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‘This is a black day’: Activists criticise Transgender Persons Bill passed in Lok Sabha 19.12.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
They say the Bill passed by a voice vote on Monday is regressive, discriminatory and ignores their demands.
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Special Report: Myanmar's moves could mean the Rohingya never go home 18.12.2018 Reuters: World News
By Poppy McPherson, Simon Lewis, Thu Thu Aung, Shoon Naing and Zeba Siddiqui
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Mobile App To Help Raise Alarm Over Sexual Harassment In Rural Areas 18.12.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Seeking to give girls and women in rural areas a platform to raise voice against sexual harassment, a mobile app has been developed by a group of city-based activists, for such survivors, who...
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NRC: There is no proposal to extend exercise to states other than Assam, Centre tells Lok Sabha 18.12.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
Minister of State for Home Affairs Hansraj Ahir was responding to Trinamool Congress MP Prasun Banerjee.
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Govt undecided on tabling Citizenship Bill 18.12.2018 The Assam Tribune
Govt undecided on tabling Citizenship Bill
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Study Uncovers Link Between Body Weight And Cancer 18.12.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
The researchers noted that by 2030, 21.7 million new cancer cases and 13 million cancer deaths are expected to occur around the world.
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Gender Equality At Work More Than 200 Years Off: World Economic Forum 18.12.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Women may be shouting louder than ever for equal treatment and pay, but a report out Tuesday indicates it will take centuries to achieve gender parity in workplaces around the globe.
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Triple Talaq Bill Will Ensure Gender Equality, Says Law Minister 18.12.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Monday sought to justify the ordinance on triple talaq and said the Bill that would replace it would ensure gender equality and the fundamental right of...
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Only 2 per cent women promoted to lead tech teams: Survey 17.12.2018 Sify Finance
Despite an increase in the number of women excelling in the tech world, women still remain highly underrepresented with just 2 per cent being promoted to leadership roles, a survey revealed on Monday.
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15,000 Qualify Tamil Nadu Combined Civil Services Prelims, Main Written Test In February 17.12.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Tamil Nadu group 2 main exam will be held in February.
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Gay Singaporean Man Wins Right To Adopt Surrogate Son 17.12.2018 NDTV News - Latest
A gay Singaporean man Monday won the right to adopt a child he fathered via a surrogate in the United States, in a landmark court ruling for the conservative city-state.
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Assam NRC: ‘We fear the entire process is stoking ethnic tensions,’ UN experts tell India 17.12.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
They had written to the Ministry of External Affairs in June too, seeking a response within 60 days, but did not get any.
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Expert highlights lack of access to nutrition for differently-abled 17.12.2018 The Assam Tribune
Expert highlights lack of access to nutrition for differently-abled
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All political parties should ensure the passage of Women's Reservation Bill: Vice President 16.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
All political parties should ensure the passage of Women's Reservation Bill: Vice President
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NITI Aayog Organises the Third Edition of the Women Transforming India Awards 16.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The NITI Aayog organised the Third Edition of the Women Transforming India Awards 2018 and launched the upgraded portal of the Women Entrepreneurship Platform today. The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu presided over as the chief guest of the event where he launched the WEP Portal 2.0 and conferred WTI Awards 2018.
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Meghalaya judge’s ruling on citizenship for Hindu migrants makes worrying use of saffron pop history 16.12.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
In the process, Justice SR Sen’s judgement, which wishes for India to have been declared a Hindu country, undermines genuine concerns about refugees in Assam.
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Programme on crime against women and children held 16.12.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Programme on crime against women and children held
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With new transgender rights Act, Pakistan can be a pathbreaker – if the law is effectively executed 15.12.2018 Scroll.in
A country that is seen to be regressive on gender can show a more progressive side.
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Justice Sen denies political angle, says judgement was to save the citizens of India 15.12.2018 Meghalaya Times

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SHILLONG, Dec 15: Meghalaya High Court Judge Justice S R Sen on Friday clarified that his judgement on giving citizenship without documents was to save the citizens of India. Denying any political motives behind the judgement, he said he has no political ambitions after his retirement.
“I have written my judgment to save the citizens of India irrespective of caste, creed, religion or language and people should understand the history of India and live in peace and harmony,” Justice Sen said in a clarification issued on Friday.
“I also mention that I am not a religious fanatic rather I respect all the religions because to me God is one,” he said.
He said his judgment has been misinterpreted and therefore, it is imperative to remove the confusion from the minds of the people.

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Norway’s Oscar entry with an Indian connection is about a difficult father-daughter bond 15.12.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
The cast of Iram Haq’s ‘What Will People Say’ includes Indian actors Adil Hussain, Sheebha Chaddha and Ekavali Khanna.
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