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Professions began essentially by men are now dominated by women: US Consul General

Kolkata | Tuesday, Sep 18 2018 IST
US Consul General Patti Hoffman, today stated that women gradually assuming positions in areas that were mainly dominated by men earlier. However, she felt that women used to hold only a quarter of the upper level state government positions in the U.S. E... read..
 

Women should speak for themselves, says Sunny Leone

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2018 5:15:04 PM IST
From being an adult star to playing the lead role in Bollywood films, actress Sunny Leone aka Karanjit Kaur, who fought several hardships throughout her career, believes women should stand up for their rights.... read..
 

Opinionated women not easily accepted in our country: Jwala Gutta (IANS Interview)

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2018 4:45:04 PM IST
She remembers the time when some of her seniors gave statements that she can't play badminton but that made Jwala Gutta more determined and she went on to win both Junior and Senior Nationals in the same year.... read..
 

AAP Govt approves mapping Delhi using Safetipin focusing on women safety in public spaces

New Delhi | Tuesday, Sep 18 2018 IST
The Delhi Cabinet on Tuesday approved the Department of Women and Child Development for mapping Delhi Using Safetipin focusing on Women Safety in Public Spaces. The decision was taken at a Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. The ... read..
 

Attapattu returns as Sri Lanka Women name T20I squad to face India

Colombo | Tuesday, Sep 18 2018 IST
After missing the Women's T20I Asia Cup through illness, Chamari Atapattu will return to captain Sri Lanka Women in the five-match T20I series against India Women. Atapattu was in great form during the recent ICC Women's Championship ODI series, ... read..
 

Women with undiagnosed STIs at greater risk of negative PMS symptoms

Washington D.C. [USA] | September 18, 2018 2:11:37 PM IST
Undiagnosed sexually transmitted infections (STI) can increase negative premenstrual symptoms (PMS) in women, according to a study.... read..
 

Indian women will relate to 'Cheater Mohan': Kanika Kapoor

Mumbai |Tuesday, 2018 2:15:04 AM IST
Singer Kanika Kapoor says modern-day Indian women will relate to her song "Cheater Mohan".... read..
 

Film on Indian rural women awarded at Toronto festival

Toronto |Monday, 2018 12:45:05 PM IST
London-based documentary maker Sandhya Suri's directorial "The Field" has won the ICW best international short film award at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF).... read..
 

Odd-even: SC stays NGT order on not exempting women drivers

New Delhi |Monday, 2018 8:45:05 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Monday stayed the National Green Tribunal (NGT) order in which it had not given exemption to two-wheelers and vehicles driven by women in the national capital during the odd-even vehicle rotation scheme.... read..
 

Indian women to kick-off under-18 SAFF campaign on Sept 28 in Bhutan

New Delhi | Monday, Sep 17 2018 IST
India have been clubbed in Group A at the seven-nation inaugural edition of the SAFF U-18 championship for Women which gets underway later this month in Bhutan. India have along with neighbour Sri Lanka and Maldives in Group A. The Indian girls kick... read..
 

Indian women to kick-off SAFF U-18 Championship in September

New Delhi |Monday, 2018 6:15:05 PM IST
Seven countries are set to kick-off the inaugural edition of the SAFF U-18 football Championship for Women which gets underway later this month in Bhutan.... read..
 

Sisodia reviews implementation of prevention of sexual harassment of women at workplace Act 2013

New Delhi | Monday, Sep 17 2018 IST
Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Monday chaired a meeting of the Department of Women and Child Development (WCD) on the implementation of Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition, Redressal) Act 2013 at the Delhi Secretariat... read..
 

Psychotherapy benefits women caring for kids with health issues

Washington D.C. [USA] | September 17, 2018 8:11:34 AM IST
Turns out, brief cognitive behavioural therapy significantly improved the mental health of women overwhelmed by caring for children with severe chronic health conditions.... read..
 

Psychotherapy recommended for women caring for children with severe health issues

Washington D.C. [USA] | September 16, 2018 1:11:27 PM IST
Turns out, brief cognitive behavioral therapy significantly improves the mental health of women overwhelmed by caring for children with severe chronic health conditions.... read..
 

Texas police arrest Border Patrol agent for murdering four women

By Maria Caspani Undated | Sunday, Sep 16 2018 IST
Texas police on Saturday arrested a veteran US Border Patrol agent, who is suspected of killing four women within the past two weeks and kidnapping a fifth. Juan David Ortiz, a 35-year-old who has worked for the Border Patrol for a decade, was found hidin... read..
 

Indian women boxers shine at Turkish event

Istanbul |Sunday, 2018 9:15:04 PM IST
Indian women pugilists put up a stellar display at the 32nd Ahmet Comert boxing tournament here, sweeping seven medals in as many categories, including three golds, two silver and two bronze.... read..
 

Will bring bill on crime against women: Pappu Yadav

Patna |Sunday, 2018 8:45:04 PM IST
Jan Adhikar Party chief and expelled RJD MP Pappu Yadav on Sunday said here that he will bring a private member's bill in the next Parliament session regarding crime against women.... read..
 

Women Maoists surrender before East Godavari SP

Kakinada | Saturday, Sep 15 2018 IST
Two female Maoists surrendered before the East Godavari SP Vishal Gunni here on Saturday. They were identified as Madi Santhi alias Rashitha (25), Kalimela area committee member and Chodi Lakke alias Urmila (30), a Kalimela Dalam member, belonging to M... read..
 

Indian women under 16 pump half dozen goals to Hong Kong

New Delhi | Saturday, Sep 15 2018 IST
A hat-trick from Lynda Kom earned Indian women a 6-1 victory in the opening play against Hong Kong in the AFC U-16 Women's Qualifiers at Ulan Bator in Mongolia on Saturday. Apart from Lynda's hat-trick, Captain Shilky Devi netted a brace while Sunita M... read..
 

Contribution of women in Swachh Bharat Mission immense: Modi

New Delhi |Saturday, 2018 10:45:04 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that the contribution of India's 'Nari Shakti' (women power) in the Swachh Bharat Mission was immense.... read..
 

Indian women's hockey team captain Rani Rampal visits Khalsa College campus

Amritsar | Saturday, Sep 15 2018 IST
Indian women's hockey team Rani Rampal on Saturday visited the historic Khalsa college campus here. Upbeat over silver medal win in the recently concluded Asian Games in Jakarata, Rani said that the Indian women hockey was up for a bright future as the n... read..
 

Mixed chemicals in cosmetic items can harm women's hormones

Washington DC, [USA] | September 14, 2018 8:11:32 AM IST
Turns out, the beauty products you use can negatively affect your Hormones.... read..
 

Over 37 lakh women benefited under PM's maternity scheme: Ministry

New Delhi |Friday, 2018 11:15:04 PM IST
More than 37 lakh women have been benefited across the country under the Prime Minister Narendra Modi's maternity scheme, Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana, said Ministry of Women and Child Development on Friday.... read..
 

Saudi Airline to recruit women as co-pilots

Riyadh [Saudi Arabia] | September 14, 2018 6:41:29 AM IST
In a bid to empower women, Riyadh-based carrier Flynas will be recruiting Saudi women as co-pilots and flight attendants for the first time.... read..
 

US Consulate General hosts business English course for women entrepreneurs

Patna | Friday, Sep 14 2018 IST
The U.S. Consulate General in Kolkata in partnership with Bihar Entrepreneurs Association (BEA) hosted an intensive programme titled 'Business English for Women Entrepreneurs' here today. The programme was organised with an objective to help a group of wo... read..
 

Coaching camp for visually challenged women athletes concludes

New Delhi |Friday, 2018 8:15:04 PM IST
A week-long camp for visually challenged women, hosted by Usha International, Indias consumer durables company, and the Indian Blind Sports Association (IBSA) concluded here on Friday.... read..
 

US-based NRDC to empower Gujarat's women through solar-powered pumps

San Francisco |Thursday, 2018 7:45:24 PM IST
US-based Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) President Rhea Suh has announced a partnership with the Gujarat-based Self-Employed Women's Association (SEWA) to improve the lives of women and their families.... read..
 

Narayana Superspeciality Hospital, Howrah, launches first Comprehensive "Women Cancer Clinic" in Siliguri

Siliguri | Thursday, Sep 13 2018 IST
In its continued efforts to advance comprehensive and robust oncology care and create awareness about women cancers among the people of North Bengal and its adjoining areas, Narayana Superspeciality Hospital, Howrah, launched its first and one of its kind... read..
 

Meghalaya government committed to improves nutritional status of children, women

Shillong | Thursday, Sep 13 2018 IST
Meghalaya Social Welfare Minister Kyrmen Shylla today said the government is committed to ensure that the nutritional status of children and women in the state is improved. Shylla was speaking at the State Level Conference on Poshan Ahbhiyaan and R... read..
 

2 trafficked women rescued in Delhi

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2018 6:45:05 PM IST
The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) on Wednesday rescued two women, aged 20 and 28, who had become victims of human trafficking. Both of them belong to West Bengal.... read..
 

India beats China in World Women Team squash

Chennai | Wednesday, Sep 12 2018 IST
After a defeat in the first round on Tuesday against US, India on Wednesday scripted a 3-0 win over host China in a Group C league match to keep its hope alive of qualifying for the knock out phase in the WSF Women's World Team championship being held ... read..
 

DCW rescues 2 women from GB Road

New Delhi | Wednesday, Sep 12 2018 IST
Two women aged 20 and 28 years-old have been rescued from GB Road here by the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW), the Commission's chief Swati Maliwal said on Wednesday. "Two girls rescued by DCW from GB road. Aged 20 and 28 years. 1 girl has severe burn ... read..
 

Amalraj, Sutirtha win men, women singles titles in TT

Vijayawada |Wednesday, 2018 8:45:04 PM IST
Anthony Amalraj had to put up a fight to win the season's first men single's title as an enterprising Sudhanshu Grover's fine run at the National Ranking (South Zone) Table Tennis Championships ended at the DRM Municipal Indoor Hall here on Wednesday.... read..
 

How tribal women of Kanha are driving their own destiny (IANS Special Series)

Mukki (Madhya Pradesh) |Sunday, 2018 2:45:04 PM IST
Mukki 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..
 

How waste management is helping Vietnamese women earn a living (Societal Feature)

Hoi An (Vietnam) |Friday, 2018 3:20:56 PM IST
With 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..
 

Save our girls: Change comes from below for Rajasthan's women (IANS Special Series)

Jhunjhunu |Sunday, 2018 12:45:04 PM IST
Sending her elder daughter Manushree to an English-medium school in Jhunjhunu (Rajasthan) was a distant dream for Sushila Thakan some eight years ago. Though she had her husband's moral support, she received little cooperation from her in-laws after she g... read..
 
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