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Standing their ground: What women in Delhi do to stay safe?

Over two years since the Nirbhaya rape shook the nation women in New Delhi feel no safer than they did before. With safety apps to self-defence classes on the rise, Ritika Bhatia takes a look at......

Did Cuban cigars thaw US-Cuba relations?

'The irresistible Cuban cigars, which acquire their unique flavour as they are rolled on the thighs of Cuban women have always been the ultimate temptation for cigar connoisseurs in the US,' says......

Meet the young 'uns who risked their lives for others

      Union Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi with the winners of the National Bravery Awards 2014 in New Delhi. Photograph: PIB They are the Special 24, the......

PHOTOS: The mad, mad world we live in!

Ten photographs from around the world that show we live in an odd world.    Women wearing no pants pose for photographs during a promotional event at a ski resort to echo the ‘No......

Let the women sit this one out, says India

India has told the UN Security Council that it does not subscribe to the view that women should form part of the military component of peacekeeping missions, emphasising no "useful purpose" will......

Uber to train 50,000 women drivers

Cab aggregator service Uber on Thursday announced that it had tied up with a Singapore-based company to train women drivers even as it continues to be under a Delhi government ban after a driver......

India contributes $1 million to UN women's body

Underscoring its commitment to the UN's body on gender equality and women empowerment, India has contributed $1 million to the organisation for the current financial year. External Affairs Minister......

Women in India lag in Internet use

More needs to be done to boost women's and girl's lagging online access, tech giant Intel Corp said in a report to be released later on Thursday that calls for doubling the number of female......

Women's unhappiness = Increased unemployment

Forget about global financial imbalances -- the G8, the IMF, China, the US, somebody will figure out something someday. But what are we to do with the imbalance that is building up in our homes?......

Gender equality can counter recession: ILO

The economic downturn has hit women harder, but the trend can be arrested if governments adopt gender equality policies, the ILO said on Thursday.In its latest report titled Global Employment......

'Women make very good peacekeepers'

'If you look at peacekeeping right now, it is fraught with accusations of sexual abuse or peacekeepers involved in deals that are outside their purview, human trafficking.' 'When a contingent of......

PIX: Farhan Akhtar performs in Manipal

Check out the performance!Farhan Akhtar, who, as the first male ambassador of UN Women, recently spoke on violence against women along side the likes of Academy award-winning Boyhood actress......

Odd, curious, heartwarming: What Bollywood tweeted in 2014

From odd to heartwarming, the best of Twitter conversations in 2014.From Supreme Court allowing women to work as make-up artists in Bollywood to Mallika Sherawat talking about women's......

North Koreans get warm reception in South, win match

North and South Korea put aside bitter political divisions for 90 minutes on Sunday as their women's soccer teams clashed in a regional tournament in Seoul, with the visitors scoring a decisive win......

Deepika disappoints in ranking round at Olympics

Indian women archers started their campaign on a disappointing note as they came up with a ninth place finish at the women's archery team competition in the ranking round held at the Lord's Cricket......

Experienced Americans beat fresh-faced North Korea

Top-ranked United States beat North Korea 2-0 in their women's World Cup Group C opener on Tuesday with Lauren Cheney and Rachel Buehler on target in the second half.\\nForward Cheney completed a......

The day I stop enjoying pressure I will quit: Sania

Sania Mirza heralded the rise of women's tennis in India in the 21st century. Now, she is worried about what the future holds for the game in the country. India's No 1 women's player is concerned......

Preview: Comebacks add mystique to Australian Open

The return of Maria Sharapova, Kim Clijsters and Justine Henin to the Australian Open has added even more spice to a women's tournament already overflowing with talent. There is always an element......
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Aamir Khan to be the face of road safety drive

Taking a cue from the success of pulse polio campaign by Amitabh Bachchan, Union Minister of Road, Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari is planning... ...
Government plans NCB-like body to check human trafficking

NEW DELHI: following initial consultations between the ministries of home affairs and women and child development. While there has been no firm... ...
BJP, VHP, RSS nexus against 'love jihad'

A sting operation made public on Monday by investigative portals — Cobrapost and Gulail — said that Hindutva groups use "violence,... ...
Non-violent fight against sexual harassment

In an attempt to empower and give voice to the bystanders of gender-based violence, five students of the Shiv Nadar University (SNU) have come up... ...
Growing number of refugees returning to war torn Syria after aid cuts

New York: Increasing numbers of Syrian refugees are returning to their homeland from Jordan due to drastic aid cuts, homesickness and inability to... ...

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