New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) A bevy of popular names from the world of fashion and Bollywood came together Saturday night to create awareness on cervical cancer. Actors Kunal Kapoor and Yuvika Chaudhary, singer Shibani Kashyap and Miss India Earth Hasleen Kaur walked the runway to show their support for the cause. Ace fashion designers Namrata Joshipura, Anju Modi and Poonam Bhagat showcased varied collections, which ranged from white angelic anarkali suits to glittering black pants. "It's very important that people are coming out and creating such awareness about cervical cancer because it's a cancer that kills one woman every seven minutes. It is the only cancer that can be prevented. There is a vaccination for it," Kunal Kapoor told IANS. "We are proud to launch 'Guard Your Angel', an initiative to create awareness on cervical cancer and its preventive options. I don't think many people are aware of that. I think not only women but men should also come forward for the cause. We all have mothers, sisters, wives and girlfriends who we should take care of," said K.G. Ananthakrishnan, managing director of MSD Pharmaceuticals India. Shibani Kashyap, who sang a few verses of the song she had created to support the cause, said there should be campaigns and ads for the not-so-tech-savvy women, so that they are also informed about the cancer. "There needs to be more campaigns on television. Women who are housewives or the ones who do not surf the net, they do watch television," she said. Femina Miss India Earth 2011 Hasleen Kaur said women should not be bogged down by responsibilities and should take care of themselves. "I think daughters as well as mothers who have responsibilities should not be bogged down by the responsibilities. Symptoms are something that you may not get to know for a long time. You should take an action and forcefully and not just plain talking," Kaur said.
New Delhi, June 30 (ANI): The Congress today slammed the BJP for the ongoing rift between the high command and State legislators over the demand for change of leadership in Karnataka. Congress Leader Satyavrat Chaturvedi while talking to the reporters in New Delhi expressed his concern over the increasing indiscipline and commotion within the
The BCCI's disciplinary committee, headed by president N Srinivasan, met today in Mumbai to discuss the report submitted by Ravi Sawani on the corruption allegations against five uncapped Indian players named in a television sting operation last month. Varying degrees of bans were imposed on the IPL players
Hyderabad/ Bijapur, June 30 (ANI): Switching to another level of Guerrilla Warfare, the Maoists in different parts of eastern India have now started to recruit children into their ranks, repeatedly attacking schools to disrupt education programmes and camouflage amongst local tribals thereby endangering their lives. The Maoists reportedly mobilize children in the age group of 6 to 12 into their junior wing and indoctrinate, train, and use them as informers against the administration
Mumbai, June 30 (ANI): The disciplinary committee of the Board of Control for Cricket today slapped a lifetime ban on cricketer TP Sudhindra for his alleged involvement in spot fixing.
Los Angeles, July 1 (IANS) Actor Andrew Garfield has been roped in as the ambassador for the Worldwide Orphans Foundation (WWO). Garfield, who played orphaned Peter Parker in "The Amazing Spider-Man", and his real-life girlfriend and co-star Emma Stone showed their support to founder Jane Aronson at a charity party for the group, where he was named as a new celebrity spokesperson, reports contactmusic.com. "Andrew's partnership with the WWO is about that superhero within each child. Every child grows up loving superheroes and dreaming about doing great things. WWO is about children believing that they can do great things in the world," Aronson said.
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With just a month left for the London Games, Olympic bound Indian paddlers Ankita Das will be leaving for China today for a 16 day long training camp.
A minor explosion rocked the state run National Medical College and Hospital in Kolkata.
In the wake of Cabinet Ministers reportedly owing loyalty to B S Yeddyurappa, resigning from their posts, Karnataka CM D V Sadananda Gowda camp hit back expressing their intent to resign in protest against a change of leadership