Osmanabad | Saturday, Mar 17 2018 ISTThousands of Muslim women carried out a silent march on Saturday here protesting against the Triple Talaq Bill brought in Parliament by the Central government. As per the order issued by the Muslim Personal Law Board, the morcha was taken out... read..
Lahore [Pakistan] | March 17, 2018 12:01:13 AM ISTIncidents of attacking political leaders in Pakistan have been on the rise this month.... read..
Chandigarh Mar 17 | Saturday, Mar 17 2018 ISTHaryana government has decided to grant Change of Land Use (CLU) permission for the setting up of DAV Women University in the revenue estate of village Panjeto, Mukarampur, Chaneta and Mundakhera in Chhachhrauli tehsil of Yamunanagar district. The Univer... read..
Dharamshala | Saturday, Mar 17 2018 ISTPadamshri Dr Kshama Metre, National Director CORD today expressed concern that women play vital role in farm and its allied sector and yet face inequality in many ways. ''They have to come forward to bring forth a change in the society to become role mo... read..
Bhubanneswar | Saturday, Mar 17 2018 ISTThe All India Roadshow on Women's Economic Empowerment through Entrepreneurship 2.0 (AiRSWEEE) has planned to train 450 women entrepreneurs in smaller Indian Cities to encourage them to take up entrepreneurship as a career. AiRSWEEE2.0 Chairperson See... read..
Hyderabad | Saturday, Mar 17 2018 ISTAmerican Telugu Association (ATA) has celebrated International Women's Day at Royal Albert's Palace, New Jersey USA on a grand scale on Friday. The event was attended by more than 400 women from all walks of life. The celebrations started with the trad... read..
Hyderabad | Saturday, Mar 17 2018 ISTCentre for Management Studies, NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad organized a "Leadership Summit 2018 â€“ Led by Women "here on Saturday. The event, celebrating the evolving leadership of women in diverse roles in the contemporary society has received... read..
Chandigarh | Saturday, Mar 17 2018 ISTKIIT University, Bhubaneswar claimed the men's and women's five-a-side trophies in the All India Inter University Rugby (Men & Women) Championship, hosted by Punjabi University in Patiala today. Hosts Punjabi University, Patiala, finished runners-up in th... read..
Panaji | Friday, Mar 16 2018 ISTGoa Minister for Rural Development Agency (RDA) Jayesh Salgaonkar on Thursday said that excellence of women in every field of human endeavour was itself an indication of the knowledge and strength she possessed. Speaking at a function organised to mark... read..
Canberra | Friday, Mar 16 2018 ISTTasmania has become the first state in Australian history to elect a majority of female MPs to its legislature, A BBC News report said on Friday. The state, Australia's smallest, held its election on 3 March, but counting was not finalised until this week... read..
New Delhi |Friday, 2018 11:45:04 AM ISTAre women getting their due at workplaces or are they being overlooked? What happens when a devastated man embarks on a quest to find the recipient of his donated kidney? IANS book shelf for this weekend presents an exciting array of books that, apart fro... read..
New Delhi |Friday, 2018 6:15:06 PM ISTAs many as 100 Indian women will be awarded the British Council's 70th Anniversary Scholarships to mark the organisation's 70th anniversary in India here on Saturday. It is the organisation's largest investment in a scholarship programme in India, accordi... read..
New Delhi | Friday, Mar 16 2018 ISTMinistry of Health and Family Welfare has recently announced the launch of programme 'LaQshya', aimed at improving quality of care in labour room and maternity Operation Theatre. The programme will improve quality of care for pregnant women in labour roo... read..
London [U.K.] | March 16, 2018 12:01:13 AM ISTTurns out, early puberty is linked to the increased risk of obesity for women.... read..
Mumbai | Friday, Mar 16 2018 ISTMaharashtra Minister for Women and Child Development Pankaja Munde inaugurated first Mumbai edition of Women of India Organic Festival 2018, organised by Mahila Arthik Vikas Mahamandal, Maharashtra, and supported by Women and Child Development Ministry, G... read..
Bhopal | Friday, Mar 16 2018 ISTThe issue of women safety reverberated in the Madhya Pradesh Assembly again today. Raising the issue during the Zero Hour, Dr Govind Singh (principal-opposition Congress) said that a rape victim committed suicide in the Home Minister's native district yes... read..
Mumbai |Thursday, 2018 7:45:05 PM ISTA new short film "Unmute" talks about violence that women face in their workplace.... read..
