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Oxxy announces Rs 11,000 FD for every newborn girl 20.4.2018 General News
In a bid to bridge gender inequality, one of India's largest healthcare network, Oxxy has announced to give a fixed deposit worth Rs 11,000 to every registered newborn girl to help fund her education or professional goals. Under the Oxxy Girl Child Development Programme, every girl born in the country, whose parents register for the same, will be given Rs 11,000 fixed deposit at the time of birth. "This is irrespective of the religion, social status or geographical location of the parents," Oxxy said in a statement. The programme is designed to make girls financially independent. "Girls could use this money judiciously at 18, when they are an adult. It may be used for their education, professional goals or whatever they want to do. The money is for them to enable a better future for themselves and no one else will have any right on it," it said. Under the programme, an expecting mother has to register before she is three-months pregnant. The organisational support shall guide her as ..
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Sonowal likely to meet Shah today 20.4.2018 The Assam Tribune
Sonowal likely to meet Shah today
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Demand to arrest those who used false documents 20.4.2018 The Assam Tribune
Demand to arrest those who used false documents
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'Aadhaar is empowerment, not Big Brother' 20.4.2018 Rediff: Interviews
In order for somebody to do Big Brother kind of a job, one has to collect lots of data. Aadhaar collects very minimal data whether at the time of enrollment or at the time of authentication.
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#LforLove: A campaign that tackles homophobia against lesbians 20.4.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
Redefining the portrayal of lesbian relationships in India.
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Nee brothers to direct He-Man movie 20.4.2018 General News
Sony Pictures has roped in directing duo of Aaron and Adam Nee to helm the He-Man movie "Masters of the Universe". The film will be based on the popular Mattel toyline, which spawned a successful animated TV series (1983-85) as well as a 1987 film, reported Variety. Dolph Lundgren starred in the original pic as the title character, while Frank Langella played the antagonist Skeletor. The story focuses on the warrior He-Man, the last and only hope of a magical land called Eternia. The film is written by David Goyer, who is also an executive producer. Escape Artists' Todd Black, Jason Blumenthal, and Steve Tisch will produce with DeVon Franklin. Sony has already set the movie for 2019 release, with executive producer Matt Milam overseeing it for the studio.
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Fortune names its World's 50 Greatest Leaders 20.4.2018 Rediff: News
The students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas and other United States schools, Tim Cook, India's Indira Jaising and Mukesh Ambani.
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Nude models are a vital aspect of art study: Ravi Jadhav 20.4.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Nude models are a vital aspect of art study: Ravi Jadhav
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Get ready for the Gender Creative Parenting movement 20.4.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Get ready for the Gender Creative Parenting movement
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‘Why it is a curse to be born as a Sikkimese Women under draconian policy of state?’ 20.4.2018 Voice of Sikkim
Ajay Agarwal Gangtok, 19 April, : In the recent year the Sikkim State High Court has been successfully passing landmark verdicts and orders in the favor of the general public , aggrieved petitioners related to various levels of cases by grilling unto the depth of matter which unduly was been bothering the aggrieved subject to various […]
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Muslim Woman Who Refused Handshake Denied French Citizenship 20.4.2018 NDTV News - Latest
France's highest administrative court has upheld a decision to deny a French passport to an Algerian Muslim who refused to shake hands with officials during her citizenship ceremony, according to a...
New York's "Fearless Girl" Statue To Stare Down The Stock Exchange 20.4.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
The bronze statue of a little girl that became a tourism phenomenon by staring down Wall Street's massive "Charging Bull" sculpture is to be moved to a nearby spot where its stern gaze will be on the...
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New York's 'Fearless Girl' to stare down the Stock Exchange 20.4.2018 General News
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The bronze statue of a little girl that became a tourism phenomenon by staring down Wall Street's massive "Charging Bull" sculpture is to be moved to a nearby spot where its stern gaze will be on the male-dominated New York Stock Exchange, city officials said on Thursday.
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New York's 'Fearless Girl' to stare down the Stock Exchange 20.4.2018 Reuters: Money News
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The bronze statue of a little girl that became a tourism phenomenon by staring down Wall Street's massive "Charging Bull" sculpture is to be moved to a nearby spot where its stern gaze will be on the male-dominated New York Stock Exchange, city officials said on ...
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Looking at disasters from a gender perspective 20.4.2018 Hindu: Health
Book focuses on disaster risk reduction
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You think the way you speak 19.4.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
Lera Boroditsky’s book highlights how difference in language reflects contrasting reasoning
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19 Crore Indian Adults Don't Have Bank Account: World Bank 19.4.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
India has 19 crore adults without a bank account despite the success of the ambitious Jan Dhan Yojana, making it the world's second largest unbanked population after that of China, the World Bank said...
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The extraordinary rise of Pakistan's only female banking CEO Sima Kamil 19.4.2018 Business Standard: News Now
Kamil's rise through the ranks of Pakistan's intensely male-dominated banking industry in the conservative Islamic republic is nothing short of extraordinary
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190 mn Indian adults don't have bank account, says World Bank report 19.4.2018 Business Standard: News Now
In India, the share of adults with an account has more than doubled since 2011, to 80 per cent, said the World Bank
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Pakistani singer Meesha Shafi accuses fellow singer-actor of sexual harassment 19.4.2018 General News
Pakistani singer-actor Meesha Shafi has accused a fellow singer-actor, a well-known face in Bollywood, of sexually harassing her, saying the decision to share her #MeToo story was difficult but she felt it was important to break the culture of silence. Shafi, who belongs to a family of actors, dropped the bombshell on Twitter where she posted a lengthy statement. "Sharing this because I believe that by speaking out about my own experience of sexual harassment, I will break the culture of silence that permeates through our society. It is not easy to speak out.. but it is harder to stay silent. My conscience will not allow it anymore #MeToo," she tweeted. Shafi said she had been subjected to sexual harassment "of a physical nature at the hands of a colleague" on more than one occasion. The actor-singer, who has produced a number of successful tracks and acted in high profile films such as Mira Nair's "Reluctant Fundamentalist" and Bollywood film "Bhaag Milkha Bhaag", said it has been a .
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