Two-thirds of Afghan girls missing out on school: HRW

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Two-thirds of Afghan girls missing out on school: HRW

Two-thirds of Afghan girls do not attend school due to growing insecurity and poverty, Human Rights Watch said Tuesday, underlining the challenges of educating women in the patriarchal country 16 years after the Taliban were ousted.

While millions more girls are receiving an education than during the Taliban's repressive 1996-2001 regime, progress

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Airtel market cap surges Rs 12,613 crore on Tata mobile unit deal

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Shares of Bharti Airtel today closed with up to 8 percent gains as the company announced acquisition of Tata group’s loss-making mobile telephony business, almost for free, boosting its spectrum holding and user base. The stock soared 7.89 percent to settle at Rs 431.60 on BSE. During the day, it zoomed 8.98 percent to Rs 436. At NSE, shares of t

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