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Dozens of rape victim support centres to open in India

Dozens of support centres for women victims of sexual violence are to open across India under a scheme announced Tuesday, as pressure grows on police over their handling of rape cases. Police in four states have signed up to the “Justice For Her” initiative, with Sheffield Hallam University in Britain. ...

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Shah Rukh Khan receives WEF’s 24th Crystal Award

DAVOS .. Bollywood stunning actor Shah Rukh Khan received prestigious World Economic Forum’s 24th Crystal Award during a ceremony held in the small Swiss ski-town of Davos. The actor thanked the management for honoring him with the award and also urged to break down barriers of discrimination against women Shah ...

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Congress votes to end shutdown, Trump claims victory

WASHINGTON (AFP) Congress put the US government back in business Monday by voting to end a three-day shutdown, as President Donald Trump claimed victory in his standoff with Democrats in Washington. The House voted 266 to 150 to extend federal funding, hours after Senate Democrats dropped their opposition to the ...

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PFPA expresses concerns on film festival in Karachi

LAHORE (Muslim Times) Pakistan Film Producers Association (PFPA) has expressed concerns over non-inclusion of films from all parts of the country in the planned “international film festival” being held in Karachi. The meeting was chaired by PFPA Chairman Syed Noor. Talking to APP, Syed Noor said that the owner of ...

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Nadal advances, Ostapenko out in Melbourne

MELBOURNE: The heat wasn’t a factor for Rafael Nadal this time against Damir Dzumhur, despite the searing temperature causing trouble for players earlier on Friday at the Australian Open. Nadal reached the fourth round in Australia for the 11th time with the 6-1, 6-3, 6-1 win, and levelled his career ...

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