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National award to decorate IE DC 24.1.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
National award to decorate IE DC
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Trailer: Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan is fun 21.1.2020 Rediff: Movies
Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan appears a whirlwind ride filled with drama, emotion and, of course, humour, says Namrata Thakker
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We all know Siraj-ud-daulah lost the Battle of Plassey. How did he escape afterwards? 21.1.2020 Scroll.in
An excerpt from ‘Plassey: The Battle That Changed the Course of Indian History’, by Sudeep Chakravarti.
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Watch: What it means to be an Indian, according to Vir Das 20.1.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Vir Das returns to Netflix for the third time.
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‘Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan’: Ayushmann Khurrana takes on homophobia 20.1.2020 Scroll.in
Ayushmann Khurrana and Jitendra Kumar play lovers in Hitesh Kewalya’s upcoming comedy.
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Helping boys and men become change agents in the gender equality movement 20.1.2020 Citizen Matters
Continuing our special series on women's safety, we present a list of NGOs and initiatives that are working towards sensitising boys and men on gender issues. Using resources, toolkits, workshops and lectures, they enable men to play key roles in preventing violence and discrimination against women.
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Nine candidates score perfect 100 in JEE Mains 18.1.2020 The Assam Tribune
Nine candidates score perfect 100 in JEE Mains
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This book of short stories is designed to expand the idea of queer beyond desire and borders 18.1.2020 Scroll.in
Vikram Kolmaanskog’s ‘Lord of the Senses’ refuses to consolidate identity and gyrates around the possibilities.
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Can Indian storytellers conquer the world? 15.1.2020 Rediff: Movies
If Indian storytelling can deliver, it can make the entertainment industry an engine of economic growth and a substantial contributor to GDP, says Vanita Kohli-Khandekar.
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Watch: After outrage against Shashi Tharoor’s ‘eunuch’ comment, his apology too receives a backlash 14.1.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
‘Mr Kejriwal really wants power without responsibility, which we all know has been the prerogative of the eunuch for ages,’ Tharoor had said.
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Our concept of fatherhood must evolve beyond traditional ideas of masculinity 11.1.2020 Scroll.in
The depiction of father-son relationships in popular culture often derive from heteronormative and hypermasculine ideals.
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Naaz Joshi to represent India at 'Ms World Diversity 2018' 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, The winner of 'Ms World Diversity 2017 Queen' Naaz Joshi is jet set to Dubai to represent India at 'Ms World Diversity 2018'. Breaking all the barriers and fighting all the odds against her, Naaz is now an inspiration to many. She is the first transsexual appear on a magazine cover. "Ms World Diversity 2017 was a really tough contest. I had beaten 25 countries women to win this title. Also, my name is recorded in India books of records and Asia book of records for the same,' Naaz said. Aizya Naaz Joshi, born a transgender in a Hindu Muslim community, Naaz was always treated as a shame by her family. She didn’t have a good childhood as she grew up in a prejudice society, she absolutely had no friends in school, but she did not give up. She has walked many ramp shows including show stopper for save the pug in 2014 and Rajasthan designer festival 2014. She launched MIHM a platform for married Indian ladies to showcase their talent through a beauty pageant name Mrs India Home Makers. In mere ...
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NEET result declared 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
  Topper Kalpana gets 691 marks New Delhi, Kalpana Kumari topped the NEET UG 2018 scoring 99.99 percent, the results of which were declared by the CBSE on Monday. She scored 691 marks out of 720.Out of 13,26,725 candidates registered for the exam, 12,69,922 candidates appeared and 7,14,562 qualified for the admission to various medical and allied courses. With the NEET result declaration, CBSE brought an end to the month-long wait of 13,26,725 candidates who had appeared for the exam on May 6. The result was scheduled to be declared on June 5. Students can checked their results at cbseneet.nic.in and cbseresults.nic.in. NEET exam is conducted by CBSE to grant admission to MBBS/BDS courses across the country in Medical/Dental colleges run with the approval of Medical Council of India/Dental Council of India except for the institutions established through an Act of Parliament that is AIIMS and JIPMER Puducherry. This year only one transgender candidate had appeared for the exam and also qualified it. ...
