The ancient Hindu tradition of Chhaupadi, whereby women are confined to animal sheds during menstruation to keep “impurity” out of the home, was banned by the supreme court in 2005.
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The Promise Scholarship will cover the cost of tuition and fees at the Community College of Rhode Island for new students starting this fall — regardless of their income.
A national public vote on marriage equality looks likely in Australia, after a futile attempt by MPs from the ruling Liberal Party to force a free vote on the issue.
The Orlando City Commission unanimously approved a resolution Tuesday establishing a goal to move Orlando to 100 percent clean and renewable energy by 2050.
Con Edison will begin providing renewable energy to low-income customers in 2018 following today’s approval of a plan to place solar panels on company roofs and grounds in New York.
As of the end of 2016, China had installed 23 GW of new wind capacity, bringing its cumulative total up to 168.7 GW.
The government said it was forced to apply a clause offering more than the original 3GW because of “high demand”.
The app, known as i-Cut, is a program that allows girls to call for help, seek assistance, and report abuse to reputable law enforcement organizations.
Once the station is operational, Hawaii will become the second of the 50 states in which the Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle is sold.
Google is continuing in its aim to create 10 million African jobs in the next five years by training 100,000 software developers in Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa.