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On poll drive, this MBA wears the hijab to gel with her constituency 17.2.2017 TOI: Mumbai
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WATCH: Hijab-clad Muslim woman attacked in New Zealand 13.2.2017 DNA: Urban Tales
A shocking video on Twitter has emerged of a woman making racist comments and attacking a Hijab-clad Muslim woman in New Zealand. 28-year-old Mehpara Khan and her friends were returning from a road trip in Auckland when they stopped at a rest stop in Huntly where the incident occurred. At first, Khan and her friends didn't realise the woman yelling, was speaking to them until she said "Muslim b-words", she told NZ Herald. That is when she decided to record the attack she posted on Twitter. The video shows her attacker, who appears to be intoxicated, abusing them and at one point she shouts to Khan:"Get the f*** off you ugly f***** Muslim b****." She then proceeds to fling a beer bottle at them. Who said islamophobia doesn't exist. This just happened in Huntley. I'm shaking. pic.twitter.com/yoVMNON1rA — Mehpara Khan (@MehparaK) February 11, 2017 The group filed a police complaint of the incident that left them "shaking" when they arrived Manukau, Auckland, stuff.co.nz reports. At the police station in ...
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Neil Nitin Mukesh's Wedding Diaries: Rishi Kapoor and Pamela Chopra join the celebrations on Day 2! 9.2.2017 DNA: Top News
The second day festivities of the majestic Neil Nitin Mukesh Rukmini Sahay wedding continued on a grand scale. Inspired by a colourful ethnic decor, crepe drapes in pink, orange and yellow contrasts brought the venue alive against the majestic backdrop of Sajjangarh Fort perched atop the Aravalli Range. The entire set-up didn't complemented the finesse of the natural landscape and the detailed architecture of Radisson Blu. The entrance was decorated with a genda flower curtain veil specially flown in from Kolkata and sweet smelling desi gulab. The Victorian swings resembled a timeless scene from Radha Krihna's love story with couples enjoying the breathtaking view. Most of the bride and groom's friends left their thumb impressions and goodwill messages on a tree of life cardboard which Neil will be framing in his new residence. From turban makers who curated 45 different styles to parrot tarot card reader who saw a bevy of guests living up to know their future forecasts to women trying out different ...
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Saraswati Puja today 1.2.2017 The Assam Tribune
Saraswati Puja today
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Was SP feud a veil for Akhilesh's failure? 27.1.2017 Rediff: News
Akhilesh believes his catchment area is the 4.1 million new voters who are 18 to 19 years old.
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How art died in Kashmir 23.1.2017 TOI: India
Theatre, arts, music once flourished in the Valley. Now, young talent has to move out to be successful.
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Dangal’s Zaira, minister trade tweets on hijab 21.1.2017 TOI: India
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Dangal star spars with Sports Minister Vijay Goel on Twitter over hijab 21.1.2017 Rediff: News
Reacting to Goel's post, the Kashmir teen on Friday tweeted, "@VijayGoelBJP Sir, with all respect to you, I feel I must disagree. I request you not to connect me to such a discourteous depiction.
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Zaira Wasim reacts sharply to Vijay Goel's tweet: Do not connect me to discourteous depiction 20.1.2017 DNA: Recent Columns
Dangal actor Zaira Wasim slammed Union Minister Vijay Goel after he tagged her in a painting which showed a burqa-clad woman next to a woman in a bird cage. The minister tweeted a photo of the painting showing burkha-clad women, terming it a story similar to that of Wasim's and said, "Our daughters are breaking out of cages and moving forward." This painting tells a story similar to @zairawasim , पिंजरा तोड़ कर हमारी बेटियां बढ़ने लगी हैं आगे | More power to our daughters! — Vijay Goel (@VijayGoelBJP) January 19, 2017 Zaira Wasim sharply reacted to the tweet by first asking the minister to not associate her with the image and then said that she disagreed with such a depiction of women in hijab.  @VijayGoelBJP Sir, with all respect to you, I feel I must disagree. I request you not to connect me to such a discourteous depiction. (1/3) https://t.co/BIgWVstqZh — Zaira Wasim (@zairawasim) January 20, 2017 @VijayGoelBJP Women in hijab are beautiful and free (2/3) — Zaira Wasim (@zairawasim) January 20, ...
