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App Based Taxi Service Uber Banned in Delhi After Rape Incident

The taxi booking service Uber has been banned in the Indian capital city Delhi after a female passenger was allegedly raped by a driver....

Top 12 Highest Paying Computer Programming Languages You Should Learn

Short Bytes: Most of us are familiar with C, C++, JAVA and Python etc., but as you go into this field, you will realize...

Apple CEO Tim Cook Says He is ‘Proud to be Gay’...

Apple CEO Tim Cook has publicly confirmed he is gay. He wrote in an open letter in Businessweek on Thursday that he has tried to maintain...

Emotional Last Letter from Hanged Iranian Woman Reyhaneh Jabbari to Her...

  Reyhaneh Jabbari, the Iranian woman who was hanged in Iran’s Evin Prison on Saturday had released her will in a voice message.  She speaks...

Women and Workforce: What are Reasons Behind Appaling Situation?

A recent survey carried out by the National Sample Survey Organization found that almost 2, out of every 3 women in India, is primarily...

No Smoking Please!

Recently the Union Health Ministry issued a notice that makes it mandatory for the Cigarette Manufacturers to print pictorial warnings against cigarettes on both...

Let’s Drive Them Crazy! – Saudi Arabia Women Driving Ban

“Unjust laws exist: shall we be content to obey them, or shall we endeavor to amend them, and obey them until we have succeeded,...

Who is Kailash Satyarthi? Know More About the Nobel Peace Prize...

Everyday in India, almost forty girls under the age of fifteen, are forced into prostitution. This is a touching video by  Bachpan Bachao Andolan. Bachpan...

All Panchayats to Get High-speed Internet Connectivity till March

Kerala will become the first state in the country to get high-speed internet connectivity via broadband till next March. It was decided in a...

Kailash Satyarthi from India & Malala Yousufzai from Pakistan win Nobel...

Kailash Satyarthi, a child right activist from India and Malala Yousufzai from Pakistan, who was shot in head for standing up for girls' right...