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#MeToo in India: PV Sindhu stands in support of sexual harassment victims

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NEW DELHI: With #MeToo movement gaining momentum in India, ace Indian shuttler PV Sindhu has extended her support to the victims of sexual harassment saying that she encourages people who come forward and talk about it.

"It is a very great initiative. I appreciate it. I encourage people who come forward and spoke about it. I respect it," Sindhu told media here.
#MeToo Hits 2018 Nobel Prize For Literature, No Award In 75 Years
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Japanese author Kazuo Ishiguro won the Nobel Prize for literature in 2017. The man behind seven novels, a short-story collection and screenplays, Ishiguro was born in bomb-hit Nagasaki in 1954, and moved to England at the age of 5.
Japanese author Kazuo Ishiguro won the Nobel Prize for literature in 2017. The man behind seven novels, a short-story collection and screenplays, Ishiguro was born in bomb-hit Nagasaki in 1954, and m..
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The physics prize was divided, one half awarded to Rainer Weiss (L), the other half jointly to Barry C. Barish (C) and Kip S. Thorne (R) "for decisive contributions to the LIGO detector and the observation of gravitational waves".

They received the prize for the discovery of gravitational waves released in the world by violent events in the universe such as the mergers of black holes. Weiss, professor emeritus of physics at MIT, along with Thorne and Barish, California Institute of Technology physicists, pioneered LIGO, or the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory, the scientific project that made gravitational wave detection possible.
The physics prize was divided, one half awarded to Rainer Weiss (L), the other half jointly to Barry C. Barish (C) and Kip S. Thorne (R) "for decisive contributions to the LIGO detector and the obser..
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Earlier, doubles badminton player Jwala Gutta had opened about her #MeToo moment saying that she has suffered "mental harassment" at the hands of selectors since 2006.

"Maybe I should talk about the mental harassment I had to go through... #metoo," Gutta had tweeted.


"Since 2006. Since this person became the chief..threw me out of national team inspite of me being a national champion.the latest was when I returned from http://RIO.am out of national team http://again.one of the reasons I stopped playing!!" she wrote in another tweet.


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The #MeToo movement gained pace in India after Tanushree Dutta spoke up against Nana Patekar almost two weeks ago.
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