WOMEN

Punjab, Haryana, Himachal for joint action against female foeticide

AMN / Governments of Punjab, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh have decided to work together to curb the meance of female foeticide in the three neighbouring states. They have also decided to keep a check on other health related issues. This was decided at an inter-state convergence and coordination meeting on Pre-Conception and Pre-natal Diagnostic Techniques … Continue reading Punjab, Haryana, Himachal for joint action against female foeticide

Rehabilitation programme for sex workers in West Bengal

AMN / The West Bengal Government has started a special programme for sex workers and for women saved from the clutches of traffickers. The State Chief Minister Miss Mamata Banerjee inaugurated a programme aimed towards this, called ‘Muktir Alo’, in Kolkata today. She said, that this programme has been started for the deprived and the … Continue reading Rehabilitation programme for sex workers in West Bengal

How to protect Skin during Monsoon

By Shahnaz Husain – Skin is one of the first organs of the body that bear the brunt of changing seasons. When humidity is high, it can pose a problem, especially for oily skins. Sweat and oil secretions increase and these are deposited on the skin. An oily and sweaty skin also attracts more dirt … Continue reading How to protect Skin during Monsoon

Women College of Lucknow installs first sanitary pad vending machine

Amid concern over high dropout rate of girls because of menstrual hygiene issues, a women’s college​ of Lucknow​, UP has shown the way by becoming the first institution in ​the state to install a sanitary napkin vending machine in its premises.​ ​Unavailability of sanitary pads, absence of separate toilets for girls and lack of water … Continue reading Women College of Lucknow installs first sanitary pad vending machine

World Breast feeding Week begins

  The World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) began from today with the main objective to create awareness among the people for beneficial of breast feeding. This year The World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA), a global network which believe breastfeeding is the right of all children and mothers, celebrates the week for global action to support … Continue reading World Breast feeding Week begins

Kerala to form special women police battalion

Kerala government will form a special women police battalion soon, informed state Home Minister Ramesh Chennithala. The special battalion will be helpful in combating atrocities against women and children. Mr. Chennithala was inspecting the passing out parade of women constables at Police Academy near Thrissur. The Home Minister also inaugurated a women police station at … Continue reading Kerala to form special women police battalion

Highest priority to women’s safety: Rajnath Singh

Published on: 28 Apr 2015 @ 15:41 Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said the government is giving highest priority to womens’ safety and planning to set up Intelligence Units for Crime Against Women across the country. Replying to the debate on demands for grants under his ministry in the Lok Sabha, Mr Singh said the … Continue reading Highest priority to women’s safety: Rajnath Singh

2000 firms yet to appoint women directors: Jayant Sinha

Minister of State for Finance Jayant Sinha today said as many as 2,015 companies listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange and 263 on the National Stock Exchange are yet to comply with market regulator SEBI’s directive to appoint at least one woman director on the board. Replying to a question in the Lok Sabha, Mr … Continue reading 2000 firms yet to appoint women directors: Jayant Sinha

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Punjab, Goa in the Semi finals of Boys U-21 Football at KIYG

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Odisha bag KIYG Under-21 men’s hockey gold

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India wins 2nd ODI against Australia by 6 wickets

Virat Kohli made a sublime 104-run knock as India defeated Australia by six wickets in the second One-day Inte ...

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MARQUEE

Major buildings in India go blue as part of UNICEF’s campaign on World Children’s Day

Our Correspondent / New Delhi Several monuments across India turned blue today Nov 20 – the World Children ...

US school students discuss ways to gun control

             Students  discuss strategies on legislation, communities, schools, and mental health and ...

CINEMA /TV/ ART

Noted Film actor Kader Khan passes away in Canada

Born in Kabul, Khan made his acting debut in 1973 with Rajesh Khanna's "Daag" and has featured in over 300 fil ...

Mortal remains of Mrinal Sen cremated in Kolkata

    Mortal remains of Legendary filmmaker Mrinal Sen, the last of the triumvirate of directi ...

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