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Life, More features, 07 Mar 2018

More power to them!

Avani is from the first batch of three women officers who were commissioned as fighter pilots in the Indian Air Force.

07 Mar 2018 11:59 PM

Female students at Islamic university in Indonesia banned from wearing burqa

The university said it had 41 students using the full veil, or burqa, who would be offered counselling sessions.

07 Mar 2018 8:33 PM

Bleak Women’s Day in South Sudan, where #MeToo has no impact

Rights groups are pushing campaigns like #MeToo and #HerToo to go further than spreading awareness and to focus on advocacy and action.

07 Mar 2018 5:50 PM

Australia reveals first gay marriage ended in heartbreak after just 48 days

The wedding had remained private until it was revealed with the family's permission in parliament on Wednesday.

07 Mar 2018 5:34 PM

Michelle Obama meets young girl who went viral for fawning over her portrait

The former first lady's staff got in touch with Jessica Curry the mother of two-year-old Parker, and invited the family to visit her office.

07 Mar 2018 5:10 PM


DCW male volunteers march in boxer shorts to protest rape

The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) had launched the Rape Roko campaign after the brutal rape of an eight-month-old baby in January.

07 Mar 2018 5:01 PM

Meghan to wear £400k wedding gown, gift Prince Harry £120k honeymoon

Speculation was rife regarding who could possibly design the dress, from Israeli designer Inbal Dror to Meghan's friend Roland Mouret.

07 Mar 2018 4:00 PM

Pop star kills woman by shoving garlic cloves in her throat as part of exorcism

Both the singer and the woman were convinced they were possessed and started feeding garlic cloves to each other.

07 Mar 2018 2:49 PM

Twitter trolls Mohammed Shami on alleged extra marital affair

While Shami took to twitter to deny any such illicit involvement with other women, twitterati were less forgiving in their comments.

07 Mar 2018 1:42 PM

Termites sacrifice their elderly in ant wars: study

Old female soldiers were even more likely than males to become cannon fodder.

07 Mar 2018 1:21 PM


Kimmel calls Trump 'lowest rated president in history'

After the 90th Academy Awards wrapped up this Sunday, Trump took a jibe at the low TV ratings of the ceremony.

07 Mar 2018 1:04 PM

'Dog-speak' important for bonding with pets: study

This form of speech is known to share some similarities with the way in which humans talk to their pet dogs, known as dog-directed speech.

07 Mar 2018 12:50 PM

More boys suffer online sex abuse than thought: study

The report added that the younger the child, whether a boy or a girl, the "abuse was more likely to be severe".

07 Mar 2018 12:10 PM

Here's everything you need to know about International Women's Day

Since informal inception in 1909, day has been officially recognized by the UN and is celebrated across the world.

07 Mar 2018 11:17 AM

Barista on a bike

Binny Varghese is on a coffee-tasting trip across the country.

07 Mar 2018 12:31 AM


Woman with a mission

Her work is not only limited to the walk or the workshops, she is also using art to spread awareness.

07 Mar 2018 12:29 AM

‘Spirit’ed selling

Alcohol consumption among women is on the rise, and brands are targeting this market to sell their spirits.

07 Mar 2018 12:29 AM

Elephants come to Mumbai

The many-hued sculptures are dipping the city in colours for the month on March, aiming to spread awareness on conservation of Asian elephants.

07 Mar 2018 12:10 AM