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Women’s Rights: A bank to empower women

Women’s Rights: A bank to empower women

Sep 12, – The Indian government is planning to launch a women-only bank in October. Its architects argue that the bank will contribute towards empowering India’s female population in a big way. But critics disagree. “Bharatiya Mahila Bank,” or the Indian women’s bank, will have mostly female employees and only women can open an account […]

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US takes security steps ahead of 9/11 anniversary

US takes security steps ahead of 9/11 anniversary

Sep 11, – The White House says President Barack Obama’s national security team is taking steps to prevent terrorist attacks related to the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on Wednesday. Obama discussed preparedness and security with his team on Tuesday. The White House isn’t disclosing what steps are being taken but […]

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Israel releases 26 Palestinian prisoners before peace talks

Israel releases 26 Palestinian prisoners before peace talks

Aug 13, – Israel has freed a group of 26 Palestinian prisoners, whose release was agreed as part of the deal that allowed peace talks to resume. The prisoners, most of whom carried out attacks more than 20 years ago, were driven out of a jail in white minibuses with tinted windows. About half are […]

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