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Bolt poised for surprise trial with Aussie football club        Iceland coach steps down after 7 years in charge        Govt doubles import duty on over 50 textile products        Walmart partners with Microsoft for cloud solutions        Official: 54 released from Taliban prison in Afghanistan        Putin: US-Russia ties should not be held hostage to Mueller probe        Two dead, 3,500 relocated as rains lash parts of Gujarat        LJP raises Dalit issues in all-party, NDA meetings        SC asks Parliament to consider new law to deal with mob lynching        Court's duty to strike down law if it violates fundamental right: SC        After Kohli, assistant coach Bangar comes to Dhoni's defence        France set for heroes' welcome after thrilling World Cup win        Niti Aayog working on proposal to replace LPG subsidy with cooking subsidy: Kumar        May announces new 2 bn pounds UK-Italian fighter jet project        Russia targeted by almost '25 million cyber-attacks' during World Cup: Putin        Afghan official: Taliban kill 7 police in eastern province        Trump and Putin open historic summit        From April next year, national database for gun licence holders        SC refuses to stay new rules on health warning for tobacco products        CBI chargesheets Farooq Abdullah, three others in JKCA scam        
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International News
Golden Globes 2018: Celebs' all-black silent protest speaks loud
 
(Los Angeles, Jan 08, 2018):Style went hand-in-hand with activism at the 75th Golden Globe Awards here as a slew of celebrities flaunted all-black dresses as a silent protest against the spate of sexual harassment scandals that have rocked Hollywood. Putting out the message louder were black-and-white 'Time's Up' pins.

Veteran actress Meryl Streep, who wore a bespectacled look with an off-shoulder dress, walked the red carpet on Sunday with National Domestic Workers Alliance director and award-winning activist Ai-jen Poo.

"I think people are aware, now, of a power imbalance, and it's something that leads to abuse. It's led to abuse in our own industry, and it's led to abuse across the domestic workers' field of work. It's in the military, it's in Congress, it's everywhere.

"And we want to fix that. And we feel sort of emboldened in this particular moment to stand together in a thick black line dividing then from now," Streep told Ryan Seacrest.

Actress Michelle Williams appeared in black with Tarana Burke, founder of the #MeToo movement, which spread all over social media as women spoke out against the sexual harassment they face in everyday life.

Amy Poehler arrived with Saru Jayaraman, president of Restaurant Opportunities Center United.

From Catherine Zeta Jones, Chris Hemsworth, Alicia Vikander, Kendall Jenner, Mariah Carey and Jessica Chastain to Nicole Kidman, Kit Harington, Mandy Moore, Heidi Klum and more -- most stars stuck to the all-black dress, which robbed the red carpet of colour but not purpose.

Besides that was the 'Time's Up' pin which was seen on the lapels and collars of stars like Justin Timberlake, Daniel Kaluuya, Ewan McGregor, Michelle Pfeiffer, William H. Macy, Joseph Fiennes, Nick Jonas and Ryan Seacrest.

It is part of the 'Time's Up' campaign, an initiative created by several hundred actresses and female agents, writers, directors and entertainment executives to fight sexual misconduct across the country since revelations about alleged crimes by producer Harvey Weinstein.


Official: 54 released from Taliban prison in Afghanistan
Putin: US-Russia ties should not be held hostage to Mueller probe
Russia targeted by almost '25 million cyber-attacks' during World Cup: Putin
Afghan official: Taliban kill 7 police in eastern province
Trump and Putin open historic summit
Trump asked me to sue EU over Brexit, says Theresa May
Haiti prime minister resigns after deadly unrest
Former PM Nawaz Sharif, daughter Maryam arrested for corruption in Lahore
After UK-US spats, Trump flies in to turmoil in Britain
Buddha of Swat smiles nearly 11 years after Taliban dynamited it
Turkey jails mine bosses over 2014 disaster that killed 301
Merkel fires back at Trump: Germany makes 'independent decisions'
Panama, China open talks on free trade agreement
Trump names Kavanaugh as nominee for next supreme court justice
Turkey's Erdogan begins new term with expanded powers
Sharif, his daughter will be arrested on their arrival at any airport in Pak: Minister
N Korea slams 'gangster-like' US in nuclear talks
'Race against time' to rescue Japan flood victims: PM
Iran says Trump 'destabilising' oil market
Toll from deadly Thai tourist boat sinking rises to 41
ENTERTAINMENT NEWS
I am a big flop actor: Karan Johar
 (Mumbai, May 5, 2018): Filmmaker Karan Johar is in mood to take up full-fledged acting jobs.  
Bittersweet moment for us: Akshaye on Vinod Khanna's Dadasaheb Phalke honour
Happy Sonam is getting married, Anand a great guy: Harshvardhan Kapoor
Auctioning 'Rustom' costume for good cause: Akshay Kumar
KERALA NEWS
Kerala among 13 states on thunderstorm alert
 (New Delhi, May 7, 2018): Thunderstorms accompanied by squall, hail and heavy rains are likel
Kerala Karshaka Jadha Opens to a Great Beginning / Video
Malappuram press club attack: RSS workers nabbed
Workers injured in mudslide at construction site
NATIONAL NEWS
Two dead, 3,500 relocated as rains lash parts of Gujarat
 Rajkot/Ahmedabad, Jul 17 (PTI) Two persons, including a school boy, drowned as incessant rains lashe
LJP raises Dalit issues in all-party, NDA meetings
SC asks Parliament to consider new law to deal with mob lynching
From April next year, national database for gun licence holders
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