Timescrest.com http://www.timescrest.com The Times of India Crest Edition: Weekly edition with articles on coverstory, health, culture, world, society, life, opinion, sports. en-us Timescrest http://www.timescrest.com/images/logo-big.gif http://www.timescrest.com 358 55 November 29, 2014 Timescrest editor@example.com More women on top http://www.timescrest.com/opinion/more-women-on-top-10794 2013-07-25 17:38:21 http://www.timescrest.com/media/content/2013/Jul/women_300x300.jpg Opinion

A sales head from a company that employs 40 young professionals, half of whom are women, was overheard saying, “Women are good workers but sometimes there are huge problems.


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Times Crest: The last edition http://www.timescrest.com/coverstory/times-crest-the-last-edition-10745 2013-07-20 00:00:00 Cover story

We thank all our Crest readers for their loyalty as the weekend paper brings you its last edition.

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My baby whitest http://www.timescrest.com/society/my-baby-whitest-10747 2013-07-20 00:00:00 http://www.timescrest.com/media/content/2013/Jul/img_10747_33599_Pc0020400.jpg Society

The desire for ‘gora’ babies has many Indian couples opting for Caucasian egg donors.


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Angry young petitioners http://www.timescrest.com/society/angry-young-petitioners-10748 2013-07-20 00:00:00 http://www.timescrest.com/media/content/2013/Jul/img_10748_33601_Pc0020300.jpg Society

Meet some of India’s youngest PIL crusaders who have exchanged lazy café sessions for the grind of litigation work.

Shreya Singhal has moved a petition seeking a review of Section 66A of the Information Technology Act, 2000 under which Shaheen Dhada and Rinu Srinivasan were arrested last year for making an innocuous remark on Facebook.


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Legal fees are on the house http://www.timescrest.com/society/legal-fees-are-on-the-house-10749 2013-07-20 00:00:00 http://www.timescrest.com/media/content/2013/Jul/img_10749_33603_Pc0030300.jpg Society

Corporate social responsibility has entered India's legal corridors. Top law firms and lawyers are doing pro bono so that they can give back to society.


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The good fight http://www.timescrest.com/life/the-good-fight-10750 2013-07-20 00:00:00 http://www.timescrest.com/media/content/2013/Jul/img_10750_33605_Pc0030400.jpg Life

Law firms deal with every pro bono assignment as diligently as they would handle a top client engagement.


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Home stay http://www.timescrest.com/coverstory/home-stay-10751 2013-07-20 00:00:00 http://www.timescrest.com/media/content/2013/Jul/img_10751_33607_Pc0040300.jpg Cover story

There is no denying that an increasing number of rural and urban women are doing just that — nothing.


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Chick-list for economic growth http://www.timescrest.com/coverstory/chicklist-for-economic-growth-10752 2013-07-20 00:00:00 http://www.timescrest.com/media/content/2013/Jul/img_10752_33611_Pc0050600.jpg Cover story

Earn-and-learn vocational schemes can encourage more Indian women to enter the workforce.


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High learning, 'low' work http://www.timescrest.com/coverstory/high-learning-low-work-10753 2013-07-20 00:00:00 http://www.timescrest.com/media/content/2013/Jul/img_10753_33613_Pc0050700.jpg Cover story

Kerala may have a record literacy rate for women but their numbers are growing only in low-paying jobs.


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Cruise control http://www.timescrest.com/coverstory/cruise-control-10754 2013-07-20 00:00:00 http://www.timescrest.com/media/content/2013/Jul/img_10754_33615_Pc0050500.jpg Cover story

We are educating girls, raising their aspirations, even giving them a taste of professional life, and then asking them to rein in their ambitions.

Premlata Agarwal (pic, left) discovered her talent for mountaineering at the age of 35, quite by accident, when she met Bachendri Pal. Once her talent was discovered, she found support in her husband. Unfortunately, most husbands only put up 'stop' signs. 'Why do you need to work, 'is a question always hovering in the air for a woman.


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