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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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'.
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.
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".
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.