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Australian museum returns thre...

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New Delhi, Jan 16 (IBNS): Canberra-based National Gallery of Australia has returned three antiquities of Indian origin, which will be displayed at the National Museum in New Delhi, according to a release by the Ministry of External Affairs on Monday.

Flaunting baby bumps: New age moms
Be it Kareena Kapoor or the woman next door, today moms-to-be do not hesitate to flaunt this beautiful phase in their life. They are confident, aware and fashionably attired too, finds Pramita Bose
Bending it the gender way
For the first time perhaps in the history of film festivals in India, third gender individuals were given delegate passes to attend the screenings at the recent 21st International Film Festival of Kerala in Thiruvananthapuram. Shoma A. Chatterji gives a ringside view.
Farewell 2016: That Was the Year That Was
As the year comes to a close, IBNS correspondents Supriyo Hazra and Sudipto Maity review the past 12 months when India was much in international focus after PM Modi's dramatic announcement to demonetise 86 percent of the currency to fight black money and corruption
As Christmas Dawns Quietly
Far from the celebratory crowd of Kolkata, Christmas unfolds slowly in the other districts of Bengal with a long tradition of quiet ceremony and rich Christian heritage. TWF-IBNS correspondent Sudipto Maity observes the Yuletide mood in Hooghly and Bardhaman
Say hello to the witches!
As the Harry Potter books are getting introduced in the new school syllabus in India, Surangama Guha Roy takes a look at the women characters in the series and the author’s portrayal of them
Kolkata's little rag pickers lose childhood in dirt streets
Indian minor trafficked for sex, attends school for the first tim...
Hers is a disturbing story of being trafficked, raped and forced into prostitution at the tender age of eight. But at the end of the tunnel there is a ray of hope for Sakshi as she attends school for the first time after her rescue by an NGO. Liza Gomes reports on the plight of child sex workers from Kolkata
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