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Boys will be boys?

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Despite many awareness programmes and campaigns, the continued rise in gender violence in the country is proving frustrating to sociologists and activists. Some suggest that including men in such programmes is vital. Ranjita Biswas gets introduced to one such initiative in Pune

In the Phogat tradition
Ritu Phogat, the third of the now famous Phogat sisters, has set her eyes on the coveted Olympics Gold and training under her hard taskmaster father. Shabina Akhtar in conversation with the young wrestler
Making as entrepreneurs
Entrepreneurship is the mantra of the day with terms like start-ups, crowd funding, venture capitalists, etc. becoming household words. What it takes to be a successful entrepreneur? New York based SPAN writer Carrie Loewenthal Massey talks to two Indian entrepreneurs who participated in the 2016 Global Entrepreneurship Summit in California to find out about their journey to success
Tea beyond the cup
Young Mountain Tea, Fulbright scholar Adhiraj Vable’s start-up in Oregon, works to create sustainable livelihoods for rural communities in the Kumaon region of Uttarakhand. Paromita Pain reports
Poet of two lands
Langnajita Mukhopadhyay is the First Youth Poet Laureate of Nashville in Tennessee, USA. But she is also firmly rooted in her Bengali identity and straddles both worlds through her sensitive poetry. Ranjita Biswas meets the young poet on her recent visit to Kolkata
Australian museum returns three objects of Indian antiquity
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.
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