WOMEN

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..

Oxfam condemns sexual abuse of minors in shelter homes, demands justice

AMN / NEW DELHI Oxfam India has condemns the brutal and repeated sexual abuse of minors in shelter homes in various state of India. Indian Government must provide immediate medical assistance, counseling and ensure safety of minor girls rescued from these homes. In a statement it said women, children and elderly who seek shelter at … Continue reading Oxfam condemns sexual abuse of minors in shelter homes, demands justice

Govt slashes minimum annual deposit requirement under SSY

AMN / NEW DELHI Government has reduced the minimum annual deposit requirement for accounts under Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana to Rs. 250 from Rs. 1,000 earlier. The move will enable more people to take advantage of the girl child savings scheme. The government has amended the Sukanya Samriddhi Account Rules, 2016 for the purpose. The minimum … Continue reading Govt slashes minimum annual deposit requirement under SSY

Govt buys 5000 Rape kits for speedy probe

Our Correspondent / New Delhi The Union Home Ministry has purchased 5,000 rape investigation kits which would be given to police stations across the country for the speedy probe in sexual harassment cases. A rape kit—also known as a sexual assault kit (SAK), a sexual assault forensic evidence (SAFE) kit is a package of items … Continue reading Govt buys 5000 Rape kits for speedy probe

Is India most dangerous country for women?

WEB DESK It looks unbelievable, but if we go by a an international survey India has become the world’s most dangerous country for women followed by war-torn Afghanistan and Syria. It is due to women at the high risk of sexual violence there. This is revealed in Thomson Reuters Foundation survey of about 550 experts … Continue reading Is India most dangerous country for women?

Minister launches India’s first oxo-biodegradable sanitary napkin

AMN / Bangalore Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilisers Ananth Kumar today launched India’s first oxo-biodegradable sanitary napkin in Bengaluru on World Environment Day. Priced at just rupees 10 for a pack of four sanitary pads, these will be available in all the 3,600 Jan Aushadhi kendras across the country by the 10th of next … Continue reading Minister launches India’s first oxo-biodegradable sanitary napkin

Denmark bans Islamic full-face veil in public spaces

Denmark has banned Islamic full-face veil in public spaces. The Danish parliament today passed a law in this regard, becoming the latest European country to do so. As per the law, anyone who wears a cloth that hides the face in public will be punished with a fine. The law was passed with 75 votes … Continue reading Denmark bans Islamic full-face veil in public spaces

Hindu Widow can remarry in Pakistan

Photo- Virndavan Today AMN Pakistan’s Sindh province assembly has passed a landmark bill allowing Hindu widows to remarry. The bill was initially moved by Nand Kumar Goklani of the functional Pakistan Muslim League in the assembly. The Bill allows Hindu widows to remarry out of their own free will but only after a period of … Continue reading Hindu Widow can remarry in Pakistan

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SPORTS

Maharashtra sweep all four gold medals in Kho-Kho; Haryana in three Kabaddi final at KIYG

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Saina, Kidambi progress to quarterfinal of Malaysia Master

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Khelo India: Jharkhand stuns Odisha to set up Girls U-17 hockey title clash with Haryana

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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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