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Sex workers strive to fight exclusion, discrimination


July 27th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata July 26 (IANS) Resolving to take forward the fight against "exclusion and "discriminatory practices", over 550 sex workers from 46 countries released a declaration at the ongoing International AIDS ... Read more...

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Sex workers fight for rights at Kolkata conclave


July 25th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 24 (IANS) A demand for a fight for their rights and safe sex practices Tuesday marked the ongoing global Sex Workers Freedom Festival in Kolkata, where around 550 ... Read more...

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Sex worker sues motel for refusing room


July 23rd, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, July 23 (IANS) A sex worker in Australia's Queensland state has sought $30,000 in compensation from the owners of a motel for refusing her a room after they became ... Read more...

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‘Hate Story’ - riveting, bold tale of woman’s revenge (IANS Movie Review)


April 20th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Hate Story"; Cast: Paoli Dam, Gulshan Devaiah, Nikhil Dwivedi; Director: Vivek Agnihotri; Rating: ***1/2Meet the newest avatar of Maa Kali! The fascist avenging woman has always been a favourite ... Read more...

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Boldness a state of mind: Bengali actress Paoli Dam (Interview)


April 20th, 2012 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 20 (IANS) She is as bold as one can get. But Paoli Dam, who did a full frontal nudity scene in Bengali movie "Chatrak" last year, says boldness ... Read more...

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Hathaway cuts hair for ‘Les Miserables’


April 9th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 9 (IANS) Actress Anne Hathaway has reportedly shortened her long brown locks for her role of a sex worker in the upcoming movie "Les Miserables".The 29-year-old was ... Read more...

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Three Nigerian footballers arrested for ’sex racket’


February 25th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 24 (IANS) Three Nigerian footballers, one of whom has turned out in the first division of the I-League, were arrested Friday alongwith a woman from an apartment in ... Read more...

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Three arrested in Baby Falak’s case (Lead)


February 1st, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Three people have been arrested by the Delhi Police in the case relating to two-year-old battered baby Falak, police said Wednesday. However, it was not ... Read more...

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‘Educated girls entering flesh trade for money’ (Lead)


January 27th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Observing that even educated girls from well-off families were entering the flesh trade to fund their lifestyles, the Supreme Court Friday said rescue and rehabilitation ... Read more...

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Sex workers issue trans-gender, rehabilitation key: Apex court


January 27th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday said rescue and rehabilitation of girl sex workers was a complex problem, and could not be solved without schemes for their ... Read more...

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Veena, Riya may team for item number in ‘Zindagi 50-50′


January 10th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 10 (IANS) Pakistani actress Veena Malik and Riya Sen, known for their time rivalry, courtesy Ashmit Patel, are playing lead roles in "Zindagi 50-50", but they shot their ... Read more...

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Veena Malik plays sex worker


October 21st, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) After all the controversies in "Bigg Boss 4" and shooting an item song, Pakistani model Veena Malik has bagged the biographical role of a sex worker.Veena ... Read more...

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Supreme Court appoints panel for sex workers (Lead)


July 19th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday set up a panel to suggest ways for the prevention of human trafficking for sex trade and to conduct a survey ... Read more...

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Apex court appoints panel for sex workers


July 19th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday set up a panel to conduct a survey of sex workers and rehabilitate them.An apex court bench of Justice Markandey Katju ... Read more...

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Crime-based movies to dominate this Friday (IANS Preview)


July 5th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) After the success of "Murder", filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt returns with "Murder 2". Releasing Friday, the crime thriller will see Sri Lankan beauty Jacqueline Fernandez ... Read more...

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Promises of change: Sonagachi voters hoping against hope


April 24th, 2011 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 24 (IANS) One may or may not root for a regime change in West Bengal in this election season, depending on his political affiliation. But the promises of ... Read more...

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Berlusconi’s ratings halved since elected in 2008 over sex scandals


April 19th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Rome, Apr 18 (ANI): Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's ratings have halved to 31 percent, since the time he was elected, over multiple legal and sex scandals.A poll of 1,000 people by ... Read more...

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On India-Bangladesh border, sex and smuggling are intertwined


April 17th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Murshidabad (West Bengal), April 17 (IANS) She doesn't look more than 25, yet her eyes are sunken and body is frail. Asma Bibi, who hails from Rajshahi district of Bangladesh, ... Read more...

