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'3000 porn websites blocked'

The government informed Parliament on Wednesday that it had blocked 3,000 websites which hosted pornographic content. 
In a written reply in Lok Sabha, the information technology ministry said "most of the child pornographic websites are hosted from outside India".

Increasing number of single women adopting children in India

With growing awareness and changing social mores, the trend of single women coming forward to adopt children is growing in India, government figures indicate. Since August 2015, when new adoption guidelines were introduced that made online registration mandatory for parents wanting to adopt, 412 single women have registered with the Central Adoption Resource Authority (CARA), an autonomous body under the women and child development (WCD) ministry that monitors and regulates adoption of Indian children.

Prohibition in Bihar has raised “Gross Domestic Happiness” level says state Govt affidavit in Supreme Court

If the Nitish Kumar government is to be believed, prohibition has turned Bihar into the land of law-abiding people and industrious milk drinkers. Its 'Gross Domestic Happiness' has increased, which will translate into enhanced human resource potential, the state government has informed the Supreme Court.

India world’s 7th wealthiest country, ahead of Australia, Canada: New World Wealth Report

India was ranked seventh among top 10 wealthiest countries in the world, according to a report by New World Wealth. The United States topped the chart. With a total individual wealth of $5,600 billion, India stood at No. 7 in the list, ahead of Canada ($4,700 billion), Australia ($4,500 billion) and Italy ($4,400 billion), which came in at 8th, 9th and 10th slots, respectively.

Want a fat salary? Go for a PhD

NEW YORK : Doing a PhD may require you to invest a few extra years in education, but the degree can help you earn higher-than-average salaries, new research suggests.

Every child has a right to live: Dia Mirza

MUMBAI : Actress-producer Dia Mirza who is actively associated with many social causes recently became the torchbearer for Genesis Foundation. The agenda of this organization is to spread the positive message ‘Giving life a chance’ by aiding children in need of medical help.

Say hello to the new you with Lacelle color contact lenses!

CHANDIGARH : Bausch + Lomb, a leading global health and wellness company, has introduced 32 new variants of Lacelle color Cosmetic Lenses in India.Adding to the existing range of 4 colors, Lacelle would now be available in 36 different shades and patterns with ranges from 1 Tone to 3 Tone, the new Lacelle lenses have a unique intricate lace pattern which enhances the cosmetic effects and gives more depth and sparkle to the eyes. With a vast range of colors like Grey, Brown, Blue, Green, Aqua, Violet, etc. to choose from, the lenses have been launched under the sub-brands Lacelle Premium, Lacelle Classic, Lacelle Circle, Lacelle Classic Grande, Lacelle Star and Lacelle Jewel.

Mumbai triplex sea-facing residential apartment sold for a record Rs 202 crore

Records don't stand long in Mumbai's real-estate market. The latest to set a new mark is a sea-facing triplex penthouse in South Mumbai's Napean Sea Road locality with a Rs 202-crore deal, the biggest ever for a residential apartment in the country.

China may allow second child to all citizens

China, the world's most populous country which once strictly followed the one-child norm, is now considering allowing a second child for all couples. China could further relax its one-child policy to allow all couples across the country to have a second child, reported Global Times. 

Egyptian Girls prefer living alone for carrier development

After carefully checking she was not being followed, Yara locked the gate to her building on a narrow lane in Cairo and headed to her rented flat. The young journalist lives apart from her parents, and is one of a growing number bucking the trend in Egypt where girls rarely leave the family home before marriage. “I have to achieve my goals regardless of what people are saying. I chose to live separately from my brother, who also lives in Cairo, to find more time for writing and reading,” she said.

Living with a pet cat or dog makes you happier and healthier

Having a cat or a dog could make you happier, richer and healthier, according to a new survey, Daily Mail reports. Pet owners tend to earn £3,000 more a year than those without an animal and are more like to work full time. They are also happier in general, spend more time with their families and have jobs they enjoy.

Foods that provide you skin-brightening ingredient

There's an endless supply of new skin care products hitting drugstores and specialty stores every day, but that doesn't mean you necessarily need them. Shopping for skin care can be both expensive and time consuming. And there's nothing more frustrating than bringing home a pricey cream only to discover that it doesn't even work.


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