradesh's Fatehpur district committed suicide after a two men tried to rape her while she was going to relieve herself in the open.The miscreants of the village had been molesting the minor girl for the past two years. She had also left her studies to save herself from molestation.However, the accused groped her and tried to rape her when she was going for defecation on Thursday.The police have sent her body for the postmortem and arrested the accused.Union Minister Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti, who visited the grieving family, assured strict action against the accused while warning them to mend their ways.
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Girl, who stabbed class 1 student, granted interim bail 20.1.2018 General News
The accused girl, who allegedly stabbed a class 1 student of Lucknow's Brightland School, was on Friday released on interim bail.The accused, a student of Class 6, was granted bail till January 30, after being presented before the Juvenile Justice Board.The class 1 student, who is admitted in King George's Medical University (KGMU) trauma centre, was attacked with a kitchen knife by his senior on Tuesday .The matter came to light on Wednesday after the KGMU authorities revealed about it to the media.The police were informed about the incident by the school when the reporters reached the trauma center.Lucknow SSP Deepak Kumar, while talking to media, said that they have sent the hair found on the body of the victim for a DNA test."A kitchen knife was used for the attack. We have sent the hair found on the body of the child for a DNA test.The principal has been arrested", Kumar said.Meanwhile, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath also met the injured boy in the hospital on ...
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Olympian abused by team doctor sees USA Gymnastics as 'rotten' 20.1.2018 Reuters: World News
LANSING, Mich. (Reuters) - Olympic gold medallist Aly Raisman blasted U.S. gymnastics officials on Friday for failing to protect her and other women from years of sexual abuse by former team doctor Larry Nassar, calling the sport's governing body "rotten from the ...
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Duo uses eve-teasing bogey to loot people 20.1.2018 Hindu: Home
Accuse them of harassing friend’s wife
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Pope hits out at 'endless violence' against women on visit to Amazon 20.1.2018 Zee News : World
Pope Francis hit out against "endless violence" against women and a culture of machismo on a visit to the Amazon on Friday.
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California couple may have used food to control starving children 20.1.2018 Zee News : World
The California couple accused of beating, shackling and abusing their 13 children may have used starvation as a weapon to control them, experts say, and the malnourishment would likely cause lifelong physical and mental issues for the siblings.
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