WOMEN

10-year-old rape victim gives birth to baby girl

WEB DESK A 10-year-old rape victim gave birth to a baby girl at the Government Medical College and Hospital in Chandigarh on Thursday. Girl was refused permission to abort despite being raped, allegedly by an uncle. According to reports she was unaware that she has delivered a child. Both the mother and newborn are in … Continue reading 10-year-old rape victim gives birth to baby girl

Nepal criminalises isolation of menstruating women

AMN Nepal’s parliament Wednesday made an ancient practice that banishes women from the home during menstruation as a ‘criminal offence’. Many communities in Nepal view menstruating women as impure and in some remote areas they are forced to sleep in a hut away from home during their periods, a custom known as chhaupadi. Nepal Supreme … Continue reading Nepal criminalises isolation of menstruating women

Was almost kidnapped on a Chandigarh road: Varnika Kundu

That being said, I’d like to take a moment to commend and thank Chandigarh Police for unparalleled efficiency and attention to a distress call from me. They almost restore my faith in the system. Here’s what went down; I was driving home from the sector-8 market at about 12:15am, and crossed the road into sec-7, … Continue reading Was almost kidnapped on a Chandigarh road: Varnika Kundu

PM describes family values, diversity as India’s greatest traditions

AMN / NEW DELHI Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that family values, acceptance of diversity and environmental consciousness are three of India’s greatest traditions which must be nurtured. Interacting with a 25-member delegation from the Young FICCI Ladies Organisation the Prime Minister yesterday said, the Swachh Bharat Mission offers great opportunities for waste to … Continue reading PM describes family values, diversity as India’s greatest traditions

SC rejects plea for abortion of 10-yr-old rape survivor

AMN The Supreme Court has refused to allow the termination of 32-week pregnancy of a 10-year old rape survivor, relying on a medical report that it would not be good for her or the foetus. A bench, headed by Chief Justice JS Khehar, perused the report of a medical board set up by the Postgraduate … Continue reading SC rejects plea for abortion of 10-yr-old rape survivor

Govt makes registration of marriages compulsory

AMN / NEW DELHI UNION Government has decided to make registration of marriages compulsory in a bid to prevent harassment of women. This was stated by Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad in a written reply in the Lok Sabha yesterday. However, Mr Prasad said, as of now there is no proposal to link Aadhaar for … Continue reading Govt makes registration of marriages compulsory

Irom Sharmila ties the Knot with Tamil Friend

AMN Irom Sharmila, the ‘Iron Lady’ of Manipur got married with her long-time Tamil-British friend Desmond Coutinho in Kodaikanal, sources close to her said today. Known for her 16-year-long hunger strike in demand of the withdrawal of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) in Manipur, Sharmila and Coutinho visited the sub-registrar’s office in Kodaikanal, … Continue reading Irom Sharmila ties the Knot with Tamil Friend

Pregnant man gives birth to baby girl

In a rare medical development, Britain’s first pregnant man has given birth to a baby girl. Hyden Robert Cross, 21 made headlines around the world earlier this year, when he announced he was pregnant by a sperm donor. Three years ago, Cross had legally become male through gender assignment. He, however, put his transition on … Continue reading Pregnant man gives birth to baby girl

From slum to IAS, the moving story of Ummul Kher

  By our Special Correspondent ‘Where there is will there is a way’, the cliché has been proved true by a petite and fragile girl from slum who has achieved what others dream for years. The delicate Ummul Kher, 28 is hardly five feet tall, but has an everlasting smile on her face. Her eyes … Continue reading From slum to IAS, the moving story of Ummul Kher

Govt approves maternity benefit programme

AMN Union government today gave its nod to the maternity benefit programme providing Rs 6,000 each to pregnant and lactating mothers. The scheme is restricted the scheme to firstborns only. “A pregnant or lactating woman having her first child will get up to Rs 6,000. Out of this, Rs 5,000 will be given by the … Continue reading Govt approves maternity benefit programme

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Sports Ministry drops para-sports coach Satyanarayana from Dronacharya awardees list

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Mallya case: India gives fresh set of documents to UK

AMN India has given a fresh set of papers to the UK in the extradition case of businessman Vijay Mallya. Ex ...