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SP sends maximum women candidates to UP assembly

March 7th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 7 (IANS) Mulayam Singh Yadav is known to strongly oppose the women's reservation bill, but his Samajwadi Party (SP) has sent the highest number of women candidates ... Read more...

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Why rap songs portray black women as ‘oversexed jezebels, gold diggers’

February 6th, 2011 - 11:26 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 6 (ANI): A new study examines why the lyrics of popular rap songs stereotype black women as 'oversexed jezebels,' 'asexual mammies' and 'gold diggers'.Dr. Mia Moody at the Baylor University ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Men likelier to commit faster than women: Survey

February 4th, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 4 (ANI): A survey has shown that the stereotype that men are sceptical about commitment and women aren't may be finally turning on its head. What's more, it found that ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Financially independent women ’seek older, more attractive male partners’

December 11th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 11 (ANI): As women become more financially independent, they seek older, more attractive male partners, according to a new study.Previous work has found that women place greater emphasis on whether ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Majority of American women view Obama’s economic policies a ‘failure’: Poll

October 12th, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 12 (ANI): A majority of American women view President Barack Obama administration as a 'failure' as far as the health care reform and the economic stimulus package are concerned, ... Read more...

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‘Financially independent women more likely to make cougars’

July 4th, 2010 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 4 (ANI): Demi Moore and Madonna can make perfect examples of celebs having real-life relationships with younger men, but the "cougar effect" is more than a Hollywood-fuelled fad, suggest ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Frankie becomes fastest-growing magazine in Australia

February 22nd, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 22 (ANI): Frankie, an independent women's magazine, started by a couple of 25-year-olds in their one-bedroom flat in Brunswick, has become the fastest-growing magazine in Australia.According to the latest Audit ... Read more...

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CBI files Shopian double murder probe report

December 14th, 2009 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 14 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Monday submitted its 66-page probe report into the alleged rape and murder of two women in south Kashmir Shopian district which triggered ... Read more...

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Shopian double murder being hushed up, alleges women’s group

December 10th, 2009 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) "They make it a desolation and call it a peace" - with this line by a Kashmiri-American poet reflecting his thoughts on his state, a Delhi-based women's ... Read more...

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Men in uniform being shielded in Shopian case: rights group

August 31st, 2009 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) The Shopian twin-rape-and-murder probe is going "nowhere" because evidence has been manipulated to "cover up" the "heinous crime" and shield some "men in uniform", a women's group ... Read more...

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No laxity in probing Shopian rape-murder: Omar Abdullah

August 28th, 2009 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 28 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Friday reiterated that his government would brook no laxity in bringing to justice those responsible for the rape and murder of ... Read more...

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The seven avatars that shaped Michelle Obama’s image in first 100 days

April 29th, 2009 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 29 (ANI): Ever since Michelle Obama became the First Lady of US, she has been noticed for the many different activities she has taken up, right up to the ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama is the new star of Female Force comic series

March 18th, 2009 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar.18 (ANI): After gracing the covers of Vogue, People, the New Yorker and New York, US First Lady Michelle Obama is about to become a comic book superhero - ... Read more...

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Polls show public perception about Sarah Palin decreasing by the day

October 25th, 2008 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , Oct 25 (ANI): Republican vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palins popularity is depleting by the day, even as less than two weeks are left for the Nov 4 elections. According to ... Read more...

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Obama inching ahead in tight US prez race

September 29th, 2008 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept.29 (ANI): Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obamas campaign to wrest the White House from Republican rival John McCain has gathered steam. Over the past fortnight, the Illinois Senator has managed ... Read more...

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Pussycat Dolls too intimidating to land boyfriends!

September 22nd, 2008 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 22 (ANI): Heres why pop band Pussycat Dolls members are finding it hard to land a boyfriend men find them too "intimidating.Apart from lead singer Nicole Scherzinger, whos dating ... Read more...

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Bollywood goes moist-eyed on Mother’s Day

May 11th, 2008 - 5:36 pm ICT by admin
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, May 11 (IANS) From old hats like Shabana Azmi, Hema Malini and Mahesh Bhatt to young actors like Sonam Kapoor, Celina Jaitley and Abhishek Bachchan - on Mother's ... Read more...

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Its an honour to be related to Madge, Jolie: Hillary Clinton

April 21st, 2008 - 3:36 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 21 (ANI): U.S. presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton is more than pleased with reports that she's a distant cousin of both Madonna and Angelina Jolie.Clinton has admitted that she is ... Read more...

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Women smokers at increased lung disease risk than men

January 3rd, 2008 - 5:22 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 3 (ANI): Women who smoke a lot are at an increased risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a disabling breathing disorder including emphysema and chronic bronchitis, according to the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |