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Coronavirus outbreak: ICC Women's World Cup Qualifier postponed

12 May 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: ICC Women's World Cup Qualifier postponed

The upcoming ICC Women's World Cup Qualifier has been postponed due to coronavirus pandemic.

Indian cricket team handed customized indoor workout routines

25 Mar 2020

Indian cricket team handed customized indoor workout routines

All contracted players of the Indian cricket team across formats have been given customized routines to ensure they stay in top shape during this period of self-isolation in relation to the coronavirus pandemic.

PM Modi hands over social media accounts to seven women

08 Mar 2020

PM Modi hands over social media accounts to seven women

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday signed off from all his social media handles to allow seven women achievers to take over.

India's five most influential and successful women in finance

05 Mar 2020

India's five most influential and successful women in finance

The world of finance used to be seen as an industry only for men for the longest time. However, that has changed in the last few years.

ICC Women's T20 World Cup: India take on New Zealand

26 Feb 2020

ICC Women's T20 World Cup: India take on New Zealand

The Indian women's cricket team is set to face New Zealand in a crucial Group A encounter of the ICC World T20 on Thursday.

Places in Delhi to donate warm clothes, blankets this winter

26 Dec 2019

Places in Delhi to donate warm clothes, blankets this winter

As winter is here, many people must be busy upgrading their winter wardrobe with new sweaters, jackets, boots, and other things.

Andhra Pradesh passes Disha Bill; rapists to get death penalty

13 Dec 2019

Andhra Pradesh passes Disha Bill; rapists to get death penalty

The Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly on Friday passed two bills to expedite the delivery of justice in cases of sexual crimes.

Five top female IAS officers you should know about

18 Oct 2019

Five top female IAS officers you should know about

The Indian Administrative Service (IAS) is the most prestigious and sought-after Civil Service of the country.

Five lady IAS officers who brought positive changes to society

27 Sep 2019

Five lady IAS officers who brought positive changes to society

The Indian Administrative Service (IAS) is the country's most prestigious Civil Service and joining the IAS is a dream for many. However, being an IAS officer is tough and needs great commitment.

#CareerBytes: Common myths about CAT that need to be busted

20 Aug 2019

#CareerBytes: Common myths about CAT that need to be busted

The Common Admission Test (CAT) is the gateway to the prestigious Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) and other top B-schools in the country.

These women IAS/IPS officers led #KodaguFloods relief-efforts from the front

14 Aug 2019

These women IAS/IPS officers led #KodaguFloods relief-efforts from the front

Last week, Karnataka's Kodagu district was lashed by devastating rains that triggered landslides and floods in 79 villages. It received 897mm of rain between August 5-11- 468% more than normal.

Heading for an interview? Follow these dressing tips (for women)

07 Aug 2019

Heading for an interview? Follow these dressing tips (for women)

Job hunt is one of the most crucial stages in one's life.

Now, Saudi women can travel without male guardian's "permission"

02 Aug 2019

Now, Saudi women can travel without male guardian's "permission"

A draconian rule in Saudi Arabia has come to an end, sending waves of joy across women in the Islamic nation.

Five common styling mistakes women should avoid

01 Aug 2019

Five common styling mistakes women should avoid

Fashion is a serious business.

Six famous women ISRO scientists you should know about

17 Jul 2019

Six famous women ISRO scientists you should know about

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) is one of the world's largest and most successful space agencies.

India's five most influential and successful women in finance

16 Jul 2019

India's five most influential and successful women in finance

The world of finance used to be seen as an industry only for men for the longest time. However, that has changed in the last few years.

Women at work, men in kitchen: Maharashtra's textbooks challenge gender-stereotypes

21 Jun 2019

Women at work, men in kitchen: Maharashtra's textbooks challenge gender-stereotypes

For decades, children have been taught problematic lessons on gender stereotypes. Children's books show women being relegated to kitchen chores, while men either read a newspaper or "go to work".

Mali women bowled out for lowest T20I total: Details here

19 Jun 2019

Mali women bowled out for lowest T20I total: Details here

An unwanted record was scripted by the Mali women when they were bowled out for mere six by Rwanda women during the Kwibuka Women's T20 tournament in Kigali City.

Five women who beat all odds to crack UPSC CSE

15 Jun 2019

Five women who beat all odds to crack UPSC CSE

The Civil Services Examination (CSE) conducted by the UPSC every year is one of the most challenging competitive exams.

Indian women Chartered Accountants who are ruling the business world

13 Jun 2019

Indian women Chartered Accountants who are ruling the business world

Chartered Accountancy (CA) is one of the most sought-after and toughest professional courses in India.

How Lalitha, a single-mother, became India's first woman-engineer in 1940s

10 Jun 2019

How Lalitha, a single-mother, became India's first woman-engineer in 1940s

In the 1940s, when most women in India couldn't even receive basic education or think about having a career, Ayyalasomayajula Lalitha of Madras (now Chennai) scripted history by becoming the country's first-ever woman engineer.

