WOMEN

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

Former women hockey captain accuses husband of domestic violence

WEB DESKFormer Indian women’s hockey captain and Arjuna awardee has accused her husband, also a former hockey player, of physically and mentally torturing her when the couple was officiating in a tournament organised by the Rail Coach Factory (RCF) in Sultanpur Lodhi, Kapurthala, in November last year. The former hockey captain claimed that her husband … Continue reading Former women hockey captain accuses husband of domestic violence

SC Constitution Bench to frame issues of discrimination against women in various religions

AMN / NEW DELHI The Supreme Court Thursday said that a 9-judge Constitution bench will on February 3 frame issues for deliberation in the matter relating to discrimination against women in various religions and at religious places including Kerala’s Sabarimala Temple. It said, the Constitution bench will consider issues related to the entry of Muslim … Continue reading SC Constitution Bench to frame issues of discrimination against women in various religions

US enact new Visa Rules for Pregnant Women on ‘Birth Tourism’

WEB DESK / WASHINGTON The Trump administration in United State has enacted new visa rules mainly to restrict “birth tourism,” in which women travel to the U.S. to give birth so their children can have a coveted U.S. passport. Applicants will be denied tourist visas if they are determined by consular officers to be coming … Continue reading US enact new Visa Rules for Pregnant Women on ‘Birth Tourism’

Indian Women will soar high like ‘Shaheen’

Shaheen Bagh women have coined a new model of peaceful resistance By Asad Mirza Shaheen is a Persian origin word in Urdu, referring specifically to the Barbary falcon In Persian, Shaheen literally means ‘majestic’ or ‘like a king’. It also symbolises speed, superiority, determination, loyalty, strength, wisdom, freedom, focus, ambition and aspiration. It also symbolises … Continue reading Indian Women will soar high like ‘Shaheen’

Women Science Congress begins in Bengaluru

AMN / Bengaluru The Women Science Congress was inaugurated at the ongoing Indian Science Congress here today. DRDO Aeronautical Systems Director General Dr.Tessy Thomas who is known as Missile Woman of India graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. Recalling the contribution of women in different spheres, she said, the status of women in the … Continue reading Women Science Congress begins in Bengaluru

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Hockey Legend Balbir Singh (Sr) is no more

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Harpal Singh Bedi / New Delhi National U-17 Women’s Team Head Coach Thomas Dennerby has opined that his p ...

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Bill Gates leaves Microsoft

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60,000 marriages cancelled in Haryana

WEB DESK The wedding industry has been badly hit by the lockdown in Haryana. More than 60,000 marriages sch ...

Transgender activists ask Govt to halt Transgender Rules, 2020

FILE PHOTO WEB DESK More than 150 transgender activists from across India  have urged the governmen ...