domestic violence

Yukta Mookhey accuses husband of abusing her


September 14th, 2012 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 13 (IANS) Actress and former Miss World Yukta Mookhey has filed a complaint of domestic violence against her husband Prince Tulli at a police station here, an official ... Read more...

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Argentina mulls new tools against domestic violence


August 21st, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Aug 21 (IANS/EFE) Two Argentine senators presented bills Monday to combat domestic violence that include the so-called "supporting accusation" so that third parties or anyone else involved in ... Read more...

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‘Satyamev Jayate’ season 2 in pipeline


July 1st, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) Aamir Khan's television show "Satyamev Jayate" has struck the right chord with the viewers and the film star says that he may come up with ... Read more...

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US woman jailed for shooting sex tape with son


June 24th, 2012 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 24 (IANS) A 32-year-old woman from California has been sentenced to over four years in jail for being involved in a sex tape with her son with ... Read more...

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‘Swamp People’ star Trapper Joe arrested for assault and battery


June 22nd, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Florida, June 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) ‘Swamp People’ star Trapper Joe is in hot waters. Apparently he has been arrested on charges of assault and battery. There are reports that he wanted to ... Read more...

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Parliamentary panel invites Aamir for inputs on medical issues


June 18th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) A parliamentary panel has invited actor Aamir Khan, who exposed malpractices in the medical sector on his "Satyamev Jayate" TV programme, for an interaction ... Read more...

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TV actor Sachin Parikh prefers negative roles


June 18th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) TV actor Sachin Parikh, who is seen as wife-beater Jagan Mehta in "Kuch Toh Log Kahenge", says he enjoys playing negative characters as they are more ... Read more...

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Chris Brown releases Don’t Wake Me Up video


June 13th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, June 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) US artist Chris Brown has released his latest clip Don't Wake Me Up on YouTube on June 11. The video was released on Brown's YouTube Channel, ... Read more...

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Indian-American wanted for 1996 murder kills family, self


June 10th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 10 (IANS) A 47-year-old former Indian Army officer wanted for murder in India killed his wife and two of his children before turning the gun on himself in ... Read more...

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‘High proportion of HIV+ women report domestic abuse’


May 6th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, May 6 (IANS) A high proportion of HIV positive women report domestic violence than HIV negative women, says a latest study by the Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC), Pune.Conducted ... Read more...

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‘Satyamev Jayate’ gutsy, sensible show: Viewers


May 6th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 6 (IANS) From filmmakers to clinical psychologists to professors - everyone has given the thumbs up to Aamir Khan's television show "Satyamev Jayate", saying it is a ... Read more...

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‘Crime Patrol’ gives me sense of responsibility: Anup Soni


April 19th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Anup Soni takes viewers on a journey of gruesome and mind-boggling real life crimes as the host of "Crime Patrol Dastak", and his association with ... Read more...

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‘Indian parliament should provide solution to black money’


April 14th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 14 (IANS) Black money, corrupt electoral practices and mismanagement of resources are three problems dogging the country and parliament should give solutions to them, said former governor of ... Read more...

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More than 400 Afghan women jailed for ‘moral crimes’


March 29th, 2012 - 3:37 am ICT by BNO News
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Hundreds of women are currently imprisoned in Afghanistan for so-called 'moral crimes', including running away from forced marriages and extra-marital sex charges after being raped, according to ... Read more...

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Book advising ways to beat wife sparks outrage


March 25th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 25 (IANS) An Islamic marriage guide advising men on 'the best ways' to beat their wives has sparked outrage in Britain, especially among moderate Muslims who say that ... Read more...

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1,000 Pakistani women killed for honour in 2011


March 23rd, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 23 (IANS) Nearly 1,000 women and girls in Pakistan were victims of honour killings during 2011, a human rights group said.At least 943 women were killed last year ... Read more...

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Sex trafficking rampant in Mexico, says lawmaker


March 23rd, 2012 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 23 (IANS/EFE) At least 47 sex-trafficking rings are operating in Mexico and the number of victims is more than 800,000 a year, including 20,000 children, lawmaker Rosi ... Read more...

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Problem teens bashing up parents


February 24th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 24 (IANS) Domestic violence has got a little bit nastier with a growing number of problem teens abusing and bashing up their parents, a study reveals.Flinders University law ... Read more...

