household work

Lok Sabha passes bill against sexual harassment at workplace


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Taking it a step towards making a safe workplace a reality for women, the Lok Sabha Monday passed a bill which would protect women, including ... Read more...

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Sweet water dreams come true for parched Barmer


August 30th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Barmer (Rajasthan), Aug 30 (IANS) Dreams of tasting sweet water have finally come true for residents of the parched Thar region, along the India-Pakistan border, in Rajasthan.The area's residents ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

I help people with money: Adele


June 13th, 2011 - 2:58 am ICT by IANS
London, June 13 (IANS) Singer Adele gives her money to charity and loved ones because she knows how difficult it is to struggle in life."The cash has started trickling in, ... Read more...

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Dacoits loot cash, jewellery in east Delhi


April 17th, 2011 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Five armed dacoits struck Sunday at the east Delhi house of an elderly businessman, overpowered him, his wife and his daughter-in-law and escaped with cash ... Read more...

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DMK offers free rice, grinders to poor, laptops to students


March 20th, 2011 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 19 (IANS) From free grinders to 35 kg free rice every month for 1.6 million poor families, free bus passes for senior citizens to free laptops for Dalit ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Has the paradigm for women labour changed?


March 2nd, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
By Aloka KujurRanchi, Mar 2 (ANI): Across millions of households in India, straddling the rural and urban, there seems to be a tacit understanding that women of the house including girls should ... Read more...

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Two shot dead in Pakistan


February 6th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 6 (IANS) A man in Pakistan's Sindh province shot dead his unmarried niece and a young man, who were apparently lovers, and described it as "honour killing".Khuda Bakhsh Chandio first ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Court allows underage-but-married Pak 7th grader to attend school following rustication


December 3rd, 2010 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Dec 3 (ANI): The Peshawar High Court (PHC) has granted permission to a grade seven student for taking classes in the school that had rusticated him for getting married despite being ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Punjab villagers follow bizarre drill - to let army destroy munitions


December 2nd, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Kalewal (Punjab), Dec 2 (IANS) Each day, over 735 people in two Punjab villages follow a bizarre routine. Rounding up their 2,500 animals, they vacate their homes early morning and ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

70 pc of Brit women like doing housework


November 13th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 13 (ANI): A new survey has shown that 70 percent of the Brit women like doing household work.The study found that they gain satisfaction from doing the laundry and mopping ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Working in shifts ‘ups risk of injury on the job’


November 3rd, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 3 (ANI): A new study has revealed that Canadians who work night and rotating shifts are almost twice as likely to be injured on the job than those working regular ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Google staff to get servants as perks


November 2nd, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 2 (IANS) Servants to help in household work, including picking up dinners and cleaning up dog poop, will be given as perks to hardworking employees of Google, the internet search ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Anjali Becomes A Responsible Daughter!


August 18th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 18, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): When responsibility comes your way, life teaches you everything and makes you responsible. Anjali Abrol, a.k.a Rani of 'Raja Ki Ayegi Baraat', seems to be in ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

No Shoot, Karan Mehra Busies Himself With Household Work


July 6th, 2010 - 8:07 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 6, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):As actors what do you do when you get an unscheduled off from work? Most simply confine themselves to their homes or head out to the nearest ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Brit woman, children held captive for eight months by hubby’s family freed in Pak


June 19th, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jun.19 (ANI): A British woman of Pakistani origin and her four children have been released eight months after they were held captive by the family members of her husband.Farzana Ahmed along ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pak school ready to readmit 7th grader expelled for ‘underage’ marriage


June 7th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Jun.7 (ANI): The management of the Peshawar Model School, which had rusticated a grade seven student for getting married despite being under-age, has agreed to readmit Ghairat Khan if the court ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

‘Men can stop divorce by helping wives in household chores’


May 31st, 2010 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 31 (ANI): Men can reduce chances of divorce by helping their wives in household chores, a new survey has found.A study of 3,500 British couples, conducted by the London ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Married Pak 7th grader thrown out of school challenges expulsion


May 23rd, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, May 23 (ANI): Gherat Khan, a 7th class student of Peshawar Model School who was thrown out of school after he got married, is challenging his expulsion in the Peshawar High ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Women quit careers due to unhelpful husbands


April 5th, 2010 - 6:28 am ICT by IANS
London, April 5 (IANS) A new study has shown that women are compelled to give up their careers as their husbands refuse to share household work with them. The research led by ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

I’m looking like a bhangi: Divyanka Tripathy


March 30th, 2010 - 12:09 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
March 30, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Some believe that she's arguably the most loved bahu in small screen's recent history. Her show Banoo main teri Dulhann went off air, but her fans are ... Read more...