Kerala: Student-teacher team creates affordable sanitary-pads from world's worst water-weed

28 May 2019

Kerala: Student-teacher team creates affordable sanitary-pads from world's worst water-weed

A student-teacher team from AKMHS School in Kerala's Kottoor has created low-cost sanitary napkins from water hyacinth, also called the world's worst water weed.

Alabama's abortion ban is stricter than even Saudi Arabia

27 May 2019

Alabama's abortion ban is stricter than even Saudi Arabia

United States is often perceived as an extremely progressive country; a first-world nation. However, a pregnant person in the US state of Alabama would have less bodily autonomy than most countries in the world, after the state's proposed abortion restrictions.

Five lady IAS officers who brought positive changes to society

26 May 2019

Five lady IAS officers who brought positive changes to society

The Indian Administrative Service (IAS) is the country's most prestigious Civil Service and joining the IAS is a dream for many. However, being an IAS officer is tough and needs great commitment.

Some famous female alumni of IITs you should know about

19 May 2019

Some famous female alumni of IITs you should know about

The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are the country's premier engineering institutes and globally recognized as centers of academic excellence in the fields of science and technology.

Five top female IAS officers you should know about

16 May 2019

Five top female IAS officers you should know about

The Indian Administrative Service (IAS) is the most prestigious and sought-after Civil Service of the country.

Muslim education group head receives 'death threats' for banning face-veils

04 May 2019

Muslim education group head receives 'death threats' for banning face-veils

The head of Muslim Education Society (MES), based in Kerala's Kozhikode, said he received "death threats" after banning face veils on its campuses.

Five women who beat all odds to crack UPSC CSE

28 Apr 2019

Five women who beat all odds to crack UPSC CSE

The Civil Services Examination (CSE) conducted by the UPSC every year is one of the most challenging competitive exams.

Meet these women engineers who are changing the world

15 Apr 2019

Meet these women engineers who are changing the world

Today, women are having a bigger impact on the world than ever before.

Preview and final predictions for WWE WrestleMania 35

07 Apr 2019

Preview and final predictions for WWE WrestleMania 35

The pro-wrestling world is all set for the grandest event of the year, as the 35th edition of WWE's WrestleMania will be held on Sunday.

Did Boney Kapoor touch Urvashi Rautela inappropriately? She speaks out

02 Apr 2019

Did Boney Kapoor touch Urvashi Rautela inappropriately? She speaks out

Producer Boney Kapoor recently grabbed headlines for allegedly touching actress Urvashi Rautela inappropriately.

Five women who beat all odds to crack UPSC CSE

22 Mar 2019

Five women who beat all odds to crack UPSC CSE

The Civil Services Examination (CSE) conducted by the UPSC every year is one of the most challenging competitive exams.

Women officers soon eligible for permanent careers in #IndianArmy branches

05 Mar 2019

Women officers soon eligible for permanent careers in #IndianArmy branches

The Defense Ministry has announced that women inducted as short-service commissioned (SSC) officers will soon be eligible for permanent careers in all the 10 branches of the Indian Army.

Time's Up CEO resigns after sexual assault allegations against son

24 Feb 2019

Time's Up CEO resigns after sexual assault allegations against son

Time's Up is an anti-harassment group formed in response to the flood of narratives from survivors that kept pouring in towards the end of 2017 after the floodgates were opened by the #MeToo movement.

You can now complain to DoT about stalkers on WhatsApp

22 Feb 2019

You can now complain to DoT about stalkers on WhatsApp

Anyone who has been a victim of stalking on WhatsApp will know that it is a very unpleasant experience.

All-in-one emergency number '112' to kick-off in 14 states, UTs

16 Feb 2019

All-in-one emergency number '112' to kick-off in 14 states, UTs

In an attempt to make emergency services faster, 14 states and Union Territories in India will be getting a single emergency number '112' on February 19, something similar to the 911 service in the US.

Kerala Police want Section 144 imposed as Sabarimala Temple opens

12 Feb 2019

Kerala Police want Section 144 imposed as Sabarimala Temple opens

With the Sabarimala Temple slated to open for five-day monthly pujas on Tuesday, certain fringe groups have reiterated their plans to block women of menstrual age from entering the temple.

Apple, Google criticized for hosting Saudi app tracking women's movements

10 Feb 2019

Apple, Google criticized for hosting Saudi app tracking women's movements

Tech giants Google and Apple have been accused of misogyny for hosting an app on their platforms that allows men in Saudi Arabia to track and control where women travel.

Bengal, not Bihar, now tops India in child marriage prevalence

09 Feb 2019

Bengal, not Bihar, now tops India in child marriage prevalence

West Bengal has now edged past the 'Bimaru' states in terms of child marriages, with the state having the highest incidence of girls aged 15-19 years being married off.

Sabarimala hearing: SC reserves verdict; temple board supports women's entry

06 Feb 2019

Sabarimala hearing: SC reserves verdict; temple board supports women's entry

The Supreme Court, on Wednesday, began hearing a clutch of petitions seeking a review of its September 28 verdict that allowed the entry of women of menstrual age to the Sabarimala temple.