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Malala named youngest UN Messenger of Peace

Men should not clip the "wings of women and let them fly", Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai said as United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres designated her as the youngest-ever 'Messenger......

NHRC finds 16 women raped by cops in Chhattisgarh

The National Human Rights Commission has prima facie found 16 women victims of rape, sexual and physical assault by the state police personnel in Chhattisgarh's tribal Bastar region. The NHRC has......

Bengaluru shamed again: Woman molested, thrown to the ground

  Amid national outrage over several women being molested in full public view on New Year’s eve in midtown Bengaluru, another case of a woman being groped and assaulted by two......

NDRF help 3 women deliver babies during flood rescue in Bihar

Working round-the-clock to help flood victims in Bihar, National Disaster Response Force personnel rendered timely help to three marooned pregnant women at separate places deliver their babies......

Rape remark: Salman ignores NCW summons

Bollywood superstar Salman Khan on Friday defied National Commission for Women's summons and did not appear before it to clarify his controversial 'rape' remark, a day after he missed a date with......

The white revolution comes to Kashmir

Amul is changing the face of dairying in Jammu and Kashmir, and some 15,000 dairy farmers, many of them women, are participating in the initiative. Shaista Yusuf is a happier person these days.......

How India's farmers are becoming savvy traders

At least 30,000 growers are hedging for their produce through farmer producer organisations An increasing number of farmers in the country are using the commodity futures market, with help from......

The good, bad and ugly of India's HDR rankings

While India's human development index has improved, absolute performance levels aren't satisfactory, says T N Ninan. The Human Development Report (HDR) that was published recently by the United......

Low-cost male contraceptive finds no takers

It could ease the burden on the 225 million women in developing countries, says Ari Altstedter. IMAGE: Years of human trials on the injectable, sperm-zapping product are coming to an end, and......

PIX: Huma Qureshi at the UN

Actress Huma Qureshi spoke to the media at the United Nations headquarters in New York about the representation of women in media and gender equality on Thursday, March 23. Ravi Karkara, senior......

'Didn't he hear her screams?'

'The 17-year-old boy, who pulled out Nirbhaya's intestines, should have got the harshest punishment because he was not human at the time.''Instead, he was given a sewing machine and some money to......

Review: Even Vidya Balan cannot rescue Begum Jaan's loud, empty feminism

In its preoccupation with drama, Begum Jaan neglects to reveal its soul, feels Sukanya Verma. The truth of Partition is stained with blood and brutality. One that burnt homes, took lives and......

'We have multiplexes, but our vision is very small'

'We still look at films with A-listers.''There is change, but it's minor.''We still haven't learnt how to invest in stories.' IMAGE: Rajit Kapoor. Photograph: Pradeep Bandekar Rajit Kapoor, who......

'Television has become mindless trash'

'Movie tickets cost Rs 500, 600 on weekends. Why would someone want to watch Ananth Mahadevan and Saurabh Shukla in Staying Alive instead of Shah Rukh Khan for Rs 300 in Happy New Year?' 'It's a......

Need 2 National camps in a foreign country every year: Sakshi

IMAGE: India's Sakshi Malik pins Mongolia's Orkhon Purevdorj down in the women's 58kg repechage round bout at the Rio Olympics. Photograph: Toru Hanai/Reuters With her sights firmly set for the......

Lalita tears national mark to enter women's 3000m Steeplechase final

IMAGE: USA's Emma Coburn, Tunisia's Habiba Ghribi and India's Lalita Babar (left) compete in the Women's 3000m Steeplechase Round 1 heat at the Olympic Stadium in Rio de Janeiro on Saturday.......

We lost to 'cowards', says US keeper

IMAGE: Goal keeper Hope Solo of US women's national team. Photograph: Jason Miller/Getty Images. US goalkeeper Hope Solo called Sweden "a bunch of cowards" after they knocked the United States......

Paddler Batra seeks ace shuttler Saina's advice

IMAGE: Manika Batra in action. Photograph: Facebook. Given a chance national women's table tennis champion Manika Batra is keen to get tips from her idol, ace shuttler Saina Nehwal, ahead of her......

The good of the IPL

'Many of the players in IPL are the sons of men and women who are in ordinary jobs and not well off.''These players are the first in their family ever to move into another social class.''I think it......
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Donald Trump's Administration replaces Indian-American Surgeon General

The Donald Trump Administration has reportedly asked U.S.Surgeon General and Indian American Vivek Murthy to resign from his position. Murthy was... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/national-news/donald-trump-s-administration-replaces-indian-american-surgeon-general-58517.html
Supreme Court slams government

The Supreme Court on 21 April rebuked the central government for taking good care of destitute widows in the country. The court added that when it... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/national-news/sc-imposes-rs-1-lakh-fine-on-government-for-failing-to-act-for-widows-welfare-58468.html
Androgynous Man Wins Lingerie Photo Contest Intended for Women

A 20-year-old man from Russia’s Sakhalin Oblast region recently made national headlines after being declared the winner of a women’s... ...

http://www.odditycentral.com/news/androgynous-man-wins-lingerie-photo-contest-intended-for-women.html
Mobile app launched to create awareness among pregnant women

The National Health Mission (NHM) in Haryana today launched a mobile-based application to create awareness among pregnant women, parents and health... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/health/report-mobile-app-launched-to-create-awareness-among-pregnant-women-2411288
Expelled Congress leader Barkha Singh Shukla joins BJP

Singh, a former Chief of the Delhi Commission for Women will meet BJP's national Vice President and Delhi in-charge Shyam Jaju on Saturday... ...

http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/barkha-singh-shukla-congress-bjp-rahul-gandhi/1/935403.html

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