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Try To Decode Sushmita Sen's Expression Before You Read Her Caption
Women in Telugu cinema: Some common sense please?
Stalker who caused woman to quit her job is jailed for a year
Michele Gumabao enters Top 40 of Binibining Pilipinas 2018
Google Doodle pays tribute to writer Mahasweta Devi on her 92nd birth anniversary
Draft being finalised to amend Employment Act - Nation
First Citizens' Jury presents its recommendations on how to combat diabetes
West Bengal: Lawyer saves marriage of clients by paying out of his own pocket
2018-01-18 02:42:55 For those who believe in the saying, ‘The road to hell is lined with lawyers and drunkards’, public prosecutor for Birbhum district in West Bengal, Ranjit Gangopadhyay, is a dampener. He had out of his own pocket, booked an all expenses paid stay at a hotel for a couple who had moved court for divorce, to help them patch up. Talking to DNA, Gangopadhyay said that the couple – Gautam Das of Suri in Birbhum had married Ahana Das of Nadia district in March 2016   Read More ...
Try To Decode Sushmita Sen's Expression Before You Read Her Caption
2018-01-18 01:08:41 New Delhi: Highlights Her post garnered over a lakh 'likes' in almost a day "I don't just want you to SEE me," she wrote "I'd love for you to KNOW me," she added This is just another Sushmita Sen post that we are talking about. The former beauty queen shared a photo of herself on Instagram, in which her smile reveals that she must have chanced upon someone really adorable   Read More ...
RPF’s gender code for safe workplace: Facebook and WhatsApp curbs, cleaner chat
2018-01-18 00:26:08 Written by Mahender Singh Manral | New Delhi | Published: January 18, 2018 4:44 am No friend requests on Facebook, no chatting on WhatsApp and no double entendres are some of the directions the Railway Protection Force (RPF) issued to all to staffers to ensure a “congenial and safe work place” for women. The directions – 11 in all – were issued after several complaints from women staffers, particularly those deployed alone with men   Read More ...
Recalcitrant offender jailed 12 months for stalking woman
2018-01-18 00:00:39 A recalcitrant offender stalked a married woman for two years, harassing her at her office and yelling out that she was "hot" as she walked near his home. The ordeal became so bad for his 43-year-old victim that she quit her job to avoid him, a court heard. R. Murliy was sentenced to 12 months' jail yesterday, after he admitted to four of six charges - unlawful stalking, breaching personal protection order, causing hurt and transmitting a false message   Read More ...
Mumbai: Four held for ‘knocking down’ man, dumping him on footpath
2018-01-17 22:18:22 THE Mumbai Police arrested three labourers and a dumper truck driver for murder after they allegedly knocked down a man, who worked with them, last week. The police said the driver reversed and hit the man while he was removing debris from the vehicle. The four men then dumped the injured man next to a group of people sleeping on a footpath in Kalachowkie   Read More ...
Angry with wife, man kills her father
2018-01-17 21:23:24 Angry with his wife for filing a domestic violence complaint against him, a man allegedly killed his father-in-law at the latter’s house in Uttam Nagar in Dwarka district on Tuesday evening. The accused, Karamveer, allegedly stabbed his father-in-law Jogesh Kumar (56), a government school employee, in front of his wife, Preeti and mother-in-law, and fled the spot. Domestic violence case. According to the police, Karamveer first appeared in a family court in Dwarka district court in connection with the domestic violence case   Read More ...
Schools to teach how to be healthy and wise
2018-01-17 21:22:42 It is one of those things most parents struggle with: getting children to eat all their vegetables and fruits, and ensuring they have a balanced diet. The daily battle at home may now get some help from school. Good nutrition may be included as part of the syllabus, even as an increasing number of educational institutions are focusing on healthy eating   Read More ...
