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200 new frisking booths for women in Delhi Metro

Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 14:52

Delhi Metro premises will soon see women commuters being frisked in total privacy as more than 200 new security cabins are being installed for them at the stations of the rapid transport system.

Five children among 27 killed in Pakistan accident

Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 10:05

At least 27 people, including five women and two children, were killed and 20 others injured when a passenger van hit a trailer in Pakistan`s south Sukkur district Sunday, media reports said.

16 women candidates in fray in Assam Lok Sabha polls

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 13:49

The highest number of women candidates, since the first general elections, are contesting the three phased 2014 Lok Sabha polls in Assam with 16 candidates in the fray, five more than the 2009 Parliamentary elections.

No woman in fray from Punjab`s most famous constituencies

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 13:22

No woman candidate is in fray in five of Punjab`s 13 Lok Sabha seats, including in the key and progressive constituencies of Amritsar and Ludhiana.

Women voters outnumber men in some Odisha districts

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 13:11

Women voters outnumbered their male counterparts in tribal dominated Kandhamal and Gajapati districts which went to the polls on April 10.

19-yr-old girl found unconscious on roadside in Delhi

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 01:43

A 19-year-old girl was found lying unconscious on the roadside near IIT Gate in south Delhi, police said today.

Half-Saudi children will enjoy same rights as Saudis

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 18:45

Children born to expatriates, who have married Saudi women, will be treated as Saudis for work, education and medical purposes, Sulaiman Al-Yahya, director-general of Saudi Arabia`s passports department said.

Sexually active middle-aged women do not lose interest in sex as they get older

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 16:47

A new study has found that middle-aged women who are sexually active are likely to carry on having sex for decades, suggesting that many of them do not lose interest in sex as they get older.

Women Coalition names Robin Thicke `Sexist of the Year`

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 11:50

The `End Violence Against Women Coalition` has named Robin Thicke ` Sexist of the Year ` for the questionable lyrics and the controversial music video of his hit single `Blurred Lines`.

Women outnumber men in voter turnout in five states

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 21:32

Women have outnumbered men in casting votes in five of the 13 states and Union Territories which went to polls in first four phases of Lok Sabha elections.

Japan official heads to Seoul for `comfort women` talks

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 10:25

A senior Japanese official left for Seoul on Wednesday to discuss the extremely thorny issue of wartime sex slavery, in a move Tokyo hopes will lead to a diplomatic thaw.

UN Special Rapporteur finds UK more sexist than India

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 00:50

Sexism is "more visible" in the UK than in countries like India, a United Nations investigator looking at violence against women in the country on Tuesday said.