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Menstruation is still taboo for 45% Indian women: Survey

Menstruation is still taboo for 45% Indian women: Survey

According to a survey conducted by the Women Health Organization (WHO), 36% of Indian women feel uncomfortable buying sanitary essentials from shops. The survey conducted on a sample size of 500, reveals that 43% of women did not have access to sanitary essentials at the beginning of their periods. 45% of women still believe that menstruation is a taboo, it added. 
PNB closed all options to recover dues by going public: Nirav Modi

PNB closed all options to recover dues by going public: Nirav Modi

Nirav Modi, the main accused in the PNB fraud case said that bank's overzealous has shut the doors on his ability to clear the dues. "Your actions have destroyed my brand and the business and have now restricted your ability to recover all the dues leaving a trail of unpaid debts," he wrote. He said the amount his companies owes to the bank is under Rs 5,000 crore.
In-form Petra Kvitova withdraws from Dubai Tennis Championships

In-form Petra Kvitova withdraws from Dubai Tennis Championships

Victories in St Petersburg and Qatar have taken their toll on the in-form Petra Kvitova, who has been forced to withdraw in Dubai. The Czech capped a stunning week of comebacks, including come-from-behind wins over Agnieszka Radwanska and world number one Caroline Wozniacki, by defeating Garbine Muguruza in three sets to win the Qatar Open final on Sunday.

Earthquake of 5.9 magnitude hits southern Mexico, but no damage reported

Earthquake of 5.9 magnitude hits southern Mexico, but no damage reported

A magnitude 5.9 earthquake shook the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca on Monday, days after a more powerful temblor hit the same area. Many in Mexico City slept through the shaking. Residents who rushed into the streets when the alarms sounded quickly returned to their homes once the quake stopped.