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Swami Nithyananda abused children, claims former disciple Lenin

Swami Nithyananda abused children, claims former disciple Lenin

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Self-styled godman Paramahamsa Nithyananda indulged in sexual acts with children besides his several disciples, the tainted spiritual leader’s former disciple Lenin Karuppan told a press conference amid dramatic scenes on Thursday. Nithyananda’s downfall had begun after Lenin complained to the police against the godman in... 

Passive smoking kills 6 lakh people every year

Passive smoking kills 6 lakh people every year

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Passive smoking kills over 600,000 people, including more than 165,000 children under five, every year in the world, according to a new study. The study, published in the medical journal The Lancet, is the first to estimate worldwide impact of passive smoking. It found more than half of the deaths are from heart disease,... 

Bollywood villain does a good turn

Bollywood villain does a good turn

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The Right to Education found an unusual ally in Bollywood’s seasoned villain Gulshan Grover at the ongoing International Film Festival of India here on Wednesday. The actor, known for his Bad Man image, made a strong plea for every child’s right to free and compulsory education, while delivering a speech on ‘I... 

IFFI opening film’s producer sore over audience apathy

IFFI opening film’s producer sore over audience apathy

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Panaji: West is West producer Leslee Udwin said she was disappointed to see nearly 40 percent of the audience walk out of the screening of the film at the start of 41st International Film Festival of India (IFFI) a day earlier. Speaking to reporters in Panaji, Leslee said that a large section of the audience at her film’s... 

There’s no saving this Ramaa

There’s no saving this Ramaa

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Ufaque Paiker reviews Ramaa: The Saviour Ramaa: The Saviour, directed by Hadi Ali Abrar, is a tale about two groups of children belonging to different economic stratas, studying in different schools. Siblings Rohan and Riddhi study in a public school along with Sameer. Kunal and Komal are rich brats, who study in an expensive... 

Renault gets green light to call its car ‘Zoe’

Renault gets green light to call its car ‘Zoe’

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Paris: It could be the French version of “A Boy Named Sue” — a car named Zoe. A judge ruled on Wednesday that the automaker Renault can call its new electric car Zoe, much to the chagrin of some French women and girls with that first name. Parents of two children named Zoe Renault (pronounced ZOH-eh ruh-NO)... 

Supreme Court considers violent games rules case

Supreme Court considers violent games rules case

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The highest court in the US has heard arguments over whether children can be stopped from buying violent video games involving murder and sexual assault. The Supreme Court case centres on a ban in California on selling or renting games to those under the age of 18. Opponents of the measure says it breaches the First Amendment... 

Dating site for ugly people celebrates first engagement

Dating site for ugly people celebrates first engagement

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London: A British couple have reportedly become the first to get engaged after meeting on a dating site set up exclusively for ugly people. Tom Clifford and Janine Walker met in person just a month ago and are planning to marry in December following a whirlwind online romance; they got engaged this week after four dates and... 

Kids post profiles of single parents on matrimonial sites

Kids post profiles of single parents on matrimonial sites

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Delhi: A study by a matrimonial site has revealed that a growing number of children are posting profiles of their single parents for re-marriage. Matrimonial site Jeevansaathi.com said that nearly 50-60 lakh children, between the age group of 18-25, posted their parent`s profile on the website this year. “It`s interesting... 

Maternity leave not based on number of children: Madras HC

Maternity leave not based on number of children: Madras HC

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Madurai: Madras High Court Bench has ruled that a woman government employee who delivered twins in the first delivery itself cannot be denied maternity leave benefits for her second delivery on the ground that she already had two surviving children. Allowing a petition by a woman teacher, Justice K Chandru disagreed with a Government... 

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