Man looking for birth parents who sold him away at birth: "I need to know why they sold me"
2018-01-17 21:04:42 Stomper Desmond, 41, is looking for his biological parents. His adoptive parents told him in December 2017 that he was actually adopted, and his birth parents had sold him off. They then gave him his birth certificate, which showed the names of his parents, Mr Swee Hoon and Mrs Tan Lay Hong, as well as their last known address in Lengkok Bahru   Read More ...
Jennifer Lopez sets new record by becoming the oldest ‘Guess’ girl with their Spring 2018 campaign
2018-01-17 18:24:26 Jennifer Lopez’s shapely derriere has always had tongues wagging, after all she has famously gone ahead and got it insured. When modelled in a jeans, one can imagine the havoc that powerful combination can wreak and looks like even high-street brand, Guess agrees with it as they roped in Lopez to be the face of their 2018 campaign. In a steamy photo shoot, JLo can be seen flaunting her back wearing a classic blue jeans paired with a denim crop top with beachy waves complementing the sultry look   Read More ...
Cindy Crawford’s 16-year-old daughter Kaia Gerber turns designer for Karl Lagerfeld
2018-01-17 18:24:08 It’s been just 4 months that the 16-year-old daughter of ’90s supermodel Cindy Crawford, Kaia Gerber has made her runway debut. She has walked the ramp for 18 international brands including Calvin Klein, Prada, Saint Laurent, Versace and opened the show for fashion mogul Karl Lagerfeld’s labels Chanel and Fendi during the Spring 2018 season. Now the actor/model is turning into a fashion designer as she has collaborated with Karl Lagerfeld to design a capsule collection, Karl Lagerfeld x Kaia, which is set to launch in Fall 2018   Read More ...
Kanika Kapoor pulls off a Manish Malhotra sari-corset-cape combo like a pro
2018-01-17 16:26:28 Kanika Kapoor is no novice when it comes to making impressive style statements. The playback singer recently made an appearance at an event for IWC watches, where she grabbed eyeballs in a stunning Manish Malhotra number. A black sari teamed with a risque corset blouse, her outfit was a beautiful medley of Indian and western silhouettes. We especially like the structured beaded cape that she layered it with   Read More ...
Skills-based assessment the way to go in hiring the right people
2018-01-17 15:01:40 Singapore's workforce transformation must be a tripartite enterprise. At its core is skills-building where a "skills lens" should apply to all decisions, whether it is a company's talent strategy or personal career roadmap. Ensuring that Singaporeans have deep skills for the future and are inspired to learn throughout their lives has emerged as a key nation-building effort in recent times, following the recommendations by the Committee on the Future Economy   Read More ...
Shilpa Shetty Kundra shows us how to add oomph to a basic salwaar-kameez look
2018-01-17 14:24:46 It’s rare enough that Shilpa Shetty Kundra dresses up and does not leave the onlookers gaping. This time too, the actor did not disappoint us when she stepped out wearing a lovely fusion outfit from AM:PM By Ankur and Priyanka Modi. The actor-cum-businesswoman who attended an event in Kolkata recently wore a basic white kurta with matching flared pants. She glammed it up with a gorgeous floral embroidered black jacket from the designer’s Pishtaq collection   Read More ...
Accusation against Aziz Ansari shows that feminism has failed to focus on the boys
2018-01-17 13:39:04 Written by Adrija Roychowdhury | New Delhi | Updated: January 17, 2018 5:52 pm “We are just the ‘fallen women,” says my best friend as we giggle discussing yet another random encounter with a man. But the tag of the ‘fallen women’ is not to put ourselves down, or for that matter any other woman who chooses to lead a lifestyle considered ‘risky’ by conventional means   Read More ...
Paytm Mall to recruit 150 graduates from IITs, IIMs
2018-01-17 13:08:27 Paytm Mall, owned by Paytm E-commerce in a statement said it plans to hire 150 engineering and management graduates from premier technology and management institutions like IITs and IIMs for its technology and business teams. The company will also consider students from BITS Pilani, National Institutes of Technology, XLRI Jamshedpur, ISB -Hyderabad, Faculty of Management Studies, Delhi. “By hiring top talent from India’s leading educational institutions, we will take our disruptive offline-to-online model to more brands and retailers across the country and make them ready for the digital-first paradigm,” said Amit Sinha, Chief Operating Officer – Paytm Mall   Read More ...
