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Kashmir girls getting online threats for attending army-sponsored trip

Srinagar, Dec. 17 : A group of 30 Kashmiri schoolgirls – the first such group from Srinagar – who returned from an Army-sponsored tour of Delhi and Agra are reportedly being subjected to online abuse and threats. According to NDTV, the teenagers, back from the 10-day trip on Wednesday are, however, defiant in the face of the threats. The girls ...

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Kolkata: 3-year-old girl’s lacerate dead-body found

Kolkata, Oct 15 : A 3-year-old girl, who went missing since Monday, was found dead with severe laceration from the roof of her uncle’s house nearby at Shibtala area near Mahish Get under New Town police station in Kolkata on Wednesday, reports said. According to reports, the girl- Preeti Naskar (3)- was last seen at 11 am on Monday while ...

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New poster of ‘Calendar Girls’ launched

Mumbai, Sept 9: A new poster of Madhur Bhandarkar’s ‘Calendar Girls’ has been released, featuring the five gorgeous debutant actresses in a fun and fresh look. Dressed in casual ensembles, the divas look like best friends enjoying a day out. Set to release on Sept 25, ‘Calendar Girls’ essays the story of five models, who go through various phases from ...

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First year MBBS student of AIIMS Hospital commits suicide in girls hostel

New Delhi, Aug 30 : A first year MBBS student of Delhi’s AIIMS hospital has allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself from a fan in her room at the girls hostel, reports said. The incident was reported by students of the girls hostel at about 3 am after which the AIIMS security and staff immediately informed the police. The body ...

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Haryana commits to save and educate its girls

Gurgaon, July 22: The Haryana government has launched the ‘Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao: Call to Action’ initiative, reconfirming its commitment to saving and educating its daughters. Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal, U.S. Ambassador to India, Mr. Richard Verma, Country Representative of UNICEF, Louis-Georges Arsenault, and renowned Bollywood actress, Parineeti Chopra helped inaugurate the important state-level initiative. The initiative promotes the ...

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Teaser poster of Madhur Bhandarkar’s ‘Calendar Girls’ released

Mumbai, June 15: The first teaser poster of filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar and producer Sangeeta Ahir’s upcoming film ‘Calendar Girls’ has been released recently. The teaser poster has already creating a stir among eager fans. The film revolves around lives of five beautiful models and their glamorous world. Produced by Sangeeta Ahir’s Manglmurti Films, ‘Calendar Girls’ is directed by Madhur Bhandarkar. ...

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Violence against women and girls shames every society: UN anti-crime chief

New York, May 20 : Voicing concern over the continued killing of women and girls, the United Nations anti-crime chief on Tuesday issued a strong call to end such acts, as well as to unravel the gender at the heart of the “dreadful daily experiences of violence” that blight so many of their lives. “Violence against women and girls, in ...

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Girls outshine boys in Kashmir school final exams

Srinagar, May 19: Jammu and Kashmir Board School Education Kashmir Zone declared result of tenth class examinations on Tuesday with the girls outshining boys by securing the first three positions. However, the overall pass percentage of boys (74.5) is higher than that of girls (68.8). Tenth class annual results written by 50535 students were declared Tuesday with the first three ...

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Maharashtra girl’s start with a flourish, trounce Uttarakhand 10-1

Mumbai, May 9 : Maharashtra girl’s made a bright, positive start, winning their opening match with a flourish. Powered by the combined brilliance of the strike duo, skipper Bhagyashree Dalvi and Tricia Colaco, both scoring 4 and 3 goals respectively, Maharashtra recorded a resounding 10-1 victory against Uttarakhand in a Group-E league match of the AIFF Sub-Junior Girls’ Under-15 National ...

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UN rights report points to ‘increasing regularity’ of attacks on girls seeking education

New York, Feb 10 : A new United Nations human rights report seeking to analyse the problem of attacks against girls trying to access education found that schools in at least 70 different countries were attacked in the five years between 2009 and 2014, with many attacks specifically targeting girls, parents and teachers advocating for gender equality in education. “Attacks ...

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