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'It's heartbreaking,' says Kareena Kapoor on negativity against Bollywood

19 Dec 2020

'It's heartbreaking,' says Kareena Kapoor on negativity against Bollywood

Bollywood actor Kareena Kapoor Khan has opened up about the growing hatred toward the film industry after the shocking death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput.

My father sexually and physically abused me, says Khushbu Sundar

19 Dec 2020

My father sexually and physically abused me, says Khushbu Sundar

Actor and politician Khushbu Sundar has revealed that as a child, she was sexually and physically abused by her father.

WTA plan to start the 2021 season outside Australia

04 Dec 2020

WTA plan to start the 2021 season outside Australia

The Women's Tennis Association (WTA) is planning to start the 2021 season in first week of January outside Australia.

BCCI slow in planning women's IPL: Lisa Sthalekar

22 Nov 2020

BCCI slow in planning women's IPL: Lisa Sthalekar

Former Australian captain Lisa Sthalekar believes women's cricket in India is lagging behind amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

#HealthBytes: How to reduce menstrual cramps

22 Nov 2020

#HealthBytes: How to reduce menstrual cramps

Menstrual cramps are the uncomfortable pains women experience in the lower abdomen, just before and during their menstrual periods.

'Shaktimaan' Mukesh Khanna speaks against women and #MeToo; slammed

31 Oct 2020

'Shaktimaan' Mukesh Khanna speaks against women and #MeToo; slammed

Here are a few quick facts about Shaktimaan: 1) Gangadhar hi Shaktimaan Hai. 2) The superhero was originally played by Mukesh Khanna. 3) Khanna is a misogynist.

Women's T20 Challenge: Sharjah likely to host matches

10 Oct 2020

Women's T20 Challenge: Sharjah likely to host matches

The Women's T20 Challenge is scheduled to be held in November on the sidelines of the IPL 2020 playoffs.

SA Women to start training ahead of proposed England tour

23 Jul 2020

SA Women to start training ahead of proposed England tour

A 24-member South Africa Women's cricket squad will begin a week-long skills-based training camp from July 27.

Clare Connor set to become first female MCC President

25 Jun 2020

Clare Connor set to become first female MCC President

Former England Women's captain Clare Connor is set to become the first female President of the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) in its 233-year history.

Five makeup essentials that everyone must have

04 Jun 2020

Five makeup essentials that everyone must have

Makeup is one thing that every girl loves.

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.

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.