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  • India's income will go up by 27% with women participation: IMF Nov 15, 2016 08:24 AM IST

    India's income will go up by 27% with women participation: IMF

    India's national income would increase by 27 per cent if the participation of women in the workforce matches the level of men, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde has said.

  • Titan to foray into women's ethnic wear segment Oct 12, 2016 04:46 PM IST

    Titan to foray into women's ethnic wear segment

    Tata group firm Titan today said it will foray into women's ethnic wear segment on a pilot basis.

  • One went high, the other went low: Clinton takes dig at Trump Oct 11, 2016 01:36 PM IST

    One went high, the other went low: Clinton takes dig at Trump

    "The differences between me and my opponent are pretty clear. To paraphrase my friend Michelle Obama, one of us went high and one of us went low," Clinton said yesterday at an election rally in Detroit Michigan.

  • Housing finance companies should come up with niche products for women Oct 03, 2016 11:51 AM IST

    Housing finance companies should come up with niche products for women

    Sandhya Suku, of Tavant Technologies (a Silicon Valley-based mortgage technology company), has been selected as one of the most influential women in the housing industry. Bangalore-based Suku is one of the 43 women recognised &#82

  • An analysis of​ special home loan products for women and senior citizens Sep 30, 2016 03:24 PM IST

    An analysis of​ special home loan products for women and senior citizens

    Home loans for women The government and moneylenders are offering special treatment to women, which is leading to an increase in the number of ladies owning homes. Various state governments also provide concessions in &#82

  • Women's participation in labour market declining in India: ILO Jul 07, 2016 09:50 PM IST

    Women's participation in labour market declining in India: ILO

    The level of participation of women in India's job market is coming down, which is a matter of "some concern", International Labour Organisation (ILO) said on July 7

  • 'UP has highest number of women workers among 4 states' May 31, 2016 05:28 PM IST

    'UP has highest number of women workers among 4 states'

    Uttar Pradesh has the highest number of women workers at 164 lakhs, according to a new survey conducted in four states. The study named 'Female Labour Force Participation in India', was conducted by the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM)

  • Women employees more satisfied with pay than men: Survey May 27, 2016 05:14 PM IST

    Women employees more satisfied with pay than men: Survey

    Women employees seem to be more satisfied with their pay than their male counterparts as they tend to attach more value to "benefits" than other components in the rewards programme, says a survey.

  • Women in India earn nearly 19% less than men: Report May 24, 2016 02:04 PM IST

    Women in India earn nearly 19% less than men: Report

    According to Korn Ferry Hay Group, women globally earn 17.6 percent less than men and the figure for India stands higher at 18.8 percent.

  • Five lakh people die of cancer annually in India: Government May 06, 2016 02:56 PM IST

    Five lakh people die of cancer annually in India: Government

    Noting that there is no age-wise data of cancer patients, Health Minister J P Nadda said the disease kills five lakh people annually and while men usually suffer from throat and stomach cancer, women suffered from breast, cervix and uterus cancer.

  • Karbonn to add women safety features on phones in 2 months Apr 26, 2016 08:40 PM IST

    Karbonn to add women safety features on phones in 2 months

    Karbonn today said it will roll out an SOS app for women on its handsets in the next two months, much ahead of the government's mandate of installing a panic button on phones from January 1.

  • Women entrepreneurs own 8 pc of pvt establishments in Delhi Mar 15, 2016 11:46 AM IST

    Women entrepreneurs own 8 pc of pvt establishments in Delhi

    Women entrepreneurs own 8.05 per cent of the total number of private establishments in the city while female employees constitute only 8.39 per cent of the total workforce in the non-agricultural sector, shows the sixth economic census of Delhi.

  • Raising global fund for cheap, clean energy: Melinda Gates Mar 12, 2016 04:45 PM IST

    Raising global fund for cheap, clean energy: Melinda Gates

    According to gates, every company needs to have a strong family leave policy which will help address the issue of redistribution of certain household work like caring for children and the elderly. Not just women, but men too should be encouraged to take leave to spend time with their children.

