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BarbershopGirls Of UP Smashes Stereotypes

BarbershopGirls Of UP

“Moved by the story of these #BarbershopGirls. And hats off to their father and the entire village of Banwari Tola for supporting them,” wrote actor Farhan Akhtar Back in 2014, in the Banwari Tola village of Uttar Pradesh, two teenage girls took over their father’s barber shop when he fell ill. To step into a profession traditionally dominated by men, …

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Bareilly ATMs dispensing churan wale fake currency notes

Bareilly ATMs dispensing churan wale fake currency notes

Bareilly resident Ashok Pathak was in for a rude shock when the cash he withdrew from an ATM happened to include a fake Rs. 500 note. Yes, the infamous ‘Children Bank of India’ one. On Sunday evening, the man claimed he withdrew Rs. 4,500 from a United Bank of India ATM in the city’s Subhash Nagar area, only to find …

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