Wednesday, March 20, 2019

SAFF Women's Cup: India hammer Bangladesh 4-0

Biratnagar (Nepal) |Wednesday, 2019 6:45:04 PM IST
The Indian women's team secured their berth in the final of the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Women's Championship for the fifth time in a row with a clinical 4-0 win over Bangladesh here on Wednesday.... read..

Ayana launches its Summer Kurti and Gown Collection for women

| March 20, 2019 6:11:55 PM IST
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India] March 20 (ANI/NewsVoir): Chennai based one-year-old 'Ayana' fashion studio launches its Summer Cool Collective beginning March 16th, 2019.... read..

Hundreds of women participate in two-wheeler rally for voter awareness in Raipur

General News | March 20, 2019 2:41:39 PM IST
Hundreds of women participated in a two-wheeler rally organised to create voter awareness for ensuring maximum voter participation in the Lok Sabha elections.The rally was organised by Women and Child Development department and is part of Systematic Voter... read..

Can women learn to take more risks?

Quirky | March 19, 2019 5:11:42 PM IST
According to a recent study, men often take more risks than women. The reason for that is the gender difference, which has been cultivated due to the patriarchal way of society. Although, the researchers found that these differences can shift in children ... read..

India face Bangladesh in SAFF Women's meet semis

Biratnagar (Nepal) |Tuesday, 2019 3:45:05 PM IST
The Indian team is all set to face Bangladesh in the semi-final of the SAFF Women's Championship at the Sahid Rangashala Stadium here on Wednesday.... read..

Priyanka Chopra features in powerful women list

Los Angeles |Tuesday, 2019 12:15:09 PM IST
Global icon Priyanka Chopra Jonas has joined international celebrities including Oprah Winfrey and Meryl Streep in USA Today's list of "50 most powerful women in entertainment".... read..

Pune: 2 women detained at airport, gold worth over Rs 30 Lakh seized

General News | March 18, 2019 2:11:39 AM IST
Customs officials at Pune International airport on Sunday intercepted two women passengers and seized gold worth over Rs 30 lakh from them.... read..

Women's senior team hail 2020 U-17 World Cup as game-changer

Football | March 18, 2019 6:11:38 PM IST
FIFA, on Friday, announced India as the hosts for FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup in 2020. This will be the first time that a nation will host and take part in the tournament in its history.... read..

England women secure series win against Sri Lanka

Cricket | March 18, 2019 11:11:41 PM IST
England eves defeated Sri Lanka women on Monday by six wickets in the second ODI of the three-match series to take an unassailable lead in the series.... read..

Mentally draining work linked to higher diabetes risk among women: Study

| March 17, 2019 8:41:42 PM IST
Women who find their jobs mentally tiring are at increased risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, a new study has found.... read..

Special Olympics World Games: UAE women's basketball teams earn 2 gold medals

Others | March 17, 2019 6:41:37 AM IST
Hosts UAE on Saturday added two more gold medals to its tally as the unified female basketball team (division 1) and traditional female team (division 3) both overcame their opponents on the second day of Special Olympics World Games 2019 here.... read..

Light physical activity may lower risk of cardiovascular disease in older women: Study

| March 17, 2019 7:41:45 PM IST
According to a recent study, light physical activity like gardening, strolling through a park and folding clothes might be enough to lower the risk of cardiovascular disease among women 63 aged and older.... read..

Joshipura's line focuses on women at LMIFW

New Delhi |Saturday, 2019 1:45:04 AM IST
It was all about women for designer Namrata Joshipura, who showcased her autumn/winter line titled 'Blend Out' at the ongoing Lotus Make-Up India Fashion Week here.... read..

New Zealand church attacks: Women organise silent candle light protest in Hyderabad

General News | March 16, 2019 11:11:44 PM IST
A silent candle light protest was carried out by women here on Saturday to show solidarity with the victims of New Zealand's twin mosque attacks where 49 people were killed.... read..

Light physical activity may lower CVD risk in women

New York |Saturday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST
While strolling or running are beneficial for heart health, light physical activity, such as gardening and folding clothes, may also lower the risk of cardiovascular diseases (CVD) in older women, say researchers.... read..

Two Sri Lankan women caught smuggling gold worth over Rs 30 lakh at Pune airport

General News | March 15, 2019 6:11:51 AM IST
Customs officials on Thursday caught two Sri Lankan women, for allegedly smuggling gold worth around Rs 30 lakh, at the Pune airport.... read..

From Hoshiarpur to Hong Kong: Manisha's journey to senior women's football team

Football | March 15, 2019 6:41:43 PM IST
Manisha, the youngest player in India’s 20-member contingent at the SAFF Women's Championship 2019, is being touted as the ‘one to look out for’ after making her top-level debut against Hong Kong in January this year.... read..

Twitter hired more women, Black, Latinx in 2018

San Francisco |Friday, 2019 10:45:05 AM IST
Twitter now has 40.2 per cent female, 4.5 per cent African-American and 3.9 per cent Latinx employees, the company has announced.... read..

