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  Newsmakers   07 Dec 2016

Newsmakers, 07 Dec 2016

Afghan female skier fights taboos with aid of mullahs

Hasani for years suffered hostility and abuse from passing men unaccustomed to unveiled women dressed in figure-hugging ski suits.

07 Dec 2016 8:50 PM

Anoushka Sharma bags 6th Grammy nomination

The musician, 35, said she was over the moon to get nominated for the sixth time at the 59th Annual Grammy awards.

07 Dec 2016 8:38 PM

Rohit hoping for successful IPL season next year

Rohit Sharma believes that leadership is nota one-man-show, and that it requires the help of a number of people.

07 Dec 2016 6:58 PM

IAS officer exposes sexism through story about colleague’s 'resignation'

The malaise of misogyny has not spared even educated sections of society.

07 Dec 2016 6:30 PM

Last Tango director says Maria knew about rape scene

Bertolucci says the only novelty sprung on actress Maria Schneider was the butter - not the simulated rape.

07 Dec 2016 5:38 PM


Nobel winner Soyinka gives up green card post Trump win

He had earlier in October said that he would cut up his green card if Trump was elected president of the United States.

07 Dec 2016 3:30 PM

Himesh Reshammiya and wife Komal part ways, file for divorce

The couple has a son, Shivam and they reportedly plan to raise him together.

07 Dec 2016 10:08 AM

Mocked online, Bangladeshi cleaner has the last laugh

Instagram user had mocked the cleaner, who works in Riyadh, by sharing the picture, writing, “this man deserves to only look at rubbish”.

07 Dec 2016 5:57 AM

Grammys set to get a taste of Lemonade

Adele and Beyonce were each nominated for Album of the Year, Record of the Year and Song of the Year at the Grammys.

07 Dec 2016 5:57 AM