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  Newsmakers   22 Nov 2017

Newsmakers, 22 Nov 2017

Google celebrates India's first lady doctor Rukhmabai Raut with a doodle

Born to Jayantibai and Janardhan in present-day Mumbai, she was married off when she was 11 to Dadaji Bhikaji.

22 Nov 2017 7:50 PM

British women’s taxes on tampons pay for domestic abuse

Laura Coryton, 24, started the Stop Taxing Periods campaign in May 2014 while still a student.

22 Nov 2017 5:40 PM

Fired employee accuses US law maker says he urged her to touch his penis

Conyers is the most senior Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee expected to head the party if it gains a majority in 2018 elections.

22 Nov 2017 3:52 PM

Win for Australian Hindus as watchdog rules ad featuring Lord Ganesh inappropriate

Members of the Hindu community of Australia filed a complaint claiming it had hurt their religious sentiments.

22 Nov 2017 3:12 PM

John Legend and Chrissy Teigen to become parents for second time

The 31-year-old model took to Instagram to share an adorable video of her daughter Luna playing with her baby bump.

22 Nov 2017 3:06 PM


Kendall Jenner ousts Gisele Bundchen as world's top-earning model

Forbes said that the world’s 10 highest-paid models banked a cumulative $109.5 million for the year.

22 Nov 2017 1:48 PM

Newly-crowned Miss World Manushi Chillar's praises flood Chinese social media

Chinese social media users flooded Sina Weibo, akin to Twitter in the country, lauding the 20-yr-old medical student Manushi Chillar.

22 Nov 2017 11:02 AM

UK Queen world’s oldest head of state after Mugabe steps down

Queen Elizabeth, at 91, is already Britain’s longest reigning monarch, a record she took from her great-great-grandmum Queen Victoria.

22 Nov 2017 10:25 AM

Scientists discover potential treatment for leukaemia

Therapy genetically modifies patient's T cells to target different molecule called CD22, scientists at Stanford University in US said.

22 Nov 2017 8:23 AM