09 Nov 2015
Sonipat: Himachal Pradesh Governor Acharya Dev Vrat yesterday said that our education system has literacy but it lacks 'moral' teachings and stressed on the need to introduce morality in our education system and make our students 'cultured and morally sound'.
18 Nov 2015
Kolkata: Sharmila Tagore feels while it is a good change that female actors are getting better roles written for them today, the disparity in remuneration of actors and actresses needs to be looked into.
17 Jun 2015
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today asked representatives of 'Girl Rising', a global campaign to educate and empower girls, to focus on the issue of female foeticide in India.
06 May 2015
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday expressed displeasure over the conduct of Centre, Delhi government and various states for not giving wide publicity to its directions on female foeticide for strict implementation of law prohibiting sex determination.
20 Jan 2015
Panipat : Stressing that the society as a whole needs to change the mindset towards the girl child to end problem of female foeticide, Union minister Maneka Gandhi on Tuesday said practice was more prevalent among the middle, upper-middle and rich sections of society.
25 Dec 2014
Varanasi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi while visiting his Lok Sabha constituency Varanasi on Thursday denounced the practice of female foeticide prevailing in the country, saying "there is no bigger sin" than this and sought the help of people in the field of art and culture in "shaking" the society so stop the menace.
27 Oct 2015
Mumbai: AN ardent advocate of women's empowerment, Vidya Balan brought cheer to Rajasthan's first female coolie, Manju, by taking up her back-breaking work for Saturday and handing her the money she made by carrying passengers' luggage and clicking pictures with onlookers. This initiative was part of a television show titled ' Mission Sapne'.
22 Jan 2015
Panipat: Denouncing the practice of female foeticide, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said the discrimination against girls reflects "mental illness" and displays a mindset worse than that in the 18th century.
04 Nov 2015
Kolkata: Female butterflies tend to mimic warning colourations that ward off prey better than their male counterparts, say researchers, shedding light on predator-prey relations in the wild.
27 Feb 2015
New Delhi: The government admitted that there has been an increase in cases of female and infant foeticide across the country.