  • Only 39% women fully engaged against 50% men at work: Survey Mar 10, 2016 02:16 PM IST

    Only 39% women fully engaged against 50% men at work: Survey

    According to an Employee Engagement Whitepaper released by Dale Carnegie Training India, while just 39 percent of women were fully engaged, Indian male workers were way ahead with half of them feeling engaged with their work.

  • Centre launches 'E-haat' to promote women entrepreneurs Mar 08, 2016 02:14 PM IST

    Centre launches 'E-haat' to promote women entrepreneurs

    'Mahila E-Haat' is an online platform from the Women and Child Development Ministry, where women entrepreneurs can sell their products directly and without having to bear any cost.

  • Russia,Philippines have most female biz heads,Japan ranks lowest Mar 08, 2016 01:20 PM IST

    Russia,Philippines have most female biz heads,Japan ranks lowest

    Japan, where only 7 percent of senior leadership roles are held by women, remained at the bottom of the list. Germany and India ranked slightly higher, with 15 percent and 16 percent of women in senior management, respectively.

  • Canon India to increase number of women employees to 20% Mar 08, 2016 09:20 AM IST

    Canon India to increase number of women employees to 20%

    "Canon in India is making dedicated efforts to boost women employees, nurture them and help them grow within the system," the Japanese tech giant said in a statement.

  • Women may hold only 40% in managerial ranks in 2025: Report Jan 27, 2016 06:55 PM IST

    Women may hold only 40% in managerial ranks in 2025: Report

    "The traditional methods of advancing women are not moving the needle, and under-representation of women around the world has become an economic and social travesty," Mercer's Pat Milligan said quoting the 'Global Leader of When Women Thrive' report.

  • Mobile phone cos agree to install panic button: Maneka Gandhi Dec 29, 2015 06:00 PM IST

    Mobile phone cos agree to install panic button: Maneka Gandhi

    The plan that has been finalized with the consensus of mobile manufacturers will help address the issues of women security as both new and existing phones will be able to install the enhanced feature.

  • Asian women stride into billionaire ranks Dec 16, 2015 10:34 AM IST

    Asian women stride into billionaire ranks

    Over 50 percent of Asian female billionaires are self-made and over 95 percent of them identify as wealth creators within the family, which means they are driving (wealth creation) going forward as well

  • Allowing women to do more aid work may boost India's GDP Dec 15, 2015 08:11 AM IST

    Allowing women to do more aid work may boost India's GDP

    Indian women can add USD 2.9 trillion, or 60 percent to annual GDP, by as early as 2025, if allowed to participate in the workforce on an equal basis as men, according to the 2015 McKinsey Global Institute Report.

  • Larger female workforce can add Rs 46lk cr to GDP: McKinsey Nov 03, 2015 11:20 AM IST

    Larger female workforce can add Rs 46lk cr to GDP: McKinsey

    This economic boost, the report states, translates into 1.4 percent per year incremental GDP growth.

  • CFO Summit 2015: Diversity & Challenges for Women Leaders Oct 12, 2015 03:20 PM IST

    CFO Summit 2015: Diversity & Challenges for Women Leaders

    Eminent panellists at CFO Summit 2015 discuss workplace problems for women.

  • Indian-origin entrepreneur in Fortune's businesswomen list Sep 10, 2015 02:13 PM IST

    Indian-origin entrepreneur in Fortune's businesswomen list

    Payal Kadakia is the CEO and co-founder of ClassPass, a two-year-old start-up that gives customers access to thousands of boutique fitness classes in their area.

  • Make 15% of PSB branches all-women: Par panel to Fin Min Aug 09, 2015 07:53 PM IST

    Make 15% of PSB branches all-women: Par panel to Fin Min

    It has also recommended flexible working hours for women employees to help them balance their professional and family responsibilities.

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