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Bahrain wants to replicate Kerala`s Kudumbashree

Last Updated: Thursday, February 20, 2014, 17:42

The Kerala government`s flagship programme Kudumbashree, aimed at poverty eradication and women`s empowerment, has created interest in Bahrain, a state minister said.

Madhuri Dixit plans to educate Indian women

Last Updated: Thursday, February 20, 2014, 14:35

Madhuri Dixit, who speaks about women empowerment and fights for justice in her forthcoming film ‘Gulaab Gang’, also plans to educate women in India.

Women empowerment? Under 10% women candidates in 22 state polls

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 11, 2013, 17:05

At a time when the UPA government is determined to push through the Women Reservation Bill during the ongoing winter session of Parliament, comes the shocking news of abysmally low participation of women candidates in the electoral process.

India contributes USD 1 million to UN women`s body

Last Updated: Saturday, December 07, 2013, 17:03

India has contributed million dollar to the United Nations to help global efforts to ensure gender equality and empowerment of women.

Bharatiya Mahila Bank for economic empowerment of women: PM

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 19, 2013, 19:36

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday said it is a "sad reality" that women in India face discrimination at home and workplace and their empowerment remains a distant goal.

Want to play Rekha`s role from `Khoon Bhari Maang`: Sonakshi Sinha

Last Updated: Friday, November 15, 2013, 19:33

Actress Sonakshi Sinha, who has made a mark for herself in Bollywood with movies like ‘Dabangg’ and ‘Rowdy Rathore’, says she wants to play legendary actress Rekha`s role from her 1988-released film ‘Khoon Bhari Maang’.

Themes on women`s empowerment & against crimes against women

Last Updated: Thursday, October 10, 2013, 12:01

Women`s empowerment and crimes against women are the main themes of the pandals for the four-day extravaganza of the Durga Pujas beginning in the metropolis from Friday.

If I ever have a child, I wish it’s a girl, says Salman Khan

Last Updated: Friday, October 04, 2013, 08:32

Salman Khan created awareness about the ‘Girl Child, Women Empowerment’ programme, and said if he ever has a child, he wishes it should be a girl.

Social media needs to be more inclusive: Experts

Last Updated: Thursday, September 19, 2013, 21:23

The social media, which is used often for connecting to people is transforming the world, but experts from the field feel that it needs to be more inclusive.

Sex education must be included in school syllabus: Harsimrat Kaur Badal

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 11, 2013, 19:39

Bharat Bhagya Vidhata’s show - Ek Nari Aisi Bhi - this week discusses the decay in society and the plight of women with Harsimrat Kaur Badal, Kshama Sharma and Sanjoy Sachdev as guests.

BJP to work for change in outlook of Muslims towards it: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

Last Updated: Sunday, September 01, 2013, 19:51

Reaching out to Muslims ahead of Lok Sabha polls, BJP said it would soon come out with a vision document on minority empowerment.

Kolkata painting show portrays women empowerment

Last Updated: Saturday, August 31, 2013, 15:30

A collage of contemporary paintings exhibited here is celebrating the spirit of womanhood and women empowerment, in tune with the festive fervour heralding Durga puja.