Women in Telugu cinema: Some common sense please?
2018-01-17 12:29:18 In a mainstream film that’s heavily centred on its hero with a mass appeal, the role that the leading lady is relegated to, often requires her to just look cute and occasionally silly. There are always exceptions to this rule, but the cutesy, silly heroine is a cliché that many filmmakers don’t seem to tire of. Then, there are films that require the leading women to be mind-numbingly stupid   Read More ...
WATCH: Richard Gutierrez, Sarah Lahbati choose to give back while on holiday
2018-01-17 12:19:22 In a YouTube video posted on Lahbati’s page on Tuesday, the couple, along with their 4-year-old son Zion, packed school supplies and hygiene kits to donate to the people of Malapascua in Cebu when they visited the island in December. Apart from having fun under the sun as they scuba-dived and relaxed, Lahbati, her parents, Gutierrez and their tot distributed the bags to give away to the locals   Read More ...
Mamata Banerjee remembers former CM Jyoti Basu on his death anniversary
2018-01-17 12:09:48 West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday remembered former Chief Minister Jyoti Basu on his seventh death anniversary. Basu, the longest serving chief minister of West Bengal, had passed away on January 17, 2010. The communist leader had served as the chief minister from 1997 to 2000. “Solemnly remembering former Chief Minister Jyoti Basu on his death anniversary,” Banerjee wrote on her Twitter handle this morning   Read More ...
Sonam Kapoor is making us lust after an all-pink wardrobe in these outfits
2018-01-17 10:23:25 Pink has been a favourite of fashionistas for as long as we can remember. Be it the soothing hues of pastel pink or the flirtatious hot pink, the millennial colour is much coveted. Though we adore the colour but wearing it right can be tricky. However, Sonam Kapoor just showed us how to nail the different shades of the colour in one outfit recently, when she stepped out in a pastel pink attire   Read More ...
Indian women have the most expressive eyes: Huda Kattan
2018-01-17 09:45:24 A self-made beauty guru, Huda Kattan’s every move is closely watched and followed by her over 23.9 million Instagram followers. Though she started off with a career in finance, it was make-up that was her calling. After completing her training, there was no looking back for the blogger who has created an internationally-loved cosmetics empire. In 2013, she launched Huda Beauty with her classic false lashes that instantly became a cult product   Read More ...
Stay warm in saris this winter
2018-01-17 08:22:49 You love wearing saris but the chilly winter deters you from opting the six-yard wonder, right? A new twist to your sari-draping tales will not just keep you warm this winter but will also make you stand out among a sea of anarkali suits and gowns at weddings. Ritika Taneja, Senior Director- Categories at ShopClues lists down some tips on how to drape your saris this chilly season   Read More ...
Trump admin’s ‘must list’ for immigrants: skill, job, English
2018-01-17 07:32:56 The Trump administration has no qualms admitting immigrants who are skilled, employed and can speak English, a top official has said, while giving insight into what its merit-based system would look like. Such individuals could be from any part of the world given that they fulfil the requirements, the official said. If such a policy is developed and implemented, it could benefit individuals from countries like India, the majority of whom meet the criterion   Read More ...
Shilpa Shetty shows us how to add a trendy twist to a simple sari with this style trick
2018-01-17 07:21:19 Yet again, Shilpa Shetty was seen doing what she does best – give unusual twists to her sari looks! From nailing a metallic sari to teaming the six yards with trousers, the 42-year-old can carry off any unusual twist with grace. This time, Shetty glammed up her simple striped sari from Qbik by pairing it with a corset blouse. The crepe pre-stitched draped sari was given a trendy twist by pairing it with a handcrafted corset styled blouse featuring gypsy embroidery, strappy sleeves and a tie-up detailing on the back from Qbik’s signature collection, Banjaara   Read More ...
