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Why we need a fair law on marital property 25.9.2017 TOI: India
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Women demand sensitisation, tighter security on campus 25.9.2017 DNA: Opinion
After videos showing police thrashing women who were protesting lack of safety measures at BHU surfaced on social media, the varsity’s students on Sunday submitted a letter to the administration demanding, among other things, a gender sensitisation committee against sexual harassment (GSCASH) and round-the-clock security. On Saturday night, police lathi-charged BHU students who had taken to the streets after a woman was molested on the campus. One of the clips being shared online shows policemen running towards female students and thrashing blindly at them. Another shows women with bandaged heads and legs narrating their side of the story. “There were many policemen who were beating us up. I sustained injuries to my head,” one says. Other demands of the students are: action against molesters; ascertaining proctor’s responsibility; well-lit campus and CCTV ...
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Children Must Be Priority in Approach to Ending AIDS 25.9.2017 New Kerala: World News
WASHINGTON, Sept. 24, 2017 : The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) applauds the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)'s continued investment in and acceleration of the important work of epidemic control and ending AIDS worldwide, as illustrated in the Strategy for Accelerating HIV/AIDS Epidemic Control (2017 - 2020) (https://www.pepfar.gov/documents/organization/274400.pdf).
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Top priority to welfare of journalists, says Kalava 25.9.2017 Hindu: Andhra Pradesh
Awards presented to 13 journalists, including videographers and photographers
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British actor, director Fiennes gets his Serbian passport 24.9.2017 Hindu: Home
British actor and director Ralph Fiennes has received a Serbian passport from the Balkan country’s president after he was granted citizenship earlier this month. President Aleksandar Vucic handed the ...
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Army ‘cleansing’ campaign shows Rohingya Muslims were raped in Myanmar 24.9.2017 Hindu: News
Doctors treating some of the 429,000 Rohingya Muslims who have fled to Bangladesh from Myanmar in recent weeks have seen dozens of women with injuries consistent with violent sexual attacks, U.N. clin...
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UN medics see evidence of rape in Myanmar army 'cleansing' campaign - Times of India 24.9.2017 TOI: All Headlines
UN medics see evidence of rape in Myanmar army 'cleansing' campaign - Times of India
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This institute confused transgenders with gays 24.9.2017 TOI: All Headlines
This institute confused transgenders with gays
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Colin Firth gets Italian citizenship 24.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
British actor Colin Firth has been granted Italian citizen.
Text of Sushma Swaraj's speech at U.N. General Assembly 24.9.2017 Hindu: News
Sushma Swaraj addressed the 72nd session of United Nations General Assembly on September 23, 2017.
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BHU molestation: Street lights, CCTV cameras and safety, this what protesting girls demand 24.9.2017 India Today| Must Read
The BHU campus is on boil for three days following alleged molestation of a student. The girls were lathicharged last night for demanding safety, the protesters said.
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Arunachal Cabinet okays operationalisation of Lower Siang district 24.9.2017 The Assam Tribune
Arunachal Cabinet okays operationalisation of Lower Siang district
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Call for all rights to Chakmas, Hajongs 24.9.2017 The Assam Tribune
Call for all rights to Chakmas, Hajongs
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300 million bank accounts opened with zero balance: India at UNGA 24.9.2017 New Kerala: World News
New York [U.S.A.], Sept. 24 : Hailing the initiatives taken by the Indian Government, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday said that under the Jan Dhan plan, bank account of at least 300 million Indians with zero balance were opened under the scheme.
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We made IITs, Pak made LeT: Sushma Swaraj 24.9.2017 DNA: India
In her indomitable style laced with powerful expressions, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj ripped apart Pakistan on Saturday, while urging the comity of nations to accept terrorism as an existentialist danger to the humankind and to commit to adopt India's draft on the Comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism (CCIT) by this year. Addressing the 72nd session of United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), in chaste Hindi, Swaraj identified violent extremism, climate change, maritime security, refugee crises, unemployment, gender injustice, nuclear proliferation, and cyber security as main challenges confronting the humanity. Complimenting Swaraj for delivering a "strong message" through the "incredible" and "insightful"speech, Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted: "She has made India extremely proud at the world stage." Congress thanked Swaraj for stating hard facts and giving a befitting reply to those who ask what happened in the last 70 years. Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjeewala said: ...
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Grubhub Data Reveals Savvy Online Ordering Trends Across America 24.9.2017 New Kerala: World News
CHICAGO, Sept. 23, 2017 : Grubhub, the nation's leading takeout marketplace, today announced the results of its analysis of the past year's efficient ordering trends. The findings provide insights on how people are using Grubhub's Express Reorder, Preorder and Pickup features to place takeout orders with ease.
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FULL TEXT of Sushma's address at UNGA 24.9.2017 Rediff: News
'We are completely engaged in fighting poverty; alas, our neighbour Pakistan seems only engaged in fighting us.'
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Group of poets for change through poetry, poetry, 23.9.2017 Deccan Herald - News
A few budding poets from the city came together to recite for change as part of an event on Saturday. As part of the '100 Thousand Poets for Change', 19- to 50-year-olds shared their views on social issues through the medium of poetry. '100 Thousand Poets for Change' is an international organisation that brings together poets from various backgrounds to share their views on social change. "This time, we had 20 poets reciting poems highlighting various social issues ranging from feminism, religion, gender disparity among a host of others," said Samantak Bhadra, who hosted the event at Atta Galatta. Padmavati Rao, an actor and theatre person, was a guest performer at the event. The participants were from diverse backgrounds and included students, IT professionals, artists, actors and dancers. The participants were chosen after a tough screening of their works by a jury. "This is an annual event at Atta Galatta and this is the sixth year of its existence." said Bhadra, a corporate professional and a poet by ...
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UN General Assembly Session: Read EAM Sushma Swaraj's full speech 23.9.2017 India Today| Must Read
Here is the full text of External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj's speech.
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Full text of Sushma Swaraj's speech at UN General Assembly 23.9.2017 DNA: Opinion
Mr President, Let me begin by offering my heartiest congratulations on your election as President of the 72nd United Nations General Assembly. For those of us fortunate to represent our nations as Foreign Minister this is a particularly happy event: one of us has this honour. Mr President, India welcomes your efforts to place people at the heart of international diplomacy as you shape policy and lend direction to world affairs from your august chair. I thank you for the theme you have chosen: 'Focusing on people: Striving for peace and a decent life on a sustainable planet'. People, peace, decency, sustenance and focus define a noble objective. Mr President: The United Nations was established for the welfare, security, harmony, rights and economic progress of the people of our world. India fully supports your efforts in this great mission.  I had spoken before this Assembly last year as well. It is a year that has seen much change both in this Assembly and the world it represents. We have a new Secretary ...
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