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Ethiopia vows to eliminate child marriage, FGM

Addis Ababa , July 23 The Ethiopian government has vowed to eliminate child marriage and female genital mutilation (FGM) by 2025.

Racial slurs, discrimination - we face it all: Northeasterners

New Delhi , July 22 From being overcharged to racial abuse, people from the northeastern states have to fight it out in their daily life in the capital and

Soon a memorial to 'shame' society on growing sexual crimes

Lucknow , July 22 Stirred by a series of sexual crimes in the state and elsewhere, an NGO has decided to build a Nirbhaya Memorial to the women who were victims of such crimes and to stir society's conscience against such acts.

Parents often ignore childhood obesity

New York , July 22 Parents often fail to recognise their children's weight gain as a health concern, says a study.

Chinese man on 8-year exam-taking streak

Beijing , July 21 A man has perpetually enrolled himself in high school for the past eight years just so that he could retake China's national college entrance exams.

Exercise helps depressed quit smoking

New York , July 23 For depressed smokers, kicking the butt is difficult but with little exercise, this goal can be achieved to a certain extent, a study says.

Young children know all about cuteness

London , July 22 Know why your young one goes overboard the moment he/she sees that lovely kitten or a beautiful puppy? Because "cuteness" gets ingrained into his/her mind as early as age three.

Chinese man arrested for juggling multiple wives

Beijing , July 22 A man in China's Guangdong Province was arrested after getting caught juggling between his four wives for more than 20 years.

Is Facebook addiction pushing up divorce cases?

London , July 22 If you think excessive Facebook use by your spouse is behind your divorce, then you may be right, says a study.

Aamir's daughter organised celebrity charity football match

Mumbai , July 21 Superstar Aamir Khan's daughter Ira organised a celebrity football match to raise funds for an animal welfare shelter.