Manushi Chhillar’s ‘green dress-bronze make-up’ combo is perfect for a day function
2018-01-17 07:21:08 Ever since winning the Miss World crown in 2017, Manushi Chhillar has made many gorgeous appearances. During this duration, the Haryana girl has mostly opted for maximalist fashion in splendid Sabyasachi saris, Manish Malhotra and Tarun Tahiliani outfits. But this time, she picked up something relatively simpler. The 20-year-old stepped out in an olive green gown by Babita Malkani with chic floral embellishments along the arms and a plunging neckline   Read More ...
Ultra violet to disco-inspired style: Fashion trends that will rule 2018
2018-01-17 07:21:02 Written by Ishita Goel | New Delhi | Published: January 17, 2018 12:16 am ‘What to wear and what not to wear’ is the biggest dilemma a fashionista faces, especially when the year is just starting out and you have no inspirations handy. Since we can always look up to our Bollywood celebs and designers for the hottest trends, we bring them to you right from the horse’s mouth   Read More ...
Move over ripped denims! Malaika Arora just stepped out in holographic jeans
2018-01-17 07:20:51 Ever since the beginning of 2018, Malaika Arora has been giving us some serious fashion goals. Earlier this month, she was spotted channeling our favourite fashion trend from 2017, metallics and then she gave out some casual styling tips in a pair of retro trousers with a white sleeveless top. However, this time Arora whipped out a rather interesting style move as she stepped out on the streets of Mumbai wearing a pair of holographic denims   Read More ...
MGR, man of the masses
2018-01-17 07:20:22 Do the superstars of Tamil cinema make for good politicians? This is the question that everybody in Tamil Nadu is asking now, at a time when both Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan have made their political ambitions public. Four decades ago, though, the answer was pretty clear. MGR’s charisma and personality as an actor won the hearts of people and he is remembered to this very day as one of the most important Chief Ministers in the country   Read More ...
Women’s hostels fail to register
2018-01-17 07:16:35 Many working women’s hostels have failed to register themselves despite multiple intimations, said officials of the Department of Social Welfare and Nutritious Meal Programme. “Nowadays, one can find hostels for working women and teenage girls everywhere. It has become very difficult to identify them,” said an official from the Department. “It is important that they register so we can help them in case of unforeseen circumstances   Read More ...
Tyagaraja music festival kicks off
2018-01-17 07:13:24 Inaugurating the week-long music festival to commemorate the birth anniversary of saint Tyagaraja at Ghantasala Venkateswara Rao Government Music and Dance College here, Mr.Subramanyam appreciated the Vijayawada Music Academy and the Department of Language and Culture for taking up the initiative to organise the classical music festival highlighting the saint’s works. The music festival commenced with the vocal concert of Anuvrata Narasimhan (Tirupati), supported by Abhijit Narasimhan on violin and Aravind on mridangam   Read More ...
Minnal bus: Women’s panel seeks report
2018-01-17 07:09:12 The Kerala State Commission for Women has asked for a report from the Managing Director of the Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) on why the crew of a KSRTC Minnal bus refused to stop the vehicle for a girl travelling alone at midnight to alight. The girl was travelling from Pala in Kottayam district to Payyoli in Kozhikode district at night   Read More ...
Armed man enters BMRCL women’s quarters
2018-01-17 07:03:15 A female employee of the Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Ltd. (BMRCL), residing in the quarters at Baiyappanahalli, was in for a shock on finding an unidentified man, armed with a knife, sitting in the corner of her bed when she woke up in the wee hours of January 11. The woman, Arpitha, 24, alerted her colleague, who was sleeping on the adjacent bed   Read More ...
Stalker who caused woman to quit her job is jailed for a year
2018-01-17 07:00:32 SINGAPORE - A man stalked a married woman for two years, harassing her at her office and yelling out that she was "hot" as she walked near his home. The ordeal became so bad that his 43-year-old victim quit her job to avoid him, a court heard. R. Murliy was sentenced to 12 months' jail on Wednesday (Jan 17), after he admitted four of six charges   Read More ...
