The findings also indicate 61 percent of musicians feel they’re more at risk because they work on a freelance basis, with just 19 percent saying the contracts they work under include policies or procedures to deal with incidents of sexual harassment.
New Delhi (Sputnik): Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif has been making waves online ever since announcing that she has set her foot in the beauty industry.
New Delhi (Sputnik): India has vowed to ban single-use plastics by 2022. Currently, the per capita consumption of plastic in the country is 11 kilograms per year, and it generates 26,000 tonnes of plastic waste every year. While 60% of this is recycled, the rest ends up in rivers, oceans and landfills.
New Delhi (Sputnik): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has already banned the use of mobile phones during his official meetings, including cabinet meetings. The decision was taken after some ministers and officers were found busy reading messages on WhatsApp during important meetings.
New Delhi (Sputnik): Ahead of a critical court verdict over a centuries-old contentious temple-mosque land dispute case linked to the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, many people in the country are outraged over the killing of a prominent Hindu leader.
Luxury Brand Louis Vuitton signed the US President Donald Trump’s “pledge to America’s workers” earlier this month that includes a commitment by firms to create a specific number of job “opportunities”; the workshop in Johnson County, Texas, employs 150 people and has an annual payroll of $26 million.
New Delhi (Sputnik): The brutal killing of an activist of India's largest nationalist organisation the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) along with his pregnant wife and child in India's West Bengal state, has caused massive outrage in the country's political circles.
Official figures indicate around 500 people are arrested in connection to sexual interest in children in the UK on average every month – although National Crime Agency chiefs have warned 144,000 accounts on child sex abuse websites on the dark web have been found linked to British citizens.
New Delhi (Sputnik): India’s ambitious lunar probe experienced a setback when the lander lost contact with the national space agency’s Earth station. But the orbiter continued on its path around our planet's natural satellite with an extended lifespan of six years.
New Delhi (Sputnik): A self-styled godman with millions of followers across India, despite serving a life sentence for murder, suddenly shot to online fame after his followers proclaimed him the subject of a Nostradamus' prediction.
According to Richard Dawkins, the uncovered texts not only tell us a more complete story of Jesus Christ, but also shed light on the person who played perhaps the most crucial part in leading up to his crucifixion – Judas Iscariot.
While BTS fans are getting ready for a comeback following the band's hiatus, announced in August, the K-Pop stars have unlocked yet another achievement along with impressive financial results: the band accounts for $4.65 billion of South Korea’s GDP and is playing in the same league as Samsung and Hyundai this year.
New Delhi (Sputnik) Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi declared the country open defecation-free on the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi on 2 October but the reality remains grim for sanitation workers who earn a living from manual scavenging.
New Delhi (Sputnik): Returning as an opener for the first time, Rohit Sharma, popularly known as 'Hitman' due to his long sixes, silenced the critics after hitting a maiden century against South Africa on the first day of the International Cricket Council (ICC) World Test Championship in Visakhapatnam.
American singer Demi Lovato has been on a self-imposed hiatus from music since a near-fatal overdose, after which she entered rehab and marked a year of sobriety in July.
New Delhi (Sputnik): New revelations in one of India's biggest quid pro quo sex scandal show that sophisticated gadgets were concealed in items such as lipsticks to honey-trap a large number of powerful bureaucrats and top politicians.
New Delhi (Sputnik): The Walt Disney company has officially hired a former Miss World and Bollywood actress to dub its upcoming film – “Maleficent 2” in Hindi.
New Delhi (Sputnik): Challenging the government prohibition on various porn websites in India, some sexually explicit sites are still operating and being accessed by millions.
An international team of astronomers has discovered six faint dwarf galaxies that hardly have any dark matter. Every galaxy we know of has a hefty amount of dark matter, so this makes the discovery unique, to put it mildly.
Babies born with two heads, but sharing one body, is a condition known as dicephalic parapagus. This rare form of partial twinning affects around one in a million births.