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Beyond Pink And Blue: The Quiet Rise Of Gender Neutral Parenting

Gender roles are taught to us early on in our lives. Ideas about masculinity and femininity can come from a variety of sources – parenting, media, the school system and even toys. A growing number of new millennial parents though,...

Traffic Violation Fines In Asian Countries More Than India

While implementation of the new Motor Vehicle Act 2019 has led to resentment in India, here's a look at fines slapped for traffic rule violations in other Asian countries. In South Korea, a bicycle rider can be slapped Rs 1,700...

Medals, Podiums & Track Suits Out Of E-Waste!

In the upcoming 2020 Tokyo Olympics, there will be a shift from plastic or steel to timber and other environment-friendly materials in the newly re-built National Stadium. The podiums and Olympic Torch Relay uniforms will be made of recycled plastic...

Odisha Judge Indrajit Mahanty Takes Oath As Rajasthan HC Chief Justice

Jaipur: Justice Indrajit Mahanty took oath as Chief Justice of Rajastan High Court on Sunday. Governor of Rajastan Kalraj Mishra administered the oath in presence of chief minister Ashok Gehlot. He is the senior-most judge of Orissa High Court and...

Happy Diwali! Green(er) Crackers To Emit 30 Per Cent Lesser Emissions

Now, green firecrackers with up to 30 per cent lower particulate matter emission are available throughout the country, Union Science Minister Harsh Vardhan said on Saturday at an event in New Delhi. Researchers from National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI)...

Man Tries To Smuggle 1 Kg Gold Under Wig, Gets Caught

When it comes to smuggling things through the customs, some people are ready to go to ridiculous lengths. But fate didn’t support the young man who was trying to smuggle in gold hidden under his wig through the Cochin...
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Age Is Just A Number When It Comes To Sex

Did you know that you can be 80 and still be naughty? A report in Times of India threw light on Dr Narayana Reddy's study titled 'Sexual Behaviour In The Ageing Population'. Here are its top findings: Men and...
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Saudi Arabia Finally Allows Foreign Men & Women To Stay Together In Hotels

One of the most conservative Muslim nations, Saudi Arabia is on a path of modernisation. First, they allowed women to drive last year. Now, the Kingdom will allow foreign men and women to rent hotel rooms together without proving...

Mumbai Court Grants Divorce To Indrani Mukherjea & Ex Media Baron Peter Mukherjea

A family court in Mumbai has granted divorce to former media baron Peter Mukerjea and his estranged wife Indrani on Thursday. Both are facing trial in the murder case of Sheena Bora, Indrani’s daughter from a previous marriage. The couple...

UP Cops Book Celebs Who Wrote To PM Modi On Mob Lynching

An FIR has been registered against around 50 celebrities, including Ramchandra Guha, Mani Ratnam, Anurag Basu and Aparna Sen, who had written an open letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to voice concern over growing incidents of mob lynching. Police...

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Odisha Universities To Issue Certificates, Mark Sheets Online

Students of state universities in Odisha no longer have to make rounds of the departments or the administrative block to get their certificates and...
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