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Congress leader’s poem on sex worker irks women activists


April 16th, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 16 (IANS) A poem about a sex worker written by Goa Congress vice president and award-winning writer N. Shivdas has sparked outrage among women's groups here.Several women's groups, ... Read more...

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Siliguri sex workers demand equal status ahead of polls


March 24th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Siliguri, (West Bengal), Mar.24 (ANI): Demanding equal status and respect in society, sex workers in Siliguri have urged regional political parties to address their concerns ahead of provincial polls.Hundreds of sex workers ... Read more...

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Another sex scandal hits Malaysia (Lead)


March 21st, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, March 21 (IANS) Malaysia has been hit by a new sex scandal with a video showing a man purported to be a top opposition leader in compromising positions ... Read more...

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Berlusconi back on trial as tax fraud court case resumes


February 28th, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 28 (ANI): Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi will be put on trial again as tax fraud court case resumes in Italy.It is the first of four upcoming court cases ... Read more...

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‘Nadunisi Naaygal’ an unimpressive show by star director Menon (Tamil Movie Review)


February 20th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
By Aravindan DI Film: "Nadunisi Naaygal"; Cast: Sameera Reddy, Veera, Ashwin and others; Director: Gautham Vasudev Menon; Producer: Photon Kathaas; Cinematography: Manoj Paramhamsa; Editor: Antony; Art Director: Rajeevan; Rating: ** 1/2Menon, who floated ... Read more...

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Beckham counter-sued by sex worker


February 20th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 20 (IANS) Soccer ace David Beckham is likely to face a court battle over allegations he cheated on his wife Victoria with a sex worker.Sex worker Imra Nici has ... Read more...

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Poverty, not pleasure, forces women into prostitution: Court


February 14th, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday said it was because of "abject poverty" and not for "pleasure" that a woman is compelled to indulge in prostitution. It also ordered ... Read more...

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Supreme Court directs Centre, States to rehabilitate prostitutes


February 14th, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 14 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Monday observing that the sex workers are also entitled to the protection of Article 21(Liberty) asked the Central Government and States/Union Territories to ... Read more...

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Prostitution racket busted in Spain


February 14th, 2011 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 14 (IANS/EFE) A prostitution network that exploited girls from various nationalities in four brothels in Madrid has been busted after police kept a watch over it using cameras connected to ... Read more...

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Aussies want more sex, reveals survey


February 5th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 5 (ANI): It seems all Australians want is more sex. Be it male or female, young or old, single, married or divorced, there is one thing everyone has in common: ... Read more...

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Beckhams expecting fourth child


January 10th, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 10 (IANS) Singer-turned-designer Victoria Beckham is expecting her fourth child with soccer ace David Beckham."David and Victoria Beckham are delighted to confirm they are expecting their fourth child ... Read more...

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Aamir Khan’s Love For A Red Light Area!


January 7th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
We all identify Bollywood actor Aamir Khan with the perfectionist tag, which he very religiously maintains in his professional life. And it is this perfectionism that it is getting reflected in ... Read more...

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Will Reema Kagti shoot new film in red-light area?


January 6th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Jan 6 (IANS) The rather unnecessary curiosity over Reema Kagti's new project comes entirely from Aamir Khan's presence in the film. And the latest dope is that ... Read more...

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“The Crossbow Cannibal” Stephen Griffiths, Sentenced To Lifetime Imprisonment


December 22nd, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Stephen Griffiths, notoriously known as "the crossbow cannibal" has finally been sentenced to lifetime imprisonment without any parole, after finding guilty of barbarously murdering several women. ... Read more...

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Oz doc loses licence to practice after sex with patients


December 16th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 16 (ANI): An Australian doctor, who is also a former Cleo bachelor of the year nominee, has lost an appeal against a decision to ban him from practising after it ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi director highlights exploitation of humankind in ‘Ganga Jatra’


November 17th, 2010 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 17 (IANS) Bangladeshi filmmaker Syed Wahiduzzaman Diamond's "Ganga Jatra", which was screened at the 16th Kolkata Film Festival, shows that mankind is the ultimate victim when religion is vocal. The ... Read more...

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Heterosexual HIV ‘in China aggravated by unprotected sex, drugs’


November 9th, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 9 (ANI): Researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health have examined the burden of HIV and sexually transmitted disease among male clients of the commercial sex industry in ... Read more...

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