societal pressures

Women make 50 percent of country’s power: Amitabh Bachchan


August 30th, 2012 - 1:51 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan believes in fair education for all, be it the country's underprivileged or the women folk.The 69-year-old veteran, who is driving home ... Read more...

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Wanderlust: On the road to self-discovery


January 2nd, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) It's 10 a.m. and an eatery at the New Delhi Railway Station is bursting at seams with travellers. Nishant Sinha, 23, is slurping his morning ... Read more...

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Short sleep ‘ups death risk’, long sleep ‘indicates serious illness’


May 5th, 2010 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 5 (ANI): People who sleep for less than six hours each night are 12 percent more likely to die prematurely than those who get the recommended 6-8 hours, a new ... Read more...

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Jessica Simpson talks about societal pressures on women


January 30th, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 30 (ANI): Jessica Simpson says the societal pressures on women to look good have entirely changed her.The 29-year-old singer also confessed that earlier even she had felt pressured to look ... Read more...

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Rajasthan town free from manual cleaning of toilets (Nov 19 is World Toilet Day)


November 19th, 2009 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Till a few years ago Dalits in Alwar, Rajasthan were employed in inhumane manual scavenging practices. But thanks to social activism and NGO Sulabh International, the town ... Read more...

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Negative stereotypes can lead to teen misbehaviour


October 18th, 2009 - 12:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 18 (ANI): A new study, conducted by Wake Forest University researchers, has shown that when parents expect their teenage kids to conform to negative stereotypes, those teens are in fact ... Read more...

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Cancer wouldn’t be deadly in the next 20 years, say UK expert


May 15th, 2009 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 15 (ANI): While the rate of cancer survival has been improving day-by-day, a British expert reckons that cancer will no longer be a killer in the next 20 years.Karol ... Read more...

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Drew Barrymore refuses to go on extreme diets


April 27th, 2009 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 27 (IANS) Hollywood actress Drew Barrymore has refused to ever go on extreme diets in a bid to get thin. The "Poison Ivy" star, famed for her curvaceous figure, ... Read more...

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Drew Barrymore doesn’t believe in dieting


April 27th, 2009 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, April 27 (ANI): Drew Barrymore, famed for her curvaceous figure, is not in favour of going on extreme diets to become thin.The actress believes that one can achieve ideal body ... Read more...

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How women can add pleasure in their lives, by Eva Mendes


April 11th, 2009 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 11 (ANI): Eva Mendes has advised women not to ignore themselves and add more pleasure into their busy lives.The 'Hitch' star was named the Global Pleasure ambassador of Magnum ice ... Read more...

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