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Terror Funding 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
It is high time for the Government of Madhya Pradesh to get up and realize that many locals of the State are working as spy of Pakistan and doing their job of circulating funds among the terrorist operating in India. The most queer and strange factors that most of such persons are Hindu by caste. Last year a Balram and his associate Rejjan Tiwari were held in Satna on the similar charge of doing the job of terror funding, and they were getting the money from the ISI of Pakistan. Balram on interrogation disclosed the names of spy operating in Bhopal. One of them was Dhruv Saxena, who to keep him beyond suspicion joined the Bhartiya Janata Party and was very active in it. The gang of Balram and Saxena are still in jail facing his charges of espionage and working against India and as traitor. Now again the Uttar Pradesh Police unearthed a Pak spy gang of Indian Nationals at Gorakhpur and nabbed about 10 persons there and at Lucknow and Pratapgarh. One of them is of Madhya Pradesh residing Beda village ...
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Thousands of women, men, children raped in Syria’s war - U.N. report 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Agencies, Geneva Syrian government forces and allied militias have raped and sexually assaulted women, girls and men in a campaign to punish opposition communities - acts that constitute war crimes and crimes against humanity, U.N. investigators said on Thursday. In a gruesome report, they found that rebel groups in Syria’s protracted civil war had also committed crimes of sexual violence and torture although these were “considerably less common”. The report also said Islamic State (IS) militants had executed women and girls by stoning for alleged adultery, forced girls into marriage, and persecuted homosexual men. “It is utterly repugnant that brutal acts of sexual and gender-based violence continued to be perpetrated throughout Syria for seven years by most warring parties,” Paulo Pinheiro, chairman of the U.N. Commission of Inquiry, told a panel event. The report, issued as Syria enters its eighth year of war, is based on 454 interviews with survivors, relatives, witnesses, defectors, and medical ...
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Film Padmavat 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The Supreme Court in a decision has ordered that the period film ‘Padmavat’ of Sanjay Leela Bhansali as cleared by the Board of Film Certification also known as the Censor Board shall be released all over the country and no State Government can put any ban or restrictions on its screening in cinema halls or elsewhere. The Court said that it is duty of the Government to provide full security and safety to persons who screen it or audience who want to see. The Court said that how a film can be banned that is cleared by the Board. The Board is authorized for film certification by an Act of Parliament. The Supreme Court issued notices to the State Government that declared ban on the film before its getting a certificate. Earlier also some persons filed a petition in the Supreme Court seeking ban of the film then titled as ‘Padmini’. The Court rejected the petition on the ground that it was not cleared by the Statutory Board. Some States – Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Rajasthan and Haryana has acted in a ...
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The second wave of sexual technologies is here – and it’s redefining how people experience pleasure 3.1.2020 Scroll.in
Digisexuals are people who rely solely on technology to meet their sexual needs.
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The Art of Resistance: Christopher Isherwood’s ‘A Single Man’ is a celebration of individuality 1.1.2020 Scroll.in
At a time when the definitions of Hindu and Indian are being cheapened, we must read the great ‘Hindu novel’ in English that was written by a gay Englishman.
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From Rapinoe to Stokes: Thirteen big sports moments from 2019 in pictures 29.12.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The thrilling and sometimes surprising images also caught the wider significance of modern sport.
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The menace of the Black Hebrew Israelites 26.12.2019 Central Chronicle
Residents of Washington, D.C., may be grimly familiar with the so-called Black Hebrew Israelites, or at least a radical subset of them who are avowedly “Black Supremacist.” They tend to hang out in the capital’s Chinatown neighborhood, near where the Washington Wizards and Capitals play, and shout racist, sexist and anti-gay epithets at passersby. They’re […]
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