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The incredible women of Bharat

The incredible women of Bharat

Sanjeev Nayyar travels across India from Barmer to Arunachal to Mahabalipuram, and comes back both humbled and impressed with the women he interacted with through his journey. These, are his experiences: During the last few months, the concept of equality and women's rights have dominated the media discourse. The feminists make it sound as if discrimination against women is endemic to the Indian society. If India was such a patriarchal country, could the Indian civilisation have survived 5,000 ..., 6 days ago

Kerala mosque breaks 1,000-year-old tradition, opens its doors to women

  For the first time in its history, the 1,000-year-old mosque at Thazhathangady in Kottayam, Kerala famous for its rich architecture and wood carvings, has thrown open its doors for Muslim women. Women were allowed to enter the mosque on Sunday to take a look at its famed architecture. Thousands of Muslim women, including tourists, flocked to the mosque from various parts of Kerala and abroad. The move comes at a time when the demand for permitting women at places of worship is gaining ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

'Fortune' favours Kejriwal: Delhi CM among world's 50 greatest leaders

Arvind Kejriwal has been named among the world’s 50 greatest leaders by Fortune magazine with the Delhi chief minister being the sole Indian leader on the list topped by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos.   IMAGE: The 47-year-old Aam Aadmi Party chief is ranked 42nd on the list and is the sole leader from India. Photograph: Kevin Frayer/Getty Images Fortune’s third annual ‘World’s 50 Greatest Leaders’ list features men and women from across the globe from the ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

What it means to be a woman chef in India

They are women making their way in a man's world. Strangely enough, their bastion is the kitchen.  While it maybe the norm for women to man the kitchen at home, it has never been easy for them in a restaurant kitchen which is unarguably a male bastion. But things are changing. More women are now donning the toque, multitasking and letting their skills in the kitchen earn them acceptance as chefs. Four women chefs across hotels in India -- Amninder Sandhu, Nimisha Verghese, Namita ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

6 Things you need to know about Maria Sharapova

Russian tennis star has confessed that she tested positive for Mildronate/Meldonium, a medicine she has been taking for 10 years owing to health issues, and the same is included in the fresh list of banned substances.  She said she received a letter from WADA in December but didn't look at the changed list.  Take a look at the profile of the 28-year-old who told a news conference on Monday she failed a drugs test.  IMAGE: Russia's Maria Sharapova wipes her face.
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Dhoni hails Nehra's "discipline", Yuvi's "approach"

IMAGE: Indian team captain MS Dhoni along with team mates Yuvraj Singh and Suresh Raina during a practice session. Photograph: PTI Exactly a year ago when India were playing the 50-over World Cup, it was difficult to imagine Yuvraj Singh making a comeback into the team that was brimming with youthful exuberance.  - PHOTOS Even more difficult was entertaining thoughts of Ashish Nehra, forced into international exile post the 2011 World Cup triumph, donning the ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Review: Hello Namaste is average

The premise of the film may be very old but the sincere effort of the entire cast makes it watchable, writes Paresh C Palicha. A constant complaint that we hear from filmmakers is that there is a dearth of new stories. So what do they do? Plant old stories in the new world. Jayan K Nair's Hello Namaste stars Vinay Forrt, Bhavana, Miya and Sanju Sivaram borrows an old template of family dramas, where two brothers are separated when their wives enter the picture.  Today, there ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Sunderland player pleads GUILTY to two child sex charges

IMAGE: Adam Johnson arrives with girlfriend Stacey Flounders at the Crown Court. Photograph: Nigel Roddis/Getty Images England and Sunderland footballer Adam Johnson has admitted one count of sexual activity with a 15-year-old school girl and one of grooming at Bradford crown court on Wednesday. The 28-year-old winger, who has earned 12 caps for his country, however, denied two other counts of sexual activity with the child and is set to go on trial on Friday, the Guardian reported. ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Irfan Pathan marries 21-year-old model Safa Baig in Jeddah

India all-rounder, Irfan Pathan got married to Safa Baig, a 21-year-old Saudi Arabian model, in a private wedding ceremony held at Jeddah on Thursday. The 'Nikaah' ceremony was held at Haram Shareef in Mecca and was attended only by family members and close relatives. The Pathans hosted a dinner at Hotel Trident in Jeddah following the wedding ceremony.  Reports suggest that the couple were dating since two years. "Irfan and Safa met in Dubai about two years ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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