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These 'pool babes' are different yet SEXY 19.7.2018 Rediff: GetAhead
Cellulite, body hair, stretch marks and scars are welcome in this pool.
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After controversy over transgender role, Scarlett Johansson's 'Rub & Tug' may get canned 18.7.2018 DNA: India
The plans to make Rub & Tug appear bleak after Scarlett Johansson's recent withdrawal from the film because of objections to her playing a trans man, reports suggest. According to The Wrap, a source with knowledge of the project, it is unclear if the movie will actually go into production. The insider indicated the current situation does not look good for the movie, which still has director Rupert Sanders attached. Johansson was also attached to the film as a producer through These Pictures. Currently, it is unclear whether Johansson and These Pictures will stay on to back the project. Joel Silver's Silver Pictures is also listed as a production company on the film, but Silver did not respond to requests for comment. Johansson, 33, dropped out of the role following a backlash from the LGBT community. The actor exited the drama a little more than a week after her casting sparked backlash amid trans groups and activists. "In light of recent ethical questions raised surrounding my casting as Dante Tex Gill, ...
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Cabinet approves Special Remission to Prisoners on the occasion of 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi 18.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has today given its approval to grant Special Remission to Prisoners as part of Commemoration of 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.
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India`s first government-sponsored transgender poets` meet held in Kolkata 18.7.2018 Zee News : India National
In a first, a government-sponsored poets' meet was organised for the transgender community at the Sahitya Akademi on Tuesday. The 'Transgender Poets' Meet' was chaired by India's first transgender college principal Manabi Bandopadhyay, who read out several of her own poems at the two-and-a-half-hour event. 
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Government holds All Party Leaders Meeting ahead of Monsoon Session 2018 of Parliament, beginning tomorrow 17.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Addressing floor leaders of parties in the Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha here today, ahead of the Monsoon Session 2018 of Parliament beginning tomorrow, Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi said that Government gives huge importance to the issues raised by all Political Parties and urged all Political Parties to collectively strive to create a constructive atmosphere in Monsoon Session to achieve National Good.
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Monsoon session of Parliament gets underway on Wednesday, series of meetings on cards 17.7.2018 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, The Monsoon session of Parliament will get underway on Wednesday.The session with 18 working days will continue till August 10. According to official sources, the government is keen to push important Bills, including the Constitution (123rd Amendment) Bill, 2017, Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2017, Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, […]
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Would ancient India have supported Section 377? 17.7.2018 Rediff: News
Devdutt Pattanaik, who has simplified the ancient Indian scriptures for millions of readers, highlights what our scriptures have to say about homosexuals and transgenders.
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6-year-old girl raped in Kamla Market area of Delhi 16.7.2018 Zee News : States
A 6-year-old girl was allegedly raped in the Kamla Market area of New Delhi. The child had gone missing while playing near her home on Saturday evening, following which the family approached the police.
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6-year-old raped, internal organs damaged: DCW chairperson stresses on dealth penalty for rapists 16.7.2018 DNA: Money
Delhi Commission for Women chairperson Swati Maliwal on Monday demanded death penalty for the 36-year-old man held for raping a six-year-old girl in the national capital "Visited 6 year old rape survivor in  hospital. She was raped so brutally dat despite 4 hour operation, her internal organs are damaged! Father rickshaw puller, stepmom beggar & family homeless. Request courts to give death to guilty immediately. Seek support from society to help rehab girl," Maliwal tweeted According to an India Today report, the girl was allegedly kidnapped by a eunuch on July 14 when she was playing near Kali Mandir in New Delhi. She was found in a pool of blood at 11.30 pm. She was badly injured and was bleeding profusely. Her parents, who were frantically searching for her, rushed her to the hospital.. Apart from making a public appeal, Maliwal also appealed to PM Modi to implement provisions in the recently passed ordinance urgently and ensure that the guilty are given death penalty within 3 months. Meanwhile, DCW ...
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Seen giving chocolates to kids, man lynched on suspicion of being child lifter 15.7.2018 Zee News : India National
The menace of rumours being spread through social media apps is growing despite law enforcement agencies attempting to keep a tight check.
