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India: 17-year-old girl forced to give birth on street

HARKHAND: A 17-year-old girl who was abandoned by her family after falling pregnant has given birth on a street in India, according to local media reports. The girl gave birth on the side of the road in Chandil, a town in the state of Jharkhand in eastern India. She was said ...

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Gay British Asians being forced into heterosexual marriages

LONDON: Hundreds of gay and lesbian people of South Asian heritage are believed to be under pressure to marry someone of the opposite sex, police say. West Midlands Police said a growing number are now contacting the force after being ordered to have a heterosexual wedding by their families. The ...

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Pregnant wife punishes husband’s lover

BANGKOK: A pregnant woman who caught her husband cheating took her own revenge – by stuffing hot peppers into his mistress’ vagina. Ly Chanel, 23, is said to have become suspicious when her husband, Chien Keo, 24, spent less time at home. She roped in four friends and followed her ...

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Salman stops press conference to show respect for Azaan

MUMBAI: Veteran Bollywood singer, Sonu Nigam made headlines this week when he expressed his displeasure on being ‘forced’ to wake up because of the Azaan every morning. While Sonu tried to clarify his stance on the controversy by calling a press conference and even getting his head shaved, his rant ...

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Sonu Nigam on Azaan row: I stand by my statement

MUMBAI: After the backlash Sonu Nigam received following his tweets about ‘forced religiousness’, the singer has clarified his statement saying that his statements were not against any religion but usage of loudspeakers. After a series of replies to those questioning or supporting his view, he tweeted, “Dear everyone. Your stand ...

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Sold into slavery: India’s lost generation of missing children

     Nita Bhalla – It was a balmy August afternoon last year when 11-year-old Piyush Sharma disappeared while playing outside his home in the small east Indian town of Hatia. The skinny little boy, with big brown eyes and an infectious smile, had just returned from school and told his ...

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Kendall Jenner robbed of 200k worth of jewellery

LONDON: Kendall Jenner has become the latest victim of a Hollywood Hills heist, wherein she was robbed of 200,000 dollars worth jewellery. Law enforcement sources told TMZ that the 21-year-old model called 911 after hearing a noise, but when the police arrived, they thoroughly searched the house and found no ...

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Women face ‘sexist dress codes’ at work, report

A study into workplace dress codes has found “troubling” experiences affecting female workers forced to adhere to “sexist dress codes”. Women workers have been instructed to dye their hair blonde, wear revealing outfits and reapply make-up, a parliamentary report has found. Parliament held an inquiry into dress codes in the ...

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