WOMEN

All Women to Be Married Should Take Folic Acid Supplementation

In view of the marriage season, Doctors recommends that all women to be married should start taking folic acid supplements..   Our Correspondent / New Delhi December is the month of marriages in India. This is also a time when women should ensure they prepare themselves physically for the later stages, pregnancy, in particular. After … Continue reading All Women to Be Married Should Take Folic Acid Supplementation

Rajnath launches pan-India women safety emergency No 112 and App

  AMN / KOHIMA Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday launched a pan-India single-number “112” under an emergency mobile app for women’s safety. The minister said that it will have a special women safety feature to get immediate assistance from police and volunteers. Launching the Emergency Response Support System, ERSS, in Nagaland, Mr Singh said … Continue reading Rajnath launches pan-India women safety emergency No 112 and App

Govt to refund employers for seven weeks of maternity leave to employees

AMN / NEW DELHI The government will give employers the salaries for seven of the 26 weeks of maternity leave for women earning more than 15,000 rupees a month, the Women and Child Development Ministry announced on Thursday. The announcement, which covers the government as well as the private sector, comes in the wake of … Continue reading Govt to refund employers for seven weeks of maternity leave to employees

Maneka asks NCW to set up dedicated cell for NRI marriages

AMN / NEW DELHI Union minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi has asked the National Commission for Women, NCW to set up a cell dedicated to cases related to NRI marriages and monitor them on a real-time basis. In a tweet, Mrs Gandhi said, she reviewed the progress of cases of wives who … Continue reading Maneka asks NCW to set up dedicated cell for NRI marriages

Importance of designs in Gold Chain 

Every family occasion in India requires one to wear a huge amount of gold! And if you are one of the close members of the family, you will be decked up in it. Of course there are exceptions like Bappi Lehri who enjoy wearing tons of gold irrespective of the time of the year. Here … Continue reading Importance of designs in Gold Chain 

Govt forms GoM on sexual harassment at workplace

Representative photo ONKAR SINGH / New Delhi The Government today constituted a Group of Ministers (GoM) headed by Home Minister Rajnath Singh to examine the existing legal and institutional frameworks for dealing with matters of sexual harassment of women at workplace. The GoM will recommend action required for effective implementation of the existing provisions, as … Continue reading Govt forms GoM on sexual harassment at workplace

Bishop apologises for touching Ariana Grande at funeral

WEB DESK A bishop has apologized for touching singer Ariana Grande’s breast on stage during Aretha Franklin’s funeral. The bishop led the legendary soul singer’s funeral at a church in the US city of Detroit on Friday. Grande was performing some of Franklin’s songs during the ceremony. Footage shows the bishop putting his arm around … Continue reading Bishop apologises for touching Ariana Grande at funeral

UAE at forefront of Empowering Women Worldwide

By Our Correspondent United Arab Emirates UAE today celebrated the Emirati Women’s Day. On this day (August 28) UAE remember the achievements of Emirati women and their role in the development of the UAE. This year’s Women’s day coincides with the 100th anniversary of founder of the UAE, Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. Women … Continue reading UAE at forefront of Empowering Women Worldwide

Attack on women and silence of feminist group!

By Syed Ali Mujtaba India’s new social justice system through lynch mob that’s making hay while sun shines, has resonance in Bihar as well. This time their target was a helpless woman who was stripped and paraded naked on the streets of Arrah town. The most conspicuous part of this justice system was the mood … Continue reading Attack on women and silence of feminist group!

NCW seeks report on incident of stripping of woman in Bihar..

16 persons, including a local RJD activist, arrested and eight policemen suspended  AMN National Commission for Women, NCW today sought action taken report from Bihar Police over an incident where a woman was allegedly thrashed by a mob in the state. The Commission has written to state Director Gneral of Police for investigation and also … Continue reading NCW seeks report on incident of stripping of woman in Bihar..

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Malayalam, Ladakhi films win big at IFFI

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Bollywood playback singer Mohammad Aziz passes away

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