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Monthly Archives: June 2018

The role of men and boys in achieving gender equality

The 1995 Beijing Platform of Action underlined the indispensability of the contribution of men and boys to achieving gender equality. Recent years have witnessed considerable advances in women’s attainment of political and civil rights, but the implementation of full gender equality requires a profound shift

How meditation can reduce body inflammation

Inflammation is the body’s first line of defense. Anytime we have disease or injury, body heals it by producing inflammation. Increase in blood flow and white cells at the injury site produces redness, swelling, heat and pain. Inflammation is therefore like a fire burning inside

You Can Change the World

Each generation expands on the discoveries and ideas of its predecessors and looks for the unique impact it can leave on humanity. Some of the biggest ideas that changed the world began with the smallest observations and deepest questions. When people truly begin to examine

Mexican woman molested in Jaipur hotel

A General Manager of a five-star hotel here was arrested on charges of molesting a Mexican tourist, police said on Thursday. The alleged molestation took place in Hotel ITC Rajputana Sheraton Jaipur on Tuesday night. Deputy Commissioner of Police Vikas Pathak said accused Rishiraj Singh

Migration make or break issue for Europe

Migration could be a “make or break” issue for the European Union (EU), German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday ahead of a critical EU summit. She pressed the German parliament to back a tough but humane asylum and migration policy for the EU, warning

Emergency vs the ‘Undeclared’ one

The spike-studded Emergency boot is now on the other foot, or so the Lutyen’s intelligentsia would have the Indian electorate believe. At this very moment, we are told, a ‘maha-Emergency’ is in force. Democratic insitutions are being insidiously subverted and the Constitution given the go-by.

Gang rape of NGO workers in Jharkhand was pre-planned

The National Commission for Women (NCW) on Thursday said that gang rape of five NGO workers at gunpoint in Jharkhand’s Khunti was pre-planned. “It is apparent that the incident was pre-planned and had been executed in a professional manner,” it said in a statement. The