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‘Headstrong’ or ‘Dependent’? How stereotypes affect men-women pay gaps

A US research on gender pay gap found “significant penalties” for women who were 'headstrong' and for men who exhibited dependent behaviour.

Inequality is not confined to humans. Animals are divided by privilege, too

A study published in the Journal of Behavioural Ecology has found that mammals, fish, birds and even insects benefit from inherited wealth and abilities.

40% of all projected job growth will be in this sector. It’s not technology

As demographics shift, with countries facing ageing populations, and cultural norms evolve, with more women going to work, the demand for this job will go up.

More and more young British Indians want ‘love-cum-arranged marriage’

My research shows that British Indians feet they have the ‘freedom to fall in love with anyone’ but within certain boundaries.

New study shows ‘dry’ Kalahari was more important to human evolution than previously thought

Researchers from South Africa, Canada, UK, Australia and Austria have been working to understand what the climate of Kalahari was like 105,000 years ago.

Bob Dylan to sell his entire song catalog to Universal as he cashes in on boom in music rights

Encompassing 600 works, including classics like 'Blowin in the wind' & 'The Times They Are a-Changin', Dylan’s songs are worth more than $200 million.

It takes teamwork, to both get the job done and take a break from the job

Research found that teams of exhausted consultants sought to strike work-life balance by deciding as a group when every member could take a predictable time off.

As 2020 draws closer, here are eight cruises you must not miss in the New Year

The Caribbean still reigns supreme when it comes to cruising, but there’s a whole new world to explore.

Brain-washing: Scientists say a goodnight’s sleep is nature’s detox

Lack of sleep inflicts big costs on the economy. Several large organisations – Google included – have sleep pods in their offices for restorative naps.

The 70 hours that turned out to be Commander Abhilash Tomy’s scariest experience

Wind speed was over 150 kmph, there were 14-m-high waves, says Commander Abhilash Tomy, recounting the 3 days he was stranded in southern Indian Ocean.

On Camera

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Nimrat Kaur in Test Case and Jennifer WInget in Code M | Manisha Yadav/ThePrint

Code M to Test Case—Ekta Kapoor gets it right on women in Army

The Navy will use Agnipath to recruit women as sailors. But there is a visible gap on our screens too – women are usually missing from shows on Indian military.
Credit: ThePrint team

‘All about helping Rajni’ — tech gurus at iSPIRT quietly power India’s digital revolution

With the fictitious Rajni from rural India as its guiding light, iSPIRT has been using internet & software to change structure of country’s economy, with aim to improve quality of life.

Defence

The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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