WOMEN

Google celebrates 100th birthday of Amrita Pritam

WEB DESK Google today celebrates the 100th birthday of great women writer of south Asia Amrita Pritam. Considered as a progressive and path-breaking woman, Amrita rose to fame with her literary works like Pinjar, Suneray and Nagmani. Amrita Pritam is considered the first eminent female Punjabi writer, novelist and poet of the 20th century. Her … Continue reading Google celebrates 100th birthday of Amrita Pritam

NCW asks UP police to ensure fair probe in Unnao rape case

AGENCIES / NEW DELHI National Commission for Women, NCW has asked the Uttar Pradesh police to ensure a free, fair and speedy probe in Unnao rape case. A day after the Unnao rape survivor was critically injured in an accident, NCW said, a team of the Commission will meet the victim and her family members. … Continue reading NCW asks UP police to ensure fair probe in Unnao rape case

Prof. Najma Akhtar appointed as first lady VC of Jamia Millia Islamia

AMN / NEW DELHI The President of India, in his capacity as the Visitor of the Jamia Millia Islamia, JMI has appointed Prof. Najma Akhtar as the Vice-Chancellor of Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi. A widely acclaimed educationist, Professor Akhtar is the first lady Vice-Chancellor of Jamia Millia Islamia, as also the first lady Vice-Chancellor … Continue reading Prof. Najma Akhtar appointed as first lady VC of Jamia Millia Islamia

Women workers most vulnerable in Indian jobs market: Oxfam Study

Employment opportunities continue to be marked by identities including gender, caste and class   AMN / NEW DELHI Lack of quality jobs and increasing wage disparity are key markers of inequality in the Indian labour market, Oxfam India’s new report ‘Mind The Gap – State of Employment in India’ revealed Thursday. A decline in rural … Continue reading Women workers most vulnerable in Indian jobs market: Oxfam Study

Malala for promoting education among refugee girls

TIA WEB DESK Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai has said that the education of refugee children is often ignored and urged world leaders to invest in education for refugee girls. Malala who is in Japan to attend the World Assembly for Women, in an interview to NHK, said that despite her consistently upbeat attitude, there is … Continue reading Malala for promoting education among refugee girls

President presents Nari Shakti awards on International Women’s day

President Ram Nath Kovind presented the Nari Shakti awards, 2018, the highest civilian honour for women in India, in New Delhi this evening on the occasion of International Women’s Day. Forty-One individuals and three institutions were given the award. The awardees include acid attack victim and social activist Pragya Prasun, Rani Mistri Sunita Devi, first … Continue reading President presents Nari Shakti awards on International Women’s day

International Women’s Day

WEB DESK / AMN International Women’s Day(March 8) is being observed today. The theme for International Women’s Day this year, “Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change”, puts innovation by women and girls, for women and girls, at the heart of efforts to achieve gender equality. Achieving a gender-equal world requires social innovations that work … Continue reading International Women’s Day

Survivors of sexual abuse take out 10,000 KM Garima Yatra

The survivors who have faced some form of sexual abuse in their life today took out 10,000 km Garima Yatra ‘ Dignity March’ connecting 200 districts in 24 states started from Mumbai. -Dignity March culminated at Ramlila Maidan in New Delhi today. It was attended by dignitaries supporting the cause and raising their voice together … Continue reading Survivors of sexual abuse take out 10,000 KM Garima Yatra

Pakistan to raise age for marriage to 18

File Photo   WEB DESK The Senate Standing Committee on Human Rights in Pakistan has approved a draft bill meant to raise the minimum age for marriage in the country to 18 years. The Child Marriage Restraint (Amendment) Bill, 2018, looks to increase the minimum age by which women can marry to 18. Currently, the … Continue reading Pakistan to raise age for marriage to 18

High Heels and tight shoes can lead to Claw Toes

By Vinod Kumar Tight and high heel shoes can weaken the muscles in the foot and lead to the imbalance that causes problems like Claw Toes, a common deformity of the forefoot that can leave toes curled down at the end joint making them resemble little claws. In India, up to 20 per cent people … Continue reading High Heels and tight shoes can lead to Claw Toes

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ART & CULTURE

Bangladeshi novelist Rizia Rahman passes away

AMN Renowned Bangladeshi novelist and the Ekushey Padak winning author Rizia Rahman passed away today in D ...

International Urdu Day Awards announced

  Staff Reporter / NEW DELHI The annual International Urdu Day Awards have been announced. ...

SPORTS

Rani Rampal to captain Indian women’s hockey team on England tour

Hockey, star forward Rani Rampal was today named the captain of the 18-member Indian Women's team which will t ...

Boxing : Manish Kaushik wins his debut bout at the AIBA World Championships

Harpal Singh Bedi / New Delhi, Commonwealth Games silver medallist Manish Kaushik (63 kg) made an impressiv ...

Impressive start by Aadil Bedi, Aman Raj as Indonesian Rory Hie leads at Classic Golf & Country Club International Championship

aadil bedi Harpal Singh Bedi/ Nuh, Haryana Promising youngsters Aadil Bedi and Aman Raj, got off to ...

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MARQUEE

Qutub Minar glitters amid LED illumination

  QUTUB MINAR Staff Reporter / New Delhi The historic Qutb Minar came alive ...

1 Kg Of Rare Assam Tea Sold For Rs. 70,500

AMN / GUWAHATI A rare variety of tea in Assam was auctioned for Rs. 70, 501 a kg at the Guwahati Tea Auctio ...

CINEMA /TV/ ART

PV Sindhu wants Deepika Padukone to star in her biopic

Badminton star PV Sindhu wants actress Deepika Padukone to star in a biopic on her life, if it's ever made. Si ...

Jeetendra, Rakesh Roshan never got their due in Bollywood, feels Rishi Kapoor

Image Source : TWITTER WEB DESK Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor has said his fellow actors Jeetendra and Ra ...

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