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Lord stays for one more day


Hyderabad: The police, the pandal organisers and even the Bhagyanagar Ganesh Utsav Samiti may have planned that the festival will be celebrated for 10 days only, but Lord Ganesh seems to have decided

Ramdev advises sages to maintain distance from women

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Haridwar: Yoga guru Ramdev on Monday said that sages and holymen should avoid being alone with women, including their mothers, daughters and mothers-in-law, as that was the prescription laid down in

Self-defense trainers in demand for MNC staff


Hyderabad: The Mumbai gangrape incident has once again brought into focus, women’s security. The incident has pushed corporates and MNC managements into summoning self-defense trainers to conduct wor

It's official: Pregnant women to get free medical treatment from conception

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Jaipur: The Centre will provide free pre-natal health care and ambulance facilities to pregnant women across the country, Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad announced on Tuesday.
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Urban AP has most jobless men


Hyderabad: Unemployment in urban areas in the state stands among the highest in the country and the highest  amongst the more developed states of the country including Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu and Del

Police ask women’s hostels, PGs to register


Bengaluru: Following the national outcry over the recent gangrape of a 23-year-old girl in Delhi, the State government has announced several measures to ensure safety of women in Bengaluru, including

No women bus crew on four Chennai routes

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Chennai: Metropolitan Transport Corporation has decided not to post women conductors on buses plying on four routes including the Marina beach stretch.
A few students had allegedly misbehaved with a

Police should be deployed for protecting women than VIPs: SC


New Delhi: The Supreme Court today said police personnel who are put on duty for giving security cover to VIPs be deployed for better purposes like making the roads safe for women.
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Shiv Sena distribute knives to women for safety


Mumbai: A local functionary of Shiv Sena on Wednesday distributed knives to women in Mumbai on Wednesday for “enhancing their personal security” in the backdrop of recent attacks against women.
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Rural women not that attractive, will not gain from Reservation Bill: Mulayam


Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav kicked up a row with his remark that rural women will not benefit from the Women Reservation Bill because they are not as attractive as those from the afflu

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I want to begin with a little story that was told to me by a leading executive at Aptech. He was exercising in a gym with a lot of younger people.

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