KAMANYAKI | Thursday, Mar 15 2018 ISTEdna Kambura was only seven years old when she had "the cut" â€“ female genital mutilation â€“ in her village in central Kenya. "It still hurts to think about it," said the 16-year-old, carrying a toddler on her back as she walked to a borehole to fetch w... read..
Panaji | Thursday, Mar 15 2018 ISTThe Office of the Registrar of Co-operative Societies, Patto, in association with Goa State Co-operative Bank Ltd celebrated International Women's Day at the Multipurpose Hall of Sahakar Sankul in the city on Wednesday. Padma Jaiswal, IAS, Secretary fo... read..
United Nations |Thursday, 2018 10:15:04 AM ISTIndia has shared with other countries its insights on empowering rural women and girls at an event on the sidelines of the meeting of the Commission on the Status of Women drawing on its many programmes.... read..
Bhopal | Thursday, Mar 15 2018 ISTThe principal-opposition Congress today raised, in the Madhya Pradesh Assembly, the issue of women's security again in the wake of suicides by a student each in Bhopal and Betul. During the Zero Hour, Mr Ramniwas Rawat (Cong) sought a discussion on the is... read..
Washington D.C. [U.S.A.] | March 15, 2018 12:01:13 AM ISTTurns out, regular exercise and a healthy lifestyle can prevent dementia in women.... read..
London |Thursday, 2018 3:15:04 PM ISTWomen with high physical fitness in middle age were nearly 90 per cent less likely to develop dementia, compared to women who were moderately fit, according to a study.... read..
New Delhi [India] | March 15, 2018 12:01:13 AM ISTCell therapy, a known panacea for several medical conditions-- liver cirrhosis, diabetes, PCOD and autoimmune diseases -- has added early menopause to the list of things it can possibly set right.... read..
New Delhi | Thursday, Mar 15 2018 ISTThe U-18 Indian men's hockey team will play their first match against Cambodia while the women team will take on Singapore in the opening match of the Asian Youth Olympic Games Qualifiers 2018, beginning April 25 in Bangkok, Thailand. Indian men's hock... read..
New Delhi |Wednesday, 2018 7:45:06 PM ISTThe BCCI's women's selection committee on Wednesday picked teenaged all-rounder Jemimah Rodrigues in the Harmanpreet Kaur-led 15-member Indian cricket squad for the upcoming T20 tri-series against Australia and England, to be played in Mumbai from March 2... read..
Mumbai (India) | March 14, 2018 12:01:13 AM ISTMumbai (India), March 14: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Wednesday announced the 15-member squad for the upcoming trilateral T-20 series against England and Australia to be played in Mumbai between March 22 to March 31.... read..
New Delhi |Wednesday, 2018 2:15:05 PM ISTHockey India on Wednesday named a 18-member national women's squad for the forthcoming Commonwealth Games to be held in Gold Coast, Australia from April 4.... read..
Mumbai |Wednesday, 2018 3:15:05 PM ISTFrom winning the Miss Universe crown to navigating her way in Bollywood, coming up with a prenatal yoga series and now debuting on television, Lara Dutta Bhupathi has enjoyed various roles in showbiz. She says with increasing participation of women behind... read..
Bhopal | Wednesday, Mar 14 2018 ISTThe principal-opposition Congress today staged a walkout in the Madhya Pradesh Assembly over the issue of women's safety in the wake of a college student â€“ vexed by molestation â€“ committing suicide in the state capital. Raising the issue during the Ze... read..
New Delhi |Wednesday, 2018 2:15:04 AM ISTThere are a number of tattoo designs that are trending but designs like that of different wings, zodiacs and birds are more popular among women, say experts.... read..
Panaji | Wednesday, Mar 14 2018 ISTGoa Chamber's Women's Wing will showcase Goan Women Achievers from various fields as a part of their International Women's Day celebration to be held on March 17 at hotel in the city. According to a statement here on Wedensday, International Women's Da... read..
Panaji | Wednesday, Mar 14 2018 ISTSanjula Naik will lead the Goa U-23 Women's Cricket Team for the South Zone T-20 Tournament to be held at Vijaywada, Andhra Pradesh, from March 17 to 23, 2018. The team comprised Sanjula Naik (Captain), Vinavi Gurav (Wicket Keeper), Sugandha Ghadi, Tejas... read..
Shimla |Wednesday, 2018 3:45:06 PM ISTTo empower womenfolk, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Wednesday released a handbook on women safety here.... read..
