WOMEN

Students allege sexual assault on Calicut University campus

Kochi: A group of women students of the University of Calicut has written a letter to Chief Justice of the Kerala High Court Ashok Bhushan seeking his intervention into the rising sexual assaults against them on the campus. They, in the letter, said no action had been taken against the perpetrators despite several complaints to … Continue reading Students allege sexual assault on Calicut University campus

Saudi Women surpass expectations, win 19 civic seats

AMN / Making a history in Saudi Kingdom,19 women won municipal council seats in Saturday’s historic local elections in which females were allowed to cast votes and run for office for the first time. As soon as news of some women candidates winning municipal council seats from Makkah region came out, there was celebration by … Continue reading Saudi Women surpass expectations, win 19 civic seats

Excitement among Saudi women as country goes to local polls

SIRAJ WAHAB / JEDDAH: There is huge excitement among Saudi women as they participate for the first time as voters and candidates in today’s municipal council elections across the country. Women of all ages are eager to make the most of this game-changing opportunity, Arab News has found. This is only the third time that … Continue reading Excitement among Saudi women as country goes to local polls

Shahnaz Husain Tips for Winter Care for Hair

By Shahnaz Husain During winter, when the weather is cold and dry, the hair really suffers. This is the time of year when we like to sit outside and enjoy the warm sunshine. We use hot water for bathing and washing the hair. These things can actually dry out the hair. For one thing, the hair and … Continue reading Shahnaz Husain Tips for Winter Care for Hair

SC notice to Centre on registration of FIRs on complaints of married women

The Supreme Court has sought a response from the Centre on a plea seeking immediate registration of FIRs on complaints of cruelty and harassment of married women. A bench of justices Madan B Lokur and UU Lalit issued the notice to the Centre on the plea filed by a NGO contending that in such cases, … Continue reading SC notice to Centre on registration of FIRs on complaints of married women

India calls for intl. community to ensure life of dignity for all women

India has called for the international community to strengthen political and financial commitments to ensure a life of dignity for all women who bear a disproportionate burden of poverty. First Secretary in the Indian Mission to the UN Mayank Joshi has said this at UN General Assembly Third Committee session on Advancement of Women last … Continue reading India calls for intl. community to ensure life of dignity for all 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

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POLITICS

BJP Releases First List: PM Modi to Contest from Varanasi, Amit Shah Gets Advani’s Seat

BJP Releases First List: PM Modi to Contest from Varanasi, Amit Shah Gets Advani's Seat   File ph ...

Cong will not allow Citizenship Amendment Bill in Parliament: Rahul

AMN Congress President Rahul Gandhi has assured the people of the northeast region that the party will not al ...

PM Modi attacks Cong over dynastic politics; Rahul hits back

AMN / NEW DELHI As the elections for the Lok sabha getting momentum, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today launc ...

SPORTS

Teenage amateur Rayhan Thomas confident ahead of Hero Indian Open

Harpal Singh Bedi / New Delhi 18-year old Dubai based Rayhan Thomas, the highest-ever ranked Indian in the Wo ...

New Look India to face Japan in their Azlan Shah Hockey Opener

AMN / Ipoh (Malaysia) A new look India will take on the Asian Games champion Japan in their opening encounter ...

I am confident of performing well in this season of IPL: Sandeep Lamichanne

    Harpal Singh Bedi / New Delhi Delhi Capitals’ young leg-spinner Sandeep Lamichanne ha ...

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MARQUEE

116-year-old Japanese woman is oldest person in world

  AMN A 116-year-old Japanese woman has been honoured as the world's oldest living person by Guinness ...

Centre approves Metro Rail Project for City of Taj Mahal, Agra

6 Elevated and 7 Underground Stations along 14 KmTaj East Gate corridor 14 Stations all elevated along 15.40 ...

CINEMA /TV/ ART

Priyanka Chopra is among world powerful women

AGENCIES   Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas has joined international celebrities including Opr ...

Documentary on Menstruation stigma ‘Period’ wins Oscar

  WEB DESK A Netflix documentary Period. End of sentence, on the menstruation taboo in rural India has ...

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