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Men do more work at home than given credit for


March 14th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 14 (IANS) Men do far more household work than they are given credit for, reveals a new study. Nearly 60 percent of the 1,000 men surveyed said their efforts went unnoticed ... Read more...

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Women ignore men’s household work


March 12th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 12 (ANI): If a new research is to be believed, men do far more housework than they are given credit for.The research by Dove, the beauty brand, also claims that ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Daljeet works her way into Shaleen’s heart!


January 30th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Don't get shocked if we tell you that the newly married actress Daljeet has turned chef and keeps herself busy cooking scrumptious meals in kitchen for hubby Shaleen. But yes! It's ... Read more...

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Being Gomzy was hardest phase of my life -Sumeet Sachdev


January 28th, 2010 - 10:03 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Sumeet Sachdev, the well- known television personality who found fame as Gomzy (Gautam) from "Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi' has come a long way as an actor.He has tried his ... Read more...

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Vacuuming burns up more calories than a Wii workout


January 11th, 2010 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 11 (ANI): Vacuuming the hall helps shed more pounds than using a popular games console to try to get fit, a new report by a consumer watchdog has revealed.Health experts ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Kick boxing gains popularity among girls in Punjab


December 12th, 2009 - 7:11 pm ICT by ANI
By Avtar GillAbohar (Punjab), Dec 12(ANI): Girls in Punjab's Abohar city are practicing hard for a career in kickboxing, a sport which is gaining popularity in rural areas, as girls take to ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Reality Bites: TV Stars show their true colors!


September 11th, 2009 - 10:20 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Our Television celebs deliver the impression of a typical character that is assigned to them; then be it anything- from a happy-go-lucky character to a very negative role. But do these ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

20pct of Brit women go to work knickerless!


August 20th, 2009 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 20 (ANI): Almost twenty percent of British women have gone to work without wearing their knickers, says a new book.The book titled '8 Out Of 10 Brits' by Charlie Croker ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Advani casts his vote in Gandhinagar


April 30th, 2009 - 3:50 pm ICT by ANI
Gandhinagar (Gujarat), Apr 30 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Lal Krishna Advani cast his vote in Gandhinagar on Thursday."The NDA will emerge as the largest coalition in ... Read more...

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Children, women in Indian villages benefit most from solar lanterns


April 28th, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 28 (IANS) Lanterns powered by solar energy, that are now being promoted in India's villages as the way out of the electricity shortfall, benefit women and children the most, ... Read more...

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British mums do PS32,000 of household work a year


March 16th, 2009 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 16 (ANI): British mums do more than 32,000 pounds of household work every year, according to a new survey.Commissioned by insurers Legal & General, the survey showed that household ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Woman, servant in suicide pact after doomed love affair


March 13th, 2009 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, March 13 (IANS) A mother of four in Noida and a household servant, who had an over decade-long "love affair", attempted to commit suicide as they foresaw no future for their ... Read more...

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Corporal punishment - and shattered dreams of children


February 27th, 2009 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Muzaffarpur (Bihar), Feb 27 (IANS) "I wish I could fly in the sky and come out in the light from this darkness," says 10-year-old Pradip, who left school last year after being ... Read more...

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Four-year-old girl raped in Delhi


February 24th, 2009 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24(IANS) A four-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her Delhi neighbour who lured her with a toffee, the police said Tuesday, adding the accused has been arrested. The incident, ... Read more...

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Watch ‘Chickpete Sachagalu’ for a few laughs (Kannada Film Review)


January 10th, 2009 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Chickpete Sachagalu"; Director: Nagendra Magadi; Producer: S. Narayan; Cast: S. Narayan, Jaggesh, Ashwini, Manasi, Doddanna, Mukyamanthri Chandru, Lingenahalli Sureshchandra; Rating: **Too many twists in the plot, confusions and comedy of errors ... Read more...

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