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Change in mindset needed to tackle <strong>female</strong> <strong>foeticide</strong>: Maneka Gandhi

Change in mindset needed to tackle female foeticide: Maneka Gandhi

11 Nov 2014

New Delhi: In tackling female foeticide, Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi believes changing people's mindset in an incentive-based way is more pertinent than bringing in stern laws. Gandhi said that the Government's Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP) scheme will be based on a strong system of incentives and media advocacy in bringing about an all-round change in attitudes.

female foeticide,   Maneka Gandhi,   Beti Bachao Beti Padhao,   BBBP scheme,   incentive,  
Modi government likely to seek Facebook's help to promote education

Modi government likely to seek Facebook's help to promote education

10 Oct 2014

New Delhi: The government is expected take up with social networking giant Facebook social sector issues like education and empowerment of the girl child, female foeticide and 'Clean Ganga' campaign and seek its help in promoting them.

Modi government,   Social networking,   Facebook,   Social sector,   Education,   Female foeticide,   Clean Ganga,   Facebook India,   Mark Zuckerberg,  
Space station rarity: Two women on long-term crew

Space station rarity: Two women on long-term crew

22 Nov 2014

Cape Canaveral: For the 21st-century spacewoman, gender is a subject often best ignored. After years of training for their first space mission, the last thing Samantha Cristoforetti and Elana Serova want to dwell on is the fact they are women.

Elana Serova,   Samantha Cristoforetti,   Italy first female astronaut,   Kazakhstan,   International Space Station,   Russia,   cosmonaut corps,  
Women driving Internet user growth in urban India: Report

Women driving Internet user growth in urban India: Report

12 Nov 2014

New Delhi: More women are now going online than men and their user-base has grown about 30 percent this year across metros and tier I cities, an IAMAI-IMRB report said.

Internet,   Internet users,   Women internet users,   IAMAI,   IMRB,   Internet in India,   Female Internet users,   India Internet users,  
<strong>Female</strong> boxer dies following bout

Female boxer dies following bout

28 Oct 2014

Pretoria: A female boxer in South Africa has died after being in a coma for two weeks following a bout, another sports death in a country already mourning the loss of a former world-champion runner and the captain of the national football team.

female boxer in South Africa,   sports death,   Phindile Mwelase ,  
'Gangaajal' will have a <strong>female</strong> protagonist: Ajay Devgn

'Gangaajal' will have a female protagonist: Ajay Devgn

31 Oct 2014

Mumbai: Prakash Jha and Ajay Devgn who are producing multiple films together, are planning to bring out a sequel to 'Gangaajal' with a female protagonist.

Gangaajal,   Ajay Devgn,   Prakash Jha,   Dil Kya Kare,   Apaharan,   Raajneeti,   Satyagraha,  
There is no threat to me, says Aamir Khan

There is no threat to me, says Aamir Khan

27 Feb 2014

Mumbai: Aamir Khan has rubbished reports of threat to his life in the wake of sensitive issues taken up by him during the first season of his television show 'Satyamev Jayate'.

Aamir Khan,   Satyamev Jayate 2,   women empowerment,   Lok Sabha elections 2014,   female foeticide,   medical malpractices,   ,  
US lawmakers concerned over increasing <strong>female</strong> <strong>foeticide</strong> in India

US lawmakers concerned over increasing female foeticide in India

11 Sep 2013

Washington: Expressing concern over increasing female foeticide in India, American lawmakers and experts have asked the US Government to help play a role in curbing such horrific practices and abuses against the girl child and women.

female foeticide,   india,   united states,   ami gera,   health,  
Facebook, Apple to pay <strong>female</strong> employees to freeze their eggs

Facebook, Apple to pay female employees to freeze their eggs

15 Oct 2014

New York: In efforts aimed at retaining and encouraging female talent, Silicon Valley giants Facebook and Apple will pay for employees to freeze their eggs, a move that some say could also be a ploy to entice women to "sell their souls to their employer".

Female employees,   Women employees,   Silicon Valley,   Facebook,   Apple,   Facebook employees,   Apple Inc.,   Female eggs,  
Mental stress affects male, <strong>female</strong> heart differently

Mental stress affects male, female heart differently

13 Oct 2014

Washington: Impact of mental stress on heart varies for men and women, says a study. While men have more changes in blood pressure and heart rate in response to mental stress, more women experience myocardial ischemia, decreased blood flow to the heart, the study found.

Mental stress,   heart,   blood pressure,   myocardial ischemia,   heart disease,   ,  

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