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  • TSSC partners with SBI Card for placement-linked skill development courses for women Nov 28, 2022 04:38 PM IST

    TSSC partners with SBI Card for placement-linked skill development courses for women

    Under this partnership, Telecom Sector Skill Council (TSSC) has launched a telecom centre of excellence (CoE) at the Government College for Girls Gurugram under a CSR initiative for women empowerment.

  • Contribution of women members of Constituent Assembly rarely discussed: PM Modi Nov 26, 2022 04:55 PM IST

    Contribution of women members of Constituent Assembly rarely discussed: PM Modi

    Addressing the Constitution Day event at Supreme Court in the presence of Chief Justice of India D Y Chandrachud and other judges, he said the future of India’s Constitution and institutions rests on the shoulders of the youth.

  • Women, religion at the core of BJP, Congress manifestos Nov 06, 2022 09:30 PM IST

    Women, religion at the core of BJP, Congress manifestos

    While the Congress unveiled the "Har Ghar Lakshmi, Nari Samman Nidhi", the BJP launched a dedicated manifesto for the female voters calling the document Stree Sankalp Patra.

  • SC lifts HC stay on order for 30% quota to women having domicile of Uttarakhand Nov 04, 2022 10:44 PM IST

    SC lifts HC stay on order for 30% quota to women having domicile of Uttarakhand

    A bench of Justices S A Nazeer and V Ramasubramanian issued notice in the matter and sought reply on the Uttarakhand government's plea.

  • A ‘Landmark’ as Women Will Coach Against Each Other in Men’s Soccer Oct 26, 2022 06:42 PM IST

    A ‘Landmark’ as Women Will Coach Against Each Other in Men’s Soccer

    Kim Wyant is the head coach of New York University, which will host powerhouse University of Chicago, coached by Julianne Sitch. It is believed to be the first NCAA men’s soccer game in which both coaches are women.

  • Behind the wheel, ahead of time: Women cabbies steer to secure identity Oct 15, 2022 06:32 PM IST

    Behind the wheel, ahead of time: Women cabbies steer to secure identity

    Helping them take baby steps towards their goal is a 19-year-old engineering student — Ruman Gehlot — who is running her own cab service.

  • Delhi govt raises minimum wages of unskilled, semi-skilled, skilled workers Oct 12, 2022 08:14 PM IST

    Delhi govt raises minimum wages of unskilled, semi-skilled, skilled workers

    The revised monthly wages will be applicable from October 1.

  • Women students tell Iran's president to 'get lost' as unrest rages Oct 09, 2022 06:46 AM IST

    Women students tell Iran's president to 'get lost' as unrest rages

    Raisi addressed professors and students at Alzahra University in Tehran, reciting a poem that equated "rioters" with flies, as nationwide demonstrations entered a fourth week

  • India to open campaign against Pakistan in 2023 women’s T20 WC Oct 03, 2022 08:46 PM IST

    India to open campaign against Pakistan in 2023 women’s T20 WC

    India have been placed in Group 2 along with England, West Indies, Pakistan and qualifiers Ireland in the February 10-26 tournament to be held in South Africa.

  • Iranian woman whose death led to mass protests was shy and avoided politics Sep 28, 2022 07:55 PM IST

    Iranian woman whose death led to mass protests was shy and avoided politics

    Amini, from the northwestern Kurdish city of Saqez, died three days after she was arrested in hospital after falling into a coma. It sparked the first big show of opposition on Iran's streets since authorities crushed fuel price protests in 2019 in which 1,500 people were killed.

  • Aditi Ashok to lead Indian charge in Women's Indian Open golf Sep 22, 2022 06:25 PM IST

    Aditi Ashok to lead Indian charge in Women's Indian Open golf

    Aditi is India's first and only Women's Indian Open winner and has since graduated to LPGA. She came tantalisingly close to winning a medal in Tokyo Olympics, finishing fourth.

  • Iran death toll rises as protests intensify Sep 21, 2022 06:12 PM IST

    Iran death toll rises as protests intensify

    Rights groups reported at least one more person was killed on Tuesday, which would take the death toll to least seven.