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Irony of Pakistani elections: Terror threat to son of terrorist Hafiz Saeed 15.7.2018 Zee News : World
Talha Saeed's name is among top political leaders and electoral candidates who could possibly be targeted by suicide bombers, Pakistan's counter-terrorism agency has warned the election commission here.
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Inmate accused of killing Munna Bajrangi moved out of Baghpat jail 15.7.2018 Zee News : States
Sunil Rathi, accused of killing dreaded gangster Prem Prakash Singh in Baghpat district jail, was shifted to Fatehgarh central jail amid tight security on Saturday. The state government had issued an order yesterday to shift Rathi from Baghpat jail.
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In a first, Tirumala temple to close doors for six consecutive days 15.7.2018 Zee News : States
Zee News' Prasad Bhosekar reports that the temple will be closed for cleaning because restricted darshan would be extremely hard considering the extremely high footfall here.
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Mass suicide in Jharkhand, 6 of a family found dead in the house 15.7.2018 Zee News : States
Five members of the Marwadi allegedly committed suicide by hanging themselves while the sixth person jumped off the roof of the house. The note mentions that the person cannot be hanged hence has been killed.
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Your flight to outer space could be just months away 15.7.2018 Zee News : Science and Technology
Two companies are in the race to take passengers on space tourism and while neither has given a confirmed date yet, it could be as early as in 2019.
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Guwahati Lok Adalat gets Assam’s first transgender judge Swati 14.7.2018 Zee News : States
Baruah has become the third transgender judge in India, with two others in West Bengal and Maharashtra judiciaries.
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Here's how Kubbra Sait got the chance to audition for 'Sacred Games' 14.7.2018 DNA: Popular News
Kubbra Sait is the talk of the town following her portrayal of a transgender woman in Netflix series Sacred Games. Kubbra shot a full frontal nude scene while playing Kukkoo, love interest of Nawazuddin Siddiqui's mafia Ganesh Gaitonde. The new platform seems to have given a boost to her career which only had minor roles in Salman Khan movies before this opportunity. In an interview with Hindustan Times, Kubbra revealed that at the MAMI screening for Mukkebaz she was asked by director Anurag Kashyap to audition for the role. She revealed, "I was recommended to Anurag, and literally three days after this, we both were there on the red carpet of the MAMI film festival (in Mumbai), where (Anurag’s film) Mukkabaaz was playing. I skipped a heartbeat when he walked up to me and said, ‘Tere baare mein suna hai. You act, right? Let’s do one thing. You will get a call from the casting office. Go and just audition.’ That’s where it started, and eight days later, I was finalised. Another four days after that, I ...
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Scarlett Johansson drops out of trans film 'Rub & Tug' after facing massive backlash 14.7.2018 DNA: Urban Tales
Scarlett Johansson has backed out of Rub & Tug movie in which she was going to portray the role of a transgender man.  According to a report in The Hollywood Reporter, Johansson released a statement saying, "In light of recent ethical questions raised surrounding my casting as Dante Tex Gill, I have decided to respectfully withdraw my participation in the project." "Our cultural understanding of transgender people continues to advance, and I’ve learned a lot from the community since making my first statement about my casting and realize it was insensitive. I have great admiration and love for the trans community and am grateful that the conversation regarding inclusivity in Hollywood continues." In Rub & Tug, Johansson was supposed to portray Jean Marie Gill, who succeeded in Pittsburgh's 1970s and 1980s massage parlour and prostitution business by assuming the identity of a man, Dante 'Tex' Gill. The project is helmed by Rupert Sanders who also directed Johansson in another controversial movie Ghost in ...
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The mystery of chemistry 13.7.2018 DNA: Bangalore
The mystery of chemistry
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Once criminality goes, stigma against LGBTQ will also go: SC on Section 377 12.7.2018 Rediff: News
Observing that an environment has been created in the Indian society over the years that has led to deep-rooted discrimination against the community, a five-judge constitution bench, hearing petitions seeking decriminalisation of 158-year-old colonial law under Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, said discrimination against such people has also adversely impacted their mental health.
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