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Take a bow, Lieutenant Colonel Sofiya Qureshi!

'The same charm that draws men to the armed forces also draws women. It is love for the nation and honour and pride in donning the uniform,' says Lieutenant Colonel Sofiya Qureshi, the first woman......

Is your city dangerous for women?

According to National Crime Records Bureau's latest report on crimes against women in India, a total of 3,37,922 cases were reported under various sections of the Indian Penal Code and......

Avoid Zika-hit nations: IMA warns pregnant women

Pregnant women should avoid traveling to countries at risk of mosquito-borne Zika virus transmission, which is strongly suspected of causing microcephaly, said Indian Medical Association.......

Complaint against 2 women for 'disrespecting' national anthem

A complaint has been filed against two women for not standing up while the national anthem was being played at a movie hall in Mumbai and thus showing ‘disrespect’ to the country.......

3 years since Dec 16 gang-rape: What has changed in Delhi

Women activists say "nothing much has changed" when it comes to safety of women in the national capital since the tragic December 16 gang-rape case three years ago which shook the nation and led......

Air India operates 'world's longest all-women flight'

National carrier Air India on Monday said it flew the "world's longest" all-women operated and supported flight from New Delhi to San Francisco. Image: Crew Cmdr K Bajpayee, Cmdr Shubhangi Singh,......

By hiring more women, Tim Cook plans to boost diversity at Apple

Diversity reports in the recent past have spurred a national debate about the lack of diversity at Silicon Valley's tech companies and how to improve gender and race ratios. Apple Inc said it had......

Who should be the next RBI Governor? Vote now!

Will Arundhati Bhattacharya be the RBI's first woman governor?Or will Urjit Patel succeed Raghuram Rajan? Finance Minister Arun Jaitley says the government will name Dr Rajan's successor soon and......

Rajan's 'resignation' letter to RBI staff

"I am an academic and I have always made it clear that my ultimate home is in the realm of ideas," Rajan said in a letter to staff. Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan, who has faced......

Arundhati Bhattacharya, 5th most powerful woman in finance: Forbes

Arundhati Bhattacharya has moved up five spots from the previous year to 5th this year. Arundhati Bhattacharya, the first woman chairperson of the nation's largest bank SBI, has been ranked......

I should speak less now, jokes Salman amid rape comment row

Bollywood actor Salman Khan on Thursday chose to keep mum on the "rape remark" controversy and jokingly said he should talk less as these days whatever he says gets misinterpreted. The 50-year-old......

Class of 1991: Celebrating 25 years of Urmila, Akshay, Raveena

25 years on, we see how these actors have fared. 1991. The year Sanjay Dutt hit big league with blockbusters like Sadak and Saajan. The year Amitabh Bachchan’s lippy request to Jumma in Hum......

'We don't define our heroes in the same manner we used to'

‘If you can assure me that whatever I say will not be held against me when my film goes for a censor certificate, I will open my mouth.’ ‘I think Priyanka is too cool; very proud......

Take this poll: Bollywood songs to torture IS!

Vote and decide for yourself! It's not a golden period in Bollywood music right now. Looks like the British Special Forces feel the same way. And quite strongly too. Recent reports reveal how......

The actors Amitabh wants to work with

‘I keep telling Abhishek, “If your film doesn't work, you put up that criticism on the wall, get up in the morning and say you are going to work harder and prove yourself.”’......

Four Nations Hockey: Indian eves lose 1-2 to Australia

Lilima Minz's goal went in vain as the Indian women's hockey team were edged 1-2 by hosts Australia in their final round-robin game at the Four Nations hockey tournament in Darwin, Australia on......

Women's 4x100m relay team breaks national record at IAAF Meet

The Indian 4x100m women's relay team broke the 18-year-old National record to finish in 4th position at the IAAF World Challenge in Beijing on Wednesday. The 4x100m women relay team comprising......

National record has come at right time, says Olympics-bound runner Sudha

Olympics-bound runner Sudha Singh, who created a national record in women's 3000m steeplechase at the IAAF Diamond League in Shanghai last week, said that her record-breaking performance has come......

National Athletics: Olympics-bound Luka wins gold, Mayookha injured

Rio-Olympics bound Tintu Luka grabbed the spotlight as she won the gold in women's 800m race on an uneventful third and final day of the Federation CupNational Athletics Championships, in New......

PCB stops women's team from travelling to India for WT20

PCB stops women's team from travelling to India for WT20 The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has stopped its national women's team from going to India until it gets written security assurances and......
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Rise in institutional deliveries, yet maternal mortality high, sayexperts

In the last five years, institutional deliveries have increased from 40 to 80 per cent. Despite this, maternal mortality rate is 139 per lakh... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/pune-rise-institutional-deliveries-yet-005300931.html
16 lose vision after surgery at mettur government hospital

Salem : In what appears to be yet another botched-free eye surgery, 16 patients including 12 women aged above 45 years, who underwent free cataract... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/nation/current-affairs/250616/16-lose-vision-after-surgery-at-mettur-government-hospital.html
Mountaineers meet in July

The 15{+t}{+h}edition of the Girimitra Sammelan, an annual convention of mountaineers, will be held in Mumbai from July 9 to July 10, and will... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/mumbai/news/mountaineers-meet-in-july/article8771763.ece?ref=tpnews
Ahead of local body polls, Tamilisai takes culinary route to Dalits' hearts

BJP State president Tamilisai Soundarrajan having food at the house of Tamil Vanan, the party's Farmer Wing district secretary, near Chidambaram on... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/tamil_nadu/Ahead-of-local-body-polls-Tamilisai-takes-culinary-route-to-Dalits-hearts/2016/06/25/article3499231.ece
'Veeranganas' feted on Samanway Diwas

Bhopal: Karate Champion, Vandana Suryavanshi, who sells tea at collectorate in Bhopal for a livelyhood, was among those felicitated by state's... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bhopal/Veeranganas-feted-on-Samanway-Diwas/articleshow/52910318.cms

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