All You Need To Know About Taiwan Prez Tsai Ing-wen

On May 24, this year, Taiwan became the first Asian country to legalise same sex marriage. The woman behind this historic move is Tsai Ing-wen, Taiwan’s first woman President who was sworn in last year. She is the chairman of Democratic Progressive Party (DPP). Tsai Ing-wen has asked the Ministry of Justice to formulate a legal framework in(…)


Meet Pelva Naik, One Of The Few Female Dhrupad Singers in India

Pelva Naik is one of the very few women exponents of Dhrupad – a genre of Indian classical music. Born and brought up in Ahmedabad, her’s was a family with cultural proclivities that extended from classical arts and music to dance, cinema and literature. She developed an interest in performing Indian classical music from a(…)


Perspective: Is it time for moderate Muslims to talk about reform within the religion?

Islam has always been at the centre of controversy when it comes to terrorism. Although it is one of the largest religions in the world and the percentage of terrorists is way less, the conversations relating the two refuse to die down. The recent terrorist attack at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester on Monday evening has(…)


Woman Hits Back At White Man Who Thought She “Didn’t Deserve Promotion”

The screenshot of a sexist chat between a white man and a woman recently went viral, causing outrage on social media at the former’s attitude for assuming that he would be preferred, thanks to his gender! The conversation was about a promotion the woman got in an internship programme and he started criticizing her for it as he was not considered for it.


Indian Woman Uzma, Forced to Marry a Pak Man on Gunpoint, Returns Home

The Indian woman who was allegedly forced at a gunpoint to marry a Pakistani man has returned to India this morning. The Islamabad High Court had allowed her deportation a day earlier. Uzma, who was a refugee at the Indian High Commission in Islamabad, returned to India through the Wagah border according to NDTV reports. Uzma is(…)


Top Health Benefits of Peanut Butter

Peanut butter, which is made from the grounded and roasted peanuts, is immensely popular these days because of its health benefits. The proteins and oil in the peanut butter help in reducing weight and diabetes. It also helps in curing Alzheimer’s disease as it contains niacin. Peanut butter is a convenient way to help boost(…)


Lucknow Women Hit Streets To Protest Poor Law & Order

Safety issues have forced women’s groups to raise voice against law and order in Lucknow. The protest took place on Wednesday (May 24) as women — led by members of the All India Democratic Women’s Association (AIDWA) — came forward to complain to the state government about the poor law and order.


Divya Rawat: The Mushroom Lady from Uttarakhand

In the hilly state of Uttarakhand, this young lady is quietly making a difference in the lives of the youth. Divya Rawat started a business of cultivating mushrooms to the stop migration of young people from the state to other metro cities in search of livelihood. Right from childhood, she had a soft corner for(…)


All-Important Sanitary Pads Attract 12% Tax; Sindoor, Bangle, Bindi Spared

The Goods and Services council has announced tax rates for 1,211 items and it is not good news for those expecting an exemption on sanitary napkins. There have been various tax slabs under which the items are segregated. The recent announcement says that items like sindoor, bindi, bangles will be exempted from any tax while(…)


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