Geneva [Switzerland] | March 13, 2018 12:01:13 AM ISTChristian women activists on Monday raised the issue of persecution of minority community by the hands of Islamic fundamentalists and the misuse of blasphemy law in Pakistan during the 37th session of human rights council session in Geneva.... read..
Sikar (Rajasthan) [India] | March 13, 2018 12:01:13 AM ISTScores of burkha-clad women held a protest march against Triple Talaq Bill in Rajasthan's Sikar on Monday, which criminalises the practice of instant divorce.... read..
New Delhi [India] | March 13, 2018 12:01:13 AM ISTA 25-year-old Uber cab driver was arrested for allegedly abducting and molesting a women passenger in Delhi.... read..
United Nations |Tuesday, 2018 6:15:04 AM ISTUnited Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres said on Monday that it is important to change the unequal power dynamics that underpin discrimination and violence against women.... read..
New Delhi | Tuesday, Mar 13 2018 ISTMicrosoft India on Tuesday launched YouthSpark Code < A > Career program in two Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) here to empower and enable girls through technology and build greater diversity and gender equality in the IT-BPM sector. The program w... read..
United Nations |Tuesday, 2018 7:15:06 PM ISTUN General Assembly President Miroslav Lajcak has held up Sunita Kashyap, the founder of Umang, as an example of women empowering themselves and coming up with solutions to their problems.... read..
Kathmandu | Tuesday, Mar 13 2018 ISTBetween October 2015 and June 2016, Nepal received its first women in powerful positions â€” the President, the Speaker of Parliament, and the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court; however, the women in the country still do not have equal status. The new co... read..
Bengaluru | Tuesday, Mar 13 2018 ISTFive people, including two women, died on the spot and two others injured in a serial mishap involving a car, a lorry and s KSRTC bus near Hosur, bordering Tamil Nadu on Tuesday. According to reports reaching police headquarters here, the inmates, all hai... read..
New Delhi [India] | March 13, 2018 12:01:13 AM ISTThe women lawmakers of the country have lashed out at the newly inducted Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) member Naresh Agrawal, for his alleged sexist comment on actor and Rajya Sabha election candidate, Jaya Bachchan.... read..
Berlin |Tuesday, 2018 10:15:07 PM ISTFormer Germany international Horst Hrubesch is stepping in as interim head coach of the women's national team after the dismissal of coach Steffi Jones, the German football association (DFB) announced on Tuesday.... read..
United Nations |Tuesday, 2018 10:15:07 PM ISTIndia's Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi has cancelled a speech to the UN Commission on Status of Women (CSW) and Joint Secretary Chetan Sanghi is to speak in her place, according to rosters of speakers posted by the UN.... read..
Kolkata | Tuesday, Mar 13 2018 ISTThe rich legacy of zamindari cuisine was revived, far from its origins, in Delhi, when a sit-down dinner was organised by two Bengalis-- designer Pranay Baidya and entrepreneur Shirsha Guha, on the occasion of International Women's Day. Zamindari cuisine,... read..
BERLIN | Tuesday, Mar 13 2018 ISTFormer Germany international Horst Hrubesch has been named interim coach for the women's national team after the sacking of Steffi Jones, the German Football Association said on Tuesday. Hrubesch, a European champion and World Cup runner-up as a player wi... read..
New Delhi [India] | March 12, 2018 12:01:13 AM ISTNew Delhi [India], Mar 12 (NewsVoir): In an endeavour to laud womanhood, Migsun Kaushalam, a skill development vertical of prestigious Migsun Group has pledged to provide placement linked skill development training to at least 12,000 female candidates fro... read..
New Delhi |Monday, 2018 6:45:04 PM ISTThe second edition of Women Writers Festival delved into a range of issues and genres, including fiction and nonfiction writing, parenting, women at work, women in politics, nonfiction narratives, popular fiction with romance, gender issues and travel wri... read..
Leh (Jammu and Kashmir) [India] | March 12, 2018 12:01:13 AM ISTThe Minister for Ladakh Affairs and Cooperatives Jammu and Kashmir, Chhering Dorje inaugurated a national workshop here, to celebrate the International Women's Day.... read..
Kolkata | Monday, Mar 12 2018 ISTThe West Bengal Government has decided to install sanitary napkin vending machines along with incinerators for proper disposal in 69 women-specific educational institutions in the State. Of the 69, 68 are colleges and the other is the Diamond Harbour Wom... read..