Man slaps woman allegedly for not wearing headscarf, video goes viral
2018-01-17 05:49:35 PETALING JAYA: Footage of a man slapping a woman, allegedly for not wearing a headscarf, has gone viral on social media. In the video, the man is seen speaking loudly to a group of women seated at a bus stop, believed to be in Penang. The man singles out one of the women, asks about her religion, and questions the way she is dressed   Read More ...
If men can do it, so can women – Sarath Fonseka
2018-01-16 16:02:11 If men can do it, so can women Sarath Fonseka January 16, 2018 03:55 pm Minister of Regional Development Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka says that despite the endless criticism of certain policy decision of the government, he does not see anything wrong with them. Speaking to reporters following an event in Gampaha today (16), he alleged that during the Rajapaksa regime some 2,000 temples were closed down and 2,000 liquor shops instead   Read More ...
Manish Malhotra awarded for ‘Mughal-e-Azam’ musical
2018-01-16 14:25:49 Fashion designer Manish Malhotra has bagged the Best Original Costume Design Award for “Mughal-e-Azam: The Musical” at the Broadway World India Awards. “This is the 35th award in my career and I am very overwhelmed. This is the first time I have designed for a musical play and to get an award for that has been very touching. It has been a great experience to work on this musical extravaganza and also been very challenging as 600 costumes were required,” Malhotra said in a statement   Read More ...
Woman worries about rabies after being bitten by neighbour's dog, owner refuses to pay medical bills
2018-01-16 14:00:53 Stomper was bitten by her neighbour’s dog but the owner has refused to pay her medical bills, or even place a muzzle on his pet as requested by the victim. The incident happened at Block 212 Ang Mo Kio Ave 3 on Thursday (Jan 11) at around 7.30pm. Ng told Stomp in a phone interview that she was on her way to buy dinner for her family, and had just stepped out from her house when she saw her neighbour and his dog at the corridor   Read More ...
Cheated clients of employment agencies should lodge police reports
2018-01-16 12:00:32 TAWAU: Malaysians who were promised lucrative jobs abroad by individuals or job-agencies but ended up cheated and faced problems have been urged to make a police report. 1Malaysia Putera Club chairman (KP1M), Datuk Seri Abdul Azeez Abdul Rahim, said lodging reports would enable the police to conduct investigations and bring the culprits to book. "This will certainly be a lesson to individuals or agencies with ill intent   Read More ...
Spurned Odisha man throws acid on woman’s face
2018-01-16 11:19:22 A 22-year-old woman in Odisha’s Kalahandi district was attacked with acid by a man after she spurned his advances, police said on Tuesday, indicating the easy availability of corrosive liquid despite a 2013 Supreme Court ban on its open sale. Police said 35-year-old Parsuram Majhi had been stalking the woman, a resident of Kalampur block of the district, for last one year and wanted to establish a physical relationship with her   Read More ...
No khap, society, parents can question adult man and woman opting to marry: Supreme Court
2018-01-16 08:25:30 The Supreme Court on Tuesday termed as ‘absolutely illegal’ any attack by khap panchayats or associations against an adult man and woman opting for inter-caste marriage. A three-judge bench of the apex court headed by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra, comprising of Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud, observed that an adult girl or man can enter into marriage and no society, parents or panchayat can stop them   Read More ...
Michele Gumabao enters Top 40 of Binibining Pilipinas 2018
2018-01-16 06:27:37 MANILA, Philippines — Michele Gumabao has moved a step closer to becoming a beauty queen. The new Creamline Cool Smasher is among the top 40 candidates who made it to the final list of candidates in the Binibining Pilipinas 2018. Gumabao recently returned to the Premier Volleyball League after signing with club team Cream Line. She will reunite with former Pocari teammate Melissa Gohing along with the volleyball phenom Alyssa Valdez   Read More ...