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A Million Steps for Love: Exhibition captures moments from a documentary on pilgrimage of 'love' to Jerusalem
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A Million Steps for Love: Exhibition captures moments from a documentary on pilgrimage of 'love' to Jerusalem

The documentary takes the audience on a journey through the beautiful and barren landscape of Palestine and shares the message of love.

Did nothing for women besides installing wife on CM's chair when himself got jailed: Nitish Kumar slams Lalu
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Did nothing for women besides installing wife on CM's chair when himself got jailed: Nitish Kumar slams Lalu

The Bihar chief minister made the remark about his bete noire and jailed RJD chief Lalu Prasad during an election rally at Parbatta in Khagaria

With Mithila art, women in Nepal's Janakpur brought about a socio-cultural renaissance
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With Mithila art, women in Nepal's Janakpur brought about a socio-cultural renaissance

Women in Nepal's Janakpur have found a new lease of life, full of hope, optimism and self-worth, by taking to the region's ancient traditional art of Mithila painting.

Under the Open Sky: Mumbra's girls find freedom, reclaim public space through football
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Under the Open Sky: Mumbra's girls find freedom, reclaim public space through football

For a group of girls in Mumbra, playing football has helped challenge prevalent social attitudes. A documentary titled 'Under the Open Sky' depicts how these girls came to engage with the sport, the challenges they overcame, and what their reclaiming of public space means

Delhi Assembly Election 2020: Arvind Kejriwal anoints himself 'bada beta' of National Capital households, focusses on amenities not issues
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Delhi Assembly Election 2020: Arvind Kejriwal anoints himself 'bada beta' of National Capital households, focusses on amenities not issues

Devoid of any acerbic attacks on opponents and steering clear of controversy, the strategy of Arvind Kejriwal aims at strengthening the goodwill he already enjoys with the citizens.

Istruzione Edutech Services helps institutions in procuring infra at subsidised cost
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Istruzione Edutech Services helps institutions in procuring infra at subsidised cost

Through its women empowerment scheme Istruzione is helping women teachers to procure Honda Activa Scooters at subsidized prices which helps them in getting to school on time and also helps families in much needed mobility

UP govt's assistance to triple talaq survivors delinks outlawed practice from religion, may help widen acceptability of ban
India

UP govt's assistance to triple talaq survivors delinks outlawed practice from religion, may help widen acceptability of ban

With Yogi Adityanath govt Thursday offering free legal aid to survivors of instant triple talaq and financial assistance, the outlawed practice has now become a social issue

Manohar Lal Khattar asks Rahul Gandhi to not ‘manufacture statements’, after Congress leader's criticism of his 'Kashmiri brides’ remark
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Manohar Lal Khattar asks Rahul Gandhi to not ‘manufacture statements’, after Congress leader's criticism of his 'Kashmiri brides’ remark

The Narendra Modi-led government's bid that the abrogation of Articles 370 and 35A will usher a 'new era of development' in Jammu and Kashmir and will promote women empowerment in the state, is likely to be drowned out by misogynistic statements regarding Kashmiri women from senior BJP leaders like Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar.

Budget 2019: Nirmala Sitharaman proposes special fund to extend digital delivery of services through CSCs
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Budget 2019: Nirmala Sitharaman proposes special fund to extend digital delivery of services through CSCs

Nirmala Sitharaman proposed creating a special Universal Service Obligation Fund in order to bridge the rural-urban digital divide and extend the reach of service delivery systems such as Common Service Centres (CSCs) in Budget 2019

Nirmala Sitharaman bats for women-led initiatives in Budget speech, proposes Rs 1 lakh for one woman in every SHG under Mudra scheme
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Nirmala Sitharaman bats for women-led initiatives in Budget speech, proposes Rs 1 lakh for one woman in every SHG under Mudra scheme

Sitharaman proposed to expand the Women SHG interest subvention programme to all districts in India. She hailed the Naarendra Modi government for its encouragement in women entrepreneurship through schemes like Mudra scheme, Startup India and self-help group support.

Kudumbashree: How a Kerala women's self-help group fed election officials — and made a profit
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Kudumbashree: How a Kerala women's self-help group fed election officials — and made a profit

Kudumbashree is 43 lakh women strong. Most recently, they cooked and fed the staff at polling stations in Kerala’s capital Tiruvananthapuram on 23 April.

Planning to invest in a house? You can get these three benefits by taking home loan in a woman's name
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Planning to invest in a house? You can get these three benefits by taking home loan in a woman's name

Govt has also encouraged this new wave of development and has devised various concessions/ policies to facilitate smoother access of funds to women investors

Women's Day 2019: Men look forward to helping women get empowered, create a more equal world for them to co-exist
India

Women's Day 2019: Men look forward to helping women get empowered, create a more equal world for them to co-exist

International Women's Day is celebrated every year on 8 March to honour the strength and power of one half of the world and the reason for the other half, women. This year's theme is: 'Balance for Better'

Gates Annual Letter discusses women empowerment, DNA kits, next-gen toilets and more
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Gates Annual Letter discusses women empowerment, DNA kits, next-gen toilets and more

For the 2019 annual letter, Bill and Melinda Gates discuss nine surprising things they didn't see coming in 2018.

'Kangana Ranaut is a rockstar, I applaud her courage and performance': Anupam Kher
Entertainment

'Kangana Ranaut is a rockstar, I applaud her courage and performance': Anupam Kher

In a Twitter QnA, Anupam Kher was asked to comment on Kangana Ranaut's recent statements about her film not getting support from her contemporaries in the film industry.

Who killed Neetu Shukla? A deep dive into a suicide-murder case from Uttar Pradesh's hinterland
India

Who killed Neetu Shukla? A deep dive into a suicide-murder case from Uttar Pradesh's hinterland

This is the story of Neetu Shukla, a young and ambitious working woman, a favoured bread-winner of the family, who eventually paid the price for being a young, ambitious working woman, with her life.

#MeToo, increased workplace participation and other ways in which 2018 was an empowering year for women
India

#MeToo, increased workplace participation and other ways in which 2018 was an empowering year for women

As women fight back and claim their space, as well as participate in movements like #MeToo, it seems that empowerment has come to stay in India

All-male film industry delegation meets Narendra Modi to discuss issues; 'where are the women?' ask Twitterati
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All-male film industry delegation meets Narendra Modi to discuss issues; 'where are the women?' ask Twitterati

There was not a woman in sight in a convention that was supposed to have representatives of the Indian film industry meet Narendra Modi to discuss issues.

Tavleen Singh dubbing MeToo in India 'imitative of West' exposes her disconnect; realities for women are same worldwide
India

Tavleen Singh dubbing MeToo in India 'imitative of West' exposes her disconnect; realities for women are same worldwide

#MeToo is hugely relevant because 55 percent of nearly 1.3 billion Indians are under 25 years of age. This movement is relevant more to them than to us and our ancestors

Ayzh founder Zubaida Bai on the 'birth kits' helping women in rural India have hygienic deliveries
Life

Ayzh founder Zubaida Bai on the 'birth kits' helping women in rural India have hygienic deliveries

Zubaida Bai says that very often, when maternal healthcare products are designed, the biggest stakeholder — women — and their needs are not taken into consideration