  • Women's T20 Asia Cup: India to meet Pakistan on October 7 Sep 20, 2022 09:34 PM IST

    Women's T20 Asia Cup: India to meet Pakistan on October 7

    Seven teams will take part in the 15-day tournament, starting on October 1.

  • 'We can't be ignored any more', Sitharaman bats for more women on boards, in top positions Sep 16, 2022 03:46 PM IST

    'We can't be ignored any more', Sitharaman bats for more women on boards, in top positions

    "We are not asking for inclusivity; we are not asking for gender parity. You want more profit, get me in," the minister said at a women directors conclave in Mumbai

  • Children, women suffer from water-borne diseases as Pakistan floods recede Sep 16, 2022 03:05 PM IST

    Children, women suffer from water-borne diseases as Pakistan floods recede

    As flood waters begin to drain away, which officials say may take two to six months in different areas, the flooded regions have become infested with diseases including malaria, dengue fever, diarrhoea and skin problems, the southern Sindh provincial government said in a report issued on Friday.

  • Volkswagen inaugurates all women store to promote diversity, inclusivity Sep 06, 2022 06:58 PM IST

    Volkswagen inaugurates all women store to promote diversity, inclusivity

    The initiative to open the store is to promote women talent in the automotive workforce and promote diversity, inclusivity across the organisation, a senior company official said.

  • Youth, women to be given priority in ticket distribution for Gujarat polls: Congress Sep 06, 2022 03:45 PM IST

    Youth, women to be given priority in ticket distribution for Gujarat polls: Congress

    He said the Congress will also give a chance to "new faces" in the state polls.

  • Need to create safe environment for women: Rahul Gandhi on Dumka girl burnt to death Aug 30, 2022 02:01 PM IST

    Need to create safe environment for women: Rahul Gandhi on Dumka girl burnt to death

    Rahul Gandhi also called for creating a safe environment in the country for women.

  • Jhulan Goswami set for international retirement at Lord's on September 24: Report Aug 20, 2022 08:21 PM IST

    Jhulan Goswami set for international retirement at Lord's on September 24: Report

    Having made her international debut in 2002, Jhulan called it quits from T20Is in 2018, and played her last Test match in October 2021.

  • BJP expells OBC leader for 'anti-Brahmin' and 'anti-women' remarks Aug 20, 2022 12:14 PM IST

    BJP expells OBC leader for 'anti-Brahmin' and 'anti-women' remarks

    The BJP took the action against Lodhi on Friday despite his written apology to the party over his remarks that he had made earlier this week.

  • Rajasthan govt on way to provide smartphones to 1.35 crore women Aug 19, 2022 11:55 AM IST

    Rajasthan govt on way to provide smartphones to 1.35 crore women

    A senior official said a high-level committee will take a decision on the bidders this month after evaluation.

  • Inaugural edition of Women's IPL to be held in March 2023 Aug 12, 2022 08:05 PM IST

    Inaugural edition of Women's IPL to be held in March 2023

    The BCCI bigwigs have discussed the issue and a March window has been found for the tournament after the Women's T20 World Cup in South Africa

  • Number of female home-loan borrowers rising in Tier 3, 4 districts: Report Aug 09, 2022 10:24 AM IST

    Number of female home-loan borrowers rising in Tier 3, 4 districts: Report

    The SBI report, with a focus on first-time women borrowers, says many Tier-2 cities, like Vishakhapatnam and Guwahati, have witnessed higher growth in housing prices. Not just prices, infrastructure development is also a strong factor influencing buying decisions, the report said

  • Why India produces twice as many women airline pilots as the US Aug 09, 2022 09:25 AM IST

    Why India produces twice as many women airline pilots as the US

    Three decades after Bhasin’s career began, female pilots are no longer a rarity in India, making the country a success story when it comes to diversity in the airline industry.

  • BJP worker arrested for assaulting woman Aug 07, 2022 04:26 PM IST

    BJP worker arrested for assaulting woman

    He has been identified as Jitendra Rastogi, a resident of Khwaja Qutb in Biharipur here.