WOMEN

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

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

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

Govt constitutes task force to examine issues related to Maternal Mortality Rate

VINIT WAHI / NEW DELHI Government has constituted a task force to examine issues related to age of motherhood, lowering Maternal Mortality Rate and improvement of nutritional levels. The task force will be headed by Jaya Jaitly and it will submit its report by 31st July of next month. The task force set up by … Continue reading Govt constitutes task force to examine issues related to Maternal Mortality Rate

Women peacekeepers from Brazil & India win Military Gender Advocate Award

WEB DESK Women peacekeepers from India and Brazil have jointly won the United Nations Military Gender Advocate of the Year 2019 Award. Major Suman Gawani of the Indian Army, a Military Observer formerly deployed with the United Nations Mission in South Sudan and Commander Carla Monteiro de Castro Araujo, a Brazilian Naval officer have been … Continue reading Women peacekeepers from Brazil & India win Military Gender Advocate Award

International Women’s Day: Prez Kovind gives away Nari Shakti Puraskar

AMN / NEW DELHI President Ram Nath Kovind today gave away the Nari Shakti Puraskar to 15 women in Rashtrapati Bhawan on the occasion of International Women’s Day. The awardees are 103 year old athlete Mann Kaur, Indian Air Force’s first women fighter pilots Mohana Singh, Bhawana Kanth and Avani Chaturvedi, Farmers Padala Bhudevi and … Continue reading International Women’s Day: Prez Kovind gives away Nari Shakti Puraskar

Skill India mission committed to equipping women with market relevant skills

AMN / NEW DELHI Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship has undertaken several initiatives to achieve women empowerment through skill development. Skill India mission is committed to equipping women with market relevant skills and lead them to a path of self-sufficiency through entrepreneurship. Trainings are being conducted for Self Employed Tailor, Beauty Therapist, Customer Care … Continue reading Skill India mission committed to equipping women with market relevant skills

Govt approves Bill to help infertile couple

Path-breaking measures taken to protect women’s reproductive rights A AKHTER / NEW DELHI In a bid to instill confidence among infertile couples, the Union Cabinet recently approved a historic Bill – the Assisted Reproductive Technology Regulation Bill 2020. Once the Bill is enacted by the Parliament, the Central Government shall notify the date of the … Continue reading Govt approves Bill to help infertile couple

Seer sermon on menstruating women

By MADHU AGRAWAL The reported sermon by Swami Krushnaswarup of Swaminarayan Temple of Bhuj wherein the seer said that menstruating women cooking food will be reborn in next birth as female dogs, while men consuming food cooked by menstruating women will be born as bullocks. If it would hasve been so, then population of non-Hindus … Continue reading Seer sermon on menstruating women

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India likely to win medals in double digits at Paralympics: Deepa Malik

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Woman gives birth to baby girl on NDRF rescue boat in flood-hit Bihar

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