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Indian police arrest 2 suspects in gang rape case of elderly nun

Mohammad Salim Shaikh, one of the two suspects arrested by police in the gang rape of an elderly nun in in a missionary school... (more...)

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#RapAgainstRape: Video of two Indian women rapping about sexual violence goes viral

Mumbai’s Pankhuri Awasthi and Uppekha Jain uploaded a YouTube rap about sexual violence in India, which has has taken... (more...)

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British man convicted for raping prostitute after DNA linked to crime scene samples

Hardeep Sandhu, 39, was found guilty by a jury of rape and injuring with the intention of committing grievous bodily harm... (more...)

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Modi concerned about rape, attacks on churches as Indian Christians say they feel vulnerable

An Indian Christian woman Josephine Michael Kinny talks with her granddaughter at her residence in Mumbai, India, Tuesday,... (more...)


Bandits gang rape nun who tried to stop them from robbing school in eastern India

Students of Convent of Jesus and Mary School participate in a protest against the gang rape of a nun in her 70s by a group... (more...)

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Indian businessman responds to India’s Daughter with his own documentary on rape in Britain

United Kingdom’s Daughters highlights the rape problem in the UK with statistics and two BBC videos on sexual violence VANCOUVER... (more...)

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‘India’s Daughter’ doesn’t defame India: Farhan Akhtar

Bollywood actor-filmmaker Farhan Akhtar. AFP/Getty Images IANS Mumbai – After veteran writer-lyricist Javed Akhtar... (more...)

India Rape Documentary

Suresh Kurl: Jyoti Singh, India’s daughter

Activists hang and burn an effigy of Mukesh Singh, one among the four men convicted and sentenced to death for the 2012 rape... (more...)

Banned India rape documentary

Hollywood stars leads candlelight vigil at Indian rape documentary premiere in U.S.

Actress Meryl Streep arrives for the premiere of the film “India’s Daughter” at Baruch College in New York,... (more...)

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German professor apologizes for denying Indian student’s application because of his country’s ‘rape problem’

(FILES) In this photograph taken on September 13, 2013 Indian students of Saint Joseph Degree college participate in an anti-rape... (more...)

Youtube India's Daughter

A look at the misguided critiques of India’s Daughter.

On December 16, 2012 the gang rape of Nirbhaya, made headlines around the world. According to India Today (2013), six men... (more...)

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Angry Indian mob storms jail, makes alleged rapist parade naked in town before beating him to death

A member of a mob holds a rope to pull a man accused of rape after he was lynched to hang him in the city landmark Clock... (more...)

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When my life was interrupted by cancer

HINDUSTAN TIMES As Benjamin Franklin pointed out, the only two certainties in life are death and taxes. The latter comes as a grim reminder every…
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Woman goes into labour on board Qatar Airways flight, gives birth before emergency landing

THE CANADIAN PRESS The passenger load on a Qatar Airways flight grew by one when a woman went into labour and delivered her baby before…
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Measles alert issued in Vancouver

VANCOUVER DESI Travellers aboard an Air China flight to Vancouver may have been exposed to the measles virus, say local health officials. Vancouver Coastal Health…
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Popular artificial sweetener may treat aggressive cancers

IANS New York – Once considered as a possible carcinogen, the artificial sweetener saccharin could actually lead to the development of drugs capable of combating…
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‘She cut me.… I’m pregnant’: Police release woman’s 911 call after unborn baby ‘removed’ from womb

WASHINGTON POST A 26-year-old pregnant woman in Colorado, spotting a Craigslist ad for baby clothes, drove to the home of the woman who placed the…
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Wealth behind decline in number of reproducing males

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‘We should be eating things that taste good’

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Inspired Life: A Stanford neurosurgeon’s parting wisdom about life and time

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Want in vitro treatment? Must vow you have had lots and lots of sex first

THE CANADIAN PRESS Quebec women who want government-financed in vitro fertilization will have to sign a statement saying they have been sexually active for a…
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