Deepti Naval’s short stories look at real India

November 9th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) Actress Deepti Naval has joined the legion of Indian writers with her maiden collection of short stories."The Mad Tibetan: Stories From Then And Now", ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

From Kamathipura to meet Clinton: A Nepali woman’s long march (Feature, with image)

July 10th, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 10 (IANS) When Hillary Clinton hugged Charimaya Tamang, the 34-year-old Nepali woman had reason to be proud. While all the other nine heroes feted by the US secretary ... Read more...

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Maharashtra celebrates Raksha Bandhan with fervour

August 24th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 24 (IANS) Raksha Bandhan, marking the start of the festive season, was celebrated Tuesday with fervour in Maharashtra as sisters tied rakhis (decorative threads) on the wrists of their brothers ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Mumbai-based sex workers collective bags UN award

June 6th, 2008 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 6 (IANS) Mumbai-based organization Sanghamitra, working with female sex workers in the city's red light area of Kamathipura, has bagged the prestigious UN Red Ribbon Award 2008. Presented every two ... Read more...

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US consulate to campaign against trafficking in India

April 30th, 2008 - 9:45 pm ICT by admin
Kolkata, April 30 (IANS) The US consulate general office here, in collaboration with a leading NGO Apne Aap Women Worldwide, has launched an information campaign against the problem of human trafficking in ... Read more...

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