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15 January, 2019 3:30 AM "Felt I Was Reborn," Says Saudi Teen Refugee After Coming To Canada

Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun's case has drawn global attention to Saudi Arabia's strict social rules, including a requirement that women have the permission of a male "guardian" in order to travel Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun plans to pursue an education, get a job and "live a normal life" in Canada - things she said she could not do in her home of Saudi Arabia 292

14 January, 2019 12:33 PM Sachin Bansal invests Rs 150-cr in Ola

New Delhi: Flipkart co-founder Sachin Bansal has pumped in about Rs 150 crore in ride-hailing platform Ola, according to documents filed with the Corporate Affairs Ministry. "... 70,588 fully and compulsorily convertible, cumulative 'Series J' Preference Shares' having face value of Rs 10 having the rights, privileges and preferences... Is hereby allotted 526

13 January, 2019 3:43 AM Fleeing Saudi teen welcomed as 'brave new Canadian' in Toronto

Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun grabbed international attention this week after she barricaded herself in a Bangkok airport hotel room to resist being sent home to her family. TORONTO: An 18-year-old Saudi woman who fled her family this week saying she feared for her life arrived in Toronto`s international airport on Saturday after being granted asylum in Canada 469

11 January, 2019 8:46 AM Philippines won't buy military equipment from US: Duterte

MANILA: Philippines President Rodrigo Duterete has said his country won`t buy any more weapons from the US after it threatened to impose sanctions on nations purchasing Russian military equipment, authorities said on Friday. In an address to soldiers in Bulacan province on Thursday night, Duterte said he would not agree to buy equipment from the US as it had been among 139

10 January, 2019 9:21 AM Winter Session of Parliament: Productivity of Rajya Sabha at 18%, Lok Sabha at 46%

Productivity of the session was the third-lowest in the 16th Lok Sabha The Winter Session of Parliament ended on January 9 shortly after the Rajya Sabha passed The Constitution (124th Amendment) Bill, 2019. The Upper House had been extended by a day to help pass the constitutional amendment bill. The Lok Sabha ended on January 8, after clearing the same bill. According 201

8 January, 2019 5:29 PM Response Sought From Centre On Digital Transactions For Visually Impaired

The petition, filed through advocate Ila Haldia, said the plea was filed on behalf of over 52 lakh visually impaired people in India. The Delhi High Court on Tuesday sought response of the Centre and the RBI on a plea seeking to lay down standards to make physical currency and digital means of financial transactions accessible to visually impaired people 151

6 January, 2019 3:45 PM "Will Be Killed If Sent Back": Saudi Woman Stopped From Entering Thailand

Rahaf Mohammed M Alqunun, a resident of Saudi Arabia, said she was trying to flee her family, who subjected her to physical and psychological abuse. A Saudi woman held at Bangkok airport said she would be killed if she was repatriated by Thai immigration officials, who confirmed the 18-year-old was denied entry to the country Sunday. The incident comes 302

6 January, 2019 10:30 AM Make The World Safe For A Girl’ says Srishti Srivastava in Girliyapa’s Girl’s Hostel

MUMBAI : Restrictions imposed on women in the society today, in the garb of rules has been an issue of debate for eons. Women and young girls have been fighting for their rights in every step whether it be at home or in their hostels. Right from ‘Don’t wear short skirts’ to ‘don’t go out in dark’; girls are subject to many of these, while boys casually 154

4 January, 2019 3:53 AM Torrent Power gains 1% on power distribution rights from MSEDCL

Share price of Torrent Power gained 1.6 percent in the early trade on Friday as company received LoI from MSEDCL. Company has emerged as winner of the competitive bidding process conducted by Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company (MSEDCL) for appointment of input based Distribution Franchisee for distribution of electricity in Shil, Mumbra 116

2 January, 2019 10:31 AM The right to love: Is 2019 the year when same-sex marriages will be legalised?

In 2018, the Supreme Court of India decriminalised homosexuality, overruled its own 2013 decision and partially struck down Section 377. With the Stonewall riots - that triggered the gay rights movement - marking its 50th anniversary next year, we look at how homosexuality is treated across the world. Most of Asia is tolerant towards homosexuality 436