WOMEN

Former sex workers share their stories at an event to celebrate Women’s Week

AMN / Thane Several former sex workers, who were forced into sex trade but have now managed to break free and work towards a free life of their choice shared their stories at an event “Ek Meri Bhi Kahani” here. The event was organised by an NGO Shree Sai Seva Sanstha in Bhiwandi to Observe … Continue reading Former sex workers share their stories at an event to celebrate Women’s Week

Prez, VP, PM greet women on International Women’s Day

WEB DESK President Ram Nath Kovind has called upon everyone to dedicate the occasion of International Women’s Day to the honour, safety and empowerment of women and resolve that we will support them in changing every tradition and policy that hinders their progress. In his message on the International Women’s Day, Mr Kovind said, Women … Continue reading Prez, VP, PM greet women on International Women’s Day

Indian-origin Preeti Sinha to lead UN Capital Development Fund

WEB DESK The UN Capital Development Fund has appointed Indian-origin investment and development banker Preeti Sinha as its Executive Secretary, whose focus will be on providing micro-finance assistance to women, youth, small and medium-sized enterprises in under-served communities. Sinha commenced her tenure as UNCDF Executive Secretary, the highest leadership rank in the institution, on Monday. … Continue reading Indian-origin Preeti Sinha to lead UN Capital Development Fund

National Girl Child Day being observed

AMN / WEB DESK The National Girl Child Day is being observed today. The day is observed for focusing attention on ensuring equal opportunities to the girl child. Government has given a lot of emphasis on the issue of girl child’s education of and declining Child Sex Ratio. In January 2015, Narendra Modi government had … Continue reading National Girl Child Day being observed

Sanskrit scholar Dr. Jahan Ara to share her ‘Sanskrit journey’ on All India Radio

Staff Reporter / NEW DELHI Young and dynamic Sanskrit scholar Dr. Jahan Ara will share her Sanskrit journey with the audience in an interview dialogue sequence at weekly magazine ‘Sanskrit Saptahiki’ on All India Radio (AIR) on Saturday December 20. All India Radio’s weekly magazine ‘Sanskrit Saptahiki’ will complete 25 episodes of its telecast on … Continue reading Sanskrit scholar Dr. Jahan Ara to share her ‘Sanskrit journey’ on All India Radio

Are Women leaders better for the world?

In the on-going Covid crisis, the response by global women leaders has been more robust, pragmatic and effective as compared to men leaders By Asad Mirza The recent Covid pandemic has shown that the countries that were led by women leaders at the national level have better coped with the crisis. These countries also suffered … Continue reading Are Women leaders better for the world?

AMU: Women College Organises Conference on ‘Gender Equality’

AMN / ALIGARH “We can only dream of a better world, when we realise that all of us are equals,” said Prof Yasmeen Saikia of Arizona State University, USA. Delivering the keynote address at an online International Conference on ‘Gender Equality for a Better World: Issues and Challenges’ she said that equal opportunities will create … Continue reading AMU: Women College Organises Conference on ‘Gender Equality’

Daughters have equal right on parental property throughout life: Supreme Court

AGENCIES / NEW DELHI In a historic judgment, the Supreme Court Tuesday ruled that daughters will have equal right in the parental property as son even if their father died before the Hindu Succession (amendment) Act 2005 came into force. A three-judge bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra said, “Daughters must be given equal rights … Continue reading Daughters have equal right on parental property throughout life: Supreme Court

Tea seller’s daughter joins Indian Air Force

WEB DESK The daughter of a poor family of Neemuch district in madhya Pradesh has joined the Air Force as an officer and has brought laurels for her family and the society. Anchal Gangwal joined the Indian Air Force as a flying officer. Her father Suresh Gangwal is a tea seller in Neemuch. Anchal was … Continue reading Tea seller’s daughter joins Indian Air Force

Experts at Jamia Webinar express concern over rise in Domestic Violence during lockdown

Staff Reporter / New Delhi Eminent experts at a Webinar organized by Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) on ‘Domestic Violence during COVID 19 Pandemic and Solution Based Interventions’ provided an insight into the situation of Domestic violence in India During the lockdown. They said that women have been forced to stay at home with their abusers … Continue reading Experts at Jamia Webinar express concern over rise in Domestic Violence during lockdown

SPORTS

Converting even half chances will be the key to success: women hockey striker Lalremsiami

Harpal Singh Bedi / New Delhi Women's Hockey striker Lalremsiami, has a mantra for team's success and that ...

Alexander Zverev beat Matteo Berrettini to clinch his 2nd Madrid Open title

WEB DESK In tennis, World number six Alexander Zverev beat Matteo Berrettini to clinch his second Madrid Op ...

خبرنامہ

آندھرا پردیش میں آکسیجن کی کمی کے سبب گیارہ مریضوں کی موت

آندھرا پردیش میں کم ازکم گیارہ مریضوں کی اس وقت موت ہوگئی جب ...

فائیو جی ٹیکنالوجی سے کووڈ ١٩ کا کوئی لینا دینا نہیں : حکومت G-5

حکومت نے ان افواہوںکو مسترد کردیاہے کہ 5جی ٹکنالوجی کووڈ19 کے ...

TECH AWAAZ

Abu Dhabi Digital signs partnership agreement with Hewlett Packard Enterprise

WEB DESK The Abu Dhabi Digital Authority (ADDA)has signed a partnership agreement with Hewlett Packard Ente ...

Indian Army develops messaging application ‘Secure Application for Internet’

file phot AMN Indian Army has developed a simple messaging application named the Secure Application for ...

MARQUEE

It is time to relish ‘Sadabahar’ mango

By Andalib Akhter A farmer from Kota, Rajasthan has developed an innovative mango variety called ‘Sadabah ...

Indian Army Closes Down Military Farms

WEB DESK After 132 years of glorious service to the nation, curtains were drawn on Military Farms. These Fa ...

MEDIA

Devastating impact of the pandemic on media, deplorable situation in India

Geneva/Guwahati The Covid-19 pandemic had a devastating impact on the media, the Switzerland based media ri ...

There is no proposal to appoint a regulator for social media: Govt

AMN / WEB DESK The government has said that there is no proposal to appoint a regulator for social media. I ...