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Lalita knew she was Lalit; now doctors say he is right 24.5.2018 Hindu: Cities
Misidentified as female due to underdeveloped genitalia
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Why due process matters 24.5.2018 Hindu: Home
#MeToo without due process could subvert the goals and values of the rule of law, including equality and transformative justice
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Teen wins battle in US 'toilet wars' 23.5.2018 General News
A US federal court ruled today in favor of a transgender teenager who fought for years to use the men's bathrooms at his high school in Virginia. In February, President Donald Trump's administration overturned rules set by his predecessor Barack Obama requiring public schools to let transgender students use bathrooms and locker rooms matching the gender with which they identify, rather than the one on their birth certificate. Following that decision, the US Supreme Court in March sent Gavin Grimm's case back to a lower court for reconsideration. "I feel an incredible sense of relief," Grimm said in a statement after US District Judge Arenda Wright Allen denied the Gloucester County School Board's motion to dismiss the case and allowed it to go forward. "I was determined not to give up because I didn't want any other student to have to suffer the same experience that I had to go through," added Grimm, who graduated from high school last year and has been fighting the school board's ...
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Manipur on alert to check illegal immigrants 23.5.2018 General News
Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh said on Wednesday that all police stations along the national highways have been alerted to check the entry of illegal immigrants entering Manipur.
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Masaba ventures into women empowerment initiative 23.5.2018 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, Fashion designer Masaba Mantena has ventured into a new initiative that supports women empowerment which will be executed soon on her social media as a part of the ‘Can’t Deal’ series. It will also see the various causes that modern women today stand up for, besides dealing with women empowerment. It will be […]
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Jaipur resident Gajanand Sharma, missing for 36 years, traced to Lahore Central Jail 23.5.2018 Zee News : India National
Gajanand Sharma, now 65, went missing from Jaipur in 1982 and till recently his family had absolutely no clue that he is alive.
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Five faces engraved on grain of rice 23.5.2018 Central Chronicle » Bhopal
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, Some of the world’s smallest paintings and carvings done on single grains of rice are on display at city’s Swaraj Bhavan. Painters of state and the country are taking part in the three-day painting exhibition organized in the memory of Deep Vajpai. Some of the paintings and carvings depict the talent and […]
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Rohingya militants killed 100 Hindus in Myanmar; what you must know 23.5.2018 Latest News
Last year, ARSA militants attacked a Hindu village in Myanmar and rounded up some men, women, and children, the majority of whom were killed
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‘Women candidates only apply’ 23.5.2018 Hindu: Careers
Targeted recruitment drives aimed at promoting gender diversity are on the rise
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Pankaj Tripathi starts shooting for 'Criminal Justice' remake 23.5.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Actor Pankaj Tripathi has started shooting for the remake of BBC's international series "Criminal Justice". He says he cannot wait for the audience to see his character in the show.
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Britons dash to become German before Brexit 23.5.2018 Reuters: World News
BERLIN (Reuters) - Driven by the prospect of Britain's withdrawal from the European Union next year, the number of British passport holders who became German citizens jumped by 162 percent last year, Germany's Federal Statistics Office said on ...
University in Pakistan faces backlash for issuing '6-inch gap' notice for students 23.5.2018 Zee News : World
"Are we supposed to carry a scale each time we come across someone from the opposite gender?"
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Blog: How I Realized I Was Gay And Why I'm Fighting 377 - By An IIT Grad 23.5.2018 NDTV News - Latest
I have started an LGBT support group in IIT Roorkee. I have come to empathize with Hijras and give them smiles along with money. I have hung a rainbow LGBT flag in my cubicle. Yet, after all this, the...
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Pivotal role of women trailblazers from India, developing nations in UN lauded 23.5.2018 General News
From Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit to Hansa Jivraj Mehta, the pivotal role played by trailblazing women from India and other developing nations in the UN since its inception was lauded here, as it was highlighted that many women in senior positions across the world body hailed from developing and not the developed countries. "A little noticed fact has been that while the global North tries to position itself as a leader of gender equality, there have been only three women who have served as the President of the General Assembly. All three have been from the global South," India's Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador Syed Akbaruddin said here. Speaking at a special event 'Women and the Origins of the United Nations a Southern Legacy', Akbaruddin said Pandit, the first woman to be elected President of the General Assembly in as early as 1953, was from India. The other women Presidents of the General Assembly have been Angie Elizabeth Brooks from Liberia in 1969 and Haya Rashed ...
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Indian women pioneers at UN hailed as upholders of women's rights 23.5.2018 General News
Four Indian women pioneers at the UN -- Hansa Mehta, Lakshmi Menon, Begum Hamid Ali and Vijayalakshmi Pandit -- were hailed on Tuesday as role models who worked to champion gender equality at a nascent world organisation.
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CPM expresses concern over citizenship Bill 23.5.2018 The Assam Tribune
CPM expresses concern over citizenship Bill
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Sabha team meets CM on citizenship Bill, NRC 23.5.2018 The Assam Tribune
Sabha team meets CM on citizenship Bill, NRC
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ULFA to be disbanded after accord signing 23.5.2018 The Assam Tribune
ULFA to be disbanded after accord signing
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Mass hunger strike against citizenship Bill on May 29 23.5.2018 The Assam Tribune
Mass hunger strike against citizenship Bill on May 29
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AGP reiterates opposition to citizenship Bill 23.5.2018 The Assam Tribune
AGP reiterates opposition to citizenship Bill
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