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The Top Women Executives of Indian Heritage

Tina Bhojwani has quietly helped major fashion brands drive their global strategies for over twenty years. Before her current role as President of Dolce & Gabbana North America, the Georgetown-educated Executive spent 14 years at American fashion brand, Theory, after paving the road for her career at Donna Karan.

“My mother has inspired me most to …

India may witness Mercury transit across the sun on May 9
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India may witness Mercury transit across the sun on May 9

The event can be seen from 4.41 PM onward in all parts of India. If missed, one will be able to witness after 16 years on November 13, 2032.
A rare celestial event that will take place on May 9 could be seen from India for maximum about 2 hours and 45 minutes from 4.41 PM …

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Wrong depiction of India’s map could bring a Rs 100 crore fine

The move is part of the ‘The Geospatial Information Regulation Bill 2016’ following recent instances where certain social networking sites showed Jammu and Kashmir and Arunachal Pradesh as part of Pakistan and China respectively.

Showing parts of India as territories of China or Pakistan on any digital platform could land violators in jail with a maximum …

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All over Kerala massive protests have broken out today

All over Kerala massive protests have broken out today demanding ‪JusticeForJisha‬, the law student who was brutalized in Perumbavoor, Kerala on May 2. The following photos of huge groups of women protesting the death of the young Dalit woman are from the city of Kozhikode and were shot by filmmaker BIJU Ibrahim.

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Intolerance in India rose in 2015, says USCIRF
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Intolerance in India rose in 2015, says USCIRF

Religious freedom in India was on a “negative trajectory” in 2015 as religious tolerance “deteriorated” and religious freedom violations “increased”, alleged US Commission for International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) in its 2016 annual report.

The USCIRF suggested that the Indian government publicly rebuke officials and religious leaders that make derogatory statements about religious communities.

Pointing out …

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A 14 Year Old Girl From Assam Will Represent India At Wimbledon

14-year-old tennis player Tanisha Kashyap becomes the first Assamese to represent India in under-14 Wimbledon tournament that is going to be held in August. The girl from Hajo of Kamrup district was earlier crowned India Champions and this time, she will be competing in the Road to Wimbledon National Finals on the grass courts of …

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16 yrs on, India’s 1st new submarine starts trial

India’s first new conventional submarine in 16 years finally began its sea trials off Mumbai on Sunday, giving much-needed fillip to the Navy, which is battling to retain its underwater combat edge over Pakistan, even while being confronted with Chinese submarines popping up all over the Indian Ocean.
But the diesel-electric Scorpene submarine —to be commissioned …

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Daytime cooking ban in India as heatwave claims 300 lives

With sizzling temperatures claiming more than 300 lives this month in India, officials have banned daytime cooking in some parts of the drought-stricken country in a bid to prevent accidental fires that have killed nearly 80 more people.

The eastern state of Bihar this week took the unprecedented step of forbidding any cooking between 9am and …