Women

Nirbhaya-Ek Pahal programme launched in UP, over 75,000 women can now get loans at cheaper interest rates

CM Yogi Adityanath launched Nirbhaya-Ek Pahal programme in the state under which over 75,000 women will get connected with state banks, get loans at cheaper interest rates. 

Sep 30, 2021, 08:11 AM IST

Man catcalling ends up rubbing his nose on ground

A woman from Rajgarh in Madhya Pradesh showed no mercy towards a man who was catcalling at her in broad day light. The visibly agitated woman, beat him with slippers and made him rub his nose on the ground.

Sep 29, 2021, 16:14 PM IST

DNA: Cricket changed forever with the new rules of MCC!

With women's cricket gaining immense popularity with every passing day, the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) made a small tweak in the Laws of Cricket on Wednesday, giving the sport a more gender-neutral perspective. The club, who have the sole authority on the laws of cricket since it was founded in 1787, amended the word 'batsmen' to 'batter', stating the changes were effective immediately.

Sep 23, 2021, 23:46 PM IST

Can't deny them hope: Supreme Court says no to Centre's plea of deferring first NDA exam for women to next year

The Supreme Court said, "We don't want women to be denied their right, needful be done by defence department in collaboration with UPSC."

Sep 22, 2021, 12:04 PM IST

No women included in Taliban's new cabinet in Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan

On Tuesday (September 21), the Taliban announced expansion of the cabinet, and the new list also does not include any women. Earlier, when they had announced its list of 33 cabinet ministers, it did not include any women.

Sep 22, 2021, 06:55 AM IST

Countries that oppress women far more likely to be violent and unstable: Report

Countries and societies that oppress women are far more likely to be violent and unstable, reveals a report by the Economist. How so? And what is the solution? Watch the video to know more.

Sep 14, 2021, 16:28 PM IST

Women take out protests against Taliban

Taliban is not allowing any place for women in the cabinet of Afghanistan. Women of Afghanistan are protesting against this and have asked the Taliban to grant them their rights.

Sep 04, 2021, 15:50 PM IST

Violence against women surging in Pakistan: Reports

 According to a media report, nearly 6,754 women were abducted in the country's Punjab province in the first half of 2021. Out of that, 1890 women and 752 children were raped while 3,721 were tortured

Sep 01, 2021, 22:42 PM IST

Taliban terror: All-girl Afghan robotics team arrives in Mexico, flees an uncertain future back home

The team, made up of girls and women as young as 14, has been heralded for winning international awards for its robots. Like millions other women, their future in a Taliban-ruled Afghanistan remain precarious. Mexico has pledged to aid Afghan women and girls

 

Aug 25, 2021, 08:51 AM IST

Taliban using women as sex slaves, set a woman afire for 'bad cooking', report claims

A week into their complete takeover of Afghanistan, the hardline Islamist group is proving the fear of millions, especially women, right. Tales of atrocities are emerging as a former judge from Afghanistan, now living in the US, recounted tales of horror to a media channel

Aug 21, 2021, 15:08 PM IST

Afghanistan crisis: Taliban strike conciliatory tone, promise peace and respect for women

The Taliban announcements, short on details but suggesting a softer line than during their rule 20 years ago, came as the United States and Western allies resumed evacuating diplomats and civilians the day after scenes of chaos at Kabul airport as Afghans thronged the runway.

Aug 18, 2021, 09:22 AM IST

Taliban's Afghanistan: Pictures of women on city walls painted over

While the Taliban have said that they won't discriminate against women, their actions don't seem to concur. Reports of advertisements showeing women with exposed strands of hair being covered in fresh white paint have been emerging. Afghan women are worried about their future

Aug 17, 2021, 14:44 PM IST

Headscarves can be banned at work under certain conditions: EU courts

"A prohibition on wearing any visible form of expression of political, philosophical or religious beliefs in the workplace may be justified by the employer's need to present a neutral image towards customers or to prevent social disputes," the court said. However, that justification must correspond to a genuine need on the part of the employer, it added.

Jul 15, 2021, 15:10 PM IST

Kerala governor observes day-long fast against dowry, Cong, BJP criticise state govt

Kerala Governor Arif Mohammad Khan began the fast at Raj Bhavan, his official residence at Thiruvananthapuram by 8 am on July 14, and he urged people to say a big no to the decades-old evil practice of giving and taking dowry. The opposition Congress and BJP extended support to the Governor for adopting the "Gandhian path" to raise awareness against the menace.

Jul 14, 2021, 16:17 PM IST

Prior COVID infection won't affect IVF success: Study

The study described intrauterine infection via placental or congenital routes as unlikely, and reported that perinatal infection found at and after delivery was a more likely explanation for any neonatal infection.

Jun 29, 2021, 12:21 PM IST

Ladies, here's why you should start your day with chocolate

A high intake of chocolate during the morning hours can help to burn fat and reduce blood glucose levels and evening or night intake of chocolate altered next-morning resting and exercise metabolism.

Jun 29, 2021, 12:02 PM IST

Five new racial, gender bias lawsuits against Amazon.com

Giant online retailer Amazon has been accused by its women worker of gender and racial biases. Women filed five lawsuits against Amazon for favouring men over women in career growth and several other factors.

May 20, 2021, 16:15 PM IST

1 in 3 women with COVID pneumonia at lung damage risk: Lancet

Most patients hospitalised for COVID-19 infection return to full health, but one in three may develop lung damage even after a year, according to a study published in The Lancet Respiratory Medicine.

May 09, 2021, 16:17 PM IST

Men and Women brains are different, find out how

Women's brains are about 11 per cent smaller than men's, in proportion to their body size. Smaller brains allow certain features.

Mar 28, 2021, 17:13 PM IST

President Ram Nath Kovind emphasizes on the participation of women in the field of science and tech

He said more girls need to get a higher education, particularly in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Quoting a recent survey, he said enrolment of women in engineering and technical institutions in India is abysmally low at only 20 per cent. Around 1,518 of the 7,116 students in the university are women.

Mar 21, 2021, 16:08 PM IST