Monthly Archives: July 2013

Keeping chivalry alive in India: Men respond to rape crisis

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Photographed by Aditya Mendiratta http://www.adityamendiratta.com

Many female travelers are scrubbing India off their destination lists after the horrific gang rape and murder of a Delhi student in December 2012.

According to the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India, 35% less women visited India in the three months after the attack compared to the same period last year.

Since December, rapes have persisted and mass protests have erupted across the country, pointing at inefficiency in dealing with such crimes and an inherent patriarchal nature. But there’s one clear observation from the outcry: some of the voices belong to India’s men.

This article is published on cnn.com – read more here

The day telegrams came to a final STOP

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Source: commons.wikimedia.org

Indians awoke on Monday to find their 162-year-old telegram service rendered obsolete, superseded by SMS, e-mail and Twitter.

Arguably one of the oldest victims of the digital age, telegrams were the fastest communication method from the 19th century.

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