WOMEN

Women’s health is largely neglected in India

A shift in policy that addresses the needs of women and their health is the need of the hour A Akhter / New Delhi Women Health is usually put at the backburner by themselves or their families. Any health conditions in them generally go unnoticed until it’s too late. Women are not diagnosed or treated … Continue reading Women’s health is largely neglected in India

Philippines Catriona Gray named Miss Universe

  AMN Catriona Elisa Gray of Philippines today clinched Miss Universe 2018 crown beating contestants from 93 other countries. Gray edged out first runner-up Tamaryn Green of South Africa and third-placed Sthefany Gutierrez of Venezuela. She succeeds Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters of South Africa. Gray is the fourth Filipina to be named Miss Universe. Yas queen, it's … Continue reading Philippines Catriona Gray named Miss Universe

All Women to Be Married Should Take Folic Acid Supplementation

In view of the marriage season, Doctors recommends that all women to be married should start taking folic acid supplements..   Our Correspondent / New Delhi December is the month of marriages in India. This is also a time when women should ensure they prepare themselves physically for the later stages, pregnancy, in particular. After … Continue reading All Women to Be Married Should Take Folic Acid Supplementation

Rajnath launches pan-India women safety emergency No 112 and App

  AMN / KOHIMA Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday launched a pan-India single-number “112” under an emergency mobile app for women’s safety. The minister said that it will have a special women safety feature to get immediate assistance from police and volunteers. Launching the Emergency Response Support System, ERSS, in Nagaland, Mr Singh said … Continue reading Rajnath launches pan-India women safety emergency No 112 and App

Govt to refund employers for seven weeks of maternity leave to employees

AMN / NEW DELHI The government will give employers the salaries for seven of the 26 weeks of maternity leave for women earning more than 15,000 rupees a month, the Women and Child Development Ministry announced on Thursday. The announcement, which covers the government as well as the private sector, comes in the wake of … Continue reading Govt to refund employers for seven weeks of maternity leave to employees

Maneka asks NCW to set up dedicated cell for NRI marriages

AMN / NEW DELHI Union minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi has asked the National Commission for Women, NCW to set up a cell dedicated to cases related to NRI marriages and monitor them on a real-time basis. In a tweet, Mrs Gandhi said, she reviewed the progress of cases of wives who … Continue reading Maneka asks NCW to set up dedicated cell for NRI marriages

Importance of designs in Gold Chain 

Every family occasion in India requires one to wear a huge amount of gold! And if you are one of the close members of the family, you will be decked up in it. Of course there are exceptions like Bappi Lehri who enjoy wearing tons of gold irrespective of the time of the year. Here … Continue reading Importance of designs in Gold Chain 

Govt forms GoM on sexual harassment at workplace

Representative photo ONKAR SINGH / New Delhi The Government today constituted a Group of Ministers (GoM) headed by Home Minister Rajnath Singh to examine the existing legal and institutional frameworks for dealing with matters of sexual harassment of women at workplace. The GoM will recommend action required for effective implementation of the existing provisions, as … Continue reading Govt forms GoM on sexual harassment at workplace

Bishop apologises for touching Ariana Grande at funeral

WEB DESK A bishop has apologized for touching singer Ariana Grande’s breast on stage during Aretha Franklin’s funeral. The bishop led the legendary soul singer’s funeral at a church in the US city of Detroit on Friday. Grande was performing some of Franklin’s songs during the ceremony. Footage shows the bishop putting his arm around … Continue reading Bishop apologises for touching Ariana Grande at funeral

UAE at forefront of Empowering Women Worldwide

By Our Correspondent United Arab Emirates UAE today celebrated the Emirati Women’s Day. On this day (August 28) UAE remember the achievements of Emirati women and their role in the development of the UAE. This year’s Women’s day coincides with the 100th anniversary of founder of the UAE, Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. Women … Continue reading UAE at forefront of Empowering Women Worldwide

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ELECTIONS

Ashok Lavasa letter Creates Unrest in Election Commission

CEC Sunil Arora denies internal rifts over MCC   By a Correspondent / New Delhi Election Commiss ...

Voting underway for the last phase of Lok Sabha elections

AMN / WEB DESK Polling has begun for the seventh and last phase of Lok Sabha elections. Voting, which began ...

Election Commission takes exception to media reports on its functioning

AGENCIES / NEW DELHI The Election Commission has taken a serious exception to media reports about its interna ...

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SPORTS

Hockey: Australia defeat India 5-2 for their second successive win

India suffered their second successive defeat as they lost to host Australia 2-5 in their fifth and final matc ...

Boxing: Shiva Thapa hopeful of golden finish at India Open

Harpal Singh Bedi / New Delhi Olympian Shiva Thapa on Friday exuded the confidence of a golden finish in the ...

Rashid Khan fires superb final round of 66, bags second title of the season

Chandigarh Delhi’s Rashid Khan fired awesome final round of six-under-66 to register a two-shot victory at ...

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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

66th National Film Awards to be declared after General Elections

  The 66th National Film Awards will be declared after General Elections, 2019. In a statement, Informat ...

Priyanka Chopra is among world powerful women

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

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ART & CULTURE

Sahitya Akademi demands Rs 500/- from children for Workshop

Andalib Akhter / New Delhi India’s premier literary body, the Sahitya Akademi, which gives huge awards, p ...

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 ...