Priyanka excited over Women in the World Summit

New York |Friday, 2019 5:45:15 PM IST
Actress Priyanka Chopra is looking forward to engaging in interesting conversations at the 2019 Women in the World Summit, which will also be attended by Brie Larson and Ashley Judd.... read..

Golf, Glamour and Luxury come together as Audi celebrates women's day on sidelines of Audi quattro Cup

| March 14, 2019 6:11:40 PM IST
New Delhi [India], Mar 14 (ANI/EditMeet): Golf, Glamour and Luxury came together in Mumbai as Audi, the German luxury car maker and Peaklife magazine celebrated Women's Day on the sidelines of Audi's popular golfing championship - the Audi quattro Cup 201... read..

Japanese women unite against wearing heels to work

Tokyo |Thursday, 2019 4:45:09 PM IST
A social media campaign against Japanese employers forcing women to wear high heels to work has drawn support from tens of thousands of people, including over 15,000 signatures on an online petition on Thursday.... read..

20 women held with fake visas at Hyderabad airport

General News | March 14, 2019 6:41:38 AM IST
20 women passengers who were scheduled to fly to Kuwait from Hyderabad were detained by Immigration authorities at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport on Wednesday with fake visas.... read..

Infertility in women linked to higher cancer risk

New York |Wednesday, 2019 2:45:04 PM IST
Infertility is associated with a higher risk of developing cancer in women of childbearing age, say researchers including one of Indian-origin.... read..

Odisha Congress to give priority to women candidates

Bhubaneswar |Wednesday, 2019 5:45:05 PM IST
Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee President Niranjan Patnaik on Wednesday said the party will give priority to women during distribution of tickets for the upcoming general and Assembly elections in the state.... read..

Saudi women's rights activists to appear in court

Riyadh |Wednesday, 2019 5:45:05 PM IST
Several women's rights activists were to appear in a Saudi court on Wednesday, nearly a year after they were detained for "undermining national security", according to human rights groups and a relative of one detainee.... read..

Pollachi women abuse case to impact polls: Ex-MP (Lead)

Chennai |Wednesday, 2019 9:15:04 PM IST
The case of sexual-assault-cum-blackmail of women in Pollachi will have its echo in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, not only in that (Pollachi) constituency but also in the neighbouring seats, said a former AIADMK MP on Wednesday.... read..

Parties trying hard to woo women voters in Odisha

Bhubaneswar |Wednesday, 2019 11:45:04 PM IST
All major political parties in Odisha have pinned their hopes on women voters as they try to woo them to win the Lok Sabha and Assembly elections in the state.... read..

UPA will reserve 33% government jobs for women: Rahul

Chennai |Wednesday, 2019 2:45:04 PM IST
Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said the UPA will reserve 33 per cent government jobs for women and pass the Women's Reservation Bill giving 33 per cent of seats in the Lok Sabha if it wins the Lok Sabha battle.... read..

Rahul woos TN youth, women with jobs, loans & quota

Nagercoil (Tamil Nadu) |Wednesday, 2019 8:45:04 PM IST
Congress President Rahul Gandhi here on Wednesday kick-started the party's Lok Sabha election campaign in Tamil Nadu promising to make the state a manufacturing hub that can compete with China, reservation in central government jobs for women and protecti... read..

Pollachi women abuse case to impact LS polls: MP

Chennai |Wednesday, 2019 6:45:04 PM IST
The case of sexual-assault-cum-blackmail of women in Pollachi will have its echo in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, not only in that (Pollachi) constituency but also in the neighbouring seats, said a former AIADMK MP on Wednesday.... read..

How an all-women driving school is giving wings to women (IANS Special Series)

Mathura/Agra |Sunday, 2018 10:45:05 AM IST
On any busy traffic crossing in the historic Mughal city of Agra, one would be surprised to see the number of women on two-wheelers. Not only young girls, but more and more middle-aged women, including housewives, are now seen enjoying their new-found fre... read..

Breaking the glass ceiling in a male world: How an all-women construction group built a Kerala house (IANS Special Series)

Thodupuzha (Kerala) |Sunday, 2018 1:15:04 PM IST
In a small, tucked-away village in Kerala stands a 475-square feet house which is known across the region not because of who owns it, but because of those who built it. And it's not a building constructed by some famous architect but by a group of 20 dail... read..

How their jewellery-making skill is empowering women of the forest (IANS Special Series)

Bandha Tola (Kanha Tiger Reserve) |Sunday, 2018 12:45:04 PM IST
Dependent on the forest for their day-to-day needs, women of Bandha Tola faced an uncertain future when their whole village, along with hundreds of other such Baiga tribal villages, was moved out of their traditional habitat in the jungles of this famous ... read..

In changing times, women idol makers make their presence felt, battle hardship, (Societal Feature)

Kolkata |Friday, 2018 12:15:05 PM IST
Walking cautiously along the narrow lanes of Kumartuli, the traditional sculpting hub and potters' lane in north Kolkata, one can easily locate the few women idol makers who have carved a niche for themselves in a world hitherto dominated by men.... read..
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