WOMEN

Armed forces will see larger participation of women in coming years: Defence Minister

AMN / WEB DESK Defence Minister Rajnath Singh today said that armed forces will see a larger participation of women in the coming years due to the recent steps taken by the Government. Speaking at an event organised by FICCI Ladies Organisation, FLO in New Delhi today, the minister said that about two lakh women … Continue reading Armed forces will see larger participation of women in coming years: Defence Minister

Bangladesh top in South Asia in terms of women on board of listed companies

AMN / WEB DESK Bangladesh tops the list in South Asia in terms of women on board of listed companies, says a study conducted by International Finance Corporation (IFC) and Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE). According to the latest figures, there was an increase in the percentage of women who are independent directors on listed companies … Continue reading Bangladesh top in South Asia in terms of women on board of listed companies

53 pc women among 25 crore workers of unorganised sectors registered on e-Shram portal

AMN Union Minister for Labour and Employment Bhupendra Yadav has said that a total of 25 crore workers of the unorganised sectors have registered on the e-Shram portal. Addressing the function in New Delhi after distributing Shram Awards to workers or a group of workers in an organization, Mr Yadav said that out of the … Continue reading 53 pc women among 25 crore workers of unorganised sectors registered on e-Shram portal

“Refusing to let girls go to school in their hijabs is horrifying,” Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai

WEB DESK Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai has joined the controversy over Muslim students alleging that they were not allowed to enter campuses and classrooms wearing the hijab in Karnataka. The girls’ education activist tweeted that “refusing to let girls go to school in their hijabs is horrifying.” The hijab protests began last month at the … Continue reading “Refusing to let girls go to school in their hijabs is horrifying,” Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai

Karnataka: A burqa-clad student screams “Allah hu Akbar” in front of saffron scarves-clad group

WEB DESK A burqa-clad student at a pre-university college in Karnataka’s Mandya district was on Tuesday allegedly heckled by a group as educational institutions across the state witnessed clashes over the hijab row. The incident was captured on camera and the video has since gone viral on social media and featured on various TV news … Continue reading Karnataka: A burqa-clad student screams “Allah hu Akbar” in front of saffron scarves-clad group

To condemn every man a rapist not advisable: Smriti Irani on Marital Rape issue

Staff Reporter / New Delhi Union Minister of Women and Child Development Smriti Irani has said that said condemning every marriage as violent and every man a rapist not advisable. She said in Rajya Sabha that the protection of women and children in the country is a priority for all but condemning every marriage as … Continue reading To condemn every man a rapist not advisable: Smriti Irani on Marital Rape issue

Induction of Women Fighter Pilots in IAF to be converted into permanent scheme

AMN / NEW DELHI Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has said that his Ministry has decided to convert the Experimental Scheme for Induction of Women Fighter Pilots in the Indian Air Force into a permanent scheme. In a tweet, Mr Singh said, It is a testimony to the capability of India’s Nari Shakti (Women Power) and … Continue reading Induction of Women Fighter Pilots in IAF to be converted into permanent scheme

Now minimum age of marriage for women to be 21

AMN / NEW DELHI The Centre has decided to raise the legal age of marriage of women from 18 to 21 years and is likely to move legislative amendments in the ongoing winter session of Parliament. The Union cabinet cleared a proposal to raise the minimum age of marriage for women from 18 to 21. … Continue reading Now minimum age of marriage for women to be 21

Women in UAE hold two – thirds of public sector jobs, says envoy Dr Ahmed Albanna

UAE has highest number of women on Forbes 100 Most powerful Arab Businesswomen  Our Correspondent / NEW DELHI “Women in the UAE hold two – thirds of public sector jobs. Over a quarter of the cabinet level minister roles in the UAE are held by women and  Shamma Al Mazrui, Minister of State for Youth … Continue reading Women in UAE hold two – thirds of public sector jobs, says envoy Dr Ahmed Albanna

NCW launches Training, Capacity Building Program For Women In Dairy Farming

AMN The National Commission for Women (NCW) has launched Country-Wide Training and Capacity Building Program For Women In Dairy Farming. NCW is collaborating with Agricultural Universities Across India to train women associated with Dairy Farming and Allied activities. NCW aims to help women farmers and SHGs through scientific training and practical ideas to effectively conduct … Continue reading NCW launches Training, Capacity Building Program For Women In Dairy Farming

SPORTS

History Created: India beat Indonesia 3-0 to lift maiden Thomas Cup trophy

AMN Indian Men's Badminton team on Sunday scripted history by winning the Thomas Cup for the first time eve ...

Thomas Cup Badminton: India to face Indonesia in summit clash

India play first-ever final in 73-year-history BangkoKIn Badminton, rejuvenated Indian male shuttlers s ...

Thomas Cup: Srikanth wins second singles, India leads 2-1

In Thomas Cup Badminton Tournament in Bangkok, India's ace shuttler Kidambi Srikanth registered a thumping win ...

MARQUEE

National Museum to celebrate International Museum Day 2022 from 16th-20th May

By SUDHIR KUMAR National Museum New Delhi will celebrate International Museum Day 2022 for five day from to ...

Indian Railways introduces separate seats for newly-born children in trains

AMN Indian Railways has introduced separate seats for newly-born children in trains. The facility has been ...

Finland tops world’s happiest country for fifth straight year

A family tests the water at Pyynikki Beach, just a short walk from downtown Tampere. Photo: Laura Vanzo/Visit ...