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  • Percentage of women LS winners better than male counterparts May 21, 2014

    As compared to men, only a few women contested the just-concluded Lok Sabha elections, but percentage wise they performed better in getting elected to the 16th Lok Sabha. The new Lok Sabha will have 61 women MPs -- the highest ever. The just-dissolved 15th Lok Sabha had 59 women MPs. According...
  • All university male students in North Korea are now required by law to get the same goofy haircut as supreme leader Kim Jong Un March 27, 2014

    It could well be an Onion story. According to various media reports, all university men in North Korea will now have to get the same hairstyle as their Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un. The middle-parted, sides-shaved haircut isn't the greatest thing in fashion right now but the Time Magazine reported...
  • Maldives votes amid controversy March 22, 2014

    Lines of voters were seen outside polling stations as the Maldives parliamentary elections commenced in Male on Saturday morning. There are a total of 302 candidates, including 23 women, vying for 85 constituencies. Of these, capital Male holds the largest number of constituencies at 13, with seven in Addu city and...
  • Explained: Facebook's 56 new options for defining the gender of a person February 14, 2014

    Gender has been, at least for the last few centuries owing to sexual conditioning by major established religions such as Hinduism, Islam, Christianity, Sikhism, etc seen only as a body-appearance based polarity. Male and Female have been the only options available for people to identify as belonging to. This is because...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: Arijit Singh is leading the Best Playback Singer (Male) category February 11, 2014

    New Delhi: 'Aashiqui 2' ruled the charts all of 2013. The soulful numbers struck a chord with all age groups and became a part of everyone's playlist last year. So it isn't surprising to see singer Arijit Singh leading the poll of Best Playback Singer (Male) category. Singh, who has been...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: Nominees for Best Playback Singer (Male) January 26, 2014

    New Delhi: The awards season is upon us and this is the time when the best of Indian cinema is judged, reviewed rewarded for entertaining us in the past year. 2013 has seen a mixed bag of films comprising both popular and art house cinema. In our maiden initiative, we...
  • Sudhir Mishra: What kind of male morons are we portraying in our cinema? December 2, 2013

    Mumbai: "Where are the soft, slightly unsure men with doubt and longing in their hearts?" asks filmmaker Sudhir Mishra, who feels men are not portrayed appropriately in Indian cinema. Mishra, known for directing movies like 'Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi', 'Chameli', and 'Yeh Saali Zindagi', took to micro-blogging site Twitter to express his...
  • Rhino shot dead in Kaziranga by poachers, take away horn, ears November 25, 2013

    An adult male rhino was shot dead in Kaziranga National Park in upper Assam by poachers who took away its horn, ears and a patch of its skin, park sources said. This is the 38th rhino killed by poachers so far this year in the Park. The carcass of the rhino...
  • NGO demands for 'Ministry of Men's Welfare' November 17, 2013

    With a large number of men falling victim to "gender-biased laws", an organisation fighting for "male rights" demanded on Sunday that a "Ministry of Men's Welfare" be set up to look into long neglected issues that affect them. Quoting National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) data, men's rights organisation Hridaya said a...
  • Maldives: 88 per cent voter turnout in presidential polls November 9, 2013

    The Maldives saw a voter turnout of 88 percent as the Indian Ocean archipalego nation made a third attempt on Saturday to elect a new president and avoid a constitutional crisis. Voting, which started at 7 am, ended eight-and-a-half hours later and counting is now underway, local media reported. According to the...
  • Low voter turnout in Maldives' Presidential polls November 9, 2013

    Early voter turnout in the Maldives' controversy-ridden presidential polls was much lower than the annulled September 7 election, officials here said on Saturday amid fading hopes of conducting a run-off on Sunday. Elections Commission (EC) President Fuwad Thowfeek said, "Last time, a large number of people queued in the beginning. But...
  • Maldives set for Presidential polls on Saturday November 6, 2013

    After two failed attempts, the Presidential elections of Maldives is all set to happen on Saturday to avoid a constitutional crisis, with the three warring political parties agreeing on the final voters' list. The agreement to sign the list was reached after a meeting between the three Presidential candidates, Maldivian Democratic...
  • Indian envoy's car attacked in Male October 29, 2013

    The car of Indian High Commissioner Rajeev Shahare was damaged in the Maldives capital on Monday evening when assailants smashed the windscreen with a rock. The envoy was not in the car at the time. The car was attacked outside the Indian High Commission. The envoy and staff are safe, according...
  • Maldivian SC orders fresh presidential polls before October 20 October 8, 2013

    Male:  The Maldives must hold a fresh round of presidential polls before October 20, the Supreme Court has ruled while annulling the first phase as the government on Tuesday appealed to all parties to support new elections. The verdict is a major blow to former Maldivian President Mohamed Nasheed who had...
  • IAS officer's wife protests against divorce for not giving birth to male child September 20, 2013

    An IAS officer's wife, along with leaders and activists of All India Democratic Women's Association (AIDWA), staged a protest in front of the officer's house, on Friday, to protest against forcing her for a judicial separation. Vice Chairman and Managing Director of Girijan Cooperative Corporation (GCC), Visakhapatnam, Eathokata Ramesh Kumar's wife...
  • Now, Dabur forays into male grooming segment, launches mens' bleach September 18, 2013

