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'Don't accept the stereotype of being the weaker sex'

Winners of the Stree Shakti Puraskars share their stories on how they are empowering women. Upasna Pandey/ reports They have fought long, lonely and hard battles against discrimination,......

Making laws not enough to empower women: Sonia

Against the backdrop of rising crimes against women, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Saturday said making laws for their empowerment is not enough, as they will have to be implemented properly......

Empowering women in India key goal for US State Dept

Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for South Asian Affairs Dr Alyssa Ayres, the keynote speaker at the National Federation of Indian American Association's conference on Women's Empowerment, has......

Indian NGO selected for first US innovation award

Chintan, an Indian NGO has been chosen for America's first Innovation Award for the Empowerment of Women and Girls. The award funded by the Rockefeller Foundation through the Secretary's......

India a global role model for women's empowerment: Blake

The Obama administration's point man for South Asia, Assistant Secretary of State Robert Blake has said that India is a role model for women's empowerment on the world stage. Blake, keynoting the......

Give equal opportunity to women: Obama

History shows that when women and girls have access to opportunity, societies are more just, economies are more likely to prosper and governments are more likely to serve the needs of all their......

BPOs empower women in rural areas

In rural conservative parts of Haryana and Rajasthan, women are increasingly being empowered by seeking and finding employment in various backoffice jobs such as data entry and research, thanks to......

'Crisis: Women empowerment holds the key'

Noting that the burden of ongoing financial crisis has fallen disproportionately on women and girls, India has asked for regional and international cooperation to ensure that they get their......

Google has made teachers less awe-inspiring, grandparents more idle: Modi

‘If Facebook were a country, it would be the third most populous one and the most connected.’ 'The status that now matters is not whether you are awake or asleep, but whether you are......

From Kolli Hills to Italy, two women win hearts with 'Murukku'

‘I had to stop going to school after 7th standard as my parents did not have enough money to even feed us’ ‘I was just an uneducated and poor farmer till I joined the self-help......

'Investing in girls is about the smartest thing you can do'

Over Dosas in Mumbai, Oscar winner Megan Mylan tells Vaihayasi Pande Daniel why she chose India and girl empowerment as the subject of her new documentary. Image: Megan Mylan (centre) with her......

Review: Akshay Kumar dazzles, Singh is Bliing does not!

Singh is Bliing proves all that glitters is not gold, says Sukanya Verma. As conflicting as it sounds, a lousy movie can say a lot about an actor’s capabilities. Like for how long Akshay......

Shah Rukh Khan: I have a long way to go

'I am proud that I am an outsider and have been able to survive for so long in a place that has been very loving but also quite harsh,' Shah Rukh Khan tells the media on his 49th birthday.......

Review: Prithviraj's Tamaar Padaar disappoints

Tamaar Padaar is a below average, barely watchable film. Director Dileesh Nair’s first directorial venture Tamaar Padaar is too experimental and runs the risk of alienating the audience. The......

'@DeepikaPadukone, That's how you shut them up!'

When fans and critics were busy raving about Deepika Padukone's luminous skin and refreshing performance in her new film, Homi Adajania-directed Finding Fanny, a leading English......

Now, Everest twins set to scale new heights... Mt Vinson in Antarctica!

'It took us three years to convince mom' 'At the Nehru Institute of Mountaineering boys would joke, 'Shatabdi and Rajdhani Express are here'. That gave us a lot of pride.''s Manu......
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