Padma Lakshmi

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UNDP appoints Indo-American TV personality Padma Lakshmi as Goodwill Ambassador

08 Mar 2019

UNDP appoints Indo-American TV personality Padma Lakshmi as Goodwill Ambassador

Indian-American television personality and food expert Padma Lakshmi has been appointed by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) as its newest Goodwill Ambassador, supporting the agency's fight against inequality and discrimination around the world.

#10YearChallenge: These throwback pictures of celebrities are worth a look

15 Jan 2019

#10YearChallenge: These throwback pictures of celebrities are worth a look

Social media keeps coming up with quirky trends and challenges every year, and this year's first challenge will leave you stunned.

Eat only six French fries, suggests Harvard professor. Say what!

07 Dec 2018

Eat only six French fries, suggests Harvard professor. Say what!

A burger and French fries is one of our most-beloved guilty pleasure food combos, but a Harvard professor has said that the number of fries should be restricted to only six potato sticks.

#WomenForWomen: When world let us down, we stood together

30 Sep 2018

#WomenForWomen: When world let us down, we stood together

The week which went by has been tough for women (not that any day is easy).

Raped at 16, kept silent: Indian-American model Padma Lakshmi

26 Sep 2018

Raped at 16, kept silent: Indian-American model Padma Lakshmi

Padma Lakshmi, a prominent Indian-American model-cum-host, has alleged she was raped by her boyfriend at the age of 16.

After #MeToo, #WhyIDidntReport proves sexual abuse victims are rarely believed

23 Sep 2018

After #MeToo, #WhyIDidntReport proves sexual abuse victims are rarely believed

First, #MeToo happened, which united victims of sexual abuse around the globe, and snowballed into, probably, the biggest movement for survivors recently.

Thousands rally across the US on second Women's March

21 Jan 2018

Thousands rally across the US on second Women's March

On Donald Trump's first anniversary, thousands of protesters rallied for a second Women's March against the US president.