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Attention, Indian women rising: Self defence can land you in jail

Feb 21, 2013

Attention, Indian women rising: Self defence can land you in jail

A young Kerala woman has been charged with a non-bailable offence for beating up her harasser. The message: when it comes to sexual violence, even self defence is no guarantee of safety. #ThatsJustWrong #Kerala #Sexual violence #One billion rising #Amrita
Case against Kerala woman for beating up eve-teaser

Feb 21, 2013

Case against Kerala woman for beating up eve-teaser

Amrita, had made headlines after she beat up two men who had misbehaved with her at a Thiruvananthapuram eatery. #NewsTracker #Thiruvananthapuram #One billion rising #Amrita
Violence against women: Is One Billion Rising really the answer?

Feb 16, 2013

Violence against women: Is One Billion Rising really the answer?

One Billion Rising is a thoughtful campaign - for people who get it. And that number isn't too many. #CultureDecoder #Violence against women #Delhi rape #One billion rising
Films influence society but not sleazy item songs: Farhan Akhtar

Feb 15, 2013

Films influence society but not sleazy item songs: Farhan Akhtar

Filmmaker and actor Farhan Akhtar admits films influence the general public, but says more than the sleazy item songs, what impacts is the way the hero romances his on-screen love interest. #BuzzPatrol #Farhan Akhtar #One billion rising
Delhi women unite on Valentine's Day to call for end to violence

Feb 15, 2013

Delhi women unite on Valentine's Day to call for end to violence

A number of Delhi's college students and professors participated in an event held as part of a global show of strength against violence on women, called for by American author and playwright Eve Ensler (of Vagina Monologues fame). #ChangeAgent #Delhi University #Eve Ensler #One billion rising #Miranda House

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Delhi women unite on Valentine's Day to call for end to violence

Jul 10, 2014

Apple's iPhone and game consoles to prop up chip industry in 2014

Apple fans may not be the only ones waiting for a new iPhone later this year—semiconductor industry revenue will get a boost from it too, according to Gartner. The iPhone release will spark semiconductor demand, Gartner said in a statement. Based on ... #Gartner, Inc. #Apple, Inc.
Delhi women unite on Valentine's Day to call for end to violence

Jun 19, 2014

Stamp duty takings rise by £1billion in one year: Buyers forced to pay more as house prices rise by £220 a day

A typical family will spend £12,000 on the tax over their lifetime - rising to nearly £40,000 for Londoners, according to a report by banking giant Lloyds... #Gartner, Inc. #Apple, Inc.
Delhi women unite on Valentine's Day to call for end to violence

Jul 02, 2014

Ramadan fasting a challenge during long summer days

Ramadan is especially challenging this year for Islamic followers, who must go without food or drink for 17 hours daily because the holy month falls during the longest days of summer. The religious observance, during which the faithful fast from befo... #Gartner, Inc. #Apple, Inc.