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.
18 Dec 2014
Mumbai: Actress Soha Ali Khan is all set to star opposite Sunny Deol in 'Ghayal 2', which is the sequel of the latter's 1990 action drama, 'Ghayal'. Actress Meenakshi Seshadri played the lead role in 'Ghayal'.
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.
12 Dec 2014
Patna: With the female cops posted at Women Police Stations in Bihar miffed with non-availability of separate toilets for them, the authorities asked all Sps to arrange such facilities in next fortnight.
08 Dec 2014
New Delhi: A special women battalion of the Railway Protection Force will be raised soon for security of female train passengers, Lok Sabha was informed on Monday.
09 Dec 2014
New Delhi: There is a recurring pattern in actress Freida Pinto's films and that is the presence of strong female characters. The Hollywood-based Indian actress says it's the first thing that she considers while choosing films.
04 Dec 2014
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday said that an effort has to be made to ensure that websites like Google India, Yahoo India and Microsoft Corporation (I) Pvt Ltd do not show contents in violation of the Indian law prohibiting sex determination of a feotus.
02 Dec 2014
London: Mate competition and survival is tougher on males than on females, reducing their lifespan by about a third, a new study on flies has found.
30 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Freida Pinto always wanted to be a global citizen and after making a place for herself in Hollywood, the Indian actress is keen to star in a Bollywood movie.
28 Nov 2014
London: Australian Anna Krien has become the second woman to land the William Hill Sports Book of the Year award in its 26-year history.