WOMEN

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

Defence Ministry sanctions Permanent Commission to Women Officers in Indian Army

Staff Reporter / New Delhi India’s Defence Ministry has issued the formal Government Sanction Letter for grant of Permanent Commission (PC) to Women Officers in the Indian Army. This will pave the way for empowering Women Officers to shoulder larger roles in the organisation. The order specifies grant of PC to Short Service Commissioned (SSC) … Continue reading Defence Ministry sanctions Permanent Commission to Women Officers in Indian Army

Sanitary Napkins available for Rs. 1/- per pad at PM Janaushadhi Kendras

AMN / NEW DELHI Sanitary Napkin is being made available in more than 6300 Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushdhi Pariyojna -PMBJP Kendras across the country at a minimum price of Rs.1/-per pad. The market price of the similar Sanitary Napkins is around Rs. 3/- to Rs. 8/- per pad. It is parts of present scenario as … Continue reading Sanitary Napkins available for Rs. 1/- per pad at PM Janaushadhi Kendras

SPORTS

Boxing: Vijender Singh nto fight to take place on a Casino ship for the first time

Harpal Singh Bedi / New Delhi Unbeaten professional pugilist Vijender Singh will return to the ring on Marc ...

Badminton: Varun, Malvika win titles at the Uganda International

Harpal Singh Bedi / New Delhi Shuttlers Varun Kapur and Malvika Bansod chalked out hard-fought victories to ...

خبرنامہ

آتم نربھر بھارت ایک قومی جذبہ ہے نہ کہ صرف ایک اقتصادی مہم: وزیر اعظم مودی

WEB DESK جناب مودی نے زور دے کر کہا کہ آتم نربھر بھارت ایک قومی ...

وزیر اعظم نریندر مودی نے کووڈ ٹیکہ لگوایا

WEB DESK وزیراعظم نریندر مودی نے آج نئی دلّی کے ایمس میں کووڈ-ا ...

کووڈ 19 ٹیکہ کاری مہم کا دوسرا مرحلہ شروع،بزرگ شہریوں کی ٹیکہ کاری

WEB DESK کووڈ-اُنیس سے بچاﺅ کیلئے ٹیکہ کاری کی ملک گیر مہم‘ جس ...

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

Dubai online International Dance Festival receives overwhelming response

By Harpal Singh Bedi / New Delhi The month long inaugural online Dance festival ‘Bhaktimay Rouhani Majlis ...

Rashtrapati Bhavan Museum Complex to re-open from January 5

WEB DESK Rashtrapati Bhavan Museum Complex, which was closed for public viewing due to COVID-19 since 13th ...

MEDIA

Jaideep Bhatnagar takes over as Principal DG, PIB

Staff Reporter Mr. Jaideep Bhatnagar, an Officer of the Indian Information Service of 1986 Batch today took ...

Former president of INS and Chairman of UNI Tuhin Kanti Ghosh is dead

WEB DESK Former president of the Indian Newspaper Society (1987-88) and Chairman of UNI (1984-86), Tuhin Ka ...