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California adopts 'yes means yes' law in sexual assault cases

Sep 29, 2014

California adopts 'yes means yes' law in sexual assault cases

The legislation says silence or lack of resistance does not constitute consent. Under the bill, someone who is drunk, drugged, unconscious or asleep cannot grant consent. #US #Law #ThingsWeLike #Rape #California #sexual assault #Sex crimes #Rape Law #Rapes on University campuses
IOC adds antidiscrimination to host contract after Sochi backlash

Sep 25, 2014

IOC adds antidiscrimination to host contract after Sochi backlash

The International Olympic Committee sent a letter to the three candidates for the 2022 Winter Games specifying that the host city contract will include new wording on nondiscrimination. #ThingsWeLike #IOC #Olympics #discrimination #LGBT rights #Gay Rights #International Olympics Committee #Sochi Olympics
Time magazine names 28yearold Indian architect Alok Shetty among 'Leaders of tomorrow'

Sep 20, 2014

Time magazine names 28yearold Indian architect Alok Shetty among 'Leaders of tomorrow'

Shetty, working with the Bangalorebased nonprofit Parinaam Foundation, is designing homes for hundreds of slum dwellers whose makeshift houses flood during the heavy rains and become breeding grounds for diseases like malaria. #ThingsWeLike #Time magazine #Low-Cost Housing #Alok Shetty #Leaders of tomorrow #Global leaders #Flood proof housing
Indian-dominated Vatican cricket team gets Pope's blessing before England tour

Sep 10, 2014

Indian-dominated Vatican cricket team gets Pope's blessing before England tour

Argentina-born Pope Francis, who is a passionate footballfan but knows little about cricket, signed a bat that the Vatican teamwill take with them during their five-match tour of England. #Cricket #ThingsWeLike #Vatican City #Pope #Vatican City cricket team
Neel Mukherjee's 'The Lives of Others' shortlisted for 2014 Man Booker Prize

Sep 09, 2014

Neel Mukherjee's 'The Lives of Others' shortlisted for 2014 Man Booker Prize

Author Neel Mukherjee's family saga set in Kolkata, The Lives of Others, has been shortlisted for the 2014 Man Booker Prize. #ThingsWeLike #authors #Neel Mukherjee #The Lives of Others #Man Booker Prize 2014 #Penguin Random House

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Resume of a freelance cricketer

Aug 31, 2012

Resume of a freelance cricketer

This is how a resume of a Freelance Cricketer would look like. Of course, laced with lots of humour. #Cricket #IPL #Chris Gayle #Twenty20 #ThingsWeLike #Shahid Afridi
Chanderpaul, the wall that shuffles

May 19, 2012

Chanderpaul, the wall that shuffles

The West Indian leans on his bat the way an old lady leans on her umbrella and he looks as vulnerable as a clay pigeon awaiting shotgun pellets. #ThingsWeLike #West Indies cricket team #Shivnarine Chanderpaul #Jonathan Trott #Batting