New Delhi [India] | December 9, 2018 4:41:36 PM ISTCongress party president Rahul Gandhi has asked Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh to pass "a resolution calling for the reservation of one-third of the seats in the Lok Sabha and Legislative Assemblies for women, in the next session."... read..
New Delhi |Sunday, 2018 7:45:19 PM ISTCongress chief Rahul Gandhi has written to Congress/alliance governments in the states to have a resolution passed in their respective assemblies seeking one-third reservation for women in the Lok Sabha and state legislative assemblies.... read..
Dubai [UAE] | December 9, 2018 5:11:33 PM ISTIndian women cricketers Smriti Mandhana and Harmanpreet Kaur scored record half-centuries for their respective teams in the ongoing fourth edition of the Women's Big Bash League on Sunday.... read..
Beijing |Friday, 2018 5:45:05 PM ISTThousands of Myanmarese women who have fled or have been trafficked from the country deep in internal conflict are forced to marry Chinese men and bear their children, according to a study.... read..
New Delhi, [India] | December 7, 2018 5:41:34 PM ISTA group of women law students have filed a plea at the Delhi High Court seeking directions to the Centre and other authorities to allow the entry of women into the sanctum sanctorum of Hazrat Nizamuddin Aulia shrine in New Delhi.... read..
New Delhi [India] | December 6, 2018 1:41:36 PM ISTA special court of National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday issued a production warrant against Aasiya Andrabi, Sofi Fehmeeda, and Naheeda Nasreen of Dukhtaran-e-Millat, a banned terrorist organisation, after taking cognisance of recent charge shee... read..
Panaji |Thursday, 2018 5:45:04 PM ISTWhen it comes to equality before God and in society, Dalits in India have made more progress than women, historian Ramachandra Guha said on Thursday, while speaking at the Goa Literary and Arts Festival held here.... read..
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India] | December 6, 2018 7:41:33 AM ISTLeaders of Odisha's ruling party Biju Janata Dal (BJD) will meet all national and regional parties to discuss the 33 per cent reservation for women in the Parliament and State Assemblies.... read..
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] | December 5, 2018 5:41:33 PM ISTMumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Dec5 (BWI): Merck Foundation CEO, Dr. RashaKelej together with H.E. Madam Brigitte Touadera, the first lady of Central African Republic - C.A.R. & Merck more than a Mother Ambassador, conducted a special meeting with more... read..
Bhubaneswar |Tuesday, 2018 8:45:04 PM ISTOdisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to initiate the move to ensure one-third reservation for women in Parliament and state legislatures.... read..
Bhubneswar (Odisha), [India] | December 4, 2018 9:41:30 PM ISTOdisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, seeking 33 per cent reservation for women in Parliament and state assemblies, which, he said, would be "the finest tribute to the Father of the Nation on his 150th birt... read..
Shillong |Tuesday, 2018 7:45:04 PM ISTThe family members of two prominent women's rights activists, who were injured in a mob attack in Meghalaya, on Tuesday urged Chief Minister Conrad Sangma to institute a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the incident.... read..
New Delhi |Tuesday, 2018 7:15:05 PM ISTThe Indian Railways has decided to reserve six more berths in AC-3 tier of Rajdhani, Duranto and other fully air-conditioned trains except the Garib Rath Express.... read..
London [UK] | December 4, 2018 11:38:02 AM ISTIt was a historic moment for women's football as Ada Hegerberg of Norway became the first woman to be awarded a Ballon d'Or but the moment was dampened when presenter DJ Martin Solveig asked the footballer to twerk.... read..
Pune (Maharashtra) [India] | December 4, 2018 11:38:17 AM ISTA Pune-based woman employee, who was terminated by her company after being diagnosed with HIV, got justice from the Labour Court almost after three years.... read..
Mumbai |Tuesday, 2018 7:45:05 PM ISTIn the wake of the recent #MeToo India movement, Silicon Valley-based bot and messaging platform Gupshup on Tuesday launched a chatbot called 'Shakti' to help women in India find a voice against sexual harassment.... read..
New Delhi |Tuesday, 2018 5:45:04 PM ISTIt is a myth that plus-size women should wear loose or baggy clothes. Shapeless garments should be avoided in favour of fitted clothing that can accentuate your best features, say experts.... read..
New York |Tuesday, 2018 3:45:05 PM ISTPostmenopausal women experiencing tooth loss could be at higher risk of developing high blood pressure -- a key risk factor for heart disease, warns a new study.... read..
Kabul |Tuesday, 2018 3:45:05 PM ISTAfghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani has ordered a probe into the allegations of sexual abuse of members of the national women's football team following a report that the females were molested by officials from the Afghan Football Federation (AFF).... read..
Washington D.C. [USA] | December 4, 2018 4:11:56 PM ISTA recent study was conducted to find if there is any relationship between periodontal disease and tooth loss with hypertension.... read..
New Delhi [India] | December 3, 2018 6:11:33 PM ISTBirthday wishes poured in for the Indian women's ODI team skipper Mithali Raj from across the cricketing fraternity as the ace cricketer turns 36 today.... read..
Washington D.C. [USA] | December 3, 2018 1:11:37 PM ISTAccording to a recent study, only some women who are at higher risk of developing breast cancer think they need to take a drug proven to help prevent the disease.... read..
Mumbai |Monday, 2018 2:15:04 PM ISTWhether it was about focusing on the mental conditioning that creates gender inequality in "Parched" or bringing to notice how technology is creating a generation gap with her latest project "Rajma Chawal", filmmaker Leena Yadav treats all her movies as o... read..
Hyderabad | Monday, Dec 3 2018 ISTSouth Western Railway (SWR) team bagged the 42nd All India Railway Basketball Championship for Women held at the Railway Sports Complex Grounds, Secunderabad on Monday. In the finals, SWR won over South Central Railway with the score of 69-64 in four ... read..
Siddharthnagar | Monday, Dec 3 2018 ISTThe Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) arrested two women smugglers near the Kakrahwa town on the international border of Nepal touching this district of Uttar Pradesh, official sources said on Monday. Sources said that the women were returning from Nepal with alc... read..
Bandha Tola (Kanha Tiger Reserve) |Sunday, 2018 12:45:04 PM ISTDependent 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..
Kolkata |Friday, 2018 12:15:05 PM ISTWalking 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..
London |Thursday, 2018 3:45:05 PM ISTAnna Burns, Esi Edugyan, Daisy Johnson, Rachel Kushner, Richard Powers and Robin Robertson were announced on Thursday as the six authors shortlisted for the 2018 Man Booker Prize for Fiction.... read..
Mukki (Madhya Pradesh) |Sunday, 2018 2:45:04 PM ISTMukki zone in the famous Kanha National Park had been known throughout its recorded history to have been ruled by tigresses, rather than tigers. True to this legacy, tribal women of the Mukki zone are breaking conventional chains by taking over men-domina... read..
Hoi An (Vietnam) |Friday, 2018 3:20:56 PM ISTWith over 20 million tourists visiting per year, this port city -- a UNESCO World Heritage Site -- produces approximately 27,000 tonnes of urban waste per year.... read..