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United States: 15-year-old Muslim girl says she was asked to get off school bus for wearing hijab 15.1.2017 DNA: Top News
A 15-year-old Muslim girl in the US has claimed she was evicted from a school bus by a driver twice because of her hijab, prompting her family to demand an apology from the school district. Janna Bakeer, a girl who attends Timpview High School in Provo City, Utah, tried to ride a bus home when the bus driver used the bus's intercom system and said, "Hey you with the blue hair thingie, get off the bus, you don't belong here," according Randall Spencer, the family's lawyer. "It's (hijab) a part of who I am and where I come from and a part of my religion. Every day, I match my hijab with my outfits," Bakeer was quoted as saying by ABC News affiliate WBND-LD. "...the bus driver, she got her speaker and I was wearing a blue scarf. And she's like, 'Hey, you with that blue thing, you don't ride this bus and I've never seen you ride it so get off'," Bakeer said of the incident that took place last month. She said she felt humiliated and started to cry as she got off the bus. "I was just really embarrassed how ...
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Muslim girl booted from school bus for hijab in US 15.1.2017 Rediff: News
Janna Bakeer, a girl who attends Timpview High School in Provo City, Utah, tried to ride a bus home when the bus driver used the bus's intercom system and said, "Hey you with the blue hair thingie, get off the bus, you don't belong here," according Randall Spencer, the family's lawyer.
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The A to Z of 2016 12.1.2017 Rediff: News
It was the year 'anti-national' became the 'it' gaali, and our humble haldi-doodh became the toast of the West's wellness brigade as 'Tumeric Latte.' It was the year 'cash' became unholy and 'fake news' became real. Shuma Raha looks back.
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Bengaluru molestation 'staged' by couple to stop woman's marriage 9.1.2017 Rediff: News
The complainant woman and the accused, who is married to her sister for the last six years, were in love with each other and planned the incident to force her parents to give consent to their marriage, thinking that no other man would ask for her hand after the incident.
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Hyderabad madrassa empowers girls with course on fatwa 9.1.2017 TOI: Cities
Madrassa Jamiatul Mominath in Moghalpura is imparting education to women on a course on fatwa. It is Hyderabad's first and only institute that trains women to become muftias. Instruction is imparted in the Darul Ifta, or fatwa department.
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Tea estate in Lakhimpur turns into hunting ground for Rajasthan grooms 30.12.2016 The Assam Tribune
Tea estate in Lakhimpur turns into hunting ground for Rajasthan grooms
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Former cricketers come to Shami's defense over trolls on wife 26.12.2016 Sify Finance
[India], Dec. 26 (ANI): Former cricketers have come to defense of ace Indian fast bowler Mohammed Shami, who came under sharp criticism of Muslim fanatics for posting his wife Hasin Jahan's
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Former cricketers come to Shami's defense over trolls on wife 26.12.2016 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
Former cricketers have come to defense of ace Indian fast bowler Mohammed Shami, who came under sharp criticism of Muslim fanatics for posting his wife Hasin Jahan's pictures on social media.On December 23, Shami posted a picture along with his wife after which he was viciously trolled, with some even abusing him for the outfit of his wife.Shami was reminded of his religion, with some even asking why his wife was not wearing a hijab.
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Angry Shami hits back at trolls over comments on wife's outfit 26.12.2016 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
A day after his wife came under attack on social media over her outfit, India fast bowler Mohammed Shami on Monday lashed out at the trolls, calling them 'jealous' of his success.
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The Aussie who took on the British for Rani Laxmibai 26.12.2016 Rediff: News
John Lang represented Rani Laxmibai in her legal battle against the East India Company to prevent the British from annexing her kingdom of Jhansi.
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Lending a helping hand to women cancer patients 23.12.2016 DNA: Mumbai
In a bid to provide financial assistance to underprivileged women patients who come to the city from across the country for cancer treatment, the Shree Moyee Asomiya Mahila Mandali (SMAMM), an Assamese women’s welfare group, will be organising a fundraising campaign, ‘Christmas and New Year Mela’, at Assam Bhavan in Vashi from December 23 to 25. The NGO is planning to set up stalls that will sell authentic Assamese products like Assam tea, Mekhela Chador and other products. In its tenth year, SMAMM has been raising funds for women patients who undergo chemotherapy treatment in the city. SMAMM is working towards helping women patients who travel to the city all the way from Assam, Bihar and also Nepal. Baby Bora, treasurer at SMAMM, said: “We are organising this fund-raising event for the first time, and we have invited women entrepreneurs to sell their products at our exhibition.” The NGO is expecting to raise as much as Rs 30,000 that could help at least two to three patients with their initial ...
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