WOMEN

Captain Abhilasha Barak becomes first woman combat pilot in Army

AMN Captain Abhilasha Barak has become the first woman officer to join the Army Aviation Corps as a combat aviator after successful completion of training. She was awarded the coveted wings along with 36 other army pilots by the Director-General and Colonel Commandant of Army Aviation during a valedictory ceremony in Nashik yesterday. Abhilasha Barak … Continue reading Captain Abhilasha Barak becomes first woman combat pilot in Army

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

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MARQUEE

The Journey of MV Ganga Vilas

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PM flags off World’s Longest River Cruise, Ganga Vilas

"India has great potential in waterways transport" MV Ganga Vilas began its journey from Varanasi and to tr ...

J&K witnesses huge influx of tourists’ footfall for new year

AMN / WEB DESK A large number of tourists are thronging Bhadarwah jai Valley in Jammu and Kashmir to welcom ...

MEDIA

India-Egypt sign MoU to facilitate content exchange between official media outlets

Staff Reporter India and Egypt today signed an MoU to facilitate content exchange, capacity building, and C ...

Govt cautions TV channels not to broadcast disturbing images of deaths and accidents

Staff Reporter / NEW DELHI The Information and Broadcasting Ministry has cautioned all television channels ...

SCIENCE / TECHNOLOGY

Science, technology, innovation will be the basis of country’s economy: Dr. Jitendra Singh

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DRDO carries out successful test launch of short-range ballistic missile Prithvi II off Odisha coast

AMN The Ministry of Defence said that Defence Research and Development Organisation, DRDO, successfully car ...