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Features

Shoeing: Why so common in politics?

22 Apr 2019 | 1:00 PM

By Aprajita Snatak

New Delhi, Apr 18 (UNI) One, two buckle my shoe, three four throw it for sure!
And the target is Neta.

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Stress contributes to 2.8 million workers’ deaths per year: UN report

Stress contributes to 2.8 million workers’ deaths per year: UN report

19 Apr 2019 | 2:06 PM

United Nations, Apr 19 (UNI) Stress, excessively-long working hours and disease, contribute to the deaths of nearly 2.

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Ugandan 'Blue Helmets' support UN efforts to bring peace to Somalia

Ugandan 'Blue Helmets' support UN efforts to bring peace to Somalia

19 Apr 2019 | 1:49 PM

United Nations, Apr 19 (UNI) A contingent of 530 Ugandan “Blue Helmets” (63 women, 467 men) is playing a crucial role in the United Nations’ efforts to help bring peace and stability to Somalia.

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B'desh: Burned to death for reporting sexual harassment

B'desh: Burned to death for reporting sexual harassment

18 Apr 2019 | 1:21 PM

Dhaka, Apr 18 (UNI) Nusrat Jahan Rafi was doused with kerosene and set on fire at her school in Bangladesh.

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Eves Power: Women voters outnumber men in south and north east

Eves Power: Women voters outnumber men in south and north east

15 Apr 2019 | 3:29 PM

By Sonam Agrawal, New Delhi, Apr 15 (UNI) Indian women today hold high positions in every walk of life. In terms of special achievements, from Sucheta Kripalini in UP in 1963 to 1967 to Anandiben Patel in Gujarat in 2014, there have been 15 women Chief Ministers. The leaders such as Sushma Swaraj and Nirmala Sitharaman have also become country’s first women External Affairs and Defence Ministers respectively.

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Dance of Democracy: Apathy common phenomenon in youngsters but some do care

Dance of Democracy: Apathy common phenomenon in youngsters but some do care

12 Apr 2019 | 11:57 AM

By Rita Sachdeva
New Delhi, Apr 12 (UNI) As the festival of democracy takes off, apathy and 'don't care' attitude looks like a common phenomenon in majority of youngsters although a substantial number of them seemed to be very passionate about choosing the right leadership for the country.

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Women live in fear of refusing partner’s sexual demands

Women live in fear of refusing partner’s sexual demands

11 Apr 2019 | 4:02 PM

United Nations, Apr 11 (UNI) More than four in 10 women in 51 countries surveyed, feel they have no choice but to agree to their partner’s sexual demands, the UN sexual and reproductive health agency, UNFPA said, noting that they are also unable to make basic decisions about getting pregnant and accessing health care for themselves.

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Katie Bouman: Woman behind first black hole image

Katie Bouman: Woman behind first black hole image

11 Apr 2019 | 2:08 PM

London, Apr 11 (UNI) A 29-year-old computer scientist has earned plaudits worldwide for helping develop the algorithm that created the first-ever image of a black hole.

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Delhi-NCR: Most Muslims read Hindi newspapers

Delhi-NCR: Most Muslims read Hindi newspapers

09 Apr 2019 | 5:19 PM

New Delhi, Apr 9 (UNI) There is a popular perception that most Muslims in India read Urdu newspapers; but a media survey in the Delhi-NCR has revealed that a major part of their population reads the Hindi newspapers despite "anti-Muslim bias, hostile editorial policy and lack of coverage.

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Indian gurus and their Swiss watches

Indian gurus and their Swiss watches

08 Apr 2019 | 7:00 PM

Bern, Apr 8 (UNI) Wealthy devotees often ensure that their spiritual leaders have the best of everything, Swiss watches included.

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Catchy slogans, and not so catchy: Serious business in festival of democracy

Catchy slogans, and not so catchy: Serious business in festival of democracy

07 Apr 2019 | 7:12 PM

By Rita Sachdeva
New Delhi, Apr 7 (UNI) Elections means serious business in India and winning slogans can change the fortunes of political parties.

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Indelible ink - indelible mark of democracy!

Indelible ink - indelible mark of democracy!

07 Apr 2019 | 4:32 PM

By Mohan Lal Verma
Shimla, Apr 6 (UNI) India is busy in celebrating the festival of democracy!
The process of General Election for the 17th Lok Sabha is on and will conclude with the results on 23rd May this year.

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Ayodhya dispute: Chink in secular character of India

06 Apr 2019 | 10:06 PM

By Shweta Chaudhary
New Delhi, Apr 6 (UNI) What is the solution to the Ayodhya dispute?
Legal course or out of court settlement!
The issue, a bone of contention between Hindus and Muslims that has been lingering on since past two centuries, seems far from meeting its logical solution with the three stakeholders - Nirmohi Akhara, Ram Janmbhoomi Nyas (representing Ram Lala) and Sunni Waqf Board adamant on their respective stands.

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Great Barrier Reef: Mass decline in 'coral babies'

Great Barrier Reef: Mass decline in 'coral babies'

04 Apr 2019 | 4:49 PM

Sydney, Apr 4 (UNI) The number of new corals on Australia's Great Barrier Reef has plunged by 89 per cent since unprecedented bleaching events in 2016 and 2017, scientists say.

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Mount Everest: Ugly footprints of climbers!

Mount Everest: Ugly footprints of climbers!

01 Apr 2019 | 5:12 PM

Kathmandu, Apr 1 (UNI) Since Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay first summitted Mt Everest in 1953, more than 4,000 mountaineers have reached the highest point on earth.

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