WOMEN

Rehabilitation programme for sex workers in West Bengal

AMN / The West Bengal Government has started a special programme for sex workers and for women saved from the clutches of traffickers. The State Chief Minister Miss Mamata Banerjee inaugurated a programme aimed towards this, called ‘Muktir Alo’, in Kolkata today. She said, that this programme has been started for the deprived and the … Continue reading Rehabilitation programme for sex workers in West Bengal

How to protect Skin during Monsoon

By Shahnaz Husain – Skin is one of the first organs of the body that bear the brunt of changing seasons. When humidity is high, it can pose a problem, especially for oily skins. Sweat and oil secretions increase and these are deposited on the skin. An oily and sweaty skin also attracts more dirt … Continue reading How to protect Skin during Monsoon

Women College of Lucknow installs first sanitary pad vending machine

Amid concern over high dropout rate of girls because of menstrual hygiene issues, a women’s college​ of Lucknow​, UP has shown the way by becoming the first institution in ​the state to install a sanitary napkin vending machine in its premises.​ ​Unavailability of sanitary pads, absence of separate toilets for girls and lack of water … Continue reading Women College of Lucknow installs first sanitary pad vending machine

World Breast feeding Week begins

  The World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) began from today with the main objective to create awareness among the people for beneficial of breast feeding. This year The World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA), a global network which believe breastfeeding is the right of all children and mothers, celebrates the week for global action to support … Continue reading World Breast feeding Week begins

Kerala to form special women police battalion

Kerala government will form a special women police battalion soon, informed state Home Minister Ramesh Chennithala. The special battalion will be helpful in combating atrocities against women and children. Mr. Chennithala was inspecting the passing out parade of women constables at Police Academy near Thrissur. The Home Minister also inaugurated a women police station at … Continue reading Kerala to form special women police battalion

Highest priority to women’s safety: Rajnath Singh

Published on: 28 Apr 2015 @ 15:41 Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said the government is giving highest priority to womens’ safety and planning to set up Intelligence Units for Crime Against Women across the country. Replying to the debate on demands for grants under his ministry in the Lok Sabha, Mr Singh said the … Continue reading Highest priority to women’s safety: Rajnath Singh

2000 firms yet to appoint women directors: Jayant Sinha

Minister of State for Finance Jayant Sinha today said as many as 2,015 companies listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange and 263 on the National Stock Exchange are yet to comply with market regulator SEBI’s directive to appoint at least one woman director on the board. Replying to a question in the Lok Sabha, Mr … Continue reading 2000 firms yet to appoint women directors: Jayant Sinha

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ELECTIONS

EC issues notice to Siddhu for seeking votes on religious lines

  AMN The Election commission has issued a notice to Congress leader, Navjot Singh Siddhu for seeki ...

EC stops online streaming of web series on PM Modi

AMN / NEW DELHI The Election Commission has ordered to stop online streaming of a web series on Prime Ministe ...

Electioneering at its peak for 3rd phase of LS polls

AGENCIES Leaders across political spectrum holding rallies and roadshows for the third phase of Lok Sabha ele ...

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SPORTS

Asian Weightlifting Championships begin in China

The Asian Weightlifting Championships began in Ningbo, China today. The competition will continue till the 28t ...

Asian Athletics Championships to begin in Doha tomorrow

The Asian Athletics Championships will begin in Doha tomorrow. The first day will decide eight gold medals. ...

IPL: Rajasthan defeat Mumbai by five wickets

In IPL Cricket, Rajasthan Royals defeated Mumbai Indians by five wickets in Jaipur this evening. Rajasthan ach ...

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MARQUEE

116-year-old Japanese woman is oldest person in world

  AMN A 116-year-old Japanese woman has been honoured as the world's oldest living person by Guinness ...

Centre approves Metro Rail Project for City of Taj Mahal, Agra

6 Elevated and 7 Underground Stations along 14 KmTaj East Gate corridor 14 Stations all elevated along 15.40 ...

CINEMA /TV/ ART

Priyanka Chopra is among world powerful women

AGENCIES   Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas has joined international celebrities including Opr ...

Documentary on Menstruation stigma ‘Period’ wins Oscar

  WEB DESK A Netflix documentary Period. End of sentence, on the menstruation taboo in rural India has ...

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ART & CULTURE

Noted Urdu writer Jamil Jalibi is no more

  Author of the seminal history of Urdu literature, editor of one and founder of another eminent literar ...

Telugu poet K Siva Reddy selected for prestigious Saraswati Samman

  AMN Noted Telugu poet K Siva Reddy has been selected for the prestigious Saraswati Samman, 2018 for h ...