    FMCG firm Dabur India today said it has entered the male grooming market with the launch of OxyLife Men Creme Bleach and a male professional facial bleach, targeting the men's beauty salon and parlour market. "Men are increasingly becoming the drivers of growth at the Indian cosmetic market... As a result...
  • People are with MDP, says Nasheed on 2nd round of Maldives presidential polls September 9, 2013

    Male: Campaigning started with new vigour in Maldives on Monday for the presidential run-off between Mohamed Nasheed and his nearest rival Abdulla Yameen, who formed an alliance with other parties to defeat the former president. The run-off between top two candidates on September 28 became necessary as none of the candidates...
  • LeBron James wins 3 trophies at ESPY Awards July 18, 2013

    Los Angeles: LeBron James padded his trophy collection, receiving three at the ESPY Awards, including 'Male Athlete of the Year' for helping the Miami Heat win a second straight NBA championship. James also won in the championship performance and NBA player categories, completing a sweep of the three awards he won...
  • Maldives anti-corruption body finds no misdeed in GMR deal: Reports June 17, 2013

    New Delhi: The Maldives Anti-Corruption Commission has found that no misdeed was involved in awarding the Male International airport to Indian company GMR, according to media reports. The $500 million contract with GMR had been terminated by President Waheed in 2012 following the Maldivian coup. The deal had been signed by...
  • Kannada film 'Andar Bahar' to be released in 100 theaters April 8, 2013

    Two terrific performers of the year stars Shivarajakumar and Mallu who were the screen stealers in emotional roles are cynosure of all eyes in 'Andar Bahar'. However, the Kannada film will be releasing all over Karnataka in over 100 theaters. Parvathi proving her mettle in some of the brilliant in Kannada...
  • Nasheed gets relief, trial against him stayed by HC April 1, 2013

    Male: In a major relief for former President Mohamed Nasheed, the Maldivian High Court on Monday stayed temporarily the trial against him in an abuse of power case till it decides legitimacy of the bench of the lower court. The temporary injunction was granted after Nasheed's counsel challenged the legitimacy...
  • 'Ajith' is director Yuvan Shanker Raja's next March 10, 2013

    Using one of the latest cameras for an action film 'Ajith' is fast progressing with shoot. "The shoot has almost come to an end and we have used Vice Camera that gives 1000 frames for an action portion recently," says director Mahesh Babu. This 'Vice' camera is best for giving terrific...
  • Concerned over Maldives political instability: PM March 6, 2013

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh expressed concern over the political instability in Maldives and hoped that it will have "free, fair and credible" elections in September, which India would support. With Maldives witnessing a tussle between the Waheed government and former President Mohamed Nasheed, Singh said India wants all...
  • Maldives: Ex-President Nasheed arrested in Male March 5, 2013

    Male: Former Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed was on Tuesday arrested in the island country's capital Male in connection with a case of abuse of power. Nasheed will likely be produced in a court on Wednesday at 4 pm. The arrest came after a local court issued a warrant against 45-year-old Nasheed....
  • Maldives: Ex-President Nasheed detained in Male March 5, 2013

    Male: Former Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed was on Tuesday detained in the island country's capital Male in connection with a case of abuse of power. Nasheed is likely to be produced on Wednesday. Nasheed had left the Indian High Commission in Male, where he took refuge for 11 days, on the...
  • Will restore GMR deal if I return to power: Maldives ex-President March 1, 2013

    Male: Former Maldivian President Mohammed Nasheed spoke to CNN-IBN in his first interview to an Indian TV channel. Speaking to CNN-IBN he said that he will restore the GMR deal with Maldives Airport if he comes to power. "We will restore the deal and will do it in a transparent...
  • Maldives: Nasheed walks out of Indian High Commission February 23, 2013

    New Delhi: After 11 days of taking refuge at the Indian High Commission in Male, former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed on Saturday walked out of the mission thanking India for the hospitality and kindness it showed to him. "I have come out with the understanding that now I will be...
  • Maldives: Nasheed steps out of Indian High Commission February 23, 2013

    Male: Former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed on Saturday stepped out of the Indian High Commission in Male, where he took refuge on February 13 after police attempted to arrest him. A court in Maldives had ordered Nasheed's arrest after he missed a February 10 court appearance in a case relating...
  • India sends team to Maldives as Nasheed faces arrest February 20, 2013

    New Delhi: India has stepped up intervention in Maldives as it appears that former President Mohammed Nasheed will defy a second court summon against him. The Indian High Commission is getting help from a team of diplomats amidst growing concern that the crisis is getting dangerously prolonged. Nasheed has been holed...
  • India unlikely to ask Nasheed to leave Indian embassy February 19, 2013

    New Delhi: Stepping up pressure on India, Maldives on Monday pressed for facilitation of the arrest of former President Mohamed Nasheed against whom a fresh court warrant was issued on the sixth day of his stay at the Indian High Commission here. However, India is unlikely to ask Nasheed to...