WOMEN

India to establish Human Milk Bank

Staff Reporter / New Delhi Government of India has decided to start off human milk bank to increase the access of breast milk to the infants. India has taken inspiration from Brazil’s success in the field of human milk bank decided to adopt a similar model in creating a wide network of human milk banks. … Continue reading India to establish Human Milk Bank

Rajnath Singh okays girls’ admission in Sainik Schools

Our Correspondent / New Delhi With the aim of gender equality and enabling greater participation of women in Armed Forces, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has approved a proposal for admission of girl children in Sainik Schools from academic session 2021-22 in a phased manner. The decision has been taken following the success of the pilot … Continue reading Rajnath Singh okays girls’ admission in Sainik Schools

PM urges people to highlight achievements of daughters

AMN In ‘Mann Ki Baat’ address on All India Radio, Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged people to highlight the achievements of their daughters by using hashtag #BHARAT KI LAXMI on social media on the lines of “Selfie with daughter”, which spread globally. He said daughters are regarded as Laxmi in Indian culture and asked people … Continue reading PM urges people to highlight achievements of daughters

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

50 years of International Film Festival India IFFI

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SPORTS

Shooting ;India clinches both ISSF President’s Trophies to finish Putian World Cup Final

Harpal Singh Bedi Manu Bhaker paired with world number one Russian Artem Chernousov to get the better of t ...

Shooting; Manavjit , Manavaditya win senior and junior National Titles in Trap

HSB Ace marksmanManavjit Sandhu (Punjab) won his 12th Trap national title while and Rajasthan's, ...

Motorsports: Double delight for Michelangelo Amendola in MRF Series

HSB/ Dubai Belgian teenager Michelangelo Amendola came up with two brilliant drives to win both the races o ...

ART & CULTURE

Sanskrit Bharati Vishwa Sammelan begins

AMN Sanskrit Bharati Vishwa Sammelan, a three-day mega event for discussing ideas, theories and research f ...

Literature plays an important role in social transformation: VP Naidu

AMN Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu says poetry has the capability to change attitudes, mindsets and social ...

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MARQUEE

IRCTC to operate Golden Chariot luxury train from March 2020

AMN The Indian Railway Catering And Tourism Corporation, IRCTC, will operate and manage luxury train, Golden ...

Qutub Minar glitters amid LED illumination

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

CINEMA /TV/ ART

Shaukat Kaifi, Mother of Shabana Azmi passes away

AMN Shaukat Kaifi, the wife of renowned poet Kaifi Azmi and mother actress Shaban Azmi has passed away tod ...

Haryana participates in IFFI for first time, invites film industry

A scene from ‘Turram Khan’ Our Correspondent   Haryana for the first time took part in the Inter ...

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