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A Hostel in India Force girls to remove undergarments to check if they were menstruating

Over 60 girl students of a college in Bhuj in Gujarat’s Kutch district were allegedly forced by hostel authorities to remove their undergarments to check if they were menstruating. As the allegation came to light and caused an uproar, a police team reached the educational institute to begin a probe, a senior official said on Friday. The alleged incident took

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US blacklist Sri Lanka army chief over War Crime

WASHINGTON: The United States said Friday (14 Feb) it would refuse entry to Sri Lanka’s army chief over what it called credible evidence of human rights violations in the 2009 finale to the civil war. Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, whose appointment last year drew widespread international criticism, will be ineligible to visit the United States, as will his immediate family,

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Thaipusam Could Be Suspended, Malaysia Awaits WHO’s Lead on Corona Virus

PUTRAJAYA: Deputy Prime Minister Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail says Malaysia will take its lead from the World Health Organisation (WHO) as to whether to suspend mass gatherings, such as the Thaipusam celebration, in light of the novel coronavirus (2019-nC0V) outbreak. Malaysia currently has seven positive cases of 2019-nC0V, all of whom are Chinese nationals.There are concerns that the government

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Company switches to a 4-day week work and sees a Rise in profits

It’s a concept that was once merely considered a pipe dream. But now a four-day working week is slowly becoming a realistic alternative for Australian employees. A digital agency in Melbourne claims it has become the first company across the nation to implement the groundbreaking working arrangements. Versa now gives its 55 employees an additional day off on a Wednesday

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20k missing Tamils are Dead ! says Sri Lanka

The new Sri Lankan president has finally admitted the 20,000 missing Tamils who vanished during the nation’s civil war are dead. Gotabaya Rajapaksa – who was then defence secretary – led government troops to victory over Tamil soldiers, but his forces were accused of carrying out mass disappearances and executions. It is the first time after 10 years as the

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Hindu caste injustice-3,000 Tamils to convert to Islam after Coimbatore wall collapse

Discriminated, denied, and arrested for demanding their rights, more than 3,000 members who belong or are linked to the Tamil Puligal Katchi, a Dalit political outfit at Tamil Nadu, India will be converting to Islam in multiple phases from 5th January of 2020. The reason cited was the injustice meted out to the poor Tamil Dalits at Nadur village in

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A couple in their 60s fell in love and get married at old age home where they live

Kochaniyan Menon and Lakshmi Ammal, the couple who met and fell in love at the government-run old age home in Ramavarmapuram in Thrissur district of Kerala, India, got married on Saturday (28th Dec) at 11 am at the home. State Agriculture Minister VS Sunil Kumar, who attended the function, offered Lakshmi Ammal’s hand in marriage to Kochaniyan. The wedding was

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