WOMEN

Summer Beauty Tips for Working Women

By —SHAHNAZ HUSAIN Cleansing is of great importance for the working woman, who leaves home to get to work, battling through traffic and exposing herself to the grime and pollutants in the air. Always cleanse the skin at night, before going to bed, so that you can remove make-up, stale sweat and oil deposits, as … Continue reading Summer Beauty Tips for Working Women

Law against marital rape may not be effective: Maneka Gandhi

AMN Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi has said that making law against marital rape may not be an effective solution to curb the menace. In an interview to All India Radio, minister said that the real issue was that the victims usually don’t come out and complain. She sid that even though a … Continue reading Law against marital rape may not be effective: Maneka Gandhi

Panic button on mobile a game changer: Maneka Gandhi

TIA NEW / Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi today said that Government’s decision to make it mandatory for the cell phone manufacturers to sell mobile phones with an additional feature of panic button will be a game changer in dealing with issues like women’s security. She said, her Ministry is working on an … Continue reading Panic button on mobile a game changer: Maneka Gandhi

Women officers granted permanent commission by Navy

Breaking gender barrier, seven women officers have been granted permanent commission by Indian Navy. A Statement issued by the Navy said, the women officers belong to the batch of Short Service Commission officers, who joined in 2008-09. It added that the Navy is also finalising a policy for women officers to serve on select warships … Continue reading Women officers granted permanent commission by Navy

Bombay HC paves way for women’s entry into Shani Temple

AMN / In a ruling that maight have far-reaching implications, the Bombay High Court on Friday declared that no law prevents women from entering places of worship and there should be no gender discrimination as far as entering one is concerned. The High Court today said that entry to places of worship is the fundamental … Continue reading Bombay HC paves way for women’s entry into Shani Temple

Russia tops ranking for women in senior business roles

Survey by US-based firm has said that legacy of communism is responsible for advance of gender equality. Russia once again topped the international ranking of countries with the highest percentage of women in senior business roles, with 45 per cent of senior management positions held by women. Russia is followed by the Philippines and Lithuania, … Continue reading Russia tops ranking for women in senior business roles

Women’s Day: President presents Nari Shakti awards to 15 women

AMN / President Pranab Mukherjee today presented 15 women and 5 organisations with Nari Shakti Puraskar for the year 2015 on the occasion of International Women’s Day at Rashtrapati Bhawan. The award is given to eminent women and institutions for their distinguished service to the cause of women, specially belonging to vulnerable and marginalised sections … Continue reading Women’s Day: President presents Nari Shakti awards to 15 women

Gender gap in jobs, wages remain unchanged in 20 years: ILO

The International Labor Organization has found that gender equality in the workplace remains elusive. On International Women’s Day, a new ILO report, Women at Work: Trends 2016, finds millions of women worldwide are not getting the same kind of quality, well-paying jobs as men. New data in 178 countries present a gloomy picture of the … Continue reading Gender gap in jobs, wages remain unchanged in 20 years: ILO

Govt launches “Mahila e-Haat”, an online marketing platform for women

Forum will provide access to markets to women who make products and are spread all over the country: Minister Our Correspondent / New Delhi Union Minister of Women and Child Development, Maneka Sanjay Gandhi launched “Mahila e-Haat”, an online marketing platform for women here Monday. Mahila e-Haat is a unique online platform where participants can … Continue reading Govt launches “Mahila e-Haat”, an online marketing platform for women

L’Oréal Paris and NDTV organise ‘Women of Worth 2016 Conclave’

L’Oréal Paris and NDTV are organising ‘Women of Worth 2016 Conclave’ On the occasion of International Women’s Day, March 8 in New Delhi. Eminent personalities and opinion leaders will discuss a range of subjects from the evolving role of women in India to issues impacting society today, at the event.

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SPORTS

SC appoints former judge Justice DK Jain as ombudsman for BCCI

The Supreme Court has appointed former apex court judge Justice DK Jain as the first court-appointed ombudsman ...

Olympics: IOC suspends all Indian applications to host future events after Pak athletes denied visas

WEB DESK   The International Olympic Committee IOC has suspended all Indian applications to host fu ...

Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore to inaugurate ISSF Shooting World Cup

AMN Shooting Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore will inaugurate the International Shooting Sports Federatio ...

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MARQUEE

President Kovind confers PM Rashtriya Bal Puraskar 2019

    AMN / NEW DELHI President Ram Nath Kovind today conferred the Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya ...

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 ...

CINEMA /TV/ ART

Indian short film wins award at Clermont-Ferrand Film Festival

  By Utpal Borpujari / New Delhi “Binnu Ka Sapna”, a short film by Kanu Behl of “Titli” fame, ...

Google dedicates doodle to Madhubala on her 86th birth anniversary

Google dedicates doodle to Madhubala on her 86th birth anniversary   One of India's most beautifu ...

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