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8,500 Pakistani women victims of violence in 2011


February 14th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 14 (IANS) Over 8,500 Pakistani women last year suffered from violence like sexual assault, acid throwing and even honour killings, a non-governmental organisation said Tuesday.An annual report issued ... Read more...

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Hello! Delhi Police women’s helpline gets lewd, abusive calls


February 13th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) "Are you single or married?", "What's your phone number, sweetie", "Main tumse shadi karna chahta hoon"... are some of the pesky calls that female cops ... Read more...

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Street theatre presses for child rights


February 5th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) It was a riot of creativity and laughter at the Dilli Haat here Sunday evening, but underneath all the gaiety, the street plays being performed ... Read more...

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‘Where goddesses are worshipped, women are treated badly’ (With Image)


January 31st, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) Television actress Sriti Jha, who plays the female lead in "Dil Se Di Dua...Saubhagyavati Bhava", says domestic violence is one of the most shameful things ... Read more...

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Urvashi as Komolika again! Albeit in positive avatar (With Images)


January 30th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) Urvashi Dholakia, best remembered as the nasty and vampish Komolika of "Kasautii Zindagii Kay", is set to play Komolika again! But this time, the popular ... Read more...

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Puerto Rican rapper Ivy Queen makes acting debut


January 18th, 2012 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
San Juan, Jan 18 (IANS/EFE) Reggaeton artist Ivy Queen will make her acting debut Feb 26 in a Spanish-language production of the play "The Vagina Monologues," her representatives said Tuesday.The ... Read more...

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Educated women going for drugs in Pakistan


January 12th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 12 (IANS) Around 47 percent of women drug addicts in Pakistan are well educated and have had either college or university education, a top official has said.Around 21 ... Read more...

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Nearly 1,000 British cops have criminal records


January 3rd, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 3 (IANS) At least 944 serving police officers in Britain as well as community support officers have criminal records, according to official figures.The offences include causing death by ... Read more...

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Rappers lead march against violence in Puerto Rico


December 28th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
San Juan, Dec 28 (IANS/EFE) Puerto Rican reggaeton duo Dyland and Lenny led a protest march Tuesday against domestic violence and also against shooting guns in the air, so typical ... Read more...

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Kashmir woman’s death: Family alleges domestic violence


December 8th, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 8 (IANS) The family of a woman found dead mysteriously at her in-law's house last month and civil society members staged another silent protest here Thursday, seeking ... Read more...

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Domestic violence hits productivity at workplace


December 8th, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 8 (IANS) Domestic violence may directly hit productivity at the workplace, with one in five victims experiencing continued harassment from their partners.It takes the form of abusive phone ... Read more...

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‘Land Gold Women’ has its heart at right place (IANS Movie Review - Rating: *** 1/2)


December 2nd, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Land Gold Women"; Cast: Narinder Samra, Neelam Parmar, Chris Villiers and Hassani Shapi; Writer-Director: Avantika Hari; Rating: *** 1/2There is a nip in the British air. The verdant tranquility of ... Read more...

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Burke talks about ‘horrendous’ domestic abuse


November 27th, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 27 (IANS) Singer Alexandra Burke has opened up about the alleged abuse she suffered at the hands of her ex-boyfriend, saying the whole experience was "horrendous".The 23-year-old, who ... Read more...

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UN needs more funds to end violence against women: Ban


November 24th, 2011 - 3:48 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Nov 24 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called for annual donations of $100 million to the UN Trust Fund to better finance the UN-led efforts to end ... Read more...

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Michael Lohan sentenced to probation


November 17th, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 17 (IANS) Actress Lindsay Lohan's estranged father Michael has been sentenced to two years probation after pleading no contest to four domestic violence charges.The 51-year-old entered a ... Read more...

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Michael Lohan charged with domestic violence


November 9th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Michael Lohan, father of troubled actress Lindsay Lohan, has been charged with domestic violence following his arrest last month. Lohan was arrested twice late October after ... Read more...

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Maximum complaints from Uttar Pradesh, Delhi: NCW


November 4th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh tops the list of complaints made to the National Commission for Women (NCW), followed by Delhi, the women's panel chief said